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  • Lashkar demolishes houses of ‘militants’ in Wana

    WANA: Seven houses of alleged militants and their facilitators were razed to the ground by a lashkar (a group of peace volunteers from Ahmedzai Wazir tribe) in different areas of Wana in South Waziristan agency on Wednesday...

    The “accused terrorists” belonged to the Hakimullah and Maulvi Nazir groups of the banned Tehreek-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)...

  • Security forces seize arms at Wana market

    WANA: Security forces took away weapons and ammunition from a market in Wana here on Wednesday, where a military officer was killed and six soldiers were injured in a bomb attack the other day...

    Wana, the administrative headquarters of the South Waziristan Agency, has been closed for indefinite period...

  • Four people kidnapped near Wana

    WANA: Gunmen kidnapped four people and set on fire four trucks loaded with apples near Wana, South Waziristan Agency, on Friday...

    Local officials said that the incident took place near Karkana, about 40 kilometres east of Wana, the administrative headquarters of the tribal agency...

  • Wana market dynamited as punishment for major’s killing

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Local authorities on Friday dynamited a market in Rustam Bazaar of South Waziristan’s headquarters Wana under local laws as a punishment for an explosion which killed an army officer and injured many others earlier this week, officials and local residents confirmed...

    Following the incident, the local authorities imposed a curfew on the Wana Bazaar, forcing more than 6,000 shops to close down...

  • Death toll rises to five as curfew continues in Wana

    WANA: One man was killed on Monday when security forces opened fire to stop violation of a curfew imposed a day earlier in Wana, South Waziristan Agency, after clashes between militants and workers of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM)...

    Wana is under a dawn-to-dusk curfew, with army and paramilitary forces patrolling the town...

  • Meeting on Wana situation today

    WANA: The administration in South Waziristan Agency has put its weight behind the pro-government peace committee and told a tribal jirga on Wednesday that they [committee members] would continue their activities in Wana...

    An official told Dawn that talks between the administration and elders of the Ahmadzai Wazir tribe had reached a deadlock after the Pashtun Tahaffuz Move­ment (PTM) demanded that pro-government peace committee...

  • Wana hospital official kidnapped

    WANA: The in-charge of Wana TB hospital was kidnapped by masked gunmen on Wednesday from Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan tribal district...

    Maulana Noor was killed in a suicide bombing on a mosque in Wana in 2010 when he was giving Quran lessons to his students...

  • Indefinite curfew clamped in Wana

    SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: The local administration on Tuesday imposed a curfew in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan tribal district, and surrounding areas for an indefinite period amid a search operation for the perpetrators of an attack on security forces...

    A public notice issued by the office of the assistant commissioner said Wana Bazaar would remain closed until the normalisation of situation in the wake of the Sunday night...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

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