FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

Khyber Agency School

Despite govt tall claims, education is still in dismal state in war-frayed Fata

Thousands of students have no textbook in Mohmand Agency. Govt initiated mass enrollment campaigns while hundreds of schools exist in tents without buildings, drinking water and toilets.
Ghani Shinwari

Ghani Shinwari; a ‘labourer’, unsung hero of Martial Art from Fata

Ghani Shinwari works on daily wages in Torkham on Pak-Afghan border. In after noon, he comes to a Martial Art Academy; a big hall located in an old building in Landi Kotal Bazzar of Khyber Agency.

Eight shopkeepers arrested for overcharging in Mohmand Agency

The political administration also seized substandard food items and imposed fines on those involved in overcharging and selling such food items.
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.
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.