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AWKUM to be reopened after it gets new VC, says DIG Mardan

Date: 08 May, 2017

    AWKUM to be reopened after it gets new VC, says DIG Mardan
Deputy Inspector General, Mardan Region, Muhammad Alam Shinwari has said that the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (AWKUM) will remain closed till the appointment of a new full-time or...
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Private schools’ owners reject Regulatory Authority

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Private schools’ owners reject Regulatory Authority
Speaking at a joint news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, representatives of National Education Council Pakistan, All Private Schools Association, Iqra School System, Fata Education Council and...
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Lawyers boycott courts proceedings across KP

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Lawyers boycott courts proceedings across KP
The legal fraternity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa observed strike on Monday and boycotted courts’ proceedings to express solidarity with the legal community of Mardan district. Due to the lawyers’ boycott, large...
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Seminar arranged to create awareness regarding Thalassemia

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Seminar arranged to create awareness regarding Thalassemia
To create awareness among public about Thalassemia, a seminar was arranged by welfare organization, Hamza Foundation here in the Peshawar press club on Monday. Large number of Thalassemia patients and...
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Indian girl says Tahir married her forcibly

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Indian girl says Tahir married her forcibly
The story of the Indian girl, who has arrived in Pakistan to marry a boy from Buner, turned another twist on Monday after she claimed that Tahir Ali forcibly...
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Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed
The district administration Peshawar has sealed the tissue paper manufacturing factory in the Hayatabad Industrial Estate for releasing poisonous gases. On the directives of the Deputy Commissioner Saqib Raza Aslam,...
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WSSP launches helpline for public complaints

Date: 08 May, 2017

    WSSP launches helpline for public complaints
In order to further improve its services and address public complaints in time, the Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSS) launched its helpline telephone number during a ceremony held...
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University continuous closure after Mashal’s death affecting students education

Date: 08 May, 2017

    University continuous closure after Mashal’s death affecting students education
The Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan could not be reopened even after 23 days of Mashal Khan’s death due to which the students have been feeling apprehensive about their...
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Afghan envoy disputes death of 50 Afghan soldiers in Chaman clash

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Afghan envoy disputes death of 50 Afghan soldiers in Chaman clash
Disputing the claims of Pakistan Army about the death of 50 Afghan soldiers in the clashes on Chaman border, Afghanistan ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal confirmed the deaths of...
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PPP, PSF hold protest demo against ‘malpractices’ of Kurram Agency admin

Date: 08 May, 2017

    PPP, PSF hold protest demo against ‘malpractices’ of Kurram Agency admin
The Fata chapters of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and Peoples Student Federation (PSF) jointly organized a protest demonstration against the alleged malpractices of certain officials of the Kurram Agency...
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USAID funded energy research centre inaugurated at NUST

Date: 08 May, 2017

    USAID funded energy research centre inaugurated at NUST
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke and Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif today inaugurated a new research center at the National University of Sciences...
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Pakistan, Afghanistan agrees on geological survey to resolve border dispute

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan agrees on geological survey to resolve border dispute
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct a geological survey to determine the border dispute at Chaman border. The geological survey will determine which border areas rightfully belong to...
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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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