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Six killed as suicide bombers storm state television in Afghanistan

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Six killed as suicide bombers storm state television in Afghanistan
At least six people were killed after suicide bombers of Islamic State stormed the state television station in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Wednesday.
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PCB bans cricketer Mohammad Nawaz for two months

Date: 17 May, 2017

    PCB bans cricketer Mohammad Nawaz for two months
Pakistan Cricket Board has banned left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz for period of two months for violating its anti-corruption code on Wednesday.
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Polio workers kidnapping: FR Tank admin stops Khasadar Force’s salaries, development work under FCR

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Polio workers kidnapping: FR Tank admin stops Khasadar Force’s salaries, development work under FCR
Political administration of Frontier Region Tank on Wednesday stopped salaries of the Khasadar Force personnel and development work in the area of Wraspoon, sub-tribe of Bettani, under collective responsibility...
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Motorcycle riding banned in Khyber Agency

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Motorcycle riding banned in Khyber Agency
Political administration of Khyber Agency on Wednesday imposed ban on motorcycle riding in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency following target killing of a Levies Force personnel last night.
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Army Public School and College foundation laid in Parachinar

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Army Public School and College foundation laid in Parachinar
The foundation stone of the Army Public School and College has been laid in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on Wednesday
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KP govt asks centre to start reconstruction work on Bahrain-Kalam Road

Date: 17 May, 2017

    KP govt asks centre to start reconstruction work on Bahrain-Kalam Road
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday sent another reminder to the federal government to start construction work on Bahrain-Kalam road
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Mashal Khan’s father seeks protection for daughters

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Mashal Khan’s father seeks protection for daughters
Muhammad Iqbal Jan, the father of Mashal Khan, during of the Mardan university lynching case on Wednesday, told the three-judge bench of Supreme Court demanded that the case be...
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PTI workers stage protest against power outages in Peshawar

Date: 17 May, 2017

    PTI workers stage protest against power outages in Peshawar
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers on Wednesday registered a protest demonstration in front of Wapda house in Peshawar against the prolonged electricity load shedding and overbilling.
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Four more militants executed at KP jail: ISPR

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Four more militants executed at KP jail: ISPR
Four more hardcore militants of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been executed at a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.
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10 family members injured as truck fall into ravine in Kohistan

Date: 17 May, 2017

    10 family members injured as truck fall into ravine in Kohistan
At least 10 people of the same family sustained injuries as a truck fell into a deep ravine in Kohistan area of Upper Dir here on Wednesday. Police said that...
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Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency
Several retired government employees in Mohmand Agency are faced with financial crisis as they were not being paid their pension since last three months.
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NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA

Date: 17 May, 2017

    NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Tuesday failed to develop consensus on implementation of Riwaj Act 2017 in FATA.
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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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