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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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‘Children, youth face abuse, exploitation, trafficking on Mediterranean migration routes’

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    ‘Children, youth face abuse, exploitation, trafficking on Mediterranean migration routes’
Migrant and refugee children and youth trying to reach Europe face appalling levels of human rights abuses, with 77 per cent of those traveling along the Central Mediterranean route...
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Energy conference: Experts to Find Solutions to Pakistan’s Energy Needs

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Energy conference: Experts to Find Solutions to Pakistan’s Energy Needs
Energy professionals and policymakers from academia, government, electric power companies, and manufacturing industries came together at the International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies to exchange information and...
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Health dept to admit dengue patients at LRH, HMC

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Health dept to admit dengue patients at LRH, HMC
Health Department on Tuesday decided to reduce burden on Khyber Teaching Hospital at the provincial capital and shift extra dengue patients to other hospitals. The department said that extra...
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Traffic police launch mobile service to issue driving license

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Traffic police launch mobile service to issue driving license
City Traffic Police has launched a mobile van service to issue computerized driving license. Senior Superintendent of Police Yasir Afridi said that everyone who could drive a vehicle...
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Rescue 1122 teams to pull out truck from River Kabul

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Rescue 1122 teams to pull out truck from River Kabul
The government has dispatched Rescue 1122 teams to pull the drowned truck that plunged into River Kabul near Sardaryab area of Charsadda district. Driver of the truck had died while...
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Contractors body says merit not followed in awarding of contract at LRH

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Contractors body says merit not followed in awarding of contract at LRH
The Contractor Association on Tuesday alleged that Lady Reading Hospital administration violated merit in awarding construction contracts. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, association office bearers alleged...
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Bok scam: PHC suspends govt notification

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Bok scam: PHC suspends govt notification
The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday suspended government notification regarding removal of managing director of the Bank of Khyber. The court also issued notices asking the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance...
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MNA demands special fund for landmines affectees in Fata

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    MNA demands special fund for landmines affectees in Fata
Chairman Standing Committee State and Frontier Regions (Safron) Jamaluddin on Monday demanded special fund for families of those who lost their lives in landmine blasts or rendered disabled. He said...
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Afghanistan will never collude with India to harm Islamabad: Afghan diplomat

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Afghanistan will never collude with India to harm Islamabad: Afghan diplomat
Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Omar Zakhilwal said that Kabul would never collide with New Delhi to harm Islamabad. He said that peace in Pakistan was interrelated to a durable...
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14 died in road accident on Motorway near Islamabad

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    14 died in road accident on Motorway near Islamabad
As many as 14 people on Tuesday were killed after a speedy trailer collided with a Islamabad-bound van on the Islamabad-Lahore Motorway near Chakri. According to eye-witness, after the...
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Jamrud elders set up protest camp against Khyber PA

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Jamrud elders set up protest camp against Khyber PA
Elders of Katiakhel tribe on Tuesday sit up protest camp at Wazir Dhand area against the political agent of Khyber Agency for non-payment of money the administration owe them...
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Traders accuse Mardan police check post in-charge of demanding bribe

Date: 12 Sep, 2017

    Traders accuse Mardan police check post in-charge of demanding bribe
The traders of Nowshera have accused the in-charge of Shago police check post of manhandling them and demanding Rs20,000 bribe per month.
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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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