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Political leaders warn to block Pak-Afghan highway in protest for clean water to Khyber Agency

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Political leaders warn to block Pak-Afghan highway in protest for clean water to Khyber Agency
Political leaders of Khyber Agency on Tuesday warned to block the Pak-Afghan highway on Friday and announced boycott of anti-polio campaign in protest against suspension of clean drinking water...
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US state department proposes sending 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Date: 09 May, 2017

    US state department proposes sending 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, 09 May: According to media reports, the US state department and military high ups has proposed sending 3,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban. According...
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US embassy leads Pakistani delegation to recycling, waste management trade expo

Date: 09 May, 2017

    US embassy leads Pakistani delegation to recycling, waste management trade expo
ISLAMABAD, 09 May: A member of the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) joined a delegation of Pakistani companies from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Multan at Waste Expo 2017, in...
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Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga
The Kurram Agency political administration on Tuesday arrested 18 tribesmen for fighting during a Jirga of tribal elders at Sadda Rest House
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Regi Lalma Cricket Club Wins All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Regi Lalma Cricket Club Wins All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship
JAMRUD, 09 May: The Regi Lalma Cricket Club won the All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship here on Tuesday. The final of the cricket championship was played at the Ghariza...
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Pakistani nationals allowed to cross Torkham border without passport

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Pakistani nationals allowed to cross Torkham border without passport
Pakistan border authorities at Tokhram border crossing on Tuesday allowed Pakistani nationals, who were stranded on the Afghanistan side of having no valid documents, to cross the border on...
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LRH nurse’s dead body found inside hostel room in Peshawar

Date: 09 May, 2017

    LRH nurse’s dead body found inside hostel room in Peshawar
A nurse from Abbottabad apparently committed suicide at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar, police said on Tuesday
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North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process

Date: 09 May, 2017

    North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process
Score of elders of the Dande Darpakhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Tuesday staged sit-ins in Peshawar and Bannu in protest against the suspension of the rehabilitation...
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Three injured in gas cylinder explosion in Mansehra

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Three injured in gas cylinder explosion in Mansehra
At least three people sustained burn injuries after a gas cylinder exploded at a market in Balakot tehsil of Mansehra here on Tuesday, police said
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KP private educational institutions to launch protests movement against Regulatory Authority

Date: 09 May, 2017

    KP private educational institutions to launch protests movement against Regulatory Authority
All the private educational institutions across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday announced to launch protests movement against the provincial government decision to establish Regulatory Authority for private educational institutions
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Private schools ordered to fix Rs 15,000 as minimum salaries for staff

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Private schools ordered to fix Rs 15,000 as minimum salaries for staff
The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar on Tuesday ordered all the private schools to fix 15,000 rupees as minimum salaries for its staff. The board also...
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Traffic police shot dead young man over suspicion in Mardan

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Traffic police shot dead young man over suspicion in Mardan
After exchange of harsh words, a traffic police warden shot dead a young man over suspicion near College Chowk in Mardan here on Tuesday
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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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