PPP wants parliamentary debate on FATA Riwaj Act, LB polls

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Friday demanded that the proposed Riwaj Act and the regulation to set up local bodies in tribal areas be placed before parliament for discussion. Keeping the Riwaj Act and...

Census in FATA: High level meeting to sort out IDPs issue on Monday

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has agreed with the reservations of the FATA parliamentarians about census and IDPs issue and summoned high level meeting on Monday. According to reports, FATA parliamentarians met with federal secretary finance...

Funeral prayer of Khyber Agency, Shabqadar attacks’ martyrs held

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayer of the two martyrs of the Khyber Agency attack was offered at Corps headquarters Peshawar on Friday. Naib Subedar Saeed Khan and Lance naik Jehanzeb were killed in cross border attack...

Air strikes kill several terrorists in Khyber Agency: ISPR

PESHAWAR: Several terrorists have been killed in air strikes launched by the military in Rajgal valley, about 90 km (60 miles) west of the city of Peshawar. According to ISPR, the action was taken on...

Japan agrees to provide $13m for welfare of TDPs

PESHAWAR: The government of Japan has agreed to provide thirteen million dollars for the welfare of temporarily displaced persons of North Waziristan Agency. According to FATA Secretariat this amount will be utilized on the welfare...

Two FC personnel martyred, six terrorists killed in cross border attack

PESHAWAR: Two FC personnel were martyred and six terrorists were killed in retaliation as militants attacked FC check post located at the Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency here on Friday. According to the Inter-Services Public...

FC soldier martyred as militants attack training center in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a planned attack on the FC training center, killing one official, on Friday. According to details, the attack took place in Machni area and claimed the life...

WFP to provide Rs200m for FATA girls schools

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has appreciated the efforts of World Food Programme (WFP) in promotion of female education in FATA. He expressed these views while talking to a delegation led by Country...

Governor Jhagra for merit, transparency in eduction institutions

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has emphasized on merit and transparency in educational institutions. Presiding over a Senate meeting of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University in Peshawar on Tuesday, he said the government...

South Waziristan TDPs repatriation resumes today

PESHAWAR: The process of repatriation of Temporarily Displaced Persons of South Waziristan Agency was resumed on Tuesday, 14 March. About twenty-five thousand families will go back to their native areas in South Waziristan. Each returning family...

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