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Islamabad sit-in bears fruits as authorities start demining SWA

Date: 17 Feb, 2018

    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...
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QWP call for improving ties between Kabul, Islamabad

Date: 11 Feb, 2018

    QWP call for improving ties between Kabul, Islamabad
Chairman Qaumi Watan Party on Sunday said that friendly relationship between Kabul and Islamabad would led to development of the region.
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10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth ends after written agreement with PM

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth ends after written agreement with PM
The 10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth in Islamabad ended on Saturday after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqab Abbasi assured in written to fulfill their demands.
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Pashtun Long March: Pakhtuns sit-in against Naqibullah murder continues on ninth consecutive day

Date: 09 Feb, 2018

    Pashtun Long March: Pakhtuns sit-in against Naqibullah murder continues on ninth consecutive day
Tribal youth’s sit-in against extra-judicial murder of 27-year old Naqibullah Mehsud continued on ninth consecutive day in Islamabad.
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Differences surfaced among elders, youth of Pashtun Long March

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Differences surfaced among elders, youth of Pashtun Long March
Differences surfaced among youth and elders of Pashtun Long March who have staged a protest camp demanding justice for Naqibullah Mehsud.
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Delegation of Pakhtun Jirga to meet PM today

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Delegation of Pakhtun Jirga to meet PM today
A 10-member delegation of the Pakhtun Jirga holding protest against the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Islamabad will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today...
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Tribal youth activists arrested for making human chain outside Parliament House

Date: 12 Jan, 2018

    Tribal youth activists arrested for making human chain outside Parliament House
The Islamabad police on Friday disrupted the anticipated protest by the members of the Fata Youth Jirga in front of the Parliament House and arrested key leaders of the...
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JI sponsored jirga urges federal government to announce Fata’s merger in KP

Date: 03 Jan, 2018

    JI sponsored jirga urges federal government to announce Fata’s merger in KP
The federal government has been asked to expedite the process of Fata’s merger in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and abolish the British-era law of Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) immediately. The demand...
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FATA people deserve separate province: Fazl

Date: 31 Dec, 2017

    FATA people deserve separate province: Fazl
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Saturday that the FATA people are independent citizens of Pakistan and they should be kept independent by giving them a...
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Anti-merger elders, activists from FR Bannu, Landikotal start march towards Islamabad

Date: 30 Dec, 2017

    Anti-merger elders, activists from FR Bannu, Landikotal start march towards Islamabad
The Ahmedzai and Utmanzai tribes of Frontier Region (FR) Bannu and hundreds of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) activists from Landikotal in shape of convoys have started march towards Islamabad to...
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Siraj threatens to stage sit-in in Islamabad against delay in Fata reforms bill

Date: 23 Dec, 2017

    Siraj threatens to stage sit-in in Islamabad against delay in Fata reforms bill
Central Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Senator Siraj-ul-Haq has said it is the inefficiency of the federal government that the bill pertaining to Fata reforms cannot be tabled in the National...
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Afghan national assembly speaker invited to peace meeting in Islamabad

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Afghan national assembly speaker invited to peace meeting in Islamabad
A delegation of Pakistani parliamentarians visited Afghanistan and held talks with the speaker of the Afghan Ulasi Jirga (national assembly), Abdur Rauf Ibrahimi and other lawmakers, ToloNews television reported. According...
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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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