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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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Bannu residents rejects proposal to give Bakakhel tehsil status

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Bannu residents rejects proposal to give Bakakhel tehsil status
A large number of residents on Thursday staged a demonstration to protest government proposal to give tehsil status to Bakakhel area. The protest was stages outside Bannu Press Club and...
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Welfare Trust to finance orphan children’s education in Kurram

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Welfare Trust to finance orphan children’s education in Kurram
A welfare organization on in Kurram Agency announced on Thursday to finance educational expenses of orphan children. According to Lead Welfare Trust, it has admitted around 41 orphan children at...
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Ziaullah Afridi files application at Ehtesab Commission against CM

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Ziaullah Afridi files application at Ehtesab Commission against CM
Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Thursday submitted an application against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission for his alleged wrong doings in appointments. Afridi adopted that...
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Patients suffer as doctors boycott, lock OPD in Mardan hospital

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Patients suffer as doctors boycott, lock OPD in Mardan hospital
Hundreds of patients suffered at Mardan Medical Complex on Thursday as Young Doctors’ Association locked Out Patients Department to protest district nazim’s misbehavior with a senior doctor. Doctors in Mardan...
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Electricity crisis: Fata continue to suffer hours-long power outages

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Electricity crisis: Fata continue to suffer hours-long power outages
Resident of Federally Administered Tribal Areas continue to suffer due to hours long power outages as they are subjected 22 hours power suspension. The residents complained that meat they stored...
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Dengue outbreak: Shahram says 18 patients died in KP

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Dengue outbreak: Shahram says 18 patients died in KP
PESHAWAR: Provincial Health Minister Shahram Tarakai on Thursday said that 18 persons have so far been died due to dengue across the province. Briefing media persons here at his...
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PTI MPA’s nephew manhandles citizen

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    PTI MPA’s nephew manhandles citizen
Pakisan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Shah Faisal Khan’s security guard and nephew on Thursday allegedly tortured a resident. Talking to Tribal News Network, Ismail Khan said that he...
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PCB unveils World XI logo at Gaddafi Stadium

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    PCB unveils World XI logo at Gaddafi Stadium
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday unveiled logo for the upcoming World XI series against Pakistani cricket team at Gaddafi stadium. Addressing a press conference, PCB chairman Najam Sethi...
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Delay in NFC Award: KP convenes provincial finance ministers’ meeting

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Delay in NFC Award: KP convenes provincial finance ministers’ meeting
he Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday has decided to convene a meeting of all province to discuss delay in National Finance Commission Award. The NFC award has not...
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Mass protests in KP, Fata against Rohingya Muslims’ killings

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Mass protests in KP, Fata against Rohingya Muslims’ killings
Mass protests continue in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata against killing of Myanmar’s Rohinya Muslims. Protest demonstrations were held in Peshawar by Islami Jamiat Talba, in Chitral, Mohmand Agency and...
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UNESCO, Italy joins hands to support girls’ right to education in Pakistan

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    UNESCO, Italy joins hands to support girls’ right to education in Pakistan
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Government of Italy on Thursday signed an agreement to support a project titled ‘Support to girls’ right to education...
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South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform to Promote Children’s Rights  

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform to Promote Children’s Rights  
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) South Asia launched the first South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform for Children in Kathmandu. The launch brought together more than 30 influential leaders and...
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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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