Amraiz Khan

  • LAHORE - National Accountability Bureau on Friday pasted notices on the gate of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra residence, ordering to not sell the property. The bureau has strictly barred the sale of Sharifs’ palace, situated in Lahore’s suburbs, until the final ...

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  • LAHORE - A senior pilot has challenged the suspension of his licence by a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) director without an inquiry. Captain Amir Hashmi, the former president of Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA), was facing charges of sleeping during flight Pk-785 on April 26, ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA Anti Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly forcing local girls into prostitution in Dubai. The agency took action on the complaint of a victim Farzana who alleged Irfan Ali, a resident of Kareem Park of Lahore, sent her to Dubai for ...

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  • LAHORE - Like other parts of the country, Defence Day was marked in the city with zeal on Wednesday. The Lahore Garrison organised an exhibition at Fortress Stadium where weapons were put on display and a colourful demonstration of military actions was held. Lahore Corps Commander Lieutenant ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has failed to arrest a former director allegedly involved in corruption of Rs2 billion in development work of Rahim Yar Khan. Sources told The Nation that the provincial government had allocated Rs9 million for development projects in Public ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA has issued summons to PIA’s former chief executive officer Bernd Hildenbrand in a corruption case involving billions of rupees. Hildenbrand, a German national, is facing an inquiry initiated by the Federal Investigation Agency on special instruction of former interior minister Ch ...

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  • LAHORE -  The self-styled terrorist group ‘Islamic State’ is planning armed attacks including hijacking at airports by using some low-ranking staff, officials warned Wednesday. Pakistan International Airlines’ chief security officer on Wednesday issued a circular titled ...

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  • LAHORE - A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team that had come all the way from Islamabad to start investigation of the matters concerning the London flats of the Sharif family went back to the federal capital empty-handed as none of the Sharif family members who were respondents in the case ...

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  • LAHORE - Customs authorities arrested a PIA employee involved in facilitation of 1,836 mobile phones smuggling worth Rs45 million at Lahore airport on Wednesday morning. Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Airport Security Force (ASF) and the PIA security had sent repeated complaints to ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA Punjab will seek more time from Supreme Court of Pakistan to conduct forensic audit of all the housing societies across the province, said an agency officer. A month ago, the apex court had directed the Federal Investigation Agency to conduct an audit but the agency was facing ...

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  • LAHORE - Officers serving the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) at key positions have dual nationality and less operational relevance to their field. Presently, PIA’s new CEO is Dr Musharraf Rasool Cyan, holding US nationality, who worked as bureaucrat before resigning and moving abroad ...

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  • Lahore - A driver’s demo in front of the Lahore High Court against traffic wardens came to spotlight on Saturday after he set on fire his rickshaw in protest against what he described as unnecessary fine. Driver Abdul Jabbar, a resident of Kasur, staged the protest, portraying himself victim ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA is all set to summon members of PIA board of directors in corruption case after former PIA CEO German national Bernd Hildenbrand flew back to home and did not return to face charges. Bernd’s name was placed on exit control list (ECL) for his alleged involvement in lease of A-330 ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA Punjab, on the directions of the Supreme Court, has constituted five teams to conduct forensic audit of all the housing societies on scientific basis across the province. The FIA has sought record from Lahore Development Authority (LDA), Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA), ...

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  • LAHORE - Although one-time permission given to former PIA CEO German national Bernd Hildenbrand to fly home for thirty days expired on June 10, he did not return to Pakistan to face corruption charges. Bernd’s name was placed on Exit Control List (ECL) for his alleged involvement in lease of ...

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  • LAHORE -  Pakistan Customs and PIA have no basic mechanism to check narcotics in aeroplanes, well placed sources in both the departments revealed. After repeated incidents of narcotics in PIA planes in a few weeks, various departments claimed to have beefed up security within their ...

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  • LAHORE - Fifty percent PIA flights are being cancelled daily after passengers have gone fed up with the repeated recoveries of narcotics from planes and undisciplined airline pilots. “Flights are being cancelled due to passengers who seek to travel by other airlines because they have lost ...

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  • LAHORE - PIA’s information technology system yesterday remained shut on account of non-functioning backup for seven hours, causing the loss of millions of rupees to the airline. Spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines, however, believed there was some problem in the head office of ...

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  • LAHORE -  ASF, ANF, Customs and FIA have failed to effectively crack down on those involved in narcotics smuggling through PIA planes. Apart from the recent incident of heroin detection in a PIA plane which reached London from Islamabad a few days back there were series of narcotics and ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA has arrested yet another doctor involved in illegal kidney transplantation Arrested doctor was identified as Zafar. He was serving as anesthesia specialist at Mayo Hospital. He fled away and went to his native district Sanghar, Sindh. FIA corporate crime circle Lahore team apprehended ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Investigation Agency has added two new sections against the accused in the illegal kidney transplants case, in order to consolidate the charges and cover up feeble prosecution. The Prosecution department had found the case against the kidney sellers not sufficiently strong to ...

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  • LAHORE -  Admiral (r) M Asif Sandila, former Chief of the Naval Staff, has set an example by preferring working for education to becoming head of any private institution. He has established Moawin Foundation (MF), a Non-Profit Organization which adopts government schools through an MOU. It is ...

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  • LAHORE - FIA has issued notices to the family members of doctors involved in illegal kidney transplant on charges of money laundering, a senior officer of the agency said on Thursday. Meanwhile, YDA office bearers have accused FIA officials of being involved in torturing their peers. Last week, Dr ...

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  • LAHORE - As many as 50 Pakistani students of a private school visiting India had to cut short their trip due to threats hurled by Indian extremists. The children reached Pakistan through Wagah Border here on Wednesday. An NGO had invited Pakistani students and their teachers as part of a student ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Invetigation Agency on Monday obtained physical remand for four days of the accused including two doctors and two paramedics involved in illegal transplant of kidneys. The agency had on Saturday arrested two doctors transplanting kidneys to foreigners at a rented house in ...

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  • LAHORE - The FIA caught red-handed two doctors transplanting kidneys to foreigners at a rented house, said an agency official Saturday. He said that acting on a tip-off, FIA Deputy Director Jameel Ahmad Khan-led team raided House No-151/E sector of EME Housing Society and  arrested Professor ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control (ET&NC) department has badly failed to deliver authorised registration number plates to motorists after removing unauthorised ones from their vehicles. After failure of 3M, a number plate manufacturing firm), the ET&NC had ...

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  • LAHORE - PIA has replaced a corruption-accused Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with another officer who too is facing a corruption inquiry, airline sources have claimed. Nayyar Hayat, who is allegedly involved in heavy embezzlement of funds, has been given the additional charge of CEO after removal ...

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  • LAHORE -  The PIA management’s decision to resume operation of the two grounded A-310 aircraft for Umrah pilgrims raises many questions about commitment to passengers’ safety irrespective of commercial considerations. An aviation analyst stated that question arises why the A310 ...

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  • LAHORE - The Federal Investigation Agency has proposed to Interior Ministry amendments in immigration laws to nab student visa consultants involved in human smuggling under the garb of consultancy, reveal documents available with The Nation. “It has been observed that a considerable number of ...

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