Protesters in Bara demand release of compensation cheques

The owners of damaged houses and properties on Friday held a protest demonstration in Bara Bazaar in favour of their demands.

North Waziristan people resume protests for ‘compensation’

The people of North Waziristan tribal district have once again initiated protests in favour of demands after relaxation of lockdown by the government.

Panel discussion: Players not satisfied with sports facilities in merged districts

The government has announced establishment of playgrounds in all sub-divisions in merged districts, players in the area are not satisfied with these steps.

Panel discussion: Rulers must get their development priorities right

The Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (RRR) Unit of the KP government has released Rs4.5 billion funds for different projects in merged districts.

Panel discussion: SMEDA process for aid to traders must be made easier

Traders of tribal districts are facing a lot of difficulties in getting assistance through the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA).

War affected Shopkeepers want fair distributions of new shops in Miranshah bazaar

The protestors claimed that some 13000 shops were demolished in operation Zarb-e-Azab and now the government has constructed only 1200 in Miranshah

BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from...

Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.

Pakistan, WB sign additional grant agreement of $12m for TDPs

The World Bank has provided $12 million additional grant for erstwhile Fata’s temporarily displaced persons’ early recovery project in KP.

Security check posts reduced in tribal districts

After the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) to the tribal districts, the government is now focussing on human development and providing facilities to the people.

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

Panel discussion: Insaf Rozgar Scheme to reduce poverty ratio in merged districts

The purpose behind Insaf Rozgar Scheme is to bring the poverty ratio down in the tribal districts, which is currently at 73 percent.