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KHAR: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Akhunzada Chattan on Monday announced to convene a jirga to discuss the fresh delimitation of constituencies in Bajaur Agency and present suggestions to the Election Commission in this regard. Speaking at a press conference here, the PPP Khyber ...
FATA university is the first ever University in the semi-tribal area and was set up in 2016 In Darra Adam Khel. The government has decided to establish four university campuses in FATA region.(Photo courtesy: FATA university website) ...

Authorities in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region have promised action against military personnel who detained and beat a doctor, sparking protests. ... The incident was widely discussed on social media, with activists criticising the military and the ISI of treating the Federally-Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as their fiefdom. spy
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) KHAR: Doctors at District Headquarters Hospital Bajaur Agency continued their boycott on second consecutive day from Out Patients Department and their private clinics to protest kidnapping and torture of a colleague reportedly by personnel of law enforcement agencies. Bajaur
KHAR: The house of Syed Akhunzada Chattan, a former member of the National Assembly and provincial vice president of Pakistan Peoples Party, was attacked with a rocket in Aman Kot area, about 10 kilometres east of Bajaur Agency's headquarters Khar, officials said on Sunday. No one was injured in ...
PESHAWAR: A round of missiles was fired upon Pakistan Peoples Party leader Syed Akhunzada Chattan's house in Bajaur Agency late on Saturday night. Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) officials confirmed that the PPP provincial president and former member parliament was present in the ...

PESHAWAR: The three-day anti-polio campaign scheduled to start from Monday has been postponed in Bajaur Agency due to security concerns. A statement issued by emergency operation centre (EOC), Fata Secretariat, stated that the drive would begin from March 19 in the agency. There were reports of ...
However, he raised questions on fresh delimitation made by the Election Commission of Pakistan for the constituencies in Bajaur Agency and claimed that ... PTI leader Gul Zafar Khan, PPP's Saidur Rahman, JUI-F's Gul Badsha, QWP's Nawab Zada and tribal elders Sultan Zeb Khan and Shah Wali Khan.
Pakistan's Dawn news reported that the TTP has confirmed the drone attack on its facility in eastern Kunar province and the killing of Abdullah, son of Mullah Fazlullah. The report said that in a text message sent to the media in Bajaur Agency on Wednesday evening, the insurgent group said that 20 suicide bombers were ...
After years of living as a domestic refugee, Zarar Wazir has returned to a peaceful Bajour Agency, his hometown, and enjoyed a life free from militants, ... After their repatriation, the Pakistani government is focusing on reconstruction and rehabilitation of FATA and tribal people, said a senior official in FATA, ...
Protests in Pakistan's tribal areas signal the rise of a younger, more educated, and technologically savvy generation. ... discriminatory treatment of the tribal people by successive Pakistani governments, both civilian and military; the incoming al-Qaeda leadership in FATA and the emergence of the Pakistani ...
SHABQADAR: Following reports that a native of Bajaur Agency studying at a varsity in Karachi had been found dead with torture marks, residents in the agency took to the streets to protest against what they claimed was an extrajudicial killing similar to the one of Naqeebullah Mehsud a few weeks ago, ...
... Administered Tribal Areas. A statement by the army's media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), said that two suicide bombers belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were tracked, in an intelligence-based operation, after they entered Bajaur Agency from Afghanistan through the Kagha Pass.
A member of the pro-government local peace committee was today killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the restive tribal reason of northwest Pakistan, officials said. Abdur Rehman, a member of the pro-government local peace committee, was travelling in the Bajaur Agency, bordering ...
pakistan-unrest-northwest-displaced-2-2-2 Two soldiers martyred as military vehicle ambushed in North Waziristan. Tribal leader, target of Bajaur Agency blast succumbs to injuries. reu-43 FATA sees uptick in violence. Security forces increased the number of counter-terror operations even as Islamic State ...
BAJAUR AGENCY - A tribal elder was killed in a remote-controlled explosion in Bajaur Agency on Wednesday, the local administration officials said. They said that Malik Farooq Khan was going to a nearby market in the mountainous Hialal Khail area of Charmang valley, some 25 kilometres northwest of ...
KHAR: A tribal leader was injured in a remote controlled explosion in Charmang, Bajaur Agency on Wednesday. According to sources ... In November 2017, two Pakistan Army troops were martyred in a cross-border attack in Bajaur Agency, according to Inter Services Public Relations. Captain Junaid ...

