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  • 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

    “Men cannot go to places where children are born and those who go to the delivery places cannot enter the respective village for a certain period of time but tourists violate these restrictions due to which the community suffers mentally as there are a number of stories (superstitions) associated with it,” he said...

    HRCP member Nasreen Azhar, who chaired the event, said the Kalash community land was being occupied by outsiders and a...

  • 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 administration imposed a fine of Rs120 million collectively on Sipah tribesmen after a deadly attack on security force soon after the start of military operation in Bara in which a number of soldiers were killed and some of their vehicles...

  • 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...

  • Khyber leaders seek immediate return of displaced Sipah tribe

    LANDI KOTAL: The representatives of various political parties on Tuesday demanded immediate return of the displaced families of Sipah tribe and reopening of the Bara Bazaar...

     The Khyber Agency political administration has asked the Sipah tribe to surrender more than 118 suspect militants and pay a fine for attacking a security convoy in its area in October last year...

  • Bugti tribe ready to fight against India, says Shahzain

    Speaking at a press conference at his residence here on Sunday, he said that following in the footsteps of Nawab Akbar Bugti, his tribe was ready to defend the country...

    “I will lead my tribe in its journey to the mountains of Kashmir to take part in war if India makes a mistake of committing any aggression against Pakistan,” Mr Shahzain said...

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