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  • Qatar agrees for conditional negotiations to ease Gulf boycott Qatar has agreed for conditional talks in an attempt to ease boycott of Saudi Arabia and its allied countries. According to Aljazeera, Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in his speech called for dialogue to resolve a political crisis...
  • Two laborers suffocate to death while cleaning well in Mansehra Two laborers died of suffocation while cleaning well in Chanani area of Mansehra district on Saturday, police said. According to police, the fell unconscious of suffocation while cleaning a well inside a house in Chanani area....
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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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10 drivers arrested for helping illegal Afghans to cross into Pakistan

Date: 19 Jul, 2016

    10 drivers arrested for helping illegal Afghans to cross into Pakistan
The political administration of Kurram Agency has arrested 10 drivers on charges of helping Afghan nationals to enter Pakistan illegally. Assistant Political Agent Parachinar Shahid Ali Shah said they had...
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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

TDPs

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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