BAJAUR AGENCY: Election commission of Pakistan has launched a drive to verify the newly-issued computerized national identity cards in Bajaur Agency for revision of final electoral list for 2018 elections. Agency election commissioner Pervez Iqbal told media persons here on Tuesday that the drive had ...
KHAR: A shutter down strike was observed in Bajaur Agency's Inayat Kallay Bazaar here on Sunday to protest the killing of two locals by unidentified persons in Lahore on Friday. Unknown armed men opened fire on three residents of Bajaur Agency who had installed their stalls outside Data Darbar Market ...
KHYBER AGENCY: Terror incidents in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) surged by 16 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016, said an annual ... Bajaur Agency remained second in terms of civilian casualties in which 18 terrorist attacks resulted in 68 civilian casualties (16 killings and 52 injuries), ...
BAJAUR AGENCY - Terror incidents have witnessed 16 percent increase in the tribal areas during 2017 as compared to 2016, said the annual report of ... Agencies of FATA which has created new threats for FATA region,” says Irfan, adding that the new alliance of IS-K with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan ...
PESHAWAR: Thousands of tribesmen from different parts of Bajaur Agency, denouncing the killing of two innocent daily wagers in Lahore, Sunday ... Majority of protesters, however, who attended the protest rally, were associated with Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI).
BAJAUR AGENCY - Tribesmen and leaders of various political parties have welcomed the passage of Fata reforms related bill by the National Assembly to extend the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Talking to The Nation here on ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) LAHORE: Unknown armed motorcyclists gunned down two labouerers hailing from Bajaur Agency in Lahore, capital of the Punjab province, the police said. The police said that Abdur Rahman and Awal Khan have installed their stalls outside Datta Darbar Market when ...
'Surviving the Story' highlighted the plight of Pakistani journalists and their families in the wake of serious financial, security and professional challenges ... (South Waziristan), Adnan Bhitani (Tank), Abu Zar Afridi (Khyber Agency), Haji Pajir Gul (North Waziristan) and Sahibzada Bahauddin (Bajaur Agency).
The Pakistani military, which plays a major role in governing these areas, is hoping that “mainstreaming” of the FATA, which comprises seven tribal ... Bajaur, Mohmand and Orakzai Agencies – has absolute and unchallengeable financial, judicial and administrative power to deal with the tribal areas under ...
Nevertheless, ActionAid is one of more than 20 international NGOs that the Pakistani government has expelled from the country in December — giving ... to MSF staff, who had been operating in the tribal areas for 14 years and received only two weeks notice to clear its medical operations in Bajaur Agency.
KHAR: The local youth and social activists have shown dismay over increase in unemployment in the tribal areas and urged the government to take tangible steps to provide ... They said that Fata was the fifth largest populated region of the country, but its share in the government jobs was only two per cent.
KHAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders in Bajaur Agency on Sunday lashed out at the federal government for ignoring the Federally ... Ismail noted that the federal government's poor policy on Fata's socio-economic development had badly affected the image of PML-N in the entire tribal areas.
KHAR: The pro-FCR tribal elders in Bajaur Agency on Thursday decided to extend their support to Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl for its stance against the Fata-KP merger and announced to ensure participation in its planned protest rally in Islamabad on Dec 30. The elders made the announcement during a ...
BAJAUR AGENCY: A number of tribal elders of Bajaur Agency on Thursday announced to support the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) stance of an independent Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) province. Addressing a joint meeting of JUI-F leaders and tribal elders, JUI-F local leader Maulana ...
Sources in the education department told this correspondent that though overall literacy rate in the agency was not good, it was worse among the girls. ... Activist Habibul Hassan Yad pointed out that Bajaur was part of the country and under the article 25-A of the Constitution of Pakistan, it's the responsibility ...
BAJAUR AGENCY - Lack of education facilities was discouraging the female students of Bajaur Agency to continue education. According to details, a large number of girls' students quit education after passing primary school every year owing to non-availability of middle and secondary education facilities ...
... presence [of the Haqqani network] in our country. We have destroyed their entire organised presence, including their sanctuaries, safe havens or areas under their control, either in North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Khyber, or Bajaur agency," said the foreign minister, inviting US officials to visit the tribal ...
