Jawad R Awan

  • LAHORE - Refuting the claims of Intelligence Bureau chief about Daesh, other security agencies of Pakistan have said a recently identified offshoot of a banned outfit is being confused with Daesh or ISIS, a terrorist organisation in Middle East.Since the action against militancy got pace in the ...

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  • LAHORE - David Coleman Headley, a rouge contractor of foreign intelligence services, had been on the watch list of security services for his shadowy activities on Pakistani soil, official sources told The Nation yesterday. They disclosed this when asked about David Headley’s statement to an ...

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  • LAHORE –The intra-party polls will be held following the process of direct election from Union Council to Centre, Imran Khan announced yesterday. “The party workers prepare for the intra-party polls to elect the leaders of their choice for various party offices,” said Mr Khan ...

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  • LAHORE - The Treasury yesterday requested the federal government to provide more relief to the masses in the petroleum prices keeping in view the international market rates. Punjab Assembly session as Private Member’s Day started one and half hour late to its scheduled time at 10am under the ...

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  • LAHORE - Terror facilitator cells, in startling revelations, have told the interrogators about some codes used for communication among them and their handlers operating from a foreign country, security services sources told The Nation yesterday. Facilitator cells of terrorists, following ...

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  • LAHORE: The PTI leadership is facing serious differences over the important issue of deciding the fate of structure for the new intra-party polls, insiders told The Nation yesterday. However, the party’s Punjab Election Commissioner Ijaz Minhas insisted: “The matter will be ...

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  • LAHORE - Like other parts of the country, the city yesterday observed Kashmir Day to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir.National political parties, religious parties and Kashmir chapters of the parties took out rallies in the provincial capital to mark the day. Special sittings and ...

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  • LAHORE – PTI yesterday held a protest against government’s move to privatize the national airline PIA, power and gas load shedding. Imran Khan party’s leaders demanded of the Supreme Court to take suo moto notice of the matter. The Punjab and City chapter leaders of the party led ...

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  • LAHORE – PTI leadership facing serious differences over the important issue of deciding the fate of structure for the new intra-party polls, party insiders told The Nation today. However, Punjab election commissioner of the party Ijaz Minhas insisted: “The matter will be resolved in a ...

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  • LAHORE - The Opposition staged a token walkout yesterday from the Punjab Assembly session against the killing of three PIA workers during the protest regarding privatisation of the national airline.Punjab Assembly’s Wednesday session was started with a delay of one hour to its scheduled time ...

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  • LAHORE - The acting head of Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) is most likely to meet chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) today, informed sources told The Nation yesterday.The meeting comes against the backdrop of revelations by a top TTP leader about NDS nexus ...

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  • LAHORE - Uzair Baloch, the notorious kingpin of Lyari, expressed willingness to become approver when he found out that a hit on his life had been sanctioned by his former bosses to stop his custody falling into the hands of a premier intelligence agency, official sources close to the Baloch episode ...

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  • LAHORE - In a shocking move the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) staged a demonstration yesterday against the Orange Line Metro Train project without engaging other opposition parties despite the fact the opposition had decided a joint protest on Tuesday.After the last Friday sitting of the ...

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  • LAHORE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been alerted against terror attacks in two districts and three key military and police officials, security services sources told The Nation yesterday. The terror alert is quite specific in nature, they said.According to the alert, the terrorists have plans to ...

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  • LAHORE - The process of second intra-party polls of PTI has become controversial within the party before the expected announcement by its election commission in last week of April, according to Imran Khan’s lieutenants. PTI’s first intra-party polls were held in 2013, but the party ...

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  • LAHORE - The Opposition in Punjab Assembly yesterday staged walkout from the house in protest against the Orange Line Metro Train, claiming the funds of different departments have been surrendered to feed the project besides damage to the national heritage assets.The Friday’s session started ...

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  • LAHORE - Though the civilian security establishment comes under fire time and again for failing to meet the pace of military machine to achieve the goals of National Action Plan, the interior ministry officials are quite satisfied with the performance of civilian security apparatus. The ...

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  • LAHORE - Secret services have warned Punjab and Sindh governments of attacks on the educational institutions on the pattern of Bacha Khan University assault, The Nation had learned. The terrorists can strike on the schools and colleges in the main cities of the two provinces, particularly the ...

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  • LAHORE: Engaging the Rangers in Punjab for special operations against the banned outfits and dealing with issues of high crime has been in the pipeline for quite some time and the federal government has insisted to involve at least two wings of the paramilitary force for this purpose, security ...

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  • LAHORE - Recruiters of banned outfits in some private and public universities in the Punjab have been identified and efforts are on to bust the entire chain of the recruiters for extremist elements, security agencies’ sources told The Nation yesterday. Counter-terrorism operations in private ...

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  • LAHORE - A massive search and comb operation has been launched in the Punjab to stop infiltration of on-the-run terrorists of Bacha Khan University into the province, top security officials told The Nation yesterday. According to the intelligence report issued on January 10, a group of 12 militants ...

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  • LAHORE - Though various quarters have termed the Bacha Khan University incident an intelligence failure, a top secret service had given the specific information to the authorities concerned on January 10 regarding terrorists’ plan to target the key educational institutions of Khyber ...

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  • LAHORE: Brahamdagh Bugti will move to some country which does not have extradition treaty with Pakistan or where it is easier to get political asylum if he failed in securing political refuge in Switzerland, Baloch separatist leaders close to the development told The Nation yesterday.An ...

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  • LAHORE - The Rangers with be engaged for a limited action in a massive anti-terror operation, covering nearly half of the Punjab as part of the National Action Plan, official sources told The Nation yesterday. According to them, the aggressive anti-terror campaign planned for 17 districts of ...

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  • LAHORE - Over 250 social media accounts involved in facilitating terrorist communications have been put out of business by a top security agency after hectic chase on the cyber highway, sources in a military intelligence service told The Nation yesterday.Shutting down the terrorists and extremist ...

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  • LAHORE: The party of Imran Khan yesterday gave birth to third major group under the name of ‘Workers’ Alliance Group’ ahead of new intra-party polls. Senior PTI leader Hamid Khan leading the new camp made the announcement saying the new group constituted to purge the party of ...

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  • LAHORE - Eight private and public sector universities of Punjab are under watch for subversive debate on sensitive matters of national interest and possible links with extremist sleeper cells, sources in security agencies told The Nation yesterday. As part of the National Action Plan (NAP), the ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will hold new intra-party polls through SMS voting despite the party activists’ fears of rigging by following the mobile phone voting. PTI Chief Election Commissioner Tasneem Noorani told The Nation yesterday the entire intra-party polls would be held through ...

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  • LAHORE: A report of the Punjab Home Department referring some intelligence inputs in hilarious revelations has identified two killed Daesh commanders for organising the terror outfit in Pakistan. The report issued on December 24, 2015 identified Hafiz Saeed Khan and Maulana Abdul Rauf as the two ...

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  • LAHORE - The United Jihad Council (UJC) has vowed to carry out more attacks on India’s strategic and military assets to force New Delhi stop genocide in occupied Kashmir. UJC chairman Syed Salahuddin in an interview with The Nation yesterday confirmed that a special unit of the council ...

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