FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

IDPs

South Waziristan IDPs are in need of more development after repatriation

Lack of facilities and insufficient resources may hinder development and reconstruction process in the operation-ravaged areas of South Waziristan Agency
Amir Afridi

Students, youth hurt in beaten charge of Khasadar in Landi Kotal

15 students got injure when clash took place between students of Government Degree College, Landi Kotal and Khasadar troops here on Thursday.
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.
Iftikhar Chaudhry

Govt. deceives Fata’s people over reforms; former Chief Justice

Fata reforms are a deceiving tactic with tribes people and it would be a great achievement of current government if it extends Supreme and High courts jurisdiction to tribal regions.
Syed Kabir

Tribesmen demands resumption of water scheme

“The step mother behavior of the authorities cause developing of sense of derivation among the tribal and equivalent to deprive thirty thousands of population from their basic right of provision of potable”
Saffron

New ray of hope in Fata, Saffron to replace Hashish

Khyber Agency Agriculture department mull over to replaced opium and hashish cultivation with Saffron in war-torn Tirah Valley.
FATA Youth Festival

2nd Fata Youth Festival opened at Jamrud, over 1,800 players participating

More than 1,800 players from across the FATA are participating in 30 different games in the FAT Youth Festival to be continued until May 1, 2017.
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.
Roman Khan

Polio effectee disabled youth seeks financial support for treatment

Doctor prescribed him treatment that would make possible for him to walk at least with crutches instead of crawling which would cost Rs. 250000 for curing.
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.
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.