Solar tube wells resolve water shortage problem in merged districts

With the merger of erstwhile FATA with KP, the federal government has announced to allocate Rs.1,200 million for the 10-year development program.

Panellists seek inclusion of tribal hospitals in Insaf Cards scheme

Panellists in ‘Da Manzal Pa Lor’ Programme of TNN said the Sehat Insaf Cards is a good scheme for tribal people, particularly the women and elderly people.
Pakistan to attain accreditation with International Seed Testing Association’ FAO

People of merged districts seek transparent utilisation of development funds

The KP government has released Rs.4.4 billion for reconstruction of 700 structures damaged during militancy and military operations in merged districts.

Reconstruction of bus terminals in tribal areas seems a distant dream

Though peace has been restored to tribal areas and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure is underway but it is yet to take any step for rehabilitation of destroyed bus terminals.

All affected traders can’t be compensated with available funds: SMEDA

SMEDA says all traders of tribal districts who suffered losses during militancy and military operations cannot be compensated with available funds.

Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous...

Muhammad Nabi: The shining star of Karate from Bara

No one can deny sports talent in tribal districts. Players from merged districts have made name for them on national and international level.

Winter brings miseries to IDPs living in Jalozai camp

Frequent military operations have been conducted by the government to restore peace in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) over the last ten years. As a result thousands of people were displaced from their homes to resettle in safer places all over the country.

Scarcity of clean drinking water annoy FATA returnees

  The Fata disaster management authority (FDMA) claims that it has managed to repatriate 85% of the temporarily displaced families to their hometowns in different...

Sikh traders seek assistance for revival of businesses in old Bara bazaar

Gurpal Singh that Sikh community have 50 business centres in Bara market and going to open more as Sikh families are coming back to the market

Govt exploring tourism potential at various sites in merged districts: Atif

The KP government is making efforts for exploring potential at different tourist sites in merged districts, says Tourism Minister Muhammad Atif Khan.

Owners of damaged houses in FATA call compensation amount ‘too little, too late’

The military offensives in tribal areas have brought peace back as the Taliban and other militant groups have been cleared from the Pak-Afghan border region. However, these operations and conflicts rendered thousands of houses damaged in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).