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  • Army shot dead two suicide bombers near Pak-Afghan border The security forces has reportedly gunned down two suicide bombers during a search operation in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency....
  • Resolution in KP Assembly submitted against Asif Zardari for defending Rao Anwar A PTI legislator on Monday submitted a resolution in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly against former president and co-chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari for defending former SSP Malir, Rao Anwar who is alleged of killing Naqeebullah Mehsud in a fake police encounter. The resolution has been filed by Fazal-e-Elahi Khan. The mover has condemned the former president for calling Rao Anwar a “brave child”....
  • Inquiry ordered into falling down of under construction gate in FR Kohat The administration of the FR Kohat, Darra Adam Khel has ordered inquiry of the falling down of the under construction gate which claimed the lives of six laborers the other day. Deputy Commissioner, Kohat, Khalid Ilyas said that a team had been formed to investigate the matter and examine the quality of the materials being used in the construction of the gigantic entry gate in Jawaki area....
  • Tribesmen threaten to boycott anti-polio drive if dispute on road construction not resolved Residents of Nazar Maina area in Barang tehsil of Bajuar tribal agency have threatened to boycott the anti-polio immunization drive if the government failed to resolve the dispute over the construction of road to their area. The tribesmen took out a protest rally against the government’s inability to resolve the dispute with the Alizai tribesmen, who had forcibly stopped construction of the road....
  • Tribal students hold sit-in against ‘corruption’ in FDA, police’s baton charge Students from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have staged a protest sit-in outside the Governors’ House here against the alleged high handedness of officials of the Fata Development Authority (FDA) and the Peshawar police. Before staging the sit-in, the protesting students marched from the Qayum Stadium to the Governors’ House and chanted slogans against the FDA and local police....

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Probe demanded in appointment of VCs

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Probe demanded in appointment of VCs
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Karwan, a civil society organisation, on Thursday demanded of the government to conduct an inquiry to investigate search committee constituted to search and nominate eligible candidates for...
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Three militants convicted by military courts executed in Kohat Jail

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Three militants convicted by military courts executed in Kohat Jail
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Three more militants of banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who were awarded death sentence by military courts, were executed in Kohat jail, Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR)...
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Sports stadium inaugurated in Kurram Agency

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Sports stadium inaugurated in Kurram Agency
KURRAM AGENCY, 04 May: Additional Political Agent Nasirulla Khan has inaugurated the first ever sports stadium at Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday. The sports stadium, constructed at the cost...
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University employee arrested in Mashal lynching case

Date: 04 May, 2017

    University employee arrested in Mashal lynching case
PESHAWAR, 04 May: The Mardan police Thursday claimed to have arrested another accused in the Mashal Khan’s lynching case. Addressing a news conference, District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr...
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North Waziristan’s Dande Darpakhel tribe demands early rehabilitation

Date: 04 May, 2017

    North Waziristan’s Dande Darpakhel tribe demands early rehabilitation
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Elders of the Dande Darpakhel of North Waziristan Agency (SWA) have demanded the government to ensure their rehabilitation without any further delay. Addressing a press conference...
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Kohat people voluntarily hand over arms to police

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Kohat people voluntarily hand over arms to police
KOHAT, 04 May: Residents of the Kohat on Thursday voluntarily surrendered their heavy arms to police. Talking to reporters, SP Operation Tariq Mehmood said that people had been asked...
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Landowner locks govt school over non-appointment of his son

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Landowner locks govt school over non-appointment of his son
PESHAWAR, 04 May: The landowner of a government-run primary school in Baila area of Peshawar has locked the building for being not appointing his son as watchman. As per...
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Swabi residents demand appointment of assistant commissioner

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Swabi residents demand appointment of assistant commissioner
SWABI, 04 May: The residents of the Swabi tehsil Thursday demanded of the government to immediately appoint assistant commissioner as they were facing hurdles in getting their work done....
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No power load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar: minister

Date: 04 May, 2017

    No power load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar: minister
Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said no power load-shedding will be carried out at Sehr and Iftar timings during the holy month of...
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ANP to attend all parties conference on FATA reforms

Date: 04 May, 2017

    ANP to attend all parties conference on FATA reforms
The Awami National Party (ANP) central leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour on Wednesday assured the FATA parliamentarians that his party will attend the all parties conference regarding FATA reforms.
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Facebook helps reunite elderly woman from Dir with brothers after 60 years

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Facebook helps reunite elderly woman from Dir with brothers after 60 years
A woman hailing from Ashiri Darra area of Upper Dir, who went missing 60 years ago, has finally found her family members with the help of social media.
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CDWP approves 16 projects worth Rs130 billion

Date: 04 May, 2017

    CDWP approves 16 projects worth Rs130 billion
The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved 16 projects, including Peshawar Rapid Bus Service, which will cost Rs130 billion.
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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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