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  • Japan provides $3.9 m for skill training KP, Sindh’s youth The Japanese government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Monday signed an agreement to launch a US$3.9 million initiative aiming to empower more than 20,000 youth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces. The initiative will help improve employment prospects and promote social cohesion through positive interactions amongst young people in deprived communities and enable them to actively participate in the socioeconomic development of Pakistan, said a press release....
  • Visually impaired persons protest in favor of demands The visually impaired persons on Monday staged a protest demonstration here to press the government accept their demands. The protesters, under the banner of provincial chapter of Pakistan Association for Blind, gathered outside the press club to express their anger over the alleged ‘indifferent’ attitude of the Chief Minister Pervez Khattak....
  • Govt of Japan,UNDP to support over 20,000 youth in KP, Sindh with training, employment opportunities The Government of Japan and UNDP today signed an agreement to launch a US$3.9 million initiative aiming to empower more than 20,000 youth in Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces....
  • CM Khattak intends to change BRT design for kickbacks, alleges Ziaullah Afridi The MPA alleged that the contract was awarded to Maqbool Company that has turned all roads of the city upside down. He said moment throughout the city has become an uphill task due to damaged roads....
  • Visually impaired persons protest in favour of demands The visually impaired persons on Monday staged a protest against the provincial government for its alleged discriminatory policies against them in job quotas. ...

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Janikhel Wazir tribe people visiting Mandan Park complain of police highhandedness

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    Janikhel Wazir tribe people visiting Mandan Park complain of police highhandedness
The people of Janikhel Wazir tribe have complained that policemen deployed at Mandan Police Station puncture the tyres of their motorcycles and also torture them whenever they come to...
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9 martyred in terror attack on Agriculture Directorate in Peshawar

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    9 martyred in terror attack on Agriculture Directorate in Peshawar
Nine people have been martyred in a terrorist attack on Agricultural Directorate in Peshawar.
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Govt announces increase in petroleum prices

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    Govt announces increase in petroleum prices
The government has increased the prices of petroleum products for the month of December.
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First match of PSL-3 to be played on 22 February

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    First match of PSL-3 to be played on 22 February
The first match of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played on 22 February.
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Lahore Blues win National T20 Cup title

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    Lahore Blues win National T20 Cup title
Lahore Blues won the National T20 Cup final by defeating Lahore Whites by seven wickets in the final of the event at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
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Eid Miladun Nabi being celebrated with religious fervour

Date: 01 Dec, 2017

    Eid Miladun Nabi being celebrated with religious fervour
Eid Miladun Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), is being observed across the country with religious zeal today (Friday).
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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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