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Measles affects several children in Bara

Date: 24 May, 2017

    Measles affects several children in Bara
Several children have been affected due to outbreak of measles in Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency.
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Four children die of pneumonia outbreak in Mansehra

Date: 30 Jan, 2017

    Four children die of pneumonia outbreak in Mansehra
With the increase in cold weather conditions and snowfall pneumonia disease spread in Mansehra as the desease has claimed four children so far. According to different hospitals sources, Nasir Khan’s...
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4 children die of measles in Khyber Agency, Upper Dir

Date: 25 Jan, 2017

    4 children die of measles in Khyber Agency, Upper Dir
At least four children have died of measles and several others affected in Khyber Agency and Upper Dir. Local people in Sur Kamar area of Jamrud in Khyber Agency said...
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Three children die of measles in Mohmand Agency

Date: 24 Jan, 2017

    Three children die of measles in Mohmand Agency
Three children have died of measles in Heleemzai tehsil of Mohmand Agency during the last one week. The local people said the deceased children include eight-year-old son of Kamran, hailing...
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KP Governor rejects reports of children deaths from polio vaccinations in Khyber Agency

Date: 30 Dec, 2016

    KP Governor rejects reports of children deaths from polio vaccinations in Khyber Agency
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that forensic report suggested that the children did not die of polio vaccination in Khyber Agency and requested common people to...
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Children’s death ‘due to vaccination’ continues in Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Children’s death ‘due to vaccination’ continues in Khyber Agency
The post vaccination mortality of children took an ugly shape in Khyber Agency as two more children died in Landi Kotal and Jamrud tehsils of the agency apparently due...
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Measles claims nine children in Zhob, Awaran districts of Balochistan

Date: 24 Dec, 2016

    Measles claims nine children in Zhob, Awaran districts of Balochistan
At least nine children died due to measles in Zhob and Awaran districts of Balochistan as the disease turned into an epidemic in some parts of the two districts,...
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JI demands diyat compensation for family members of kids died due to measles vaccines

Date: 24 Dec, 2016

    JI demands diyat compensation for family members of kids died due to measles vaccines
Jamaat-e-Islami has demanded compensation equivalent to diyat (blood money) to the legal heirs of the two children died due vaccination in Bara tehsil during an immunization campaign a few...
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Two children die, 11 other fainted during vaccination in Bara

Date: 21 Dec, 2016

    Two children die, 11 other fainted during vaccination in Bara
At least two children died and eleven others were fainted apparently due to the reaction of anti-polio vaccines administered to them at a medical camp set up by non-government...
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Vaccination campaign launched against measles in Bara

Date: 08 Aug, 2016

    Vaccination campaign launched against measles in Bara
Following the outbreak of measles in Bar Qamberkhel area of Bara Tehsil in Khyber Agency, the directorate of Health FATA has launched a vaccination campaign in the area.
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Child dies of measles in Khyber Agency

Date: 06 Aug, 2016

    Child dies of measles in Khyber Agency
A 10-year-old child, Mubashir has died of measles in Bar Kambarkhel area of Bara sub-division in Khyber Agency. Father of the child, Umar Din, a resident of Sam Baba Qayyumkhel...
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Alarming increase witnessed in measles cases in Mardan

Date: 02 Jun, 2016

    Alarming increase witnessed in measles cases in Mardan
Measles cases have witnessed an alarming increase in recent few days in Mardan as a large number of children infected with the disease have been brought to different hospitals...
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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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