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Christian community protests against ‘desecration’ of religious symbol

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Christian community protests against ‘desecration’ of religious symbol
Members of the minority Christian community have expressed strong resentment over production of footwear having a cross sign in its sole. The Christian community members gathered on Wednesday outside the...
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Disabled persons form association in Bannu

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Disabled persons form association in Bannu
Physically disabled persons have established an association to protect their rights and launch welfare activities for other persons with disabilities. As per details, Qazi Noor Rahman was elected as the...
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Volleyball event concludes in inter-district sports gala

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Volleyball event concludes in inter-district sports gala
The Allama Iqbal Public School, Pir Qayum has won the volleyball title in the ongoing inter-district sports festival being organized by the Kohat education board. The final match was played...
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APS victims’ parents demand extension in military courts’ tenure

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    APS victims’ parents demand extension in military courts’ tenure
Mothers of the martyred students of the Army Public School and College Peshawar have demanded of the federal government to give extension to the military courts for the quick...
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People facing shortage of water due to prolonged electricity load shedding

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    People facing shortage of water due to prolonged electricity load shedding
Due to prolonged outage of electricity, residents of Mamoond, Nawagai, Uthmankhel and Khar areas have facing acute shortage of drinking water beside other problems. The people of these areas have...
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Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the...
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NAB arrests four officials of Account Office in Battagram

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    NAB arrests four officials of Account Office in Battagram
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested four officials of the Battagram’s District Account Office, a press release issued here on Wednesday, said. It added that District Account...
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Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies
Governor Sindh, Justice(R) Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui died on Wednesday at the age of 78, a spokesman of the Governor’s House, Sindh said. Justice Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui, who remained Chief Justice of the...
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‘Goodbye FCR’ rally held in Peshawar

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    ‘Goodbye FCR’ rally held in Peshawar
A “goodbye FCR” rally was held under the auspices of the Fata Students Organization (FSO) in Peshawar on Wednesday to press the federal government to expedite the process of...
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Upper Dir people protest over not getting forest royalty

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Upper Dir people protest over not getting forest royalty
The people of Kalkot tehsil of Upper Dir on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration over not getting share in the income from forests. The protesters blocked the road in front...
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45 women FC recruits complete training

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    45 women FC recruits complete training
For the first time in the country’s history, 45 female recruits have been appointed in Frontier Corps (FC). The passing out parade ceremony of the 45 women recruits, who completed...
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Governor assures to remove reservations of North Waziristan people over Kurram-Tangi dam

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor assures to remove reservations of North Waziristan people over Kurram-Tangi dam
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has assured the people of North Waziristan Agency to remove their reservations on the construction of Kurram-Tangi dam. The governor made this assurance in...
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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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