Landmine victims

Landmine victims in Fata are helpless to survive

Neither government nor non-governmental organizations payed attention to clean the area of mines. Most of the landmines were found in cultivating fields and in foothills near to the villages like Basharah.
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.
IDPs

South Waziristan IDPs are in need of more development after repatriation

Lack of facilities and insufficient resources may hinder development and reconstruction process in the operation-ravaged areas of South Waziristan Agency
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.
FATA Youth

Govt. is not honest to mainstream tribal areas; Fata youth

FATA youth called upon government to take pragmatic steps for reconstruction and rehabilitation of the damaged infrastructure before the implementation of the proposed reforms agenda in FATA.
Sikh in Fata

FATA’s displaced minorities seek relief, Inclusion of Sikhism in census

Minorities follow same traditions and lifestyle as common tribal people do but they face problems more than the Muslim majority tribal do.
Fata Women

Tribal women seek representation in Jirga, reject ‘Riwaj Act’ in FATA reforms

The approval of FATA’s merger was welcomed everywhere but tribal women expressed their confusion regarding women’s position after the merger.
IDPs South Waziristan

More than half of S. Waziristan IDPs are still deprived of aid

48,062 families have been registered as the IDPs families while 59,559 families not registered due to the issue of ‘double’ addresses on their CNICs. These families have not received any relief yet as claimed by the tribesmen.
Irfan Mehsood

Irfan Mehsood; an IDP, M.Phil student, Now Guinness World Record holder

Irfan Mehsood arranged for the record attempt in July in Dera Ismail Khan this year and had to wait for the record governing body to approve of his feat.
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.

Hamid Hussain martyred to save his students

The brave teacher ordered his students to stay inside as Taliban gunmen stormed the building with heavy fire.

Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter welcomed with $45 billion surprise

The parents plan to give 99 percent of their Facebook fortune to charity over the course of their lives via a new foundation, Zuckerberg announced in a letter embedded in a post commemorating the birth of the couple's first child.

Media discus our divorce, insult our values; Reham Khan

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Younis Khan hit a brilliant unbeaten 171 as Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the 3rd Test to win their first series on the island since 2006.

Robert Mugabe proposes to Barack Obama

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