Political, tribal leadership divided on FATA merger with KP

Contributors: TNN correspondents PESHAWAR: Reforms had been introduced in different shapes in the administrative affairs of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from time to time....
Reforms in FATA

FATA people united on reforms, divided on modus operandi

Badloon: FATA people united on reforms, divided on modus operandi PESHAWAR: Reforms process had been carried out in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from time to time. For the first time in history, the people of FATA were given right to adult franchise in the year 1996 after which the tribal people aged 18 years or above could elect members of the National Assembly from their respective constituencies. The government also introduced some changes in the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) in 2011. However, the people of the tribal areas continued their efforts for their rights at par with other citizens of Pakistan.

Repatriated families await pledged assistance

BARA, 29 July: Displaced persons of Maidan in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency who were repatriated to their native areas two years back said...

Bajaur political admin releases 42 prisoners

KHAR, 14 July: Political administration of Bajaur Agency has released 42 prisoners involved in petty crimes today so that they can celebrate Eidul Fitr...