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Family refutes Sartaj Aziz’s claim over transgender’s killing in Saudi Arabia

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Family refutes Sartaj Aziz’s claim over transgender’s killing in Saudi Arabia
The family members of a transgender who was allegedly killed in Saudi Arabia, have regretted the claim of Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, that death...
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Pakistan Day celebrated in Kurram, Mohmand agencies with traditional zeal

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan Day celebrated in Kurram, Mohmand agencies with traditional zeal
Like other parts of the country, the Pakistan Day was also celebrated in Kurram and Mohmand agencies with traditional zeal and enthusiasm.
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House collapses due to rains, snowfall in Chitral

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    House collapses due to rains, snowfall in Chitral
An eight-room house was collapsed due to heavy rains and snowfall in Ghurzag area of Chitral on Thursday.
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SHO, DSP accused of threatening Peshawar resident

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    SHO, DSP accused of threatening Peshawar resident
A resident of Bana Marri area of Peshawar on Thursday accused senior police officers of the Bana Marri police station of giving death threats.
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KP Governor confers civil awards on high achievers on Pakistan Day

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    KP Governor confers civil awards on high achievers on Pakistan Day
On behalf of President Mamnoon Hussain, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Thursday conferred civil awards upon various personalities of the province from different walks of life...
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Abbottabad secures first position in KP U-23 Hazara Region male games

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Abbottabad secures first position in KP U-23 Hazara Region male games
Abbotaabad has remained at top at points table as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-23 Hazara Region male games concluded on Thursday.
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KP Govt advised to recede services of D. I. Khan education officers

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    KP Govt advised to recede services of D. I. Khan education officers
Deputy Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan has advised the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to recede the services of the district education officers for not celebrating Pakistan Day in the district.
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Transporters, drivers protest for not allowing entry into Afghanistan without passport

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Transporters, drivers protest for not allowing entry into Afghanistan without passport
Score of Pakistani transporters, truck drivers and local politicians on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against Afghan authorities’ decision requiring Pakistani truckers to show the passport before crossing the...
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Reservations of Mehsud tribe of South Waziristan regarding census addressed

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Reservations of Mehsud tribe of South Waziristan regarding census addressed
The reservations of the people of Mehsud tribe in South Waziristan Agency about the ongoing census have been addressed, the political administration said.
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Power supply restored in Akakhel after a week

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Power supply restored in Akakhel after a week
Power supply has been restored in Akakhel area of Khyber Agency after one week suspension.
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Woman, son injured in Lakki Marwat blast

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Woman, son injured in Lakki Marwat blast
A woman and her son were injured in a bomb blast in Lakki Marwat on Thursday.
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PHC restores 132 sacked employees of Islamia College University

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    PHC restores 132 sacked employees of Islamia College University
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has restored 132 employees of Islamia College University (ICU) and declared their sacking orders void.
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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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