Tahir Niaz

  • Islamabad - The Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) seems in a fix on the issue of choosing a new landfill site in the capital after Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has objected to the ongoing garbage dumping in Sector I-12, it has been learnt. The issue is brewing up when MCI claims to ...

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  • Islamabad - At least five students were injured, as some unknown men attacked a group of students in the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) premises here on Sunday. According to the university and police sources, a group of Quaidian Students Federation — an entity comprised of different student ...

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  • islamabad - Industrial Area police have booked a person for possessing a tampered vehicle, preparing fake registration documents, number plates and transfer deed in the name of genuine allottee of the ICT registration number. According to the contents of the FIR, one Imran Khan, son of Bakhat ...

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  • islamabad - The investigation team has found constable Samiullah, who shot dead Taimoor Riaz at an Islamabad police check post few days back, guilty of involuntary manslaughter (Qatl-i-Khata), police sources said. The interrogation of the accused had led to the conclusion that he shot at Taimoor ...

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  • Islamabad-The vendors have again set up their stalls at service road Mandi Morr, thanks to lenient view of the concerned authorities at the Capital Development Authority. The enforcement directorate of the CDA had, in an operation, on Friday removed the stalls that were set up along service road at ...

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  • Islamabad - In a belated action, Islamabad police on Sunday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the police officials deputed at police check posts, as Constable Samiullah Niazi, who allegedly shot dead a person in a moving car at I-10 check post days before, surrendered himself before ...

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  • Islamabad - A young man was fatally shot by a police officer on Friday allegedly after failing to stop at a police check post in Sector I-10 of the capital, the police said. Taimoor Riaz, son of Javed Riaz, a resident of Ayub Abad, Pir Wadhai Rawalpindi and father of two died on the spot while a ...

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  • Islamabad - FATA is being administered by FCR introduced in 1901 by British to establish their control over the tribal areas. After the establishment of Pakistan, FCR was retained in its original form and essence. Such a system led to the concentration of power in the hands of a few, thereby giving ...

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  • islamabad - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will determine the role of registrar/circle registrar and other officials of the cooperative societies department, ICT and Capital Development Authority (CDA) for their alleged criminal connivance/negligence, as the agency has accelerated probe ...

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  • Islamabad - Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said that a deliberate attempt was made to strangulate the culture of literature and poetry in the society leading towards creation of a vacuum which was filled by culture of intolerance and torture. He expressed these views at the first ever Urdu ...

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  • The Nation interviewed Asim Amin, General Manager (Design), National Highway Authority (NHA), Islamabad, to know about his views regarding the CPEC and the benefits it will bring to Pakistan. Following are excerpts of the interview: How do you think, the CPEC Project will help Pakistan make inroads ...

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  • Islamabad - Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started the process for running a decent, safe and efficient public transport service for the denizens of Islamabad on at least six newly-selected routes. The urban buses would ply on six routes under the Islamabad Bus Service (IBS) Project. The ...

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  • islamabad - Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad, Tariq Masood Yasin has directed the investigation teams of homicide units to improve their performance and assist people in provision of speedy justice. In a meeting held here at Central Police Office to review the performance of ...

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  • Islamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has stopped salaries of its officials who were defying orders. Action against the officials defying authority’s orders is a part of a comprehensive strategy to bring improvement in administrative affairs, said the officials. They said the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Terrorist attacks in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have seen a slight downward trend in 2016 as compared to the previous year. A report published by the Fata Research Centre in Islamabad reveals that 130 militant attacks were recorded in 2016, compared to 146 in 2015. ...

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  • islamabad - Chief Officer, Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has issued show-cause notice to two of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) officers for inefficiency while their appeal against the findings of the inquiry report is pending with the CDA Chairman, The Nation has learnt. The ...

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  • Islamabad - In the absence of an effectual anti-money laundering framework, Pakistan continues to be a hub of money laundering activities with an individual having won 135 times on the country’s prize bond scheme in a short period of 29 weeks (7 months), The Nation has learnt on good ...

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  • Islamabad - At least three persons were killed and around six others sustained injuries as a result of a cylinder blast due to gas leakage at a house in PWD Colony in the limits of Lohi Bher police station here on Friday morning. The incident took place at house 480, street 38, block C ...

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  • Islamabad - The Capital Development Authorities (CDA) authorities on Thursday performed manual (parchi) balloting for the allotment of alternate plots to the affectees in Sector I-16 instead of having an agreement with the NADRA for computerised balloting. The authority had cancelled around 187 ...

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  • Islamabad-Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad police has arrested eight persons including two women allegedly involved in looting a house and taking away valuables. According to details, Shehzad, a resident of house no 29/3D, street no 44, sector F-6/1 registered a complaint with ...

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  • Islamabad - The members of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) on Tuesday strongly protested the government’s decision to open a university on what they called a piece of disputed land in the federal capital limits. Leader of the opposition in the house, ...

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  • Islamabad-As many as five Station House Officers (SHOs) of Islamabad police have been punished with suspension and forfeiture of service due to their poor performance in curbing crime in the capital city. According to the police, on the directions of SSP (Operations), Sajid Kiyani, SHO Lohi Bher, ...

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  • Islamabad - A 7th class student on Monday committed suicide after failing to win over the heart of his teacher, police sources said. Usama, son of Alamgir, resident of Dhok Abbasi Tarnol received a bullet in his belly when he was at Al-Madina Public Secondary School in the limits of Tarnol police ...

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  • islamabad - The legal committee of the joint action committee of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad Alumni Association has expressed no-confidence in the local administration when it comes to demarcation of the university land. According to a letter written by the office-bearers of the ...

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  • Islamabad-In compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has started preparations for the smooth conduct of sixth population and housing census 2017. The capital city has been divided into 14 units — two rural and 12 urban — ...

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  • Islamabad - Secretariat police on Thursday booked scores of protestors for hurling threats and pelting stones at the Capital Development Authority (CDA) officials as they razed several kiosks illegally constructed along the road leading to Quaid-e-Azam University. The traders supported by few of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  An official of the Gun and Country Club (GCC), Islamabad, has filed an application with the police seeking a case against a lawmaker of the ruling party accusing him of physical assault and maltreatment. GCC Manager Administration and Finance, Yasir Javed, has put up the ...

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  • Islamabad - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice have suggested the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to revisit zoning regulations and allow reduction in benchmark of acreage for private housing schemes. The suggestions from the two bodies ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Islamabad police and other law enforcement agencies on Sunday recovered Tayyaba, the minor housemaid who was allegedly tortured by a local judge’s family, said sources in the police. The minor had gone missing soon after her appearance in a local court as her parents told the ...

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  • Islamabad - Islamabad district administration has prohibited harvesting of crops and raising illegal constructions on Capital Development Authority (CDA)-acquired land in the areas of Saidpur model village and Noorpur Shahan in the federal capital. The action has been taken under section 144 CrPC ...

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