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Govt slashes petrol, diesel prices by Rs 1.5/litre for July

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Govt slashes petrol, diesel prices by Rs 1.5/litre for July
The federal government on Friday announced a reduction in the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 1.5/litre for the month of July
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ASI suspended over negligence, poor performance in Mardan

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    ASI suspended over negligence, poor performance in Mardan
The Mardan District Police Officer (DPO) Mian Saeed on Friday suspended an Assistant Sub-Inspector and in charge of a police outpost in Hathian area of Londkhwar police station over...
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OFID approves $50m loan for FATA development program

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    OFID approves $50m loan for FATA development program
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC,) Fund for International Development (OFID) has signed a US$50m loan agreement with Pakistan for the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of the Federally...
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Women’s rights activist Tabassum Adnan attacked in Swat

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Women’s rights activist Tabassum Adnan attacked in Swat
Well-known women’s rights activist, Tabassum Adnan survived a murder attack as unknown persons opened firing at her in Swat; however, fortunately, she remained unhurt in the attack
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Police arrests 80 people during raid on musical program in Lakki Marwat

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Police arrests 80 people during raid on musical program in Lakki Marwat
At least 80 people including singers were arrested during police raid on a musical program in the sensitive Shah Hassankhel area of Lakki Marwat district
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LHC takes notice of torture on MNA Jamshed Dasti

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    LHC takes notice of torture on MNA Jamshed Dasti
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken notice of alleged torture on Member National Assembly Jamshed Dasti by Punjab Police.
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Sri Lanka agrees to send team for ODI, T20 series in Pakistan

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Sri Lanka agrees to send team for ODI, T20 series in Pakistan
The Sri Lankan cricket team will visit Pakistan for one-day international (ODI) and Twenty20 series in the end of this year.
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Avalanche kills one tourist, injures two others in Naran

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Avalanche kills one tourist, injures two others in Naran
A tourist has died while two others sustained injuries when they came under an avalanche in Naran area of Mansehra on Thursday.
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Six PDA officials suspended over negligence in duties during Eid

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Six PDA officials suspended over negligence in duties during Eid
The Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) has suspended six officials over negligence in duties during Eid.
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Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA
The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said...
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Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms
People and political leaders of various parties in tribal areas have expressed their disappointment over allocation of Rs26.90 billion for fiscal year 2017-18 for Fata. Terming the budget insufficient...
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COAS arrives in Parachinar to meet relatives of blasts victims

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    COAS arrives in Parachinar to meet relatives of blasts victims
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday arrived in Kurram Agency to meet the relatives of Parachinar twin blasts victims.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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