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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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Return Hajj flights to begin today

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Return Hajj flights to begin today
Return Hajj flights from Saudi Arabia will begins on Wednesday to take Pakistani pilgrims back home as first flight is scheduled to arrive at 12:30pm here at Bacha Khan...
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SC takes notice of narcotics use at educational institutions in KP

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    SC takes notice of narcotics use at educational institutions in KP
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the provincial government to submit a report regarding the open use of narcotics at the educational institutions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A bench headed by...
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Hajj pilgrims protest against poor transport arrangements

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Hajj pilgrims protest against poor transport arrangements
Pakistani Hajj Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia staged a protest against poor transportation and accommodation arrangements made by the government of Pakistan. Talking to reporters after performing Hajj, the pilgrim said...
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17 local tourists kidnapped in Khyber Agency

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    17 local tourists kidnapped in Khyber Agency
Unidentified armed kidnappers kidnapped 17 tourists from DilKhad Inzernao area of Khyber Agency. According to political administration officials, the tourists were on way when they were intercepted and taken...
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Dir Upper residents protest power outages, low voltage

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Dir Upper residents protest power outages, low voltage
Fed up with incessant power outages and low voltage, Residents of Dir Upper stages a protest and blocked Dir-Chitral Highway for traffic here on Monday. The protesters chanted slogans...
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Three-day ‘Ambassador Conference’ begins in Islamabad

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Three-day ‘Ambassador Conference’ begins in Islamabad
A three-day ‘Ambassador Conference’ begins here Monday in Islamabad where ambassadors from China, Saudi Arabia, US, Russia and other countries participate. The conference was started by Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad...
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UN, OIC asked to stop Muslims’ genocide in Myanmar

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    UN, OIC asked to stop Muslims’ genocide in Myanmar
A large number of residents on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration to condemn genocide of Burmese Muslims and demanded of the Organisation of Islamic Conference to intervene. The protesters led...
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Unknown persons burn wooden bridge in Chitral

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Unknown persons burn wooden bridge in Chitral
Unidentified persons on Tuesday set a wooden bridge ablaze that was constructed over a river at Ajno village in Tarko tehsil of the district. The bridge that was set...
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Two more patients die of dengue in Peshawar

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Two more patients die of dengue in Peshawar
Two more patients including a woman and a child died of dengue at Khyber Teaching Hospital here Tuesday taking the tally to 17 persons who lost their lives to...
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Colonel among three soldiers killed as militants attack FC convoy in Balochistan

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Colonel among three soldiers killed as militants attack FC convoy in Balochistan
Three soldiers, including a Colonel, were martyred while three others sustained injuries in an attack by militants on a convoy of Frontier Corps (FC) in Balochistan on Monday.
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Film on prevailing situation in Parachinar ‘Sulagtay Chinar’ released

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Film on prevailing situation in Parachinar ‘Sulagtay Chinar’ released
Sulagtay Chinar, a film on the prevailing situation in Kurram Agency, was released on Monday.
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BRICS declares LeT, JeM responsible for violence in region

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    BRICS declares LeT, JeM responsible for violence in region
BRICS, an organisation of five countries including India, Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa have for the first time bracketed Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taebbya (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) responsible for violence...
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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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