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IED blasts continue to claim lives in North Waziristan

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    IED blasts continue to claim lives in North Waziristan
An IED blast claimed the life of a minor kid while another was injured in Madi Khel village, Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan agency, officials said here on...
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Three ‘militants’ die in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Three ‘militants’ die in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border
At least three people were killed and a number of others injured in a US drone strike which reportedly took place in Afghanistan’s territory near North Waziristan on Thursday,...
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PHC directs KP speaker to administer oath to Kumar as MPA

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    PHC directs KP speaker to administer oath to Kumar as MPA
The Peshawar High Court on Thursday directed Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Asad Qaiser to administer oath to Baldew Kumar as member of the provincial assembly on minority...
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Protest against MMC doctors held in Mardan

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Protest against MMC doctors held in Mardan
Residents of Gujar Garhi area staged a protest demonstration against the medical staff of Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) for their alleged negligence. The protesters, led by chief of the...
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Private school students protest against PDA

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Private school students protest against PDA
Students of a private school in phase-1 of the Hayatabad township staged a protest demonstration against the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA)’s anticipated move to close the institution. The students,...
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KPIT board launches ‘Durshal’ to help youth start new businesses

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    KPIT board launches ‘Durshal’ to help youth start new businesses
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology (KPIT) Board on Thursday launched a project “Durshal” to enable young graduates to start their own businesses. Provincial Minister for Health and Information Technology,...
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Drive for brighter Charsadda kicked off

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Drive for brighter Charsadda kicked off
In a bid to give a brighter look to the surroundings, the district administration kicked off “Zalanda Charsadda” drive here on Thursday. Deputy commissioner Muntazir Shah inaugurated the drive....
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ECP dismisses Irman’s reference seeking Ziaullah’s disqualification

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    ECP dismisses Irman’s reference seeking Ziaullah’s disqualification
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday dismissed a reference of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan seeking disqualification of former provincial minister Ziaullah Afridi on grounds of...
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Mardan mayor announces to bear educational expenses of slain theater artist’s daughter

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Mardan mayor announces to bear educational expenses of slain theater artist’s daughter
District nazim, Himayatullah Mayar on Thursday announced to bear education expenses of the daughter of slain theater artist, Sunbul. Subul was shot dead by three armed men who had...
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Shaheen Shah Afridi: A new cricket star in the making

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Shaheen Shah Afridi: A new cricket star in the making
Younger brother of former cricketer Riaz Afridi, Shaheen is attracted the attention of selectors and former players including former captain Pakistan Cricket Team Wasim Akram.
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Two more children raped in Swabi, Lakki Marwat

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Two more children raped in Swabi, Lakki Marwat
Two more incidents of children rape are reported from Swabi and Lakki Marwat districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Another kid loses life to landmine blast in North Waziristan

Date: 08 Feb, 2018

    Another kid loses life to landmine blast in North Waziristan
A five-year old child was killed and another injured in landmine blast in Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan Agency, officials at the administration said.
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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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