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60 percent work on Package-1 of CPEC western route in DI Khan completed

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    60 percent work on Package-1 of CPEC western route in DI Khan completed
Sixty percent work on package-1 of western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Dera Ismail Khan has been completed.
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Leadership workshop for youth organised in Bara

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    Leadership workshop for youth organised in Bara
A leadership workshop for the tribal youth was organised in Bara, Khyber Agency, on Sunday.
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WSSP to provide free of cost water to mosques, madrassas in Peshawar

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    WSSP to provide free of cost water to mosques, madrassas in Peshawar
The Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) has decided to provide free of cost water and other services to mosques and madrassas.
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Those raising slogans of FATA-KP merger are hiding from talks: Fazl

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    Those raising slogans of FATA-KP merger are hiding from talks: Fazl
The JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said he has no conflict with those seeking merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the only difference is that he wants...
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Christian community stages protest against Quetta church attack

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    Christian community stages protest against Quetta church attack
The Christian community of Peshawar on Sunday staged protest in front of Peshawar Press Club against terrorist attack on a church in Quetta.
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Kerala Kings win inaugural T-10 League

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    Kerala Kings win inaugural T-10 League
Kerala Kings have won the inaugural edition of T-10 League.
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Official suspended for ‘forcing’ Sikhs to convert to Islam

Date: 18 Dec, 2017

    Official suspended for ‘forcing’ Sikhs to convert to Islam
An assistant commissioner, who allegedly forced members of the Sikh minority community to change religion, has been suspended by the provincial government. A jirga of the Sikh community was held...
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Laptops distributed among students under Bacha Khan talent scheme

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Laptops distributed among students under Bacha Khan talent scheme
Laptops were distributed among ten students who secured top position in the Bacha Khan talent test here at the degree college on Sunday. Noted lawyer and ANP’s senior leader Abdul...
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Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Fata, parts of KP

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Fata, parts of KP
A three days anti-polio vaccination campaign in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and all the tribal agencies will begin on Monday, officials said here on Sunday. According to the...
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Samad Khan Achakzai’s 44th death anniversary observed

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Samad Khan Achakzai’s 44th death anniversary observed
The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) on Sunday organized a commemorative reference to mark the 44th death anniversary of noted Pakhtun nationalist politician Abdus Samad Khan Achakzai here on...
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District admin reclaims 55 marlas grabbed land from influential

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    District admin reclaims 55 marlas grabbed land from influential
Officials of the district administration and revenue department along with police personnel launched the operation in Domail bazaar here and demolished walls constructed around the two kanals and 15...
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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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Nine killed, more than 50 injured in militants’ attack on Church

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Nine killed, more than 50 injured in militants’ attack on Church
At least nine people including two women were killed and more than 50 others were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack on a church on Zarghon road...
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Entry gate to North Waziristan inaugurated in FR Bannu

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Entry gate to North Waziristan inaugurated in FR Bannu
An entry gate to North Waziristan Agency was inaugurated in Saidgai area of Frontier Region (FR) Bannu on Saturday.
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Girl from Charsadda secures top position in national-level painting competition

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Girl from Charsadda secures top position in national-level painting competition
A female student of Pakhtunkhwa College of Arts has secured first position in the national level painting competition at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.
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Saudi women allowed to drive trucks, motorbikes

Date: 17 Dec, 2017

    Saudi women allowed to drive trucks, motorbikes
After allowing women to drive cars, the government in Saudi Arabia has allowed women to drive trucks and ride motorcycles.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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