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Woman among two killed in hand grenade explosion in Upper Dir

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Woman among two killed in hand grenade explosion in Upper Dir
TIMERGARA, 05 May: At least two people including an elderly woman and child were killed and four others including women and children were injured in hand grenade explosion inside...
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SC forms JIT to investigate offshore assets of Sharif family

Date: 05 May, 2017

    SC forms JIT to investigate offshore assets of Sharif family
ISLAMABAD, 05 May: The Supreme Court on Friday formed a six-member joint investigation team (JIT) to probe into offshore assets of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. The...
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Jamrud: Residents set up hunger strike camp against water shortage in Surkamar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Jamrud: Residents set up hunger strike camp against water shortage in Surkamar
JAMRUD, 05 May: The residents of Surkamar area of Jamrud tehsil on Friday set up a three day hunger strike camp in protest against shortage of clean drinking water...
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Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram
PARACHINAR, 05 May: The Kurram Agency political administration and security forces here on Friday held a Jirga with the tribal elders for restoration of durable peace in the agency....
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Tight security arrangements for Friday prayers in Chitral

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Tight security arrangements for Friday prayers in Chitral
CHITRAL, 05 May: Following a man declaring himself a messiah in Chitral, tight security arrangements were made for Friday prayers to keep law and order situation in control. Tight...
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District administration banned goats’ grazing in Haripur

Date: 05 May, 2017

    District administration banned goats’ grazing in Haripur
HARIPUR, 05 May: The district administration has imposed two-month ban on grazing of goats across Haripur district. The Haripur district administration in a statement said that the ban was...
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Javed Afridi demands some PSL-3 matches in Peshawar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Javed Afridi demands some PSL-3 matches in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 05 May: The Pakistan Super League-2 (PSL) champions Peshawar Zalmi has requested the PSL management to host some of PSL-3rd edition matches in Peshawar. Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed...
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Buner: Khudukhel elders protested against police highhandedness

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Buner: Khudukhel elders protested against police highhandedness
BUNER, 05 May: The elders of Totalai village of Khudukhel tehsil of Buner on Friday staged protest demonstration against the highhandedness. Score of protesters blocked the Swabi-Buner Road for...
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Nine killed, 18 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Nine killed, 18 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman
CHAMAN, 05 April: At least nine people including two women were killed and 18 others including FC personnel sustained injuries in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman here on...
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One killed, 17 injured in Afghan forces cross border shelling in Chaman

Date: 05 May, 2017

    One killed, 17 injured in Afghan forces cross border shelling in Chaman
One person was killed and 17 others sustained injuries when Afghan soldiers fired mortar shells on Pakistani check posts on the Chaman border on Friday.
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Show cause notices issued to 22 education officers in KP over absenteeism

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Show cause notices issued to 22 education officers in KP over absenteeism
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department has issued show cause notices to 22 education officers over absenteeism and violation of discipline.
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KP Digital Youth Summit begins in Peshawar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    KP Digital Youth Summit begins in Peshawar
A three-day Digital Youth Summit got underway in Peshawar on Thursday to unearth the hidden talent of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa youth.
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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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