EDUCATION

Fata’s first ever ‘engineering college’ to open soon in Kurram Agency

The engineering college at Sadda, Kurram Agency will be accepting admissions during the current month. A medical college will be established in next six months.
Committee Meeting

Govt. again promises speedy steps to mainstream Fata

PM directed the Minister for Law and Justice to fast track legislative and administrative measures for the mainstreaming of FATA and giving its people fundamental rights.
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.
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.

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.
Tirah

Political Administration demolishes house in Khyber Agency

The Khyber Agency political administration demolished the house of a proclaimed offender Sheharyar Afridi in Nawy Abadi village of Jamrud tehsil on Wednesday.
FSO Youth

Youth stage sit-in in Peshawar demanding Fata’s merger with KP

Governor KP assured to accept demands of the youth protesting Fata's immediate merger with and promised to take actions for mainstreaming Fata until August 14.

Unregistered Afghans have to leave Mohmand in six days; Administration

Authorities have also announced on loudspeakers in mosques warning tribesmen to stop renting houses and supporting Afghans who are living illegally in the areas.
Parachinar

Twin blasts kills 45, injures 284 in Parachinar, Kurram Agency

People were busy in shopping for Eid in the evening when the blasts targeted Turi Market near Karman Adda, government sources said.
Cow

Mysterious disease kills 71 animals in Kurram Agency

The diseased is seemed to be spread because of the anthrax infection among the effected animals. Blood samples of animals have been sent to laboratories in Peshawar.
Imtiaz Gul

FATA – A victim of vested political interests

A big majority categorically favoured the FATA merger with KP, saying this was natural and logical in view of the geographical contiguity and historical ethnic linguistic links between the two regions.
Ijaz Khan

A FATA-L delay

If the change is announced after a few months, it will face more problems than it would have faced earlier. Dragging feet on Fata’s merger with KP will have negative political implications for the state of Pakistan.