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Pemra stops TV channels from promoting Valentine’s Day

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Pemra stops TV channels from promoting Valentine’s Day
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday stopped local media from promoting Valentine’s Day in light of Islamabad High Court order.
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JUI-F welcomes 26 persons acquitted in Mashal lynching case

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    JUI-F welcomes 26 persons acquitted in Mashal lynching case
Workers and supporters of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) welcomed the persons acquitted in Mashal Khan lynching case by an Anti-Terrorism Court and declared them as heroes.
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Differences surfaced among elders, youth of Pashtun Long March

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Differences surfaced among elders, youth of Pashtun Long March
Differences surfaced among youth and elders of Pashtun Long March who have staged a protest camp demanding justice for Naqibullah Mehsud.
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Journalists protest attack on colleague in Lakki Marwat

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Journalists protest attack on colleague in Lakki Marwat
Journalists and civil society activists on Wednesday staged a demonstration to protest attack on local journalist Ghulam Akbar.
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Locals recover body of another PTCL employee from snow in Upper Dir

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Locals recover body of another PTCL employee from snow in Upper Dir
Locals found body of another employee of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited were had fallen and buried under tons of snow seven days ago.
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Cultural festival at AWKUM concludes

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Cultural festival at AWKUM concludes
A two-day cultural festival ‘Fun Fair’ held at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan concluded on Wednesday.
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Couple killed for honor in Kurram Agency

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Couple killed for honor in Kurram Agency
A man and a woman, believed to have eloped four months ago, were killed on Wednesday, locals said.
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Tribal malik killed in roadside blast in Bajaur Agency

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Tribal malik killed in roadside blast in Bajaur Agency
A tribal malik was killed on Wednesday in a remote controlled blast in Nawagai tehsil of Bajaur Agency, officials at the political administration said.
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Trials for 3rd edition of Under-23 games kick off in Chitral

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Trials for 3rd edition of Under-23 games kick off in Chitral
A large number of players showed up on Wednesday at Centennial Model High School for trials in the third edition of Under-23 games, kicked off here by the district...
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Afghan authorities stop Waziristan IDPs to return home

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Afghan authorities stop Waziristan IDPs to return home
The North Waziristan Agency administration on Wednesday claimed that Afghan border force stopped the temporary displaced families, who had crossed into Afghan before military operation, from entering Pakistan.
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Mashal Khan murder case: One gets death sentence, five life imprisonment, 26 acquitted

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Mashal Khan murder case: One gets death sentence, five life imprisonment, 26 acquitted
The Anti-Terrorism Court in Abbottabad on Wednesday awarded death sentence to one accused, life imprisonment (25 years) to five accused and four-year imprisonment to 25 other accused in the...
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Two soldiers martyred, three injured in North Waziristan rocket attack

Date: 07 Feb, 2018

    Two soldiers martyred, three injured in North Waziristan rocket attack
Two soldiers were martyred and three others sustained injuries in a rocket attack in Eidak area of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday night.
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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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