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Pakistan, Afghanistan to play two T20 matches in near future

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan to play two T20 matches in near future
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have agreed to play two friendly T20 International matches between the two countries with each side touring the other country...
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PTI MPA-led protesters again storm grid station in Peshawar

Date: 27 May, 2017

    PTI MPA-led protesters again storm grid station in Peshawar
Protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Fazal Elahi once again stormed the Hazarkhwani gird station in the outskirt of Peshawar on second consecutive day in protest against prolonged...
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Seminar speakers allege govt not sincere to implement Fata reforms

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Seminar speakers allege govt not sincere to implement Fata reforms
Speakers at a seminar said that the federal government is not sincere in the implementation of Fata reforms adding that center itself is creating hurdles in mainstreaming tribal areas
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Kalpanai team wins Buner Gagra Cricket Tournament

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Kalpanai team wins Buner Gagra Cricket Tournament
The Kalpanai cricket team have won the Buner Gagra Cricket Tournament by defeating Bajkatai in the final match on Saturday
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Met office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, FATA

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Met office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, FATA
PESHAWAR, 27 May: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Saturday predicted that mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the...
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Chaman border reopened on request of Afghan authorities

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Chaman border reopened on request of Afghan authorities
CHAMAN, 27 May: Pakistan has reopened Friendship gate at Chaman border crossing after 22 days on humanitarian grounds in Ramazan on the request of Afghan authorities, ISPR said on...
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18 killed in suicide blast targeting security forces convoy in Khost, Afghanistan

Date: 27 May, 2017

    18 killed in suicide blast targeting security forces convoy in Khost, Afghanistan
KHOST, 27 May: At least 18 people were killed in a suicide blast targeting security forces convoy in Khost city of Afghanistan, Afghan Interior Ministry Spokesman said on Saturday....
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Political administration imposes curfew in Bara, Khyber Agency

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Political administration imposes curfew in Bara, Khyber Agency
The Khyber Agency political administration on Saturday imposed curfew in Bara tehsil for an indefinite period a day after the attack on security forces vehicle in Dogar area
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Chitral Scouts win district cup polo tournament

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Chitral Scouts win district cup polo tournament
The Chitral Scouts have won the District Cup Polo Tournament by defeating the Chitral Levies by 5-2 in the thrilling final being played at the Polo Ground on Friday
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Protesters storm grid station, damages furniture and official record in Batkhela

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Protesters storm grid station, damages furniture and official record in Batkhela
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers on Saturday barged into a grid station in Batkhela and damaged equipment, furniture and official record as a sign of protest against the prolonged power...
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Kurram administration warns shopkeepers against inflated prices during Ramazan

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Kurram administration warns shopkeepers against inflated prices during Ramazan
The Kurram Agency political administration has ordered shopkeepers to avoid overcharging consumers during the holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak otherwise strict action would be taken against the profiteers
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Rs26.9 billion allocated for FATA in next fiscal budget 2017-18

Date: 27 May, 2017

    Rs26.9 billion allocated for FATA in next fiscal budget 2017-18
The federal government has allocated Rs26.9 billion for FATA in the next fiscal budget 2017-18.
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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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