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Waziristan elders call on PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Waziristan elders call on PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
A delegation of Mehsud and Wazir tribal elders called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here Tuesday and demanded arrest of Rao Anwar, alleged killer of Naqibullah Mehsud.
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Patients dies due to doctors’ negligence in MMC

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Patients dies due to doctors’ negligence in MMC
A patient has died in Mardan Medical Complex allegedly due to negligence of doctors that led to a scuffle between district nazim and the doctor.
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Protesters sit house of alleged killers on fire in DI Khan

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Protesters sit house of alleged killers on fire in DI Khan
Enraged protesters sit house of suspects on fire who had allegedly killed two persons in Dera Ismail Khan, the police said.
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Two persons shot dead in Peshawar

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Two persons shot dead in Peshawar
Unidentified armed persons shot dead two persons while two others were injured in jurisdiction of Banamari police station on Tuesday.
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Customs clearance agent threatens journalist in Landi Kotal

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Customs clearance agent threatens journalist in Landi Kotal
Customs Clearance Agents has threatened a local journalist with dire consequences for publishing news against them.
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Safer Internet Day: UNICEF calls for urgent action to protect children and their digital footprint

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Safer Internet Day: UNICEF calls for urgent action to protect children and their digital footprint
More than 175,000 children go online for the first time every day – a new child every half second – UNICEF said today.
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SC summons PTI spokesperson in Asma murder case

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    SC summons PTI spokesperson in Asma murder case
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday summoned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary to the Supreme Court in Asma Rani murder case.
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Punjab Forensic report match DNA in Asma’s rape case

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Punjab Forensic report match DNA in Asma’s rape case
Punjab Forensics Science Agency (PFSA) on Tuesday confirmed a DNA match of the rapist of four-year-old Asma in Mardan.
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34 arrested persons of Khogakhel tribe released after successful Jirga in Landikotal

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    34 arrested persons of Khogakhel tribe released after successful Jirga in Landikotal
The tribal elders of Landikotal have taken back their call of protest after the security forces released 34 persons of Khogakhel tribe arrested during search operations and also released...
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Chemical used in preparation of heroin recovered from fruit truck on Torkham border

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Chemical used in preparation of heroin recovered from fruit truck on Torkham border
The Khassadar Force personnel have recovered a chemical used in the preparation of heroin during checking of a truck carrying fruit on the Pak-Afghan Torkham Border.
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Bacha Khan Hockey Club to represent Pakistan in international tournament in Sri Lanka

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Bacha Khan Hockey Club to represent Pakistan in international tournament in Sri Lanka
Bacha Khan Hockey Club from Mardan will represent Pakistan in an international tournament in Sri Lanka.
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Delegation of Pakhtun Jirga to meet PM today

Date: 06 Feb, 2018

    Delegation of Pakhtun Jirga to meet PM today
A 10-member delegation of the Pakhtun Jirga holding protest against the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Islamabad will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today...
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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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