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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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KP health department cancels Eid holidays of employees

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    KP health department cancels Eid holidays of employees
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department has cancelled Eid holidays of all the health employees for carrying out anti dengue activities
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JI launches campaign for women’s rights in Peshawar

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    JI launches campaign for women’s rights in Peshawar
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) women wing, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter, on Thursday launched a three-month long awareness campaign for the rights of women in Peshawar
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Islam teaches peace and brotherhood, says Imam-e-Kaaba in Hajj sermon

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Islam teaches peace and brotherhood, says Imam-e-Kaaba in Hajj sermon
Imam-e-Kaaba Dr. Shaykh Sa’d bin Nasir al-Shithri in his Hajj sermon Islam teaches peace and the peace only be found through religion.
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WSSP prepares special cleanliness plan for Eid-ul-Azha

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    WSSP prepares special cleanliness plan for Eid-ul-Azha
Chief Executive Officer of Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) Jehanzeb Khan on Thursday said that more than 381 vehicles would take part in the special cleanliness campaign during...
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ATC Rawalpindi announces verdict in Benazir Bhutto murder case

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    ATC Rawalpindi announces verdict in Benazir Bhutto murder case
The Rawalpindi Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday announced its verdict in the murder case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and acquitted five accused in the case
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Bajaur administration releases 51 prisoners ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Bajaur administration releases 51 prisoners ahead of Eid-ul-Azha
The Political Administration of Bajaur Agency on Thursday released 51 prisoners, detained for petty issues, to facilitate them to celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha with their families
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Tickets for World XI series available online from Sept 1

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Tickets for World XI series available online from Sept 1
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to start online sale of tickets for the thrilling three-match T20 series between Pakistan and World XI from September 1
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Three brothers injured in toy bomb blast in Landikotal

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Three brothers injured in toy bomb blast in Landikotal
Three brothers sustained injuries when a toy bomb went off inside a house in Landikotal sub-division of Khyber Agency, official sources said on Thursday
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Kohat residents protest against prolonged power cuts triggered by faulty transformer

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Kohat residents protest against prolonged power cuts triggered by faulty transformer
Infuriated over prolong power outages due to faulty transformer for the last 15 days, locals of Zangal Khel area on Thursday staged a protest sit-in against Water and Power...
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Sheikh Rasheed files petition in ECP for PM Abbasi’s disqualification

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Sheikh Rasheed files petition in ECP for PM Abbasi’s disqualification
Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed on Thursday filed a petition in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) demanding Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s disqualification
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Bakakhel Wazir market presents deserted look after return of North Waziristan TDPs

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Bakakhel Wazir market presents deserted look after return of North Waziristan TDPs
Trades in Bakakhel Wazir Mandi near Bannu have said their businesses have been affected after return of temporarily displaced people of North Waziristan Agency.
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Four-member gang of robbers busted in Mardan

Date: 31 Aug, 2017

    Four-member gang of robbers busted in Mardan
A four-member robbers of thieves, including two policemen, has been arrested in Mardan.
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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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