Education minister assures best educational facilities in South Waziristan

The minister said that government is taking practical steps to make all closed school functional and ensure the teachers attendance.

Traditional leadership struggles for creation of FATA Council

PESHAWAR: The people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have different thoughts regarding changes in the administrative system of the region. The establishment of...

Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former...

KP govt plans crackdown against power theft: Shaukat Yousazai

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to launch crackdown against power theft across the province to bring down line losses.

Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively...

Fata Grand Alliance expresses reservations over extension of judicial system to tribal areas

The bill for extension of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Peshawar High Court (PHC) to Fata has become an act...

‘Local people to be appointed on police vaccincies in tribal districts’

Said Jalal Wazir, Head of Levies and Khassadars committee, says local people will be appointed on all the new police posts in the tribal districts.

Delay in implementation of higher courts’ extension to Fata worries local people

Malik Waris Khan said the existing judicial and patwar system in the country has many flaws and extension of this system to Fata will create further problems.

Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is...
PHC suspends death sentence of military court convict.

‘Setting up of courts in tribal districts is top priority’

Registrar of PHC said that three-dimensional strategy is chalked out comprising of immediate intervention, mid-term action plan and long-term plan to set up courts in tribal districts.

ECP to start delimitation in former Fata in October this year

PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan will begin delimitation in former tribal areas in October next month that would be completed in December.

Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

Tribal people support the federal government's decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah,...