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.
Tribal district's 15% population is disabled due to militancy and landmines. Erstwhile Fata's disabled persons vulnerable to lack of funds.
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.
PTM has alleged govt. Jirga of being powerless and having no authority to make decisions and formally made promises were still not fulfilled.
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
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.
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
In a ‘historic’ move, the Lower & Upper Houses, NA & Senate voted in favour of the 31st constitutional amendment to merge Fata with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lack of facilities and insufficient resources may hinder development and reconstruction process in the operation-ravaged areas of South Waziristan Agency