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Planted landmines:The hidden enemies of FATA repatriated populations

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Planted landmines:The hidden enemies of FATA repatriated populations
Though Pakistan army has cleared the Federally Administered Tribal Areas from militants, still local residents have been bearing the brunt of the war on terror. With repatriation has almost...
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JUI-S demands KP-Fata merger before 2018 elections

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    JUI-S demands KP-Fata merger before 2018 elections
Chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Samiul Haq on Thursday demanded merger of Fata with Khyber Pakthunkhwa before 2018 elections.
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Pak army distributes compensation cheques among Mir Ali blast victims

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Pak army distributes compensation cheques among Mir Ali blast victims
Pakistan Army on Thursday distributed compensation cheques among the victims of Mir Ali blast here at Agency Headquarters in Miran Shah.
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Security Forces recover weapons, explosives from Bara

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Security Forces recover weapons, explosives from Bara
The security forces on Thursday foiled a sabotage bid and seized a huge cache of weapon from Nangrosa area of Khyber Agency, an Inter Services Public Relation statement said.
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PHC dismisses JUI-F leader petition against BRT

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    PHC dismisses JUI-F leader petition against BRT
The Peshawar High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader Amanullah Haqqani against Bus Rapid Transit project.
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PA Khyber deports 23 illegal Afghan nationals

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    PA Khyber deports 23 illegal Afghan nationals
The political administration on Thursday deported 23 illegal Afghan nationals from Jamrud area of Khyber Agency, officials claimed.
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KP govt launches Heritage Trail project in Peshawar

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    KP govt launches Heritage Trail project in Peshawar
The Provincial government on Thursday announced to launch heritage trial project to restore the historic status of the once known as city of flowers.
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Two children die in road mishap in Dir

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Two children die in road mishap in Dir
Two children died on Thursday after an over-speeding vehicle collided with a mountain near Chukyatan area of Upper Dir, the police said.
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Motorcycle riding banned in Waziristan

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Motorcycle riding banned in Waziristan
Following suicide blast two days ago, the political administration on Thursday imposed a ban for an indefinite period on motorcycle riding throughout the agency.
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Woman among three killed for ‘Honour’ in Lower Dir

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Woman among three killed for ‘Honour’ in Lower Dir
Three people, including a woman, have been killed in the name of honour in two separate incidents in Lower Dir.
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Parliamentary delegation praises peaceful environment in North Waziristan

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    Parliamentary delegation praises peaceful environment in North Waziristan
A parliamentary delegation visited Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan Agency, on Wednesday where they were briefed about security situation in the region.
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KP govt decides to act against factory owners not paying minimum wages to workers

Date: 07 Dec, 2017

    KP govt decides to act against factory owners not paying minimum wages to workers
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to take action against owners of factories and industries who are not paying minimum wages to workers fixed by the government.
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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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