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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

  • 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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