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Thari Khel residents end polio drive boycott

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Thari Khel residents end polio drive boycott
Residents of Thari Khel area in district Lakki Marwat on Monday here ended their boycott of the ongoing anti-polio immunization drive following their negotiations with the district administration. The...
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KP Government announces special incentives for physically disabled persons in schools

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    KP Government announces special incentives for physically disabled persons in schools
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education department has decided to ensure provision of special facilities for physically handicapped students in schools. As per the new policy, there would...
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Police says minor girl’s murder being probed

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Police says minor girl’s murder being probed
The district police officer, Mardan, Dr. Mian Saeed said here on Monday that special teams have been constituted to probe the murder of a four-year old girl. Speaking at...
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WWB employees hold protest demo against non-payment of salaries

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    WWB employees hold protest demo against non-payment of salaries
Employees of the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) took out a protest rally here on Monday against non-payment of salaries and other demands. The WWB employees from all over the...
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Maulana Sufi Muhammad released from jail after nine years

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Maulana Sufi Muhammad released from jail after nine years
Maulana Sufi Muhammad, chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM) was released from the jail amid tight security here on Monday after nine years of imprisonment. The Peshawar High Court,...
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6th national archery championship gets underway in Peshawar

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    6th national archery championship gets underway in Peshawar
The sixth edition of National Archery championship got underway here at the Peshawar Sports Complex on Monday. Apart from the four provinces and Fata, teams from Pak Army, Wapda,...
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Newly-wed couple dies to suffocation in Takhbhai

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Newly-wed couple dies to suffocation in Takhbhai
A newly-wed couple died apparently due to suffocation in Sheeno Malik village of Hathian area in Takhtbhai, district Mardan, police and local people said. The area police said that...
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Landowner locks government school building for not getting job

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Landowner locks government school building for not getting job
Students of a government primary school in the suburbs of the provincial metropolis are forced to take classes in an open graveyard as the building of their school has...
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Youth, tribal leaders are concerned about transparent implementation of 10 year FATA development program

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Youth, tribal leaders are concerned about transparent implementation of 10 year FATA development program
A 10-year development programme was proposed in the FATA Reforms Committee report, but unfortunately we put more emphasis on political and administrative reforms.
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Residents of tribal areas seek participation, consultation over 10 year FATA development program

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Residents of tribal areas seek participation, consultation over 10 year FATA development program
Although no final decision has been taken about FATA reforms, yet a commission has been formed to implement the proposed 10-year development programme.
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Pak to play New Zealand in fourth ODI tomorrow

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Pak to play New Zealand in fourth ODI tomorrow
Pakistan is all set to play its fourth one-day international against New Zealand at Hamilton on Tuesday. The match will start at 06.00 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST).
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Four soldiers martyred after Indian troops’ unprovoked firing on LoC

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Four soldiers martyred after Indian troops’ unprovoked firing on LoC
At least four Pakistan Army soldiers on Monday embraced martyrdom during cross-border firing with Indian soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, said Inter Services Public Relations...
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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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