Mushtaq H Mughal

  • TISLAMABAD The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday summoned DG ISI, DG MI and DPO Rahim Yar Khan to submit reply on August 4 in a missing persons case. CJ Iqbal Hameedur Rehman resumed the hearing of a petition in his chamber and issued notices to the said authorities. Mohamamd Islam Abid, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - On the direction of President Asif Ali Zardai, a shut-up call was given to Ch Abdul Majeed, President PPP-AJK, asking him to issue rejoinder on a news report regarding his aspects of becoming future prime minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, sources told TheNation on Wednesday. Earlier for ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel Saturday surrendered to Islamabad Police after nearly 24 hours of his escape from police custody with the help of his supporters. Talking to TheNation IGP Islamabad Bin Yamin said Anjum was supposed to address a press conference in F-8. However, police had an eye ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Ten people were burnt alive and five badly injured when a passenger bus caught fire due to fireworks laden beneath seats adjacent to back door, due to which one of the five gas cylinders exploded on Islamabad Express Highway on Tuesday. The tragic incident happened near Korang Town on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Back to back two explosions at an Army weapons depot occurred on Monday in Sihala, an area at the outskirts of Islamabad which left one Army man dead and three personnel critically injured. Army sources told this scribe that the incident occurred due to mishandling by the soldiers who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and the civil-military establishment are not on the same page regarding the nomination of future prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), inside sources aware of the developments told TheNation on Saturday. The President Asif Ali Zardari who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD- The Election Commission of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has issued the final list of 427 candidates belonging to 25 political parties and independents contesting the AJK Legislative Assembly elections scheduled for June 26. According to EC Secretary Younus Qureshi, 772 candidates had filed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday participated in the protest launched by various unions of journalists against the killing of Saleem Shahzad here in the city outside the parliament house. Nawaz termed the murder of veteran journalist as assassination of the constitution of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Security forces on Tuesday arrested three suspects from one of the posh and sensitive F-8 sector near Navy Headquarters in Islamabad. According to sources, the suspects were taking pictures of sensitive installations, main gates, exit and entry points of the Naval Complex. The arrested ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-A security guard was killed and four other persons were injured in a suicide bomb attack on a private bank in Islamabads Sector I-8 Markaz located in Rehmat Plaza. Suicide bomber tried to enter the building and upon resistance from the guard blew himself up, eyewitnesses on the spot told ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Three passers-by were injured in a blast on Sunday afternoon at Mulpur village U-turn some half kilometre from Lake View Park and about three kilometres from the Prime Minster House and the President House. Police sources confirmed that two motorbike riders, Wahid (43) and his nephew ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A single member bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC), comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman on Tuesday summoned nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan seeking reply within four weeks in a petition filed against him for not abiding court orders regarding security. Col (r) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The security agencies remained successful in foiling an attempt to attack President Asif Ali Zardari and have arrested eight terrorists from Islamabad and Punjab, reliable sources informed TheNation on Friday. The sources said that these terrorists were planning to target the President ...

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  • TISLAMABAD A single member bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) headed by Justice Muhammad Anwar Kasi on Friday while announcing the decision has dismissed the bail application of former Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi in Haj corruption case. On Friday court in its seven-page ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite several reforms at higher level, corruption in lower courts and police is gradually widening the trust deficit between the justice-seekers and the judiciary. In district courts, citizens are facing several problems that start from the day of filing of petitions or the day cases ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senior Civil Judge Islamabad Mohammad Aslam Gondal on Wednesday gave Hamid Saeed Kazmi, former minister Religious Affairs, into the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a judicial remand. Kazmi will be kept in the FIA headquarters that has been declared a sub jail. Wajid ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Senior Civil Judge Islamabad Muhammad Aslam Gondal on Monday handed over former Religious Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi to FIA for further five days remand. Hamid Saeed Kazmi was brought to the court under strict security. His son and son-in-law were also present in the court. Wajid ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A petition has been filed in Islamabad High Court (IHC) praying to the court to withdraw facilities given to Abdul Hameed Dogar, and declare Farrah Hameed Dogars admission in the medical college null and void. Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffery filed the petition under Section 129-2 of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Court of Senior Civil Judge Muhammad Aslam Gondal on Wednesday granted five-day remand of former Religious Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi in a Haj Scam case on the request of Assistant Director (AD) Legal Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Khalid Naeem Butt. Earlier, in a strict security ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Purported Al-Qaeda and Taliban militants shot dead Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti and threw pamphlets at the site, reading they felt honoured for killing the blasphemer. The gunmen sprayed a volley of shots on the car of the minister near his mothers house in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Intelligence agencies have arrested nine high profile terrorists here on Saturday. Sources in intelligence agencies informed The Nation that all nine terrorists were affiliated with a banned organisation and belonged to Afghanistan and Bajaur Age-ncy. They included Mohammad Zaka, Kabli, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Police checkpoints were established in the Federal Capital to combat the increasing menace of terrorism and for maintaining the rule of law, but the police officials have not been provided with the necessary facilities to avert any untoward incident. Sophisticated weapons, sniffer dogs, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Tribal Chief of the Wazir Tribe of the South Wazirstan filed an application with Secretariat Police Station through his lawyer seeking immediate arrest of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Chief in Pakistan under criminal charges, for his alleged involvement in killing of innocent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD During the sessions of Senate and National Assembly held on Sep, 21 to Sep 22 and Nov 01 to 12, without having security passes 66 and 355 guests respectively were taken inside the Parliament House by Senators and MNAs openly violating the Standard Operating Procedures, documents revealed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The leadership of the Sunni Ittethad Council has refused to accept the demand of the district administration, police authorities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to refrain from initiating long march from Bari Imam or coming on the Murree Road for that purpose. Authorities of the district ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Sitting Chairman of Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Salman Shaikh is running pillar to post using personal and political connections for getting extension of his job as chairman SECP that is to be ended by end of November 2010, TheNation has learnt. Insiders informed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Top guns in Presidency and Ministry of Interior have decided to remove sitting Inspector General Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem and Senior Superintended Police (SSP) Tahir Alam Khan Islamabad from their offices, TheNation learnt on Monday. Inside sources aware of the developments informed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Second Secretary to US Embassay Ralph Christopher Ahler hit and injured a motorcyclist in front of the Parliament House on Wednesday. Details said that the injured, Rahmatullah, who is a CDA employee, was on his way