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Six civilians killed in ‘IED blast’ in Waziristan

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Six civilians killed in ‘IED blast’ in Waziristan
At least six people have been martyred and eight others injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan, DawnNews reported on...
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Transgender people accuse KP police of extortion

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Transgender people accuse KP police of extortion
The Transgender people from different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday staged demonstration to protest provincial government’s failure to protect them from police excesses.
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FDMA releases Rs192m ‘August installment’ for Waziristan IDPs

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    FDMA releases Rs192m ‘August installment’ for Waziristan IDPs
The Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) has released Rs192 million, an installment for the month of august, for the displaced people of North Waziristan Agency.
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Opposition members call for civil disobedience against WSSP

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Opposition members call for civil disobedience against WSSP
Members of opposition parties at District Council Peshawar on Tuesday announced civil disobedience against Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar for sending consumers inflated bills and staged a walk...
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Civil society asks KP govt for laws to curb child marriages, domestic violence

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Civil society asks KP govt for laws to curb child marriages, domestic violence
Civil societies on Tuesday demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to make legislations to curb child marriages and domestic violence in the province.
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Senior journalist Takbeer Afridi passes away in Khyber

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Senior journalist Takbeer Afridi passes away in Khyber
Senior journalist Takbeer Afridi passed away due to cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Peshawar here on Tuesday in Landi Kotal area of Khyber Agency.
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Five shops gutted in market fire in Bajaur

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Five shops gutted in market fire in Bajaur
As many as five shops were reduced to ashes after fire broke out in it at Saddiqabad Bazaar on Tuesday.
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Gas outages spark protest in Hangu

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Gas outages spark protest in Hangu
Residents of Hangu city staged a protest demonstration and blocked Hangu-Kohat Road for traffic for three hours against gas load-shedding.
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PTI Khyber Agency’s leaders allege misappropriation in sports funds

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    PTI Khyber Agency’s leaders allege misappropriation in sports funds
Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Khyber Agency chapter, alleged embezzlement in sports festival funds and demanded of the government to conduct inquiry into the alleged misappropriation.
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Court indicts Pashtu singer Shahsawar in woman kidnapping case

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Court indicts Pashtu singer Shahsawar in woman kidnapping case
District and Session Court on Tuesday indicted known pashtu singer Shahsawar Khan in sexual assault and kidnapping of a woman case.
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DC Buner announces free coaching classes for SSC students

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    DC Buner announces free coaching classes for SSC students
The district government on Tuesday announced free coaching classes for students of Secondary School Certificate that would begins after winter vacations.
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Chitrali woollen warm clothes sell like hot cakes in winter

Date: 05 Dec, 2017

    Chitrali woollen warm clothes sell like hot cakes in winter
The sale of hand-made traditional cultural dresses, caps, waistcoats and Chugha (long coat) witness increase in winter season in Chitral. These warm cultural dresses are made from sheep wool....
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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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