Tahir Niaz

  • 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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  • islamabad - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has booked office-bearers of Civilian Employees Cooperative Housing Society (CECHS) Soan Garden Islamabad for misuse of authority and fraudulent practices, it has been learnt.  Earlier, the FIA held an inquiry into the case. Consequent upon ...

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  • Islamabad-Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) Executive Director on Wednesday has constituted a four-member medical board to physically examine the girl found injured from the house of an additional sessions judge in Islamabad some days ago. The board comprised Burn Surgeon Dr ...

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  • Islamabad-Inspector General of Police Islamabad Tariq Masood Yasin has issued new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for transferring investigation of any case with an aim to ensure justice to the people as per law and satisfaction of the aggrieved parties. Following this SOP, the investigation of ...

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  • Islamabad-Union Councils (UCs) in the capital are unable to perform their functions under the ICT LG Act, 2015 due to non-availability of staff, lack of coordination and funds. On the other hand, Sheikh Anser Aziz is simultaneously enjoying the position of both Chairman Capital Development ...

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  • Islamabad - The high-ups at the Capital Development Authority have launched a fact-finding inquiry to ascertain facts regarding the alleged irregularities in estate affairs pertaining to sectors C-15, C-16 and Kuri, it has been learnt reliably. Capital Development Authority (CDA) deputy ...

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  • Islamabad - Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad has asked National Database and Registration Authority to take necessary arrangements so that newly-established union councils in the capital could start birth and death registration and other functions at the earliest. In a letter written by the ...

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  • islamabad - A one-member commission will inquire about the allegations of torture on a housemaid by an Islamabad session judge, officials said on Friday. Islamabad High Court (IHC) chief justice has appointed IHC registrar as one-member inquiry commission which would probe into the allegations of ...

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  • Islamabad - Violent crimes — from murders and rapes to house robberies — continued to infuse a sense of insecurity amongst the residents of the capital city during the year 2016 as well, suggests the data. Though, the city witnessed an overall decline in the crime rate during the ...

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  • Islamabad-Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has arrested an accused in a murder case which took the life of a local businessman some weeks back, police said on Wednesday. The accused, Shakeel Ahmed Abassi, son of Walayt Khan, resident of Danna Greeni, Lora district Abbotabad was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday recommended to the federal cabinet to make the Abbottabad Commission report public. “Abbottabad incident was a grave violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty,” he said, while talking to media persons at the Police Lines ...

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  • islamabad - The interior ministry has constituted first-ever Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Market Committee to manage the affairs of fruits and vegetables market. The notification in this regard came on December 8, 2016 in exercise of powers conferred by sub-sections (I) and (II) and clause (A) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday demanded that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should show up in parliament on Monday (today) to clear his position on two “conflicting statements” he made in the parliament earlier and the reply he has submitted in the Supreme court ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The cabinet secretary has warned the concerned officials against leaking confidential information — particularly pertaining to the federal cabinet decisions — to press or unauthorised persons, it has been learnt reliably.   Taking the unauthorised disclosures ...

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  • Islamabad-The law-enforcing agencies on Friday conducted search operation in different areas of the capital and held 43 suspects for further interrogation. The operation was conducted in the area of Railway Colony, sector D-12, Mera Abadi and surrounding areas in the limits of Golra police ...

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  • islamabad - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has started investigation into the allegations of illegal allotment of plots and violation of layout plan by the present management of Civilian Employees Cooperative Housing Society (CECHS) in Soan Garden Phase-I, Islamabad, The Nation has ...

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  • Islamabad -  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has admonished Member Engineering, Capital Development Authority (CDA), Shahid Sohail for not complying with his directions to repair streetlights in the capital. According to the sources, some weeks back, PM had directed the authority to repair ...

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