Tahir Niaz

  • ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan has formally sought custody of an Afghan national who was allegedly involved in the killing of an Afghan diplomat within the premises of Afghanistan consulate in Karachi on February 6, 2017, The Nation has learnt reliably. The request pertains to the extradition of ...

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  • islamabad  - Muhammad Suleyman Warraich, former Member (Administration) Capital Development Authority (CDA), has served legal notice to two local leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) for running a ‘defamatory campaign’ against him in the backdrop of retrieval of 115 kanals of land at ...

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  • islamabad - Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Islamabad, Sajid Kiani has expressed grave concern over the torture/manhandling of an ASI (in uniform) of Margalla police station in the courtroom by the lawyers at district courts. Terming it an extremely crucial issue for the security of courts in ...

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  • Islamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) approved building plan of the five-star hotel, “Grand Hyatt Islamabad”, consisting of 47 floors, including roof top with height of 710 feet, without consulting and obtaining NOC from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Pakistan Air ...

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  • islamabad  - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to recover around Rs700 million from over 50 occupancies under the head of penalties/challans the authority imposed on them for poor fire protection arrangements in the premises, it has been learnt reliably.  The Emergency ...

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  • Islamabad - The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has ordered an inquiry into the affairs of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), a body designed in the aftermath of 2005 earthquake, to save human lives in case of natural or man-made calamity. The institution, operating under ...

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  • Islamabad-Khanna police have arrested an Afghan national after an encounter in the area of New Shakarial, sources said on Wednesday. Muhammad Nawaz, son of Haji Liaqat aka Afghani, was wanted to Khanna, Shehzad Town, and other police stations in several cases. Police raided hideout of the accused ...

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  • Islamabad - Several high-rise buildings (above 15 meters in height) in Blue Area of the federal capital are not maintaining dedicated fire parties at the premises as per CDA Building Standards for Fire Prevention and Life Safety, 2010 regulations, it has been learnt. The buildings have no ...

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  • islamabad - The civic agency is all set to launch two new projects 6th Avenue and 10th Avenue, to ease traffic congestion in the city. According to the CDA officials, planning for construction of 10th Avenue is in final stages. “Starting from IJP Road, 10th Avenue will pass through Sectors ...

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  • Islamabad -  The CIA police have recovered the dead body of an abducted young boy from the house of one of his friends after one year. The boy was taken away by unknown persons from the limits of Shehzad Town police station, sources in the police said on Saturday. Sarfaraz, a permanent ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The growing political tension between the lawmakers of ruling PML-N and opposition PTI, apparently in the wake of Panama leaks issue, turned violent yesterday when PTI MNA Murad Saeed assaulted PML-N’s Mian Javed Latif after the latter allegedly called PTI chief Imran Khan a ...

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  • islamabad - As the multi-million rupees ‘Safe City Project’ unable to recognise human faces and number plates of the vehicles, the government has decided to install new CCTV cameras featuring built-in facial-recognition technology at important entry points of the twin cities. The ...

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  • Islamabad-Ramana police have booked the son of slain Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) special prosecutor, Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, for producing and later feeding a fabricated and forged document to the journalists for publication of a news story which ‘tarnished the image of the ...

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  • islamabad - The government has decided to maintain a central database of the people visiting the twin cities from other parts of the country, The Nation has learnt reliably. The decision to this effect was taken in a recently-held meeting with Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan in the chair. On ...

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  • Islamabad - Special Investigation Unit (SIU/CIA) of Islamabad police has nabbed an organised two-member gang involved in snatching mobile phones and handbags from women at gunpoint. The gang struck people on the streets of different sectors in Islamabad, said the police. The SIU has recovered a ...

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  • Islamabad - Seeking elimination of all unlawful practices, the Director Law of Capital Development Authority (CDA) has dubbed the authority as a nursery of illegal appointments, promotions and shoulder promotions. In a letter written to CDA Chairman, CDA’s Director Law, Roshan Khan, a deputy ...

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  • islamabad-Right to access to information and freedom of expression is a precondition for a nuanced, inclusive and transparent public debate and for the exercise of basic human rights, said the Ambassador of Denmark in Pakistan, Ole Thonke here on Tuesday. He stated this while speaking at a ...

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  • islamabad-Stringent security has been in place around the venue of the Economic Coordination Organization (ECO) summit meeting in particular and in the twin cities in general. The meeting is scheduled to be held today and the government has already declared March 1 as a public holiday for Islamabad ...

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  • Islamabad - The government has declared March 1, 2017 (Wednesday) as local holiday in the twin cities for convenience of the people on the occasion of ECO Summit meeting scheduled to be held in the capital city. The decision has been taken as part of the security plan for the summit. A meeting ...

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  • Islamabad -  Islamabad police has eventually decided to terminate 63 ex-army men, who were recruited on the posts of constable (BPS-5) in 2009 on contract basis, as they do not fulfil the criteria for regularization, The Nation has been learnt. The constables have been served with termination ...

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  • Islamabad-Capital Development Authority (CDA) has suspended the services of Zulfiqar Ahmed, Inspector Directorate of Enforcement. According to the Capital Development Authority officials, the action has been taken against the officials on account of his act of misconduct and corruption. They said ...

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  • Islamabad - The members of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) on Friday lamented over non-fixation of their salaries despite lapse of several months. The 10th meeting of MCI was held here at Pak China Centre to discuss the issues relating to water shortage, collection of taxes and budget of ...

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  • 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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