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  • The phenomena of Qandeel Baloch: Did the Media Kill Qandeel Baloch?

    It has been over two weeks since social media star Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother and cousin as she slept in her parents’ home in Multan, on July 15, 2016...

    In an environment where the lines between Pakistan’s mainstream and sensationalist media seem to have been irretrievably blurred, Qandeel was soon invited to popular talk shows and even shows that discussed current affairs on a regular basis...

  • Repatriation of Shalobar tribe begins today

    LANDI KOTAL: Repatriation of thousands of displaced families of Shalobar tribe of Bara will begin today (Monday), local administration officials said on Sunday...

    The Khyber Agency political administration had earlier announced to start the return of Shalobar tribe from June 2 but had to postpone the plan due to unspecified reasons...

  • ‘Grand jirga’ decides: Mazari tribe to help police in operation against gangs

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Mazari tribe and its sub-clans will support police in a joint operation against the crime gangs in the riverine area of Rujhan Mazari tehsil of Rajanpur district to reestablish writ of the government there...

    This was announced following a ‘grand jirga’ attended by a good number of heads of Mazari tribe’s sub-clans, besides Rajanpur DPO Attique Ahmed Tahir and the representatives of Rahim Yar Khan police, sources told...

  • Perks of Bara tribe suspended over refusal to pay fine

    LANDI KOTAL: The political administration of Khyber Agency suspended all perks and privileges of Sipah tribe after its elders refused to pay a fine of Rs120 million, imposed on it for inflicting losses on the security forces during the military operation in Bara...

    Official sources said that Sipah tribe had furnished guarantees to the administration that it would ensure safety of security forces in their area so the responsibility of...

  • Tribe allows new customs terminal at Torkham

    Khyber Agency political agent Shahab Ali Shah and Khyber Rifles commandant Tariq Hafeez represented the government side, while the Khugakhel tribe’s case was pleaded by a nine-member committee comprising Shah Hussain, Zakriya Khan, Wali Khan, Zulfiqar Khan, Naib Shah, Mohammad Shafeeq, Ajar Khan, Tajuddin and Haji Naseer...

    Though the government side acknowledged that a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ was reached with the Khugakhel...

  • Rights activists highlight threats to existence of Kalash tribe

    The “Consultation on challenges for the Kalash community: the way forward” was organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) at a local hotel...

    Ali Ahmad Jan, the director of a civil society organisation, Sustainable Solution, said outsiders should not have the right to purchase land in the Kalash valleys like people of Pakistan cannot purchase land in Kashmir...

  • Sardar Ali Mohammad appointed Jattak tribe chief

    Speaking at a ceremony held on Thursday to mark the appointment of Sardar Ali Mohammad Jattak as the new chief of the Jattak Baloch tribe, the chief minister said it was the responsibility of all Sardars to work for the welfare and development of their people...

    He said that Sardar Asad Khan Jattak had set a good example by naming his son as the new Sardar of the Jattak tribe during his own life...

  • Bara tribe fined, asked to hand over wanted men to admin

    LANDI KOTAL: The political administration of Khyber Agency has asked the Sipah tribe of Bara to hand over 118 wanted tribesmen to it and pay Rs120 million fine for attacking a security convoy in October last...

    The administration has linked fulfillment of these two conditions with announcement of a return plan for thousands of temporarily displaced families of Sipah tribe...

  • Sipah tribe asked to surrender wanted men

    LANDI KOTAL: The Khyber Agency political administration on Monday set a three-day deadline to the Sipah tribe of Bara to surrender all its wanted members and deposit the fine of Rs120 million...

    The members of Sipah jirga said that they had already handed over 20 wanted men of their tribe out of the total 118 to the administration some three weeks ago and many more were willing to surrender as they believed that they were innocent... ...

  • Wi-tribe down in Karachi

    KARACHI: Wi-tribe customers on Tuesday faced an unusually long maintenance shutdown of the internet service from 3am till the filing of this report...

    Officers in other customer care facilities of Wi Tribe in the city were also seen giving flimsy excuses for the long shutdown...

  • Tribe given two days to find missing Fata employees

    WANA: The political administration in South Waziristan Agency gave on Friday two days to elders of Sulimankhel tribe to find five employees of Fata Develop­ment Authority (FDA) and their four guards who went missing in an area of the agency on Thursday...

    According to officials, Assistant Political Agent Saad Qaisrani held a meeting with elders of the tribe and asked them to produce the missing people by Sunday...

  • Sipah tribe accepts govt’s conditions for return of IDPs

    LANDI KOTAL: The beleaguered Sipah tribe of Bara has finally announced formation of a 80-member Qaumi Sareshtha besides publicly denouncing militancy and a pledge to desist from supporting and patronising any militant organisation...

    The decision was made at a jirga of Sipah elders held on Thursday amid renewed efforts by a neutral jirga to strike deal between Sipah tribe and Khyber Agency political administration and convince the...

  • Bajaur tribe reprimanded for not checking militant activities

    “We are very disappointed by the poor performance of the elders and tribesmen of Arang tribe as they are not fulfilling their collective responsibility to arrest the terrorists responsible for the killing of three people including two tribal elders in a recent remote-controlled blast in the area,” Political Agent Sohail Ahemd Khan told a jirga here on Tuesday...

    He said that poor performance of the people of Arang tribe after the...

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