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 Orakzai Agency, FATA, Pakistan

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HANGU: The residents here on Saturday expressed anger over the non-restoration of power supply to several adjacent tribal areas over the last six days. The resident of Mitha Khan and other surrounding localities of Orakzai Agency said that power supply to their areas was disconnected after a power ...
Wide spread rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds and snow at hills occurred in Hazara, Malakand, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, DI Khan Divisions and FATA (Mohmand, Bajour, Kurram, Khyber, Orakzai North and South Waziristan Agencies). Rainfall recorded during this time span was Kashmir: ...

The Met regional office also reported widespread rain and thunderstorm with gusty winds that occurred in Hazara, Malakand, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan divisions and Mohmand, Bajaur, Kurram, Khyber, Orakzai, North and South Waziristan agencies in Fata. It recorded 65mm rain ...
The Provincial Met Office on Monday forecast partly cloudy for most parts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. ... Kohistan, Haripur, Torghar, D I Khan, Tank, Bannu, Lakki Marwat Districts and FATA (Kurram, Orakzai, Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, North and South Waziristan agencies) for next 48 hours.
Pakistan Army continues to fight terrorism since 2001 with world's largest counterterrorism deployment of over 202,000 soldiers at present. The army has carried out significant operations in the seven tribal agencies — Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, Mohmand, Bajaur, North Waziristan and South, as well as the ...
PESHAWAR: The Fata Disaster Management Authority has set April 30 as the last deadline for the repatriation of around 1,500 families from Afghanistan to ... The Afghan government with the assistance of UN and other humanitarian agencies provided shelter and other basic facilities to the tribal people.

PESHAWAR: Various civil society organisations here on Tuesday expressed concerns over delay in approval of the proposed Fata reforms bill and threatened to agitate if government failed to fulfil its commitment about merger of tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The concerns were shown by Fata ...
KOHAT: A jirga of Ustarzai tribe on Sunday demanded shifting of checkposts from settled areas to the adjoining tribal belt and early resolution of the disputed land between the Kachai and Mishti tribes of Kohat and Orakzai Agency. It is to be recalled that Misthi tribe of Orakzai has been excavating coal from ...
The Provincial Met Office on Wednesday forecast partly cloudy weather for most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. PESHAWAR, Apr 4 ... Khan and Tank districts and FATA ( Kurram, Orakzai, Khyber, Bajaur, Mohmand, North and South Waziristan agencies) for next 24 hours. Similarly, the Met Office ...
... Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) late on Friday. The epicenter of the quake was the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border area and the jolts were felt for nearly 15 seconds in the whole region, Express News reported. Tremors were felt in Peshawar, Upper Dir, Nowshera, Swat, Mengora, Orakzai Agency, Swabi, ...
Seven agencies namely Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan with total area of 27220 square kilometres comprising Federally-Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are presently being managed by the Federal Government through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor ...
“This ban on journalism in Orakzai tribal region for last five months is violation of people's fundamental right to know [which is] guaranteed in the ... persons” in Pakistan's Pashtun belt after she was waylaid, threatened, and roughed up by intelligence agency personnel during her field reporting in the city of ...
Bannu, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, is Pakistan's largest constituency, with 1,167,892 people, and the Orakzai Agency Tribal Area VIII, which is in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), is Pakistan's smallest constituency, with 254,356 people. This means that Bannu is 359 percent larger than the ...
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed the counsel of a petitioner who challenged the allocation of seats on the basis of the 24th constitutional amendments to satisfy the court about the maintainability of the petition. Syed Mureed Ali Shah submitted in the petition that through the 24th ...
JAMRUD: Events were also organised in Khyber Agency in connection with Pakistan Day. Speaking at a function, political administration official Zahid Usman and others appreciated the sacrifices of the tribal people for the country. KALAYA: A function was held at Turorri area in Orakzai Agency.
“Freedom network appeals Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, who serves as administrative head of FATA region, to help lift the ban and allow journalism to cover Orakzai region,” it said. Ghaljo Press Club, located at Orakzai tribal agency, was closed following the ban. Political agent of ...
In Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), they are troubled by drone attacks and the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), an outdated and ... Saira Bano Orakzai, a proud Pashtun and research fellow at Harvard University, said in a recent article that the time is ripe for the people of the tribal ...

