Journalist from Bara killed allegedly by Afghan refugees

TNN correspondent reported that Bara Press Club member Hidayat Shah Afridi had a quarrel with Afghan refugees outside his residence in Asad Town.

Walk held in Bara against the use of ice drug

The people of Bar Kambarkhel area of Bara in Khyber tribal district on Friday held a walk against increasing use of ice drug in the area.

Terrorist killed, soldier martyred in South Waziristan clash

One terrorist was killed and another was arrested during an operation by the security forces in Sra Rogha area of South Waziristan.

Privileges of Darmankhel tribe suspended after killing of Aman Committee member

The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has suspended all the privileges of Darmankhel tribe after the murder of a member of the pro-government Aman Committee.

School in Jamrud upgraded in remembrance  of Bhigyari blast martyred students

The political administration of Khyber Agency has upgraded the Government High School, (for boys) Soor Kamar to higher secondary level during a special ceremony organized here to mark martyr day on Monday. Addressing on the occasion assistant political agent Jamrud Saiful Islam said a monument would also be established in the school in the memory of those students who were martyred in a suicide attack on Bhigyari check post.

Two children die, 11 other fainted during vaccination in Bara

At least two children died and eleven others were fainted apparently due to the reaction of anti-polio vaccines administered to them at a medical camp set up by non-government organization CERD in Shalobar area here on Wednesday. According to local residents, the children were administered vaccines in order to protect them from different diseases including measles and polio.

Alleged extrajudicial killing: Bara Political Alliance says all its demands are accepted

Bara Political Alliance, which was staging protests over the alleged fake encounter of a citizen, Irfanullah Afridi, says its demands have been accepted.

FATA students get cash assistance, awards

PESHWAR, 12 July: Afridyan Welfare Foundation has distributed cash assistance and awards among the deserving and brilliant students of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). In...

Former Aman Committee member shot dead in Mohmand

A former member of a pro-government peace militia (Aman Committee) was killed in an improvised explosive device blast in Mohmand tribal district on Tuesday.

Independence Day celebrations cancelled in Mohmand, Lower Dir due to security reasons

The Independence Day celebrations in Mohmand tribal agency and district Lower Dir have been cancelled due to security reasons. According to assistant political agent of Ghalanai, Habib ur Rahman, the administration had got intelligence reports that six suicide bombers had entered into the agency from Afghanistan after which Independence Day celebrations were cancelled.

Saudi govt provides dates for FATA displaced families

The government of Saudi Arabia has provided 396 metric tons dates for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). A ceremony for distribution of these dates among the displaced people was organised at Jalozai Camp in Nowshera on Wednesday which was attended by Saudi diplomat Jasim bin Muhammad Al-Khalidi, officials of FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and deputy secretary of the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON).

Pak-Afghan border at Torkham re-opens after weeklong closure

The Pak-Afghan border at Torkham was opened on Saturday after closure for one week. Decision for opening of the border was taken after successful negotiations between the two sides on Friday. Work on construction of gate on Pakistani side is also continuing.