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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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Two more patients die of dengue in Peshawar

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Two more patients die of dengue in Peshawar
Two more patients on Saturday died of dengue in different hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa bringing number of patients who died due to dengue to 20 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to...
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Fata Students Forum to convene grand Jirga on Fata reforms

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Fata Students Forum to convene grand Jirga on Fata reforms
Fata Students Forum Pakistan on Saturday announced to convene an a grand Jirga on Fata Reforms to press the government to implement the reforms package in tribal areas. Addressing a...
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Charsadda traders observe strike to protest union president’ arrest

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Charsadda traders observe strike to protest union president’ arrest
Traders community in Charsadda on Sunday staged protest against arrest of traders’ union president and observed complete strike. The traders staged at Farooq-e-Azam chowk where a large number of traders...
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‘Olive fruit worth millions perish every year in SWA’

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    ‘Olive fruit worth millions perish every year in SWA’
Olive fruit worth millions of rupees perish every year due to lack of care and transportation facilities in South Waziristan Agency, residents of the agency complained. They said that...
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President Mamnoon Hussain calls for unity in Muslim World

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    President Mamnoon Hussain calls for unity in Muslim World
President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday urged the Muslim world to work collectively for the development of science and technology in order to meet the challenges of modern times,...
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No accountability, merit, justice in K-P: Reham Khan

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    No accountability, merit, justice in K-P: Reham Khan
Rehman Khan, ex-wife of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chaimran Imran Khan, said that there was no justice, accounability and merit in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She said that people were deceived in...
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Chitral residents demand resumption of work on Arandu Road

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Chitral residents demand resumption of work on Arandu Road
Residents of the district on Sunday demanded of the government to resume construction work on Arandu Road near Pak-Afghan border. Locals said that Frontier Works Organisation had started construction...
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Amir likely to miss T20 against World XI

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Amir likely to miss T20 against World XI
Mohammad Amir's is likely to miss part of T20 series against the world XI as he and his wife are currently in England expecting their first child, according to...
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Rebel group of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar announces ceasefire

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Rebel group of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar announces ceasefire
The Rohingya Muslims rebel group in Myanmar fighting against the government forces has announced one-month ceasefire in hope of ending the crisis.
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Houses built on disputed lands in Kurram demolished

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Houses built on disputed lands in Kurram demolished
The political administration has demolished several houses built on disputed lands in Lower Kurram Agency and arrested eight persons over offering resistance.
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ANP to hold all parties conference on FATA reforms on 14 September

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    ANP to hold all parties conference on FATA reforms on 14 September
The Awami National Party (ANP) has decided to call an all parties conference over FATA reforms on 14 September.
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Famous actor Iftikhar Qaiser hospitalised again

Date: 10 Sep, 2017

    Famous actor Iftikhar Qaiser hospitalised again
Eminent Pashto and Hindko actor Iftikhar Qaiser has been shifted to hospital again over deterioration of his health condition, while his relatives have expressed disappointment over the government’s indifference...
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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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