FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

Disable Persons in FATA

Government is slothful towards helpless disable persons in Fata

Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Area is home to thousands of disable persons and its ratio is 15% in the terrorism hit tribal region as compare to 10% internationally.
AIDS in FATA

Fata more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, increasing number of patients alarming

After 13 years, when the Fata AIDS Control Programme was launched in 2003, no single patient could be examined in Fata based laboratories due to lack of facilities, medicine and proper awareness.
SWA Education

South Waziristan education department to launch enrolment campaign

The Education Department of South Waziristan Agency has announced to launch enrolment campaign from 18 April to 31 May.
Saffron

New ray of hope in Fata, Saffron to replace Hashish

Khyber Agency Agriculture department mull over to replaced opium and hashish cultivation with Saffron in war-torn Tirah Valley.
Khyber Agency School

Despite govt tall claims, education is still in dismal state in war-frayed Fata

Thousands of students have no textbook in Mohmand Agency. Govt initiated mass enrollment campaigns while hundreds of schools exist in tents without buildings, drinking water and toilets.
Tirah

Beautiful Tirah valley needs attention of authorities

The beauty queen of Khyber Agency “Tirah Valley” of brave Pashtuns has been badly affected during a long time terrorism and extremism in recent past.
Bodybuilders

FATA Sports; Landi Kotal wins bodybuilding competitions

The bodybuilding contests were organized under the auspices of Khyber Agency bodybuilding association with assistance of sports directorate of Fata.
Torkham

IGFC visits Torkham border as construction of Fence launched

Construction of fence at Pak-Afghan border Torkham was launched on Saturday morning after IG-FC visited the site
Fata Youth

Youth, women led Signature drive for Fata-KP merger kicks off in Landi Kotal, Peshawar

A large number of members of the civil society, political workers, and journalists are participating in the drive initiated by Fata Youth Jirga across Pakistan.
Fish in Landi Kotal

Fish consumption on rise in Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency

On winter's arrival, use of fish has increased many folds in Landi Kotal as the tribesmen are keen to consume fish to gain extra calories in the chilly weather.
FATA Rally

Anti-FCR ‘Fata Reforms Movement launched’ demanding merger with KP

Political leaders and other activists demand government Fata's earlier merger into KP before October 9, otherwise they will arrange massive sit-in in Islamabad against FCR.
Roman Khan

Polio effectee disabled youth seeks financial support for treatment

Doctor prescribed him treatment that would make possible for him to walk at least with crutches instead of crawling which would cost Rs. 250000 for curing.

Khwezai village of Mohmand Agency where have no school, hospital

Residents of Khwezai village, Biazai tehsil say, their children are deprived of the basic education and the people lost lives due to unavailability of the schools and hospitals, Mohmand Agency.
Nayyer Iqbal Rana

Pakistan receives body of slain consulate officer from Afghanistan at Torkham

Nayyer Iqbal Rana, the Pakistani diplomat at Jalalabad consulate was shot dead outside his residence by unknown gunmen on Monday evening when he was returning home...
Khasadar

Security beefed up in Landi Kotal on 2nd anniversary of APS massacre

Political administration told that on the directions of high officials security was tightened on memorial day of APS martyrs to avoid any untoward incident.

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