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Court acquits Ali Amin Gandapur in ballot box stealing case

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Court acquits Ali Amin Gandapur in ballot box stealing case
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Revenue Ali Amin Gandapur has been acquitted by a local court here in the case of stealing ballot box during the Local Government elections in...
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PRCS distributes non-edible items among 140 destitute tribal people

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    PRCS distributes non-edible items among 140 destitute tribal people
Secretary of the PRCS, Bajaur chapter Shah Hussain told media persons on the occasion that the non-edible items include buckets, pedestal fans, stoves, household utensils and blankets. He added...
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Girls’ primary school inaugurated in Bara

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Girls’ primary school inaugurated in Bara
A newly constructed primary school for girls was inaugurated in Aka Khel area of the Bara subdivision in Khyber Agency on Thursday. Political agent Khalid Mehmood inaugurated the school, which...
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Aka Khel tribesmen demand recovery of land occupied by Orakzai people

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Aka Khel tribesmen demand recovery of land occupied by Orakzai people
Elders of the Aka Khel tribe of the Khyber Agency have demanded of the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other government officials to recover their land what they said illegally...
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Chohthra club wins Salarzai Football Tournament in Bajaur Agency

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Chohthra club wins Salarzai Football Tournament in Bajaur Agency
Chohthra Football Club has won Salarzai Football Tournament which concluded here on Chohthra ground in Bajaur Agency on Thursday. In the final match, the host football club defeated Tarrla...
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Two police officials injured in hand grenade attack in Bannu

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Two police officials injured in hand grenade attack in Bannu
At least two policemen were injured in a hand grenade attack in Domail area of district Bannu, police said here on Thursday. As per details, officials of the Domail police...
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218 tribesmen given compensation amount for their damaged houses in Kurram

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    218 tribesmen given compensation amount for their damaged houses in Kurram
The political administration of Kurram agency on Thursday distributed cheques of compensation amount among the owners of damaged houses. A ceremony was held in the Jirga Hall here in...
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Pakistan in trouble despite Younis’ heroics in Sydney Test

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Pakistan in trouble despite Younis’ heroics in Sydney Test
Despite a record-making century from Younis Khan, Pakistan were still trailed by 267 runs by the hosts at the close of third day play of the third and final...
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Industrial zones to be established in Rashkai, Mohmand Agency under CPEC: minister

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Industrial zones to be established in Rashkai, Mohmand Agency under CPEC: minister
Nine industrial zones, including one in Rashkai in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and another in Mohmand Agency in FATA will be established under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the...
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95 tribesmen arrested over Torkham Adda dispute released

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    95 tribesmen arrested over Torkham Adda dispute released
The political administration of Khyber Agency has released 95 persons of Khogakhel tribe arrested over a dispute on the ownership of Torkham Adda. The administration said these persons were arrested...
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KP govt decides to expand sanitation campaign to whole province

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    KP govt decides to expand sanitation campaign to whole province
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to expand the sanitation drive from Peshawar to the whole province. The provincial government said garbage will be lifted from roads and streets in...
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Turkish police recover six abducted Pakistanis

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Turkish police recover six abducted Pakistanis
Six Pakistani citizens, who were kidnapped in Turkey, have been recovered by Turkish police. The Foreign Office said the Turkish police have confirmed release of the six Pakistanis to Pakistani...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Islamabad sit-in bears fruits as authorities start demining SWA

    It seems that the civil and military authorities in South Waziristan agency have started implementing the pledges the federal government made with the organizers of the 10-day sit-in staged against extra judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Reportedly, the authorities have formed nine teams to purge the tribal district from the scattered landmines, which had been killing and injuring the local tribesmen.

  • Tirah people seek alternativeh to poppy crop

    The people of Tirah area of Khyber Agency have called upon the government introduce another cash crop before eradicating poppy crop from the area.

  • First Pakistani Transgender Batch sworn in as Scouts

    The otherwise neglected community of transgender people has been included in Scout association as a Batch of 40 transgender youth took oath in Karachi on Friday. The young transgender scouts wore scarves and took oath. Atif Amin Hussain, Commissioner IPC Sindh Boys Scouts, administered the oath.

  • Girl from Mardan makes nation proud with her Biotechnology research

    The world is observing International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (Sunday). On this special occasion, TNN conducted an interview of Sarah Farooq Khan who aspires to become a role model for other girls through her research in the field of Biotechnology.

Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

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