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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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Pakistan, Afghanistan, US agree to fight terrorism jointly

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan, US agree to fight terrorism jointly
Pakistan, Afghanistan, and United States on Thursday reaffirmed their resolve to continue fight against the common threat of terrorism. The resolve was expressed during tripartite meetings in Kabul...
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Political administration ignores demands to clear landmines in South Waziristan

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Political administration ignores demands to clear landmines in South Waziristan
The political administrations of South Waziristan Agency seemed to be least bothered to pay heed to demands of tribal elders who have been losing their near and dears to...
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PM Abbasi inaugurates Kacchi Canal Project in Dera Bugti

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    PM Abbasi inaugurates Kacchi Canal Project in Dera Bugti
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday inaugurated the Kacchi Canal project in Balochistan's Dera Bugti district. The PM said that the Canal will irrigate 72,000 acres of land...
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Tesco restore power supply to Mulagori marble factories after 16 months

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Tesco restore power supply to Mulagori marble factories after 16 months
Tribal Electric Supply Company on Thursday restored electricity to marble factories after sixteen months. The power transmission was restored after Member National Assembly Alhaj Shah Jee Gul and Tesco...
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Former JUI-F MPA gunned down in Chakdara

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Former JUI-F MPA gunned down in Chakdara
Unidentified assailants on Thursday gunned down former member Provincial Assembly Hashim Khan in jurisdiction of Chakdara police station, the police said.
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Teachers vow to resist ‘reforms’ in KP colleges

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Teachers vow to resist ‘reforms’ in KP colleges
Teachers of government colleges on Thursday staged protest demonstration against provincial government’s new policy under which every college will have its own board of governors.
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NAB dismisses embezzlement complaint against Aisha Gullalai

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    NAB dismisses embezzlement complaint against Aisha Gullalai
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday dismissed complaint against Aisha Gullalai. Member National Assembly from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Gullai was accused of receiving kickbacks and misappropriating uplift funds....
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Parliamentary leaders divided over Fata’s merger with KP, renew call for unity

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Parliamentary leaders divided over Fata’s merger with KP, renew call for unity
Parliamentary leaders of various political parties, members National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Thursday remained divided over Fata reforms package.
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Unknown persons kidnap University of Peshawar student from Bannu

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Unknown persons kidnap University of Peshawar student from Bannu
Unknown persons on Thursday kidnapped a University of Peshawar student from his hometown Janikhel area of the district. A case has been registered and the police said that they...
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Only 52 out of over 1,900 students pass BA, BSc exams in Kurram Agency

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Only 52 out of over 1,900 students pass BA, BSc exams in Kurram Agency
Only 52 students out of total over 1,900 in Kurram Agency have passed the BA, BSc exams this year.
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Tribal elders express concern over construction work on disputed lands in Khyber Agency

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Tribal elders express concern over construction work on disputed lands in Khyber Agency
The elders of Alam Goodar, Khyber Agency have expressed concern over ongoing construction work on disputed lands in the area which may cause enmities among different tribes.
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Tourism Department awards contract of Kalam Fesitival to fraudulent company

Date: 14 Sep, 2017

    Tourism Department awards contract of Kalam Fesitival to fraudulent company
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Department has awarded contract of Kalam Festival to a company of dubious credentials.
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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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