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Army seek public support in clearance of landmines from South Waziristan

Date: 18 Feb, 2018

    Army seek public support in clearance of landmines from South Waziristan
South Waziristan’s General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General Nauman Zakaria has said complaint cell has been set up for receiving complaints of the citizens about the check posts and...
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PPP Jirga in Lakki Marwat seeks facilities for returning displaced people of Waziristan

Date: 18 Feb, 2018

    PPP Jirga in Lakki Marwat seeks facilities for returning displaced people of Waziristan
The tribal elders associated with the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) at a Jirga called upon the government to provide all necessary facilities to the displaced people of North Waziristan...
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PPP committed to ensure FATA-KP merger: Zardari

Date: 15 Feb, 2018

    PPP committed to ensure FATA-KP merger: Zardari
Former president and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is his mission which he will achieve come what...
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Two soldiers martyred, three injured in North Waziristan rocket attack

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Two soldiers martyred, three injured in North Waziristan rocket attack
Two soldiers were martyred and three others sustained injuries in a rocket attack in Eidak area of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday night.
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Second phase of North Waziristan TDPs repatriation from Afghanistan to begin on 6 February

Date: 03 Feb, 2018

    Second phase of North Waziristan TDPs repatriation from Afghanistan to begin on 6 February
The second phase of repatriation of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency from Afghanistan will begin on Tuesday, 6 February.
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HEC approves establishment of university campuses in all agencies of FATA

Date: 28 Jan, 2018

    HEC approves establishment of university campuses in all agencies of FATA
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved establishment of university campuses in all the agencies of FATA.
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Curfew imposed in North Waziristan

Date: 28 Jan, 2018

    Curfew imposed in North Waziristan
The security forces have imposed curfew in North Waziristan Agency, official sources said.
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Minister says family of Naqeeb Mehsud will get justice

Date: 19 Jan, 2018

    Minister says family of Naqeeb Mehsud will get justice
Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Sial has assured that the family of Naqeeb Mehsud, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter with police in Karachi, will definitely get...
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Body of ‘encounter victim’ Naqeeb handed over to relatives after five days

Date: 18 Jan, 2018

    Body of ‘encounter victim’ Naqeeb handed over to relatives after five days
The body of Naqeeb Mehsud, who was killed in police firing in Karachi, has been handed over to his family after five days.
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Displaced people of North Waziristan again stage protest in Bannu

Date: 16 Jan, 2018

    Displaced people of North Waziristan again stage protest in Bannu
The people of North Waziristan Agency affected by Zarb-e-Azab operation on Monday staged another protest demonstration in Bannu in favour of demands.
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Youth, tribal leaders are concerned about transparent implementation of 10 year FATA development program

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Youth, tribal leaders are concerned about transparent implementation of 10 year FATA development program
A 10-year development programme was proposed in the FATA Reforms Committee report, but unfortunately we put more emphasis on political and administrative reforms.
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Curfew imposed in North Waziristan for troops movement

Date: 14 Jan, 2018

    Curfew imposed in North Waziristan for troops movement
The security forces have imposed curfew in North Waziristan Agency, official sources said.
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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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