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KHYBER AGENCY - After several other parts of the region, leishmania , a skin disease, has also broke out in Khyber Agency, affecting at least 14,000 people in ... The Agency Surgeon Dr Ayub said that data of leishmania patients along with their grievances had been convoyed to Director Health Fata for ...
In FATA, the Sikh community is concentrated in Khyber Agency, mostly in the volatile Tirah valley linking Pak-Afghan border with Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on the other side. Singh complains that the government did not fulfill its promise of rehabilitation of the Bara Market after the military offensive.

BARA: Fata Directorate of Health Services organised a free-medical camp in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency. Around 1000 patients, including women, men and children were examined by male and female doctors in Qambarabad area in Shalobar tribe. Free medicines were also provided to the patients in the ...
PESHAWAR: Four people were killed and 32 suffered injuries in rain-related incidents in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kurram Agency on Tuesday. Also, a hailstorm caused severe damages to crops and orchards in the region. The local police said two people died and six were injured in Swat district ...
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 ...
Officials at PRCS' Fata offices say that discussions on setting up a headquarters in the tribal areas had been discussed, however, there were certain issues which need to be resolved and ... He added that the governor house had written to the Khyber Agency administration but things were not quite clear.

The newly elected two young senators Mirza Afridi and his cousin Haji Ayub Afridi also belong to Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency. ... that the group of new and old senators would work for getting additional development funds for tribal areas along with pressurising the government to implement Fata reforms.
The federal government has decided to construct a dam in Bara Area of Khyber Agency at a cost of Rs5 billion. According to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) Development Authority, the feasibility study of the dam has been completed while detailed design work is in progress Radio Pakistan ...
Chinese lessons prove popular in Pakistan's tribal areas ... Students in Khyber Agency take the first ever Chinese language course in FATA. ... PESHAWAR: The first Mandarin language courses offered in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have proved very popular, according to the ...
“Our previous party leadership in Fata failed to capitalise on the positive steps taken by our two governments for administrative reforms in tribal areas, especially the extension of the Political Parties Act, 2002,” he said. The PPP leader said he had strengthened the party in the agency by creating women's ...
Former Fata parliamentarian Munir Khan Orakzai, Pakhtun Olasi Tehreek president Dr Said Alam Mehsud, Fata Lawyers Forum president Rahim Shah Afridi, Awami National Party leader from Khyber Agency Shah Hussain Shinwari, Advocate Karim Mehsud and Ibrar Hussain Turi addressed the ...
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 ... Afridi from Khyber Agency, Faizur Rehman from Dara Adam Khan FR Kohat, Syed Jamal from Kurram Agency, Shahid Hussain from Khyber Agency, ...
The students of different colleges from all seven tribal agencies including Frontier Regions (FRs) attended the convention including dozens of female students. ... Awami National Party (ANP) Khyber Agency president told on the occasion that unified Pashtuns would bring reforms in the region. Fata merger ...
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Feb, 2018 ):Health Directorate Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) held a three-day medical camp to provide free medical service to the people of different areas of Khyber Agency. A director of the directorate said that as many as 2265 patients ...
ISLAMABAD: Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt on Tuesday visited Khyber Agency as chief guest on reintegration ceremony of the 5th Batch Barra ... The Corps Comd also complimented the tribal brethren for their support to security forces in restoring peace.
Addressing the gathering, Nazir Ahmad Butt said the tribal people had made matchless sacrifices for the restoration of peace. He said the militants had destroyed the homes, schools and hospitals in Khyber Agency. “We will never forget the sacrifices of the tribesmen for sake of the country,” he stated.
LANDI KOTAL: Corps Commander Peshawar Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad Butt has said that militancy in Khyber Agency would be uprooted completely as security forces ... He said that tribal youth fell into wrong hands and deviated from their path as they had distanced themselves from education in the recent past.

