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Under-trial prisoner, policeman killed in gunmen’s attack in Karak

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Under-trial prisoner, policeman killed in gunmen’s attack in Karak
Two people including a policeman were killed in a firing incident here on Saturday. According to police, an under-trial prisoner Aqal Daraz was being shifted to local court for...
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Swat education board student wins inter-boards race

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Swat education board student wins inter-boards race
Abdul Qayum, a second year student of the Swat education board has won the inter-boards race competition which held here on Saturday. Players from different educational boards from all...
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Ordinance passed to disbar plea bargain beneficiaries for life time

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ordinance passed to disbar plea bargain beneficiaries for life time
President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday passed an ordinance disbarring those public office holders and government officials for lifetime who got benefit from the plea bargain and voluntary return laws...
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PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Fata chapter has announced to take out a rally in Peshawar on Jan 10 to put pressure on its party leadership to expedite the Fata...
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Ex MNA asks government to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ex MNA asks government to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis
Former member of National Assembly from Chitral Maulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali has demanded of the federal and provincial governments to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis during the winter...
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Villagers protest against slow pace of work on Hangu road

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Villagers protest against slow pace of work on Hangu road
Residents of Kachai area in district Kohat on Saturday held a protest demonstration against slow of pace of work on Hangu road. Led by general councilor Syed Takmeel Hussain, large...
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Teacher suspended for three months for ‘torturing’ six-year old student

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Teacher suspended for three months for ‘torturing’ six-year old student
A schoolteacher in Mardan has been suspended for three months for allegedly torturing a six-year old student, officials said here on Saturday. According to them, a primary school teacher in...
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Cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Bhana Mari

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Bhana Mari
At least six people received burn injuries in a cylinder blast incident in Bhana Mari locality of the provincial metropolis on Saturday, police said. According to police, the wife of...
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Reforms package to be implemented in FATA soon: president

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Reforms package to be implemented in FATA soon: president
President Mamnoon Hussain said on Friday that reforms package will be implemented in FATA soon to bring positive change in the lives of people. The president said this at a...
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Mobile snatchers kill student on offering resistance in Peshawar

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Mobile snatchers kill student on offering resistance in Peshawar
A student of second year (12th grade) was shot dead by robbers in Peshawar on Friday when he offered resistance during a mobile snatching attempt. The student, Kamran, hailing from...
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Schoolteacher tortures 6-year-old student in Mardan

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Schoolteacher tortures 6-year-old student in Mardan
A six-year-old student of first grade at a government school has been subjected to brutal torture by a teacher in the constituency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Muhammad Atif...
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Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance
Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retd) Raheel Sharif has reportedly joined the 39-nation military alliance as its chief. Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has confirmed these reports and said...
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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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