Census

Fata’s displaced people have deep concerns over 6th census

Fata’s people, especially Political and Social Activists are raising questions and shown deep- reservations over the sixth census-2017.
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.
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.

Torkham border closure causes billion rupees loss to national exchequer

The Torkham border remained closed on third day, as fourth round of talks between Pak Afghan officials failed to peacefully settle down fencing issue.
Custom officials

Torkham custom clearance agents observed strike over slow checking process at border

New inspection plan took five to eight hours to load down and load up the merchandise goods as no modern machinery was unavailable in the custom center to speed up the process.
North Waziristan IDPs

FDMA to pay Rs 520 million to North Waziristan IDPs

Government to releases Rs 250 million funds to the North Waziristan IDPs in three installments through FMDA as Rs 36000 per installment, FDMA Director Sohail Khan announced.
Turkish Army

194 reported killed after Turkish military coup failed

Fighting continued into the early morning, with the sounds of huge blasts echoing across Istanbul and the capital, Ankara, including at least one bomb that hit the parliament complex.

Torkham border blockade deprives Afghan students of taking SSC exam

Because of the blockade of the border since February 17, all the students across the border had been absent of their classes as they had not been permitted to enter into Pakistan via Torkham border.
Torkham

Torkham border not reopened for movement after PM announcement

Administration has said that they have not received any written notification to resume the movement across the border however they will be reopened after formal notification.

Students annoyed extra-restrictions at Torkham border

FC soldiers at Torkham did not permit scores of college students to cross border besides having college identity cards and domicile certificates.

Students in Landikotal face shortage of seats in local college

More than 500 students have passed the matriculation examination only in Landikotal. However, the college has only 245 seats for newcomers.

FATA Grand Alliance announces protest against ‘FATA merger in KP’

FATA Grand Alliance says that to resist the proposed integration of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, they would hold a series of sit-ins in Peshawar as well as Islamabad.
Saudi Arabia Woman Driver

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on women driving next year

In a royal decree signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the order said it will be effective immediately but the rollout will take months, according to state news agency SPA.

Military gives go-ahead for Punjab operation after Lahore blast

Army and Rangers carried out five joint operations in Lahore, Faisalabad and Multan since last night during which several suspected terrorists and their facilitators have been arrested.

Irregularities revealed in S. Waziristan health department

Appointments in the main headquarter and other small hospitals are decided on the basis of bribes but not merit. Doctors are absent and medicine is not available.