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27 file nominations for Fata Senate elections

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    27 file nominations for Fata Senate elections
As many as 27 candidates from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas have filed nominations papers for four vacant seats of the Upper House . The Election Commission of Pakistan...
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Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons
The scheduled three-day anti-polio campaign starting today (Monday) has been postponed in Bajaur Agency due to security reasons, officials said here. Agency Health Officer Dr. Abdur Rahman said that...
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Bike riding banned in Bajaur over security threat alert

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Bike riding banned in Bajaur over security threat alert
Citing security reasons, the political administration of Bajuar agency has imposed complete ban on motorcycle riding in the agency, officials said here on Monday. As per details, the step...
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KP government to compensate public transporters, drivers being affected by BRT

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    KP government to compensate public transporters, drivers being affected by BRT
In a bid to compensate the owners of the local public transport as they are the possible affectees of the ongoing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...
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Shortest route between Bara, Tirah valley opened for public

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Shortest route between Bara, Tirah valley opened for public
The shortest route between Bara subdivision and the scenic Tirah valley has been opened for general public, officials said here on Monday. The route, locally known as Sheen Kamar...
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Seminary teachers arrested for ‘sodomizing’ 12-year old student

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Seminary teachers arrested for ‘sodomizing’ 12-year old student
Police has arrested two teachers of a religious seminary on charges of sodomizing a minor student, officials said here on Monday. Officials of the Zaida police station informed that...
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Asma’s ‘murderer’ confesses to killing little girl

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Asma’s ‘murderer’ confesses to killing little girl
The man arrested in eight-year old Asma’s murder case has confessed to his crime before a local court here on Monday. The accused, Muhammad Nabi, was produced before the...
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KP’s first zoo inaugurated in Peshawar

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    KP’s first zoo inaugurated in Peshawar
The first ever zoo of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has finally been opened for general public here on Monday. Chief Minister Pervez Khattak inaugurated the facility in Rahatabad area...
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Suspect in Asma rape, murder case confesses crime in court

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Suspect in Asma rape, murder case confesses crime in court
The suspect Muhammad Nabi arrested in Asma rape and murder case has confessed his crime , Mardan police said.
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Peshawar police resolve murder mystery of two sisters, nabbed two

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Peshawar police resolve murder mystery of two sisters, nabbed two
Peshawar Cantonment Police have resolved mystery of murder of two sisters in Pushtakhara locality and arrested two persons including a lawyer.
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Fire erupts at electronic store in Takhtbhai

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Fire erupts at electronic store in Takhtbhai
Electronics good worth millions were reduced to ashes after fire broke out at an electronic store in Jalala area of Takhtbhai.
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Senate Election: Workers thank Imran Khan for awarding ticket to Ayub Afridi

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Senate Election: Workers thank Imran Khan for awarding ticket to Ayub Afridi
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Bara chapter, lauded party chief Imran Khan for awarding Senate ticket to Ayub Afridi and said the decision has boost morale of party workers of the area.
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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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