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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....

Archive

People throng cattle market in Bannu

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    People throng cattle market in Bannu
A large number of people thronged cattle market to buy sacrificial animals on Eidul Azha to be celebrated across Pakistan today (Saturday). People from the surrounding areas as well as...
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Police recover weapons in search operation

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Police recover weapons in search operation
The police on Friday recovered a huge cache of weapons during a joint search operation launched in localities bordering tribal areas. Talking to reporters, Senior Superintendent of Police (Operation) Sajjad...
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BB murder case: Authorities to keep acquitted men in for another month

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    BB murder case: Authorities to keep acquitted men in for another month
The five persons acquitted by court on Thursday in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto Shaheed murder case will remain behind the bar for another month due to security threats...
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Pak army distribute sweets among Afghan troops on Torkham

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Pak army distribute sweets among Afghan troops on Torkham
Pakistan Army distributed sweets to Afghan Army on Torkham border on Friday as Eidul Azha was being celebrated in Afghanistan. According to political administration of Khyber Agency, Lt Colonel Mubashir...
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50 arrested members of Karmazkhel tribe released

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    50 arrested members of Karmazkhel tribe released
The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has released 50 members of Karmazkhel tribe who were arrested under the collective responsibility law after incidents of fire in Agency Headquarters...
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US didn’t blame Pakistan for its failure in Afghanistan: David Hale

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    US didn’t blame Pakistan for its failure in Afghanistan: David Hale
US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale has said President Donald Trump has not blamed Pakistan for its failure in Afghanistan.
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Blast in Mohmand Agency kills three

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Blast in Mohmand Agency kills three
Three people, including father and son, lost their lives and two others were injured in a bomb blast in Anbar tehsil of Mohmand Agency on Friday.
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Travelers facing difficulties as transporters hike fares during Eid holidays

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Travelers facing difficulties as transporters hike fares during Eid holidays
People travelling to their native cities and villages to spend Eid holidays are facing a lot of difficulties due to unavailability of transport and exorbitant fares.
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Benazir Bhutto’s children express disappointment over court verdict in her assassination case

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Benazir Bhutto’s children express disappointment over court verdict in her assassination case
The children of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto have expressed disappointment over verdict of court in her assassination case.
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Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes successful throat surgery in London

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Kulsoom Nawaz undergoes successful throat surgery in London
Doctors performed successful surgery of throat of Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, at a hospital in London on Thursday.
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Eidul Azha celebrated in parts of Khyber, Mohmand agencies today

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Eidul Azha celebrated in parts of Khyber, Mohmand agencies today
Some parts of Khyber and Mohmand tribal agencies ae observing Eidul Azha today (Friday) with religious zeal and fervour.
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Gas supply scheme inaugurated in Swabi

Date: 01 Sep, 2017

    Gas supply scheme inaugurated in Swabi
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak and Speaker KP Assembly Asad Qaiser on Thursday inaugurated a gas supply scheme in Swabi.
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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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