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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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Dengue claims another life in Peshawar

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Dengue claims another life in Peshawar
Another person died of dengue fever here on Monday as the number of dengue patients continue to increase with every passing day in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the Dengue Response...
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We are playing for something bigger than cricket: Du Plessis

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    We are playing for something bigger than cricket: Du Plessis
South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis on Monday said the international cricketers on his team were playing for something bigger than the game itself. Addressing a press...
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Giles Clark lauds PCB efforts for bringing int’l cricket back Pakistan

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Giles Clark lauds PCB efforts for bringing int’l cricket back Pakistan
International Cricket Council director Giles Clarke on Monday paid tribute to Pakistan Cricket Board’s efforts and the passion of the cricket-loving nation in bringing international cricket back home. Speaking...
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Heavy rain lashes Chitral

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Heavy rain lashes Chitral
Heavy rain lashed parts of district that caused floods, washing away roads and disconnecting areas from each other. According to Met office, the gushing flood water also washed away...
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Residents protest against Lucky Cement factory, demand jobs

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Residents protest against Lucky Cement factory, demand jobs
Residents in Pezo area of Lakki Marwat on Monday staged a protest against LuckyCement Factory for ignoring them in jobs. They also demanded action against the factory for causing...
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CEO to supervise implementation Fata Reforms, QWP protest delay

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    CEO to supervise implementation Fata Reforms, QWP protest delay
Former minister of State and Frontier Regions (Safron) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Monday that Fata Reforms Committee decided to appoint a chief executive officer for Fata reforms. He said that...
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38 injured as roof collapses in Swat

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    38 injured as roof collapses in Swat
As many as 38 people including children and women sustained injuries as the roof of a house caved-in in Khwazakhel area of district Swat, police said on Monday. According to...
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Four Hazara men gunned down in Kchlak

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Four Hazara men gunned down in Kchlak
At least four people belonging to the ethnic Hazara community were killed and two other injured as unidentified gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in Kuchlak area of Balochistan,...
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9 FRP personnel sacked over fake credentials

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    9 FRP personnel sacked over fake credentials
As many as nine personnel of the Frontier Reserve Police (FRP) have been sacked from their duties after they were proved guilty of submitting tampered credentials. A spokesman for the...
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World-XI cricketers arrive in Lahore

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    World-XI cricketers arrive in Lahore
International cricketers representing the World-XI team in the upcoming Independence Cup arrived in Lahore on Monday. Let by the South African cricketer, Faf du Plessis, the 14 members of the...
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Voters’ awareness gathering held in Bara

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Voters’ awareness gathering held in Bara
To create awareness among the masses about the importance of ballot, a gathering was arranged here at a local hujra in Kareegar Garhi area which was attended by large...
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Mass wedding of 30 couples held in Parachinar

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Mass wedding of 30 couples held in Parachinar
A collective wedding ceremony of as many as 30 couples was arranged in Parachinar, Kurram Agency. The ceremony was held at the main office of Majlis-e-Ulema Ahl-e-Bait in the town....
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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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