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James Mattis asks Pakistani leadership to redouble counter-terrorism efforts

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    James Mattis asks Pakistani leadership to redouble counter-terrorism efforts
The United States's (US) Defence Secretary James Mattis met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday after arriving in Islamabad on his first visit to Pakistan.
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Journalist shot injured in Charsadda

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Journalist shot injured in Charsadda
Unknown assailants on Monday shot and injured two journalists in Charsadda in the jurisdiction of Prang Police Station, the police said.
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KP to have its own censor board; MPA Fazal Ilahi

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    KP to have its own censor board; MPA Fazal Ilahi
The provincial government on Monday announced to form its own censor board for films and dramas to contain vulgarity being shown in movies.
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KP-Fata merger: JI announces long march on Islamabad on December 10

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    KP-Fata merger: JI announces long march on Islamabad on December 10
Jamaat-e-Islami on Monday announced a long march from Khyber Agency to Islamabad on November 10 to force the government to implement Fata Reforms.
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Police arrest four for illegal digging at Takhtbhai ruins

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Police arrest four for illegal digging at Takhtbhai ruins
The police claimed to have arrested four persons who were digging illegally in ruins of Takhtbhai and registered cases against them.
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Baby girl dies of Diptheria in Karak

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Baby girl dies of Diptheria in Karak
Residents of Karak have been experiencing outbreak of diphtheria that claimed life of a child and affecting of dozens of children across the district, health officials said.
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Man loses legs in landmine blast in Tank

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Man loses legs in landmine blast in Tank
A man has lost his legs on Monday after a landmine planted at a roadside exploded in Jandola area of Frontier Region Tank, the police said.
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Pakistani game development studio leading the way for gender diversity

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Pakistani game development studio leading the way for gender diversity
UN Women and WeRplay will be working together to enhance women's access to organized work opportunities.
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Pakistan elected to the main policy making organs of UNIDO

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Pakistan elected to the main policy making organs of UNIDO
Pakistan enjoys an excellent relationship with UNIDO. The year 2018 will mark 50 years of Pakistan-UNIDO fruitful cooperation.
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Khasadar personnel threaten to vacate checkpoints if salaries not paid

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Khasadar personnel threaten to vacate checkpoints if salaries not paid
Khasadar force personnel of South Waziristan Agency on Monday threatened to boycott duties and vacate all checkpoints if the political administration failed to issue six-month withheld salaries.
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Student martyred at ATI laid to rest amid tears in Buner

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    Student martyred at ATI laid to rest amid tears in Buner
The slaim student, Sarzamen, who was martyred in a terrorists attack on Agriculture Training Institute Peshawar, was laid to rest amid tears at his ancestral graveyard in Buner district...
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JUI-S convenes jirga on KP-Fata merger on December 7

Date: 04 Dec, 2017

    JUI-S convenes jirga on KP-Fata merger on December 7
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq has convened a jirga on December 7 to find a way out to merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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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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