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FATA School

Alarming: 79% girls, 69% boys quit school in erstwhile Fata

EMIS report reveals high shortage of teachers and other facilities in schools in the erstwhile Fata where thousands of student quit schools.
APS School Massacre, APS Massacre

APS massacre still haunts nation after 4 years

Every year, haunting images of blood-soaked books, school bags, dead bodies in school uniforms, and traumatic bereavement of parents on December 16,...
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai receives Harvard Award for promoting education worldwide

Malala Yousafzai received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from the Centre for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, for promoting girl's education worldwide.

PM announces University campus, Cadet college on his first visit to N. Waziristan

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced University campus, Cadet and medical colleges and other development projects for North Waziristan District on his first visit to the tribal district.
Kabir Khan

Erstwhile Fata’s disabled persons are vulnerable to lack of government funds

Tribal district's 15% population is disabled due to militancy and landmines. Erstwhile Fata's disabled persons vulnerable to lack of funds.
Haroon Bilour

ANP leader Haroon Bilour, 19 others martyred in Peshawar suicide blast

Haroon Bilour was attending a corner meeting with supporters of the ANP in Yaka Toot area of Peshawar when a suicide bomber targeted them and killed at least 13 people.
Govt. Jirga

No more dialogues with ‘powerless’ govt. Jirga: PTM

PTM has alleged govt. Jirga of being powerless and having no authority to make decisions and formally made promises were still not fulfilled.
PTM Leaders

PTM removes Ali Wazir, Mohsin Dawar, 5 others for contesting polls

Mohsin Dawar, Ali Wazir, Abdullah Nangiyal, Hamid Sherani, Irshad Turi, Abdul Wahid and Jamal Maliyar are among the top activists of PTM who all were expelled from PTM
Wana Injured

At least three killed, several injured in a Taliban attack on Jirga in Wana

Tribal elders and tens of the supporters of PTM and Ali Wazir were attending an 'informal' Jirga in Wana Rustam Bazaar when local militants attacked them.
KP Assembly

KP Assembly passes landmark Fata merger bill

Total 92 members of the 124-seat provincial assembly voted in favour of the bill to mainstream and merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with KP
Fata People

Pakistan constitution brings Fata to mainstream after 71 years

In a ‘historic’ move, the Lower & Upper Houses, NA & Senate voted in favour of the 31st constitutional amendment to merge Fata with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Mohmand Tribes

Tale of tribes “hanged” between Charsadda and Mohmand

The status of more than 25 villages located between Mohmand Agency and Charsadda is controversial whether it is a part of the settled or tribal area. No one is ready to own them.
FATA YOUTH

Alarming; Youth are prone to drugs in tribal areas

Drug-dealers in Fata, in large number are dealing for differing kinds of drugs and they smuggle it to many other cities of Pakistan and neighbour countries.
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.
Ahmad Ali's Wife

No Access to Justice; Prisoners face pathetic conditions in Fata

Conditions of Prisoners in Fata are worsening. They are provided with substandard foods, no clean drinking water and no easy access to toilets and washrooms.