“FN calls on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, who serves the entire FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) region as administrative head, to help lift the ban and return journalism to Orakzai region,” it said. Ghaljo Press Club inside Orakzai tribal agency is also closed due to ban on ...
PESHAWAR: Journalists have been barred from visiting or reporting from the Orakzai Agency's tribal areas for the last five months, an issue the ... (K-P) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, who serves as the administrative head of the Federally Administrative Tribal Areas (Fata) to repeal the ban immediately.
The summary said seven district and sessions judges one for each agency and 14 additional sessions' judges (two each in five tribal agencies, including Kurram, Bajaur, Khyber Agency, South Waziristan and North Waziristan, three for Mohmand and one for Orakzai) along with 365 Para-legal staff are ...
Though as Sikhs all of them share a common history but it is during their weddings that one can identify their association with the tribal agency they belong to. For instance Sikhs from the Orakzai Agency will prefer musicians and performers from the Orakzai agency to perform on their weddings, similarly the ...
In the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), 11 MNAs had to elect four members of the Senate and this obviously meant a game of money. Former FATA ... The favour was paid back and Hidayatullah from Bajaur Agency and Hilalur Rahman from Mohmand Agency were elected senators. The other ...
In FATA, four independent candidates emerged as victorious by securing seven votes each. National Party The National ... FATA – There were 24 candidates in the run for four FATA seats. .... 14.20 -- PPP's Nighat Orakzai said that CM KP Pervez Khattak is trying to "buy" lawmakers in the Senate elections.
Lawyer Noor Alam Khan said Fata comprised of seven semi-autonomous agencies or administrative units, including Khyber, Mohmand, Bajaur, Kurram, Orakzai, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, as well as Frontier Regions, which adjoin the settled districts, including Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Lakki ...
It was stated in the petition that Fata is consisted of seven semi-autonomous agencies or administrative units - Khyber, Mohmand, Bajaur, Kurram, Orakzai, ... comprising seven tribal agencies and forth option was to integrate Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province with each agency becoming a separate ...
PESHAWAR: A petition was moved on Monday at the Peshawar High Court seeking separate province status for Federally Administered Tribal Areas ... It was stated in the petition that Fata is consisted of seven semi-autonomous agencies or administrative units- Khyber, Mohmand, Bajaur, Kurram, Orakzai, ...
The isolated places in tribal agencies including Khyber, Bajaur, Mohmand, Kurram, Orakzai, North and South Waziristan agencies are expected to receive downpour. MANSEHRA: The upper parts of Hazara on Saturday received rain and snowfall, making the atmosphere chilly cold in the division.
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is the region worst hit by the terror attacks over the past four years, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions ... A total of Rs12.350 billion was released for residents of South Waziristan Agency, North Waziristan, Orakzai, Kurram and Khyber agencies as ...
ISLAMABAD: Following circulation of news that established rules are being violated in FATA Senate election process, a presidential notification issued ... Mirza Muhammad Afridi from Khyber Agency, Irfanullah from Khyber Agency, Tahir Iqbal from Orakzai Agency, Abdul Razaq from Dara Adam Khel FR ...
KALAYA: A tribal elder was killed and two others were injured in a landmine blast in Lower Orakzai Agency early on Thursday. The Political Administration said that tribal elder Malik Shah Khan, along with two aides, was travelling to Hangu when his vehicle hit a roadside landmine in the Tor Simat area of ...
ISLAMABAD: Either the Parliament will revise relevant rules or the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) may end up rejecting nomination papers of all the 28 Senate contenders from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) because of violation of a clause in the existing rules, a senior official at ...
PESHAWAR: Two tribal elder were killed and two others injured in a landmine blast early on Thursday morning in Lower Orakzai Agency. Malik Shah Khan and Malik Askar Shah were travelling with two other tribal elders to Hangu when their vehicle hit a roadside landmine in the Tor Simat area, killing ...
Like the rest of the country, the affluent people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are buying their way into the Senate through the power of their ... Irfanullah from Khyber Agency, Tahir Iqbal from Orakzai Agency, Abdul Razaq from Dara Adam Khel FR Kohat, Adnan Sattar from Kurrum Agency, ...