Bajaur officials asked to solve people's issues ... He was speaking at an open kutcheri held by him during a visit to the agency here on Sunday. ... He said that most of officials changed their priorities when they were appointed in the tribal areas and they preferred personal interests to people's welfare, which ...
Sources in the education department told this correspondent that though overall literacy rate in the agency was not good, it was worse among the girls. ... Activist Habibul Hassan Yad pointed out that Bajaur was part of the country and under the article 25-A of the Constitution of Pakistan, it's the responsibility ...
KHAR: A man was electrocuted in Bajaur Agency on Saturday, local people and officials said. They said the victim identified as Said Jan was working on the 66,000KV transmission line in Khar town when he was electrocuted. The 38-year-old man was seriously injured in the incident and died while being ...
BAJAUR AGENCY - Lack of education facilities was discouraging the female students of Bajaur Agency to continue education. According to details, a large number of girls' students quit education after passing primary school every year owing to non-availability of middle and secondary education facilities ...
ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers from Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) have received Rs 1,800 million for fiscal year 2017-18 for development of shattered ... According to documents obtained by Daily Times, with the exception of Kurram tribal region, parliamentarians of each of the six agencies have ...
Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in a historical speech, is on record to have simply and plainly stated that Pakistan has come into existence and ... The Army Chief also visited the Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency and was given detailed briefing on the ongoing efforts for effectively checking ...
According to the Pakistan Metrological Department, light rain was reported from southern parts of Swat, Lower and Upper Dir, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar districts besides Bajaur and Kurram agencies whereas snowfall was reported from Chitral, Parachinar and Kalam. The met department has predicted ...
On November 13, a cross-border attack in Bajaur Agency led to the martyrdom of Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham. Four other army troops were said to have been injured in the attack. Following the attack, the DG ISPR, in a series of tweets, said Pakistan has done its part and has cleared areas on ...
Lawmakers from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), PTI and those from FATA tore copies of the assembly agenda in protest over the delay. MNA Shahabuddin, who is also a member of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) from Bajaur Agency, protested over the change in the assembly ...
The initiative was launched at a ceremony held the at the education department here attended by assistant political agent Anwarul Haq, agency ... the other day called for extending jurisdiction of National Accountability Bureau and other anti-corruption bodies to the Federally Administered Tribal Area to ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) KHAR: Cricket players in Bajaur Agency on Tuesday started 'Go FCR Go' cricket tournament to express their ... The tournament was organised under the aegis of All Fata Students Forum in Khar, headquarters of Bajaur Agency where teams from across the agency would ...
The main culprit behind the attack remains absconding despite raids being conducted by security forces in Bajaur Agency, where he was reported to have ... At least nine suspects were arrested during a pre-dawn search operation carried out by law-enforcement agencies on the outskirts of Peshawar the ...
Pakistan- National Voters Day observed in Bajaur ... (MENAFN - Tribal News Network) KHAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan has observed national voters day to encourage the voters to understand the importance of vote ... National Voters Day was also observed in Mohmand and Kurram Agency.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally shared proposals with Afghanistan for joint working groups that will enable both uneasy neighbours to address each ... Five Pakistani soldiers have been killed in three months in terrorists' firing in Rajgal valley in Khyber and Bajaur agency from the Afghan side of the ...
Replying to a question on Afghanistan claims that Pakistan spreading terrorism in their territory, Asif clarified that Afghan government making such allegations because of “lack of control ... But in the operation launched in 2014, Pakistan has pushed the terrorists “out Bajaur, Khyber, South Waziristan, Swat.
RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border near Bajaur Agency, the Inter-Services Public ... General Bajwa, in Peshawar, also met with scholars in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).


 

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