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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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Enrollment, literacy walk held at Landi Kotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Enrollment, literacy walk held at Landi Kotal
September 9: Agency Education Department on Saturday held an enrollment walk to create awareness among parents to enroll their children. The walk started from Government High School Landi Kotal and...
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PCB announces schedule of Sri Lanka Tour

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    PCB announces schedule of Sri Lanka Tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced schedule of the Sri Lanka Tour to Pakistan 2017 on Saturday . According to PCB, the series comprises of 2 Test...
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Man killed in landmine blast in South Waziristan

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Man killed in landmine blast in South Waziristan
A man was killed on Saturday in a landmine blast here at Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan Agency, the political administration said. According to local resident Meena Gul of...
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US asked to condition Afghanistan’s aid to recognition of Durand Line

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    US asked to condition Afghanistan’s aid to recognition of Durand Line
A US lawmaker told House Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs o condition its aid to Afghanistan on the recognition of the Durand Line as Kabul’s refusal to recognise it unsettles...
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Call for anti-dengue fumigation drive in Mohmand, first dengue case surfaced in DI Khan

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Call for anti-dengue fumigation drive in Mohmand, first dengue case surfaced in DI Khan
Residents of Mohmand Agency on Saturday demanded of the political administration to launch fumigation drive against Dengue across the agency. According to local resident a number of children have suffered...
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Madrassa administration apologises for burning seized music instruments in Landikotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Madrassa administration apologises for burning seized music instruments in Landikotal
The administration of a madrassa Landikotal, Khyber Agency on Friday set on fire music instruments seized during a raid on a musical function on the day of Eidul Azha.
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One killed, three injured as truck falls into river in Charsadda

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    One killed, three injured as truck falls into river in Charsadda
One person was killed and three others sustained injuries when a truck fell into Sardaryab river in Charsadda after collapse of a bridge on Friday night.
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Rain expected in parts of KP, FATA

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Rain expected in parts of KP, FATA
The Metrological Department has predicted cloudy weather and rain in some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkwha and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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South Waziristan administration starts payment of scholarship to students

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    South Waziristan administration starts payment of scholarship to students
The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has released annual scholarship for the students.
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Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal
A seven-member tribal Jirga has reached Afghanistan to hold negotiations with the kidnappers to release 17 persons kidnapped from Landikotal, Khyber Agency.
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Shahid Afridi pulls out of Afghan cricket league

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Shahid Afridi pulls out of Afghan cricket league
Former captain Shahid Khan Afridi has pulled out of Shpageeza Cricket League in Afghanistan citing personal reasons.
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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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