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Senior US Official visits Pakistan to discuss Afghan refugees

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Senior US Official visits Pakistan to discuss Afghan refugees
United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration Nancy Izzo Jackson recognized Pakistan’s generosity hosting one of the largest, most-protracted refugee populations in the world...
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Schools in Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla lack basic facilities, report

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Schools in Kohistan, Torghar, Shangla lack basic facilities, report
A report on condition of public sector schools in Shangla, Kohistan and Torghar districts have exposed government performance in education sector.
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Pukhtun Tahfuz Tehreek demands justice for Naqib Mehsud

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Pukhtun Tahfuz Tehreek demands justice for Naqib Mehsud
Pukhtun Tahfuz Tehreek on Thursday set up a protest camp outside National Press Club to press the government give justice to Naqibullah Mehsud, who was killed in fake encounter...
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Police to take steps for transgender people protection

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Police to take steps for transgender people protection
The police on Thursday held a meeting with transgender people and heard their problems here at Faqirabad Police Station and assured that steps would be taken for their protection.
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15 couples tie knot at mass marriage ceremony

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    15 couples tie knot at mass marriage ceremony
Alkhidmat Foundation on Thursday organized a mass marriage ceremony for 15 couples at a marriage hall.
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Satellite data to be used in monitoring, managing drought in Pakistan

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Satellite data to be used in monitoring, managing drought in Pakistan
Agriculture in Pakistan is most affected by natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, droughts and landslides.
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Police exhume body of child maid found dead at KP’s minister brother’s house

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Police exhume body of child maid found dead at KP’s minister brother’s house
The police on Thursday exhumed body of 11-year old girl, who was found dead mysteriously at KP's minister for Higher Education brother's house and took samples from her body.
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Chief Justice SC gives 10 days to IG Sindh to arrest Rao Anwar

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Chief Justice SC gives 10 days to IG Sindh to arrest Rao Anwar
Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday directed the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the Sindh police and arrest former senior superintendent Rao Anwar.
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Mardan police receive Asma’s DNA report

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Mardan police receive Asma’s DNA report
The police received forensic report of four-year old Asma, who was raped and killed in Gojar Garhi area of Mardan district.
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Gunmen kill school teacher in Hangu

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Gunmen kill school teacher in Hangu
Unknown armed persons gunned down a high school teacher in Shanawori area of Hangu district, the police said.
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Accused child molesters arrested in Mardan, Nowshera

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Accused child molesters arrested in Mardan, Nowshera
Two persons allegedly involved in sexual abuse of children have been arrested in Mardan and Nowshera.
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Girl accuses two boys of stripping her naked in Charsadda

Date: 01 Feb, 2018

    Girl accuses two boys of stripping her naked in Charsadda
A 15-year-old girl has accused two young men of stripping her naked with the intension of raping her in the jurisdiction of Prang Police Station in Charsadda.
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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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