PESHAWAR: Residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) held ceremonies on Monday to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day. There was ... In Khyber Agency, Landi Kotal Falahi Tanzeem held a walk to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir. Akhtar Ali ...
KHYBER AGENCY: For the first time ever in Landi Kotal, the tribal women initiated a protest demonstration against the arrest of their relatives by the troops of the Khyber Rifles. Number of local women of Khuga Khel tribe flanked by dozens of children, holding black flags and placards inscribed with slogans ...
KHYBER AGENCY - The tribal women on Monday staged a protest demonstration against the arrest of their relatives in Khyber Agency. A score of Khuga Khel tribe women flanked by dozens of children marched at Bypass Road of Landi Kotal. The protesting women were holding black flags and placards ...
The political agent further shared that several initiatives have been taking for the promotion of sports in the agency with the basic aim to show the soft image of Fata residents to the world. He emphasised that people hailing from the tribal belt are very talented and strong and they can play all sorts of games ...
Front view of Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Khan School & College, Bara, Khyber Agency. Picture: ... The institution was to have great emphasis on character building, with extensive sports facilities, a residential hostel and above all a fee structure which would be affordable to the poor people of tribal areas.
Wazir Khan Afridi, a popular folk singer from Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency, told this scribe that he along with many other tribal artists and performers had been living a miserable life because they couldn't return to their villages. He said that his colleagues approached several times the officials at Fata ...
“We don't have any access to FATA,” Qaisar Khan Afridi, the agency's spokesman said, referring to the semiautonomous tribal regions. But Pakistani officials maintain that there are 43 Afghan refugee settlements in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, and that some of the settlements overlap with the adjoining ...
TDPs Return, FATA Reforms and Pak Afghan border management System/fencing was also highlighted during the briefing. During a day-long visit, the delegation also visited forward areas of Khyber Agency where they were briefed about the achievements of operation Khyber-4 and ongoing fencing along ...
Mr Jhagra informed the tribal gathering that the process of reforms implementation which would ultimately lead to Fata's merger with KP was ... Speaking on the occasion PA Khyber Khalid Mehmud said that Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum School would go a long way in educating students of Khyber Agency ...
In this connection a gathering was organized in the school that was attended by Political Agent, Khyber Agency Khalid Mehmood as chief guest in addition to Assistant Political Agent (APA) Landi Kotal Niaz Muhammad, Tehsildar Shams-ul-Islam, numbers of tribal elders, Principals and Headmasters, ...
"I have proposed construction of a full shooting range, swimming pools in all agencies, and development of a modern day Sports Complex in Jamrud, Khyber Agency besides ensuring due facilities to the tribal youth in the games like football, wrestling, and martial arts that could offer them good opportunity ...
For the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, each agency and frontier region has been given its shares as per the quota, which is 416,380. The total calculates to 11.99, which is the shares of seats for the tribal agencies and frontier regions combined in the National Assembly. In Fata, Bajaur Agency has the ...
KHYBER AGENCY: Terror incidents in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) surged by 16 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016, said an ... and 32 injuries) were reported from Mohmand Agency, while South Waziristan, North Waziristan and Khyber Agencies with around 3% each follow the list.
BAJAUR AGENCY - Terror incidents have witnessed 16 percent increase in the tribal areas during 2017 as compared to 2016, said the annual report of ... particularly in areas close to the North Waziristan, Kurram and Khyber Agencies of FATA which has created new threats for FATA region,” says Irfan, ...
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has summoned Fata Secretariat officials for framing charges in a contempt of court case after they failed to comply with the court order about payment of dietary charges to contractors for supply of food to the tribal agencies' prisoners. Those summoned ...
KHYBER AGENCY: The oath taking ceremony of the Youth Jirga Landi Kotal chapter was held in the Jirga Hall on Sunday. In addition to the Member National Assembly (MNA) from NA-45,Haji Shajeegul Afridi as the chief guest, President Pakistan People Party (PPP) Khyber Agency Hazrat Wali Afridi, ...
PESHAWAR: A tribal jirga, including different political parties, has urged the federal government to announce merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till mid January otherwise the tribal people will march on Islamabad and start a sit-in in this regard. The jirga meeting ...
Among them was Zarteef Khan Afridi, a school teacher in Khyber Agency, who was targeted by 'unidentified' attackers in December 2011. Last week, when Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was inaugurating the FATA Youth Festival to mark the return of peace in the tribal areas, I missed that man of ...
PESHAWAR: The people of five tribal agencies in Fata affected by militancy since 2007 continue to suffer though military operations were conducted to bring ... 2015-16 and 2016-17 for reconstruction and rehabilitation in five areas including North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Orakzai, Khyber and Kurram.
Alhaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi is an independent candidate from the tribal belt of Khyber Agency and is leading the journey of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms inside parliament as well convincing masses over the reforms process. On January 1, 2018, we interviewed him inside the ...
However, another tribal elder Alamzada Orakzai, who hails from Khyber Agency, welcomes police system in FATA on the pattern of KP to ensure rule of law. 'People in FATA used to escape after committing crimes. Some people were punished under the tribal traditions, while others got away. Now we want ...
“Providing the basic facilities to the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is an utmost priority of the incumbent government,” the governor added. Members of the delegation expressed gratitude to the governor for taking a keen interest in the development of Khyber Agency in areas of ...
Similarly, the civilian law enforcement agencies, especially the police, also shared the brunt of terrorism, with several junior officials being shot dead in Karachi and seniors killed in suicide attacks in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Here, Geo.tv remembers some of those who laid down their lives in ...
PESHAWAR: As many as 3,994 Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) were conducted in 2017 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) collectively, according to senior security officials. Giving details for the year in retrospect, an official said 109 hardcore militants had ...
KHYBER AGENCY: President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Khyber Agency served a show cause notice to local PTI workers who participated in an anti-merging rally, contrary to their party stance, organized by Jamiat Ullema-e-Islam,Fazal Rehman (JUI-F) Landi Kotal chapter yesterday. In a press release, ...
State Minister, Safron, Ghalib Khan and Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Nasir Khan Afridi were guests of honor at the concluding ceremony. They gave away prizes and trophies to the winning teams and players. More than 3000 players from all the seven tribal agencies and six Frontier ...
KHYBER AGENCY: More than 500 tribal elders held a grand jirga on Thursday and rejected the possible merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The elders, hailing from the tribal areas, were of the opinion that FATA should be given the status of a separate ...
A day after Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) workers and supporters started their march from Khyber Agency, the marchers have now reached Faizabad Interchange. The march is being held to merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The convoy reached Faizabad ...
ISLAMABAD: A convoy of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) workers and supporters reached China Chowk near Islamabad's Blue Area Tuesday afternoon as part of its 'long march' from Khyber Agency to the Parliament to press for the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Sunday launched its planned 'long march' from Khyber Agency to Islamabad in a bid to force the government to merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The 'long march' began from the Bab-e-Khyber monument in Jamrud ...
PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) is going to begin its long march today from Khyber Agency towards parliament in Islamabad to force the federal government to merge the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The JI leaders and workers will gather at Bab-e-Khyber at Jamrud tehsil in Khyber Agency ...
“The experience in 2014 was both shocking and alarming as the attention of the entire world community dealing with eradication of polio was focused on Khyber Agency and marathon meetings were held to devise effective strategies to control the crippling disease in Khyber in particular and in Fata in ...
KHYBER AGENCY - The tribal women on Monday staged a protest demonstration against the arrest of their relatives in Khyber Agency. A score of Khuga Khel tribe women flanked by dozens of children marched at Bypass Road of Landi Kotal. The protesting women were holding black flags and placards ...


 

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