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Trains stopped after drivers’ strike in Peshawar

Date: 23 Jul, 2017

    Trains stopped after drivers’ strike in Peshawar
Like other parts of the country, all trains have been stopped in Peshawar after a strike from the Train Drivers Association in favor of their demands. Passengers landed into...
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Deadline expires for Pakistani transporters to travel Afghanistan on CNIC

Date: 04 Apr, 2017

    Deadline expires for Pakistani transporters to travel Afghanistan on CNIC
Deadline expired for Pakistani transporters to travel to Afghanistan through Torkham border on original Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) as hundred of transporters remain stranded in Afghanistan.
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Tractor drivers’ union stages protest demonstration in Bannu

Date: 01 Apr, 2017

    Tractor drivers’ union stages protest demonstration in Bannu
The tractor-troley drivers’ union here on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the district administration and police for banning loaded tractor-trolleys to enter into the Bannu city at day...
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Transporters protested against passport condition at Torkham border

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Transporters protested against passport condition at Torkham border
Score of transporters, local politicians, truck drivers and tribals on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in Landikotal bazaar to demand withdrawal of the passport and visa condition set for...
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Transporters, drivers protest for not allowing entry into Afghanistan without passport

Date: 23 Mar, 2017

    Transporters, drivers protest for not allowing entry into Afghanistan without passport
Score of Pakistani transporters, truck drivers and local politicians on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against Afghan authorities’ decision requiring Pakistani truckers to show the passport before crossing the...
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Passport, visa condition imposed on Afghan cleaners of vehicles travelling to Pakistan

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

    Passport, visa condition imposed on Afghan cleaners of vehicles travelling to Pakistan
The condition of visa and passport for the cleaners travelling to Pakistan via Torkham border of Khyber Agency with Afghan transporters has been imposed again. The border officials said the...
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3 FC personnel involved in firing on drivers in Kohistan arrested

Date: 25 Dec, 2016

    3 FC personnel involved in firing on drivers in Kohistan arrested
Police have arrested three Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel and registered a case against them after the death of a driver in a firing incident in Kamela Bazaar of Kohistan...
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Rickshaw drivers protest against police torture on colleague

Date: 01 Dec, 2016

    Rickshaw drivers protest against police torture on colleague
Rickshaw drivers on Thursday staged a protest demonstration outside the Peshawar press club against the alleged torture of traffic police personnel on one of their fellow drivers. The protesters alleged...
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Kidnapped truck drivers released in South Waziristan

Date: 16 Nov, 2016

    Kidnapped truck drivers released in South Waziristan
Three truck drivers, who were kidnapped from South Waziristan Agency in September, have been released. Unknown militants had set fire to trucks carrying apples towards Dera Ismail Khan on the...
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Transporters protest against kidnapping of drivers in South Waziristan

Date: 07 Oct, 2016

    Transporters protest against kidnapping of drivers in South Waziristan
The transporters of South Waziristan on Thursday staged protest in Wana Bazaar against the incident of kidnapping of truck drivers and setting fire to trucks in Sewano Dag area...
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Visa condition waived off for truckers on Torkham border

Date: 01 Oct, 2016

    Visa condition waived off for truckers on Torkham border
Pakistani authorities on Saturday finally agreed to allow Afghan truck drivers to cross the Torkham border without valid travel documents after holding extended negotiations with their Afghan counterparts. The meeting...
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Ahmadzai Wazir tribesmen protest against torching of trucks, abduction of drivers

Date: 29 Sep, 2016

    Ahmadzai Wazir tribesmen protest against torching of trucks, abduction of drivers
The Ahmadzai Wazir tribesmen on Thursday took to streets to protest against the torching of fruits-laden trucks and abduction of drivers by unknown militants. The protesters including tribal elders, traders,...
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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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