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Rs13.78b needed for extending judicial set up to Fata, PHC told KP government

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Rs13.78b needed for extending judicial set up to Fata, PHC told KP government
The Peshawar High Court has asked the provincial government allocation of Rs13.78 billion for construction of judicial complexes at tehsil and district headquarters of Fata.
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10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth ends after written agreement with PM

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth ends after written agreement with PM
The 10-day long peaceful sit-in of Pakhtuns youth in Islamabad ended on Saturday after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqab Abbasi assured in written to fulfill their demands.
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JI MNA alleges bribe in class-VI employees recruitment

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    JI MNA alleges bribe in class-VI employees recruitment
Member National Assembly, Jamaat-e-Islami from Swat Aisha Sayyad alleged kickbacks in recruitments of class-VI employees of Pakistan Post demanding of the accountability institutions to launch an inquiry.
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Senate Standing Committee approves draft on rights of Transgender persons

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Senate Standing Committee approves draft on rights of Transgender persons
Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Saturday approved the draft on rights of transgender persons that would soon be tabled at National Assembly to become a law.
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Maulana Sami says he won’t participate in protests against Mashal Khan case judgement

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Maulana Sami says he won’t participate in protests against Mashal Khan case judgement
Chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami Maulana Samiul Haq on Saturday thrown his weight behind court judgment in Mashal Khan murder case and said he would not...
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Mardan Medical Complex administration suspends two doctors over negligence

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Mardan Medical Complex administration suspends two doctors over negligence
Administration of Mardan Medical Complex suspended two doctors of Surgical Unit after relatives of patient, who died during appendix surgery, continued protest against them.
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TTP deputy chief Sajna killed in drone strike on Pak-Afghan border

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    TTP deputy chief Sajna killed in drone strike on Pak-Afghan border
The deputy chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Khan Said Mehsud alias Sajna has been reportedly died in drone strike on his vehicle.
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Afghanistan based Militants free 17 tribesmen kidnapped five months ago from Khyber Agency

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Afghanistan based Militants free 17 tribesmen kidnapped five months ago from Khyber Agency
The Taliban on Friday freed the 17 picknickers kidnapped give month ago from Inzaro Nao area of Khyber Agency near Pak-afghan border.
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Pakistan says US should fund fencing of Pak-Afghan border

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Pakistan says US should fund fencing of Pak-Afghan border
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said the United States should bear the expenses of fencing of the Pak-Afghan border.
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Lodhran by-election: ECP sends notices to Imran Khan, Ali Tareen over code of conduct violation

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Lodhran by-election: ECP sends notices to Imran Khan, Ali Tareen over code of conduct violation
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notices to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Ali Tareen, party candidate for by-election in NA-154, Lodhran, over violation...
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Rain, snowfall predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Rain, snowfall predicted in KP, FATA
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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Sorrow and Stigma: The Double Tragedy of Afghanistan’s Young Widows

Date: 10 Feb, 2018

    Sorrow and Stigma: The Double Tragedy of Afghanistan’s Young Widows
When 16-year-old Nasreen* didn’t hear from her husband for five days, she knew something was wrong.
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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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