New security plan devised for expats

Islamabad - Islamabad police have devised a new security and patrolling plan to check the dacoity incidents and snatching from expatriates.The formal approval to this plan was given by IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan in a meeting held here at the Police Line Headquarters which was attended by ...

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    , By Israr Ahmad

    Rawalpindi - A candlelight vigil was organised by Anjuman Talba-e-Islam on Thursday in front of Army Public School and College Ordinance to express solidarity with the victim families of the innocent children martyred by terrorists in a brazen armed assault on a military-run school in Peshawar.The ...

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  • Most CDA employees reluctant to submit verified degrees

    , By Tahir Niaz

    Islamabad - In continuation of its efforts to get the degrees of its staffers verified, the top management of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has once again asked the lingering staff to submit their degrees/certificates duly verified by the Higher Education Commission/Boards at the ...

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  • CDA holds fateh khwani for Peshawar martyrs

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - Capital Development Authority (CDA) Mazdoor Union arranged fateh khwani for the martyrs of Peshawar tragedy at the CDA Headquarter here on Thursday. Chairman CDA Maroff Afzal, Member Administration and Estate Amer Ali Ahmed, Member Environment Syed Mustafain Kazmi, Member Finance Arbab ...

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  • Massacre of students crime against humanity: PESA

    , By Israr Ahmad

    Rawalpindi - Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Association (PESA) on Thursday voiced deep grief and shock over the barbaric massacre of 131 students and teachers of an army-run school in Peshawar, terming it an unforgivable crime against the humanity. “Such a deadliest terror attack was totally ...

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  • SC seeks report on setting up of hotels on green belts

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - The Supreme Court Thursday sought report from chairman Capital Development Authority regarding establishment of hotels and restaurants on green belts of Islamabad.A divisional bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Umar Atta Bandial heard suo motu notice related to ...

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  • Youm-e-Shahadat of Lance Naik Mehfooz commemorated

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Rawalpindi - Youm-e-Shahadat (Martyrdom day) of Lance Naik Muhammad Mehfooz Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider), gallant son of 15 Punjab Regiment, was commemorated on Thursday at his rest-place in village Malakan, district Rawalpindi with full military festivity. Major General Khawar Hanif of 15 Punjab ...

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  • Appointment of HEC head: IHC seeks govt reply

    , By Shahid Rao

    Islamabad - The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday sought reply from the federal government, Prime Minister Secretariat and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in a petition challenging the appointment of Dr Mukhtar Ahmad as Chairman HEC. A single member bench of IHC comprising ...

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  • CAA issues flights’ revised advisory

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Rawalpindi - To avert passengers’ inconvenience regarding flight operations, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Pakistan issued Thursday an advisory for airlines to reschedule their flights at Lahore and Islamabad airports in accordance with anticipated fog and severe weather conditions in ...

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  • Action Plan Committee meets today

    , By Imran Mukhtar

    ISLAMABAD - The federal government has summoned for Friday the first meeting of the National Action Plan Committee on Anti-Terrorism after receiving nominations from political parties represented in the parliament. The committee will meet today (Friday) at the Parliament House at 4 pm with Interior ...

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  • JUI-F drops protest sit-in plan

    , By Abrar Saeed

    ISLAMABAD - Jamiat-i-Ulema-i-Islam (Fazl) Central Executive Committee on Thursday decided to call off the sit-in today at all the four provincial capitals to record their concern over the government’s indifference towards the probe into the suicide attack on the party’s chief Moulana ...

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  • CERN DG visiting Pakistan today

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    ISLAMABAD - Director General European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Dr Rolf Heuer will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day official visit on Friday (today). During his visit, he will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before the signing ceremony of final accession document leading to associate ...

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  • NA session likely in first week of Jan

    , By Javaid-ur-Rahman

    ISLAMABAD - The 17th National Assembly (NA) session is likely to be summoned in the first week of January to mainly discuss the Taliban’s gunmen attack on Peshawar school.The opposition parties have also submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly Secretariat to thoroughly ...

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  • PAF chief calls on PM

    , By Staff Reporter

    ISLAMABAD - Chief of the Air staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House here Thursday.Professional matters relating to Pakistan Air Force came under discussion during the meeting. The Air Chief briefed the PM about professional and service ...

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  • President, PM vow to fight terrorism

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    ISLAMABAD - President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday expressed the resolve to make Pakistan a cradle of peace purging it of terrorism and extremism.Both the leaders expressed this resolve at a meeting held between them at Aiwan-e-Sadr after the Prime Minister briefed ...

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  • SC restores Wassan as MNA

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored the membership of PPP candidate Nawab Ali Wassan, who had won general election from NA-215 Khairpur. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk hearing the election matter suspended the election tribunal decision and restored the ...

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  • Vigils, prayers and condemnations

    , By mina sohail

    Islamabad -  It was a misty evening and adding to the chill were flashbacks from Peshawar attacks that have reeled the residents of the capital. Gathered in children’s park adjacent to Kohsar market in F-6 neighbourhood, there were people, young and old, carrying babies and holding hands ...

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  • Hotel staff thrashes CDA team

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - The owner and staff of a local hotel at Aabpara Market on Wednesday beat up the team members of the anti-encroachment squad of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), said the sources.According to details, the enforcement team of the CDA raided a restaurant ‘Muzaffar Garh ...

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  • Gloom engulfs capital schools

    , By Asma Ghani

    Islamabad - Sadness and gloom prevailed all schools and colleges both public and private in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and prayers were offered for the innocent children and victims of school attack in Peshawar. Attendance remained thin in all institutions while special gatherings and ...

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  • Peshawar butchery grieves Wah, Taxila

    , By KHALID MEHMOOD

    Wah cantt - Like other parts of the country, pall of gloom looms over Taxila and Wah Cantonment on the second consecutive day on Wednesday as people from different walks of life plunged into deep mourning over the incident and they expressed their solidarity and sympathies with the grieved families ...

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  • Eateries show scant regard for hygiene norms

    , By Tahir Niaz

    Islamabad - If you are in Islamabad and looking for a restaurant, think again and again.A meal outside home may lead you to a hospital for the trust you posed in the performance of the city administration and anti-adulteration department. Let it be food, beverages or medicines, hardly a storekeeper ...

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  • Former diplomat Seema passes away

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - Seema Naqvi, a BS-22 officer of the Foreign Service of Pakistan, who was serving in the ministry as special secretary, passed away on December 15. Seema Naqvi was wife of, Inam-ul-Haq, the former foreign secretary and caretaker foreign minister. According to Foreign Office the deceased ...

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  • Chinese president’s book to be launched tomorrow

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - The Pakistan-China Institute in collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China will hold the launching ceremony of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s book, under the title of “The Governance of China” on Friday (December 19), here at the Pak-China ...

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  • Police offer funeral prayer in absentia

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    Islamabad - The funeral prayer in absentia for Peshawar school martyrs was offered here at Islamabad police lines headquarters on Wednesday.The funeral prayer was attended by IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan, DIG (Headquarters) Khalid Khan Khattak, AIG Sultan Azam Temuri, AIG (Special Branch) Waqar ...

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