UNDP Pakistan Country Director Ignacio Artaza said that FATA and Balochistan are among the country's least developed regions and have been severely ... South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Khyber and Orakzai Agencies with construction kits to rebuild their homes, as well as essential household items.
Seven agencies namely Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan with a total area of 27,220 square kilometres comprising FATA are presently being managed by the federal government through KP Governor through a special set of laws notoriously known as the ...
Yousaf Khan Afridi, 90, said the tribal people had already suffered a lot due to militancy but they were now facing hardships because of unnecessary checkpoints. “The tribal people ... He said passenger vehicles had to take alternate route through Orakzai Agency to reach Tirah Maidan. “We left Bar Bagh ...
One of his listeners, Rabia Saeed, a Lahore-based student whose family hails from the Orakzai Agency, has a few ideas about why Pashteen's bayaan ... So when Pashteen announced a jalsa and connected it to Naqeebullah, this time not in the tribal agencies or its surrounding areas, but in Islamabad, ...
... the Met Office also predicted mainly partly cloudy weather for most parts of the region. However rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Chitral, Upper Dir Districts and FATA (Bajaur, Khyber, Orakzai & Kurram agency) ...
... the Met Office also predicted mainly partly cloudy weather for most parts of the region. However rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Chitral, Upper Dir Districts and FATA (Bajaur, Khyber, Orakzai & Kurram agency) ...
Nomination papers have been filed by Sajid Husain Turi from Parachinar Upper Kurrum, Hidyatullah from Bajaur Agency, Shammim Afridi from Kohat, Malik Najmul Hassan from Orakzai Agency, Shoaib Hassan from Orakzai Agency, Haider Shah from Bajaur Agency, Hilalur Rehman from Mohmond ...
KALAYA: A tribal elder was killed and two others were injured in a landmine blast in Lower Orakzai Agency early on Thursday. The Political Administration said that tribal elder Malik Shah Khan, along with two aides, was travelling to Hangu when his vehicle hit a roadside landmine in the Tor Simat area of ...
PESHAWAR - At least two tribesmen were killed and two others injured in a landmine blast in Lower orakzai Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas on Thursday. According to the local political administration, the landmine blast occurred in Torsamt area of Lower orakzai Agency in early morning ...
He further said, “In any society, youth is the real agent of change and the youth bulge of FATA is approximately 60% and to engage them in healthy ... social cohesion, income generation and education activities had been provided to communities in Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai and North Waziristan agencies.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the building of Government High School in Hisara, Khyber Agency, the governor said, “In any society, youth is the ... cohesion, income generation and educational activities had been provided to communities in Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai and North Waziristan agencies.
ISLAMABAD: Either the Parliament will revise relevant rules or the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) may end up rejecting nomination papers of all the 28 Senate contenders from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) because of violation of a clause in the existing rules, a senior official at ...
PESHAWAR: One tribal elder was killed and two others injured in a landmine blast early Thursday morning in Lower Orakzai Agency. Tribal elder ... Areas in FATA, South Waziristan were rigged with landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by militants, according to security officials. And this ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR, 12 February: As many as 27 candidates from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas have filed ... Syed Ghazi Ghazan Jamal, Shoaib Hasan, Tahir Iqbal and Shaban Ali from Orakzai Agency and Hilal ur Rahman and Jangrez Khan from Mohmand Agency.
Rain and thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected and in tribal belt's areas Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, North and South Waziristan and Kurram agencies. MANSEHRA: The upper parts of Hazara division received rain and snowfall throughout the entire day. The rain that brought an end ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) The government's FATA Reforms Committee proposed a 10-year development programme for the tribal areas in its report. ... Samiullah from Orakzai Agency says: 'The deserted bazaars of FATA should be brought back to life, while work should also be carried out on ...
Like the rest of the country, the affluent people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are buying their way into the Senate through the power of their ... Irfanullah from Khyber Agency, Tahir Iqbal from Orakzai Agency, Abdul Razaq from Dara Adam Khel FR Kohat, Adnan Sattar from Kurrum Agency, ...


 

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