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Trophy of PSL-3 to be unveiled in Dubai today

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Trophy of PSL-3 to be unveiled in Dubai today
The trophy of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be unveiled in Dubai today (Tuesday).
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Interpol places main accused in Asma Rani murder case on most wanted list

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Interpol places main accused in Asma Rani murder case on most wanted list
The Interpol has placed Mujahid Afridi, the main accused in the murder case of Asma Rani, on its most wanted list.
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Central Kurram people threaten to stage sit-in if demands not accepted

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Central Kurram people threaten to stage sit-in if demands not accepted
The people of Central Kurram Agency have presented five demands to the government and threatened to stage a sit-in in front of the Governor House on Thursday if the...
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Naqeeb murder case: Rao Anwar’s close aide, another policeman arrested in Karachi

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Naqeeb murder case: Rao Anwar’s close aide, another policeman arrested in Karachi
Two more former policemen, including an officer, have been arrested in Karachi in the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case.
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Pending salaries of lady health workers to be paid within two weeks, NA told

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Pending salaries of lady health workers to be paid within two weeks, NA told
The government has assured that the issue of payment of salaries of lady health workers in FATA will be resolved within two weeks.
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Senate passes resolution for stopping new delimitations in FATA

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Senate passes resolution for stopping new delimitations in FATA
The Senate on Monday passed a resolution for holding the general elections in FATA under old constituencies.
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Extension of higher, superior courts to FATA to improve women lives, say experts   

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Extension of higher, superior courts to FATA to improve women lives, say experts   
Like common people from FATA, leaders of political parties and experts are also divided on the extension of Supreme Court and High Court to tribal region. To bring their...
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Bill on extension of judiciary to FATA awaiting approval from Senate  

Date: 20 Feb, 2018

    Bill on extension of judiciary to FATA awaiting approval from Senate  
After a long wait, the National Assembly finally passed a bill on 12 January 2018 for extending the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Peshawar High Court...
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Tribal youth killed in Karachi, laid to rest in Bajaur

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    Tribal youth killed in Karachi, laid to rest in Bajaur
The tribal youth killed in mysterious circumstances in Karachi a few days ago, has been laid to rest in his ancestral village Mamoond in Bajaur tribal agency on Monday....
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Army shot dead two suicide bombers near Pak-Afghan border

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    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.
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Senate adopts resolution to hold 2018 General Elections as per previous delimitations in FATA

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    Senate adopts resolution to hold 2018 General Elections as per previous delimitations in FATA
The Senate on Monday adopted a resolution demanding a halt to the process of delimitations of constituencies in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The mover of the resolution...
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‘Imran Khan’s third marriage walima will be held in austerity’

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    ‘Imran Khan’s third marriage walima will be held in austerity’
The walima ceremony of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s third marriage will be held in austerity Bani Gala in next few days, a party spokesman said in...
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Resolution in KP Assembly submitted against Asif Zardari for defending Rao Anwar

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    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...
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Inquiry ordered into falling down of under construction gate in FR Kohat

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    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...
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Tribesmen threaten to boycott anti-polio drive if dispute on road construction not resolved

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    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...
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Tribal students hold sit-in against ‘corruption’ in FDA, police’s baton charge

Date: 19 Feb, 2018

    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...
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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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