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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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Yasir Shah to play Caribbean Premier League

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Yasir Shah to play Caribbean Premier League
Trinbago Knight Riders has signed Pakistani leg spinner Yasir Shah as replacement for Shadab Khan for the remainder of Caribbean Premier League 2017. Yasir would play Indian film star Shah...
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17 kidnapped tourists from Khyber yet to be recovered

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    17 kidnapped tourists from Khyber yet to be recovered
The political administration still groping in the dark to locate the 17 tourists who were kidnapped the other day on gun point from Khyber Agency. The security agencies and...
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First Hajj return flights arrives BKIA two hours late

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    First Hajj return flights arrives BKIA two hours late
The first Hajj return flight arrived Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar nearly two hours late, causing immense inconvenience to the pilgrims. Civil Aviation officials at the airport said that three...
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Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day, pays homage to war heroes

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day, pays homage to war heroes
The nation pay homage to heroes of 1965 war on its 52nd Defence Day anniversary being celebrated with traditional fervor across the country on Wednesday. The day began with special...
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Protesters across KP denounce Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Protesters across KP denounce Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims
Workers of different political parties, activists of civil societies and traders’ community on Wednesday staged protest demonstration against Muslims’ genocide in Myanmar. A protest was also held in Dir Upper...
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NEC rejects auction of plots allotted to educational institutions

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    NEC rejects auction of plots allotted to educational institutions
National Education Council on Wednesday rejected auction of plots allocated for educational institutions and demand implementation of approved policy in this regard. Addressing a press release here at...
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Govt decides to remove MD BoK

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Govt decides to remove MD BoK
Bowing under pressure from its ally Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government decided to serve show-cause notice to the Managing Director (MD) Bank of Khyber for...
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Swabi tehsil nazim removed in motion of no confidence

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Swabi tehsil nazim removed in motion of no confidence
Tehsil nazim of Swabi tehsil on Wednesday was removed through vote of no confidence with 16 votes out of total 22 against him. Naib nazim was also removed after 15...
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State responsible for protecting rights of Kalash women embracing Islam: HRCP

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    State responsible for protecting rights of Kalash women embracing Islam: HRCP
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) chairman Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan said on Tuesday that protection of legal and other rights under Shariah of Kalash women embracing...
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UN chief asks Myanmar to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    UN chief asks Myanmar to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the Myanmar government to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.
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Nation celebrates 52nd Defence Day with traditional enthusiasm

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Nation celebrates 52nd Defence Day with traditional enthusiasm
The 52nd Defence Day of Pakistan is being celebrated today (Wednesday) throughout the country with traditional zeal and enthusiasm.
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Bomb defused near girls school in FR Bannu

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Bomb defused near girls school in FR Bannu
The security forces foiled a terror bid by defusing an explosive device planted near a government girls primary school in Frontier Region (FR) Bannu Janikhel on Tuesday 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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