Tribal Area

  • Pakistan government negotiators meet Taliban; ceasefire to continue 26-03-2014 08:46 PM

    The banned Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday agreed to continue its ceasefire after holding first-ever direct talks with government negotiators at an secret location in the restive tribal region of North Waziristan. Continuation of ceasefire was one of the primary demands of the government. The month-long ceasefire announced by the Tehrik-e-...
  • Power of 49: Tulasi Munda's fight to spread literacy among tribals 12-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Tulasi Munda who has worked hard to spread literacy among the tribal girls of Koenjhar. Like thousands of other adivasi children in the mining town of Koenjhar, Tulasi didn't go to school. It was her greed to learn, to make something of herself that set Tulasi Munda apart form other...
  • 2-day conclave of 8 governors on tribal issues concludes 06-12-2013 11:19 PM

    A panel of eight governors on Friday concluded its two-day deliberations on issues relating to tribal areas covered under the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution. The panel discussed 'Budget Models' for Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) areas, land rights of Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers, and the role of...
  • Stop drone attacks, Zardari tells US 26-04-2011 02:50 PM

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the US to stop drone attacks in the country's tribal areas after a group of parliamentarians spoke of the growing resentment among local people against it. The issue came up when parliamentarians from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) met Zardari on Monday,...
  • Shocker: US troops killed Afghans for sport? 20-09-2010 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Shocking reports of human rights violations by US troops in Afghanistan. The US military has found that a group of soldiers within its ranks formed a death squad that randomly targeted civilians for sport. Five soldiers have been charged with murder for a five-month killing spree that left...
  • Dos and don'ts for Pak tribal women 29-11-2006 03:52 PM

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