Kashif Abbasi

  • TISLAMABAD While showing respect for the courts, Minister for Interior Rehman Malik on Monday said that he would tender his resignation if he was convicted in any case. Addressing a press conference, he lambasted all those who were criticising the Government, saying PPP was given mandate by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In the backdrop of Governor Punjab Salman Taseers letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan wherein he appealed to the CJ to form a judicial commission to probe into the report regarding assassination plot of Chief Justice Lahore High Court Khawaja Muhammad Sharif, Interior Ministry on Sunday ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The city police on Wednesday claimed to have apprehended three accomplices of Faisal Shahzad, the main accused of botched Times Square bombing in America. Police said the alleged terrorists belonged to Tahreek-i-Taliban (TTP), a banned militant outfit. The alleged terrorists were ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Islamabad in order to make progress regarding probe and trial of seven suspects linked to the 2008 Mumbai attacks, Saturday, formally sought New Delhis help in producing the persecution witness (of Mumbai attacks case) in Pakistani courts. The suspects include the alleged mastermind of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD When nation was still in a state of shock over brutal killing of two youngsters in Sialkot yet another shocking incident took place in the federal capital on Monday where a 12-year-old servant was subjected to callous torture by his masters and even they rolled heated iron on boys body, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD In a bid to avoid vibrant media, Interior Ministry high-ups have directed its officials to remain away from journalists, while there is no designated spokesperson of the Ministry that also appears to be a deliberate move. According to sources in the Ministry, this move is an attempt to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD As many as 36 more dead bodies of those who died in a plane crash in the Margalla Hills have been handed over to their heirs here on Friday while four bags full of remains of charred bodies were brought to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences by Police team participating in rescue ...

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  • TISLAMABAD As many as 78 dead bodies of the Margalla Hills plane crash victims were handed over to their heirs after identification, while 46 blood samples were collected from the relatives of other victims for DNA tests. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Agha Muhammad Qazalbash, said this while ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Islamabad Capital Territory Police from top to bottom has been demoralised by none other reason but for the capital crunch of the federal government as the Finance Ministry has informed the ICT Police that they wont get an allocated Rs 200 million. According to sources in the ICT, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Despite the Interior Ministrys ban, Risk and Security Management (RSM), a US-based security company, is freely operating in Pakistan after entering an agreement with two local security companies, TheNation has learnt reliably. It is pertinent to mention here that the Interior Ministry ...

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  • TISLAMABAD While commenting on recent talks between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Indian counterpart SM Krishna, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Sunday wrote on Twitter that talks between both the two states were all success and it should not be taken on face of it. It is relevant ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has reiterated that menace of terrorism could be crushed through political determination and national unity. He was addressing at the passing out parade of 35th common batch of Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) at the National Police ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Terming the shifting of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from Afghanistan to the USA negation of the international laws, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that Islamabad would use political ways to bring Aafia back to the country. Talking to media representatives here on Thursday after ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Despite giving two extensions for the submission of Haj applications, the desired target could not be achieved as Ministry of Religious Affairs only received sixty five thousand applications against the eighty thousand announced capacity under the government quota. Experts believe that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The three-day conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries concluded on Saturday with a resolve to extend cooperation to each other against terrorism. At the end of the final session, Secretary General SAARC Dr Sheel Kant Sharma and Pakistans Interior ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Terming his talks with his Indian counterpart P Chidambaram successful, Rehman Malik said on Friday said that we (Pakistan and India) should 'exchange hearts in stead of exchanging dossiers to build bilateral confidence. He gave these remarks after holding a meeting with Chidambaram, who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan and other member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation would assist each other to eliminate menace of corruption while police chiefs would assist each other by means of new media for information sharing. The second day of the four-day SAARC Ministers ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has received fresh life threats from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) over his bold stance against militancy. Talking to media persons here on Friday outside the Parliament House, Rehman Malik confirmed the life threats by TTP and said that he was ...

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  • TISALAMABAD An official of Islamabad police was killed while three others got bullet injuries by devotees at a shrine on Thursday in the limits of Golra Police Station. According to details, hundreds of devotees led by Haji Ayub and Gulam Sarwar brought a 'Dalli at Sain Fazal Din shrine situated ...

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  • TISLAMABAD NATO and local transporters suffered a huge loss of around Rs2 billion when a convoy of NATO vehicles was attacked on late Tuesday night in the Federal Capital, the sources informed TheNation on Wednesday. On the other hand, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday said that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - More than 30 NATO vehicles, mostly oil tankers, were destroyed completely when terrorists attacked them near Islamabad Toll Plaza on late Tuesday night, while some five persons died and 11 others got injured in the attack. Police sources informed that the death toll might rise. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Suspicious luggage including bulletproof jackets, helmets and weapons belonging to the US Embassy was seized by police here, sources said Saturday. According to details, officials of Islamabad police intercepted a suspicious vehicle Shezore (J 9573) at the Zero Point picket. During the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD An official of US Embassy on Friday crushed a poor Pakistani citizen to death near D-Chowk, half a kilometre away from the Parliament House, in the Federal Capital. It is the third such incident in the last week or so where the officials of US Embassy are found involved in road accidents ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Finally the much awaited and much-debated Haj policy for year 2010 has been announced, which brought 19pc increase in Haj expenses than the previous year. Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi announced the policy at a ceremony held on Thursday. According to the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Despite the Interior Ministrys repeated tall claims of having cleared the country of unregistered diplomats and foreigners especially of US origin, the still ongoing overt and covert activities of US diplomats in Islamabad themselves are posing direct threat to the security of the US ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Three high-profile terrorists have reportedly been sent from the tribal areas to target the Prime Ministers House situated in the Federal Capital, police sources said. According to reliable sources, Punjab-based intelligence agencies informed the Islamabad Capital Territory Police that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD All of the seven people who were picked up in the limits of Islamabad Capital Territory on the charges of having links with Faisal Shahzad, the alleged plotter of a failed bomb explosion at New York's Time Square, have not confessed anything serious that could lead to their direct ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Abbas Raza, a Pakistani-American citizen, who was the petitioner against Interior Minister Rehman Malik in a case filed in NAB, now has decided to file a criminal case against Malik and his Staff Officer Sajjad Haider in the US. Malik is accused of giving orders of an illegal raid at the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The law enforcement agencies have taken as many as nine persons into custody to trace their links with Faisal Shahzad. The abovementioned nine people were rounded up from various areas of Peshawar, Karachi and Islamabad. Sources informed that some 6 people were taken into custody from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD After giving special training to local policemen at Sihala College, now American trainers are providing training to Islamabad Police at Police Lines Headquarters, it has been reliably learnt. In this regard, various makeshift camps have been established at the Police Lines. The high-ups ...

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