200 displaced families of NWA return home from Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: Thousands of Pakistanis who fled to Afghanistan to escape fighting between the army and militants in the northwestern tribal areas began returning home Monday, two years after they were displaced, officials said. The first...

Met office predicts more rain, snow at scattered places of KP, FATA

ISLAMABAD: More rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is likely at scattered places of upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, Islamabad, upper FATA, and Kashmir, while at isolated places of Makran division and Gilgit-Baltistan during the...

Polio-free FATA govt’s top priority: KP Governor

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Monday said that polio free FATA is the top priority of the government. Addressing a first launching ceremony of the polio eradication campaign in FATA of 2017...

NWA IDPs repatriation from Afghanistan begins

PESHAWAR: The return of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency from Afghanistan began on Monday. Sources of political administration North Waziristan Agency told that most of the TDPs belong to Mir Ali area...

Govt finalizes arrangements for return of FATA TDPs

PESHAWAR: The federal government has finalized all necessary arrangements to complete return of temporarily displaced persons of FATA to their native areas. FATA Disaster Management Authority said that out of over three hundred thirty six...

IDPs protest against delay in monthly financial assistance

PESHAWAR: The displaced youth of North Waziristan Agency Friday staged a protest demonstration against FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) for not paying monthly financial assistance to displaced people for the last four months. They held...

Govt approves construction of five new cadet colleges in FATA

PESHAWAR: The government has approved construction of five new cadet colleges in FATA to provide maximum education facilities to the tribal people. According to official sources, these colleges will be opened in Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber,...

Govt spends Rs 1.4 bln on scholarships to FATA students

PESHAWAR: The Federal Government is spending 1.4 billion rupees on providing scholarships to talented students of FATA. Students from 5th to 12th classes are being provided regular scholarships so that they could continue their education. More...

Foreign funded dev programme extended for another year in FATA

PESHAWAR: A foreign funded development programme has been extended for another one year to continue development work in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The programme will now continue till December this year. The European Union,...

Three officials suspended over irregularities in anti-polio campaign in SWA

DI KHA: Three officials of Chief Training and Consultancy were suspended over alleged irregularities in recruitments for anti-polio campaign in South Waziristan Agency. Talking action on Khyber News, the government has set up special investigation...

Follow us

4,497,892FansLike
24,906FollowersFollow

Khyber Watch

Latest Talk Shows