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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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School children hospitalized after teacher’s torture in Mardan

Date: 06 May, 2017

    School children hospitalized after teacher’s torture in Mardan
MARDAN, 06 May: Three students of a private school were hospitalized after their teacher brutally tortured them for being absent from the school in Mardan. The victim children were...
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PHC reinstates KP MPA Abdul Munim

Date: 06 May, 2017

    PHC reinstates KP MPA Abdul Munim
PESHAWAR, 06 May: The Peshawar High Court on Saturday reinstated Abdul Munim as member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial Assembly from Shangla. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has...
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APC asks govt to table ‘Fata Reforms Bill’ in NA before budget session

Date: 06 May, 2017

    APC asks govt to table ‘Fata Reforms Bill’ in NA before budget session
ISLAMABAD, 06 May: The All Parties Conference (APC) convened over Fata reforms implementation, on Saturday demanded of the federal government to table the Fata Reforms Bill in National Assembly...
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Councilor among two killed over minor dispute in Peshawar

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Councilor among two killed over minor dispute in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 06 May: Two people including a councilor were killed when two groups clashed over a minor dispute in Achar Kalay of Peshawar here on Saturday. According to police,...
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KKF awards scholarships to 250 students of Khyber Agency

Date: 06 May, 2017

    KKF awards scholarships to 250 students of Khyber Agency
PESHAWAR, 06 May: The Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation (KKF) in collaboration of National Testing Services (NTS) on Saturday awarded scholarships to 250 poor and intelligent students of Khyber Agency. The scholarships...
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Bajaur: Seminar held to aware tribal women about Fata reforms

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Bajaur: Seminar held to aware tribal women about Fata reforms
KHAR, 06 May: A seminar was organized in Bajaur Agency to create awareness among tribal women regarding Fata reforms. The seminar was organized by tribal areas students’ organization in...
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Govt assures to table ‘Fata Reforms Bill’ in next NA session

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Govt assures to table ‘Fata Reforms Bill’ in next NA session
ISLAMABAD, 06 May: The federal government has assured the All Parties Conference (APC) on Fata reforms, to present the Fata Reforms Bill in the next session of the National...
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CCPO Peshawar suspends nine policemen over public complaints

Date: 06 May, 2017

    CCPO Peshawar suspends nine policemen over public complaints
PESHAWAR, 06 May: The Peshawar Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Muhammad Tahir Khan on Saturday suspended nine policemen over public complaints of misbehavior with citizens. According to statement issued...
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Landowner locks government school in Nowshera

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Landowner locks government school in Nowshera
NOWSHERA, 06 May: A landowner locked a government-run middle school for boys in the constituency of Chief Minister Perez Khattak for being not appointing his relatives as class IV....
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Two FC soldiers killed in IED blast in North Waziristan

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Two FC soldiers killed in IED blast in North Waziristan
MIRANSHAH, 06 May: Two soldiers of Frontier Constabulary (FC) were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Spinwam tehsil of North Waziristan Agency on Saturday. According to...
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Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people

Date: 06 May, 2017

    Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people
After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee....
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3 soldiers injured as lightning strikes check post in Jamrud

Date: 06 May, 2017

    3 soldiers injured as lightning strikes check post in Jamrud
Three soldiers sustained injuries when lightning struck a security check post in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency on Friday night.
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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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