Asif Bashir Chaudhry

  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government unveiled new policies for arms regulation and maintenance of Exit Control List, besides a number of other steps to improve security environment in the country. Unveiling a fresh arms policy wherein no person less than 25 years age will get arms licence, Interior ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Capital Development Authority is considering to outsource collection and disposal of city’s waste to some foreign firm.A meeting in this regard was held here at ministry of climate change under the chair of federal secretary ministry of climate change that was attended by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In a rare example of police brutality, model police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, who are serving under the “NAYA Pakistan” regime, has allegedly killed a ‘missing’ minority youth after abduction and keeping into illegal custody for around eight months.“We have ...

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  • TIslamabad - The third annual Margalla Festival 2015 of Capital Development Authority (CDA) is in full swing at Arts and Crafts Village. A large number of people from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi also visited the Arts and Crafts Village to enjoy the festival. Margalla Festival is being ...

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  • TIslamabad - Finally the much awaited subsidy sharing formula of multi-billion Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project has been decided with federal and Punjab governments will have to bear approximately Rs2 billion per annum subsidy and prime minister will finally approve the formula soon. According ...

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  • TIslamabad - The novel of Akhtar Raza Saleemi is an important milestone in the tradition of Urdu novel owing its content and craft. Writer and critic Dr Iqbal Afaqi expressed these views in the lunching ceremony of Saleemi’s maiden novel organized by ‘Inheraaf and Idara Adab o ...

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  • TIslamabad - As mega Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project draws nearer to completion, the federal capital’s civic agency prepares to finalise much awaited multibillion rupees Islamabad Expressway widening project.Approximately Rs 21 billion project of development of signal-free Islamabad ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Staying out of the Parliament for well over seven months, staging sit-in for 120 days and holding countrywide protests, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf finally decided to return to the assemblies by stepping in the joint sitting of the Parliament today. The decision follows an agreement ...

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  • TIslamabad - The mismanagement of Capital Development Authority (CDA) has added to the miseries of shopkeepers of Flower Market, located in the Super Market, as the rooftops of all the makeshift shops collapsed following a recent spell of rains in the capital.The business of the poor shopkeepers ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) allegedly in connivance with Islamabad Cricket Council (ICA) has created some residential plots out of the land of a cricket ground located in Sector F-11/1 and as a ‘reward’ the authority has inducted the son of a PCB (Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly's 20th session was prorogued here after the ninth sitting of the present session concluded without addressing any agenda item on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).The agenda included four ordinances, two legislative bills, two calling attention ...

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  • TIslamabad - The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has refused to accommodate Pakistan Peoples Party’s proposal for holding local government elections in Islamabad on party basis in the pending Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill 2014.“The government did not agree ...

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  • T Islamabad - The Punjab Metro Bus Authority (PMBA) has seemed to sideline its federal partner by unilaterally signing a series of services agreements with private firms pertaining to Islamabad section of twin-cities Metro Bus Project.Recently, the PMBA has signed three different services ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The core committee of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday decided to rejoin the national and provincial assemblies after the formation of judicial commission to investigate alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections agreed by the government. After attending the core committee ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has attributed its spring tree plantation drive-2015 titled “Green Islamabad Campaign” to the martyrs of Army Public School (APS), Peshawar.This was announced by the Chairman CDA Maroof Afzal on the occasion of inaugural ceremony of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Due to some technical and legal reasons, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has held that giving the right of franchise to the 5.5 million overseas Pakistanis is unfeasible, while it was advised by a parliamentary panel to take a leaf from Sri Lankan and Indian models. The ...

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  • TIslamabad - As the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is providing basic civic facilities to some five sub-urban centres and model villages beyond the ambit of its powers and functions defined in the CDA Ordinance 1960, the authority is facing difficulties to justify its annual expenditures ...

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  • TIslamabad - Although the proposed project to link KP with Islamabad through a tunnel failed in the past, yet some influential landholders, including a sitting member of the National Assembly of the ruling party from Abbottabad who is holding an important position in the Parliament, want to carve ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs Friday approved an amendment draft to change rules for members of the parliament to give them lumpsum amount in lieu of air tickets and other travel allowances.Earlier, lawmakers had approached the NA Speaker and asked ...

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  • TIslamabad - At least five CDA officials have dual nationality although the number is most probably higher, sources informed The Nation. They said that only five officials have so far acknowledged having dual nationality. Almost four months ago, a member of the parliament sought details of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau has finally submitted a report regarding search of missing documents of SGS and Cotecna references against Asif Ali Zardari in accountability court, wherein it was submitted that the original record of these cases must be with the court and the same should ...

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  • TIslamabad - Police on Tuesday arrested union leader Chaudhry Yasin, who is considered as the federal capital civic agency’s most powerful man, for violating Section 144 and amplifier act while carrying out a rally in support of Pakistan Army.Apparently, it was one bad day for the leader who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Taking notice of alleged horse-trading prior to the Senate elections to be held in March, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at an important meeting of the federal cabinet on Monday directed that a constitutional amendment must be made to change the upper house elections procedure from secret ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has announced to defer a scheduled commercial land auction after top real estate developers of the city which met the chairman CDA on Tuesday threatened to boycott the auction proceedings until their longstanding demands are met. The authority had ...

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  • TislamabadThe workers of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), a party which has lion as its electoral symbol, were chanting their favourite slogan ‘Shair Aaya Shair Aaya’ (lion came, lion came) on Sunday welcoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the markets of the federal capital, while on the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former Punjab governor Chaudhry Muhmmad Sarwar on Sunday called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan at his house in Bani Gala.Imran Khan on the occasion formally invited the former governor to join the PTI. PTI leader Jehangir Tareen was also present during the ...

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  • TIslamabad - The workers of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), a party which has lion as its electoral symbol, were chanting their favourite slogan ‘Shair Aaya Shair Aaya’ (lion came, lion came) on Sunday welcoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the markets of the federal capital, while on ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is carrying out up-gradation of twenty three (23) grounds located in different sectors of Islamabad with the collaboration of private firms.Under this project these firms will be responsible for up-keep, repair maintenance and provision of other ...

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  • TIslamabad - It has been decided that LED lights would be installed on the entire metro bus route to enhance the beauty of the route.The decision for installation of LED lights was recently taken during a meeting at Capital Development Authority headquarters, which was attended by Chairman CDA ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Amid some media reports that some airlines have been instructed to fly high in Pakistan’ airspace to avoid any kind of terrorism attack, Prime Minister’s Aviation Advisor Shujaat Azeem on Friday said that planes flying over Pakistan’s airspace have not altered their ...

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