FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

FATA YOUTH

Alarming; Youth are prone to drugs in tribal areas

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.
Disable Persons in FATA

Government is slothful towards helpless disable persons in Fata

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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
Muhammad Ibrahim

Deciding the fate of Fata, the best option?

Merge Fata, Create a separate province, make a Gilgit Baltistan alike Fata Council and conduct a referendum in Fata are the possible four option for deciding the fate of tribal people.
Ayoub Khan

How much Pashtuns are responsible for their plight

This article reviews the current situation of Pashtuns of both countries Pakistan and Afghanistan and the nature and structures of Pashtun society.