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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

  • 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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