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.

Political Agent’s senior staff involved in robbery, misbehavior, insult tribesmen

WANA: Senior staff members of the political administration including Samiullah stenographer are headache for the common people and create obstacles between the local government and common people.

FATA Grand Alliance rejects ‘Merge FATA in KP’

FATA Grand Alliance demanded the tribal areas as a new province of Pakistan otherwise reforms in the FCR and opposed the 'merge FATA in KP' campaign, in a Jirga held on Sunday.
Afghan Students

Border officials facilitate Afghan children to continue their studies in Pakistan

Afghan students were provided with special RFID cards that are valid inside the premises of Torkham and could not be used to travel outside of Torkham area.
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
Mirza Ala Market

Market dynamited as punishment under FCR in South Waziristan

Mirza Alam Market (plaza) was dynamited as a punishment for a bomb blast which killed an army officer during a search operation earlier this week.
Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian President ‘Santos’ wins Nobel Peace prize 2016 for his efforts to end civil...

The Nobel committee in Norway praised Juan Manuel Santos for his peace agreement with Farc rebels, signed last month after four years of negotiations.
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No one will be allowed to kill in name of religion: PM Nawaz Sharif

“The whole nation is in mourning as terrorists have started targeted soft targets in the recent past,” he said in his televised speech.
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.

PAF training jet crashed, female pilot dies, near Mianwali

A PAF FT-7PG flown by Squadron Leader Saqib Abbasi and co-pilot Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar was on a routine operational training mission when it encountered an in-flight emergency during the final stages of the mission

Five apprehend in search operation in Landi Kotal

Wednesday-Thursday middle night, undisclosed hurled two grenades in the cantonment however no causality occurred as the device landed in the deserted area.

Afghan MP, Peshawar dancer girl ‘settle’ her rape case out of court

The victim's family and Afghan parliamentarian have agreed to settle the case our of court. The case, however, is till in court and to be withdrawn.
FSL

Khyber Green Azmarey clinched winning trophy of FSL T20 Cricket Tournament

Prior to it, total of 24 teams across the tribal areas that had been divided in four groups, and each team comprises minimum nine players from FATA competed one another in 67 cricket games.
FATA MPs

Fata MPs stage sit-in in front of National Assembly for merger with KP

Fata's parliamentarians demand immediate abolition of the British colonial era’s Frontier Crime Regulations (FCR) immediately and Fata's merger with KP.

Tribal students protest against ‘corruption in FATA’

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor had authorised two-year medical course for the students of the tribal areas but the FDA is providing only one-year course which is unjust.