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South Waziristan martial arts player sets new world record

Date: 28 May, 2017

    South Waziristan martial arts player sets new world record
Muhammad Ifran Mehsud on Sunday has set another world record of lifting 40 pounds weight with two fingers and 22 pushups.
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PTI trying to politicize power outages issue: Amir Muqam

Date: 28 May, 2017

    PTI trying to politicize power outages issue: Amir Muqam
Adviser to Prime Minister Amir Muqam on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly are now attacking grid stations and trying to politicize the...
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Animals smuggling to Afghanistan triggers meat shortage in Kurram

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Animals smuggling to Afghanistan triggers meat shortage in Kurram
Residents of different areas of Kurram Agency are experiencing shortage of beef and mutton due to record smuggling of meat animals to Afghanistan
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Six Afghan policemen killed in insiders’ firing in Zabul

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Six Afghan policemen killed in insiders’ firing in Zabul
Afghan police personnel killed six local colleague policemen during firing at a check post in Zabul province of Afghanistan
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PESCO notifies load-shedding schedule for Ramazan

Date: 28 May, 2017

    PESCO notifies load-shedding schedule for Ramazan
The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) on Sunday issued new schedule for electricity load-shedding during the holy month of Ramazan
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Two PTI MPs arrested for ransacking WAPDA office released on bail

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Two PTI MPs arrested for ransacking WAPDA office released on bail
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Junaid Akbar Khan and MPA Shakeel Khan, an advisor to Chief Minister, who were arrested for allegedly storming and ransacking WAPDA office in Batkhela, were...
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Father, two son electrocuted in Gulbahar, Peshawar

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Father, two son electrocuted in Gulbahar, Peshawar
Three members of a family including a father and his two sons have been electrocuted in Gulbahar area of the provincial capital on Friday, rescue sources said
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Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama Leaks JIT

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama Leaks JIT
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz on Sunday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed by the Supreme Court to investigate offshore properties of Sharif family
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22 vegetable vendors arrested for overcharging

Date: 28 May, 2017

    22 vegetable vendors arrested for overcharging
The Peshawar district administration has launched a crackdown against profiteers and arrested 22 vegetable vendors for overcharging the citizens
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Notices issued to 64 factories in KP over spreading pollution

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Notices issued to 64 factories in KP over spreading pollution
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environment Protection Agency has issued notices to 64 factories in different cities over spreading pollution.
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FATA lawmaker announces sit-in in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation

Date: 28 May, 2017

    FATA lawmaker announces sit-in in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation
FATA Parliamentary Leader Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi has announced to stage sit-in in Red Zone in Islamabad over delay in implementation of FATA Reforms.
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Sports festival concludes at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Sports festival concludes at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal
The sports festival in Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal in Upper Dir concluded on Saturday.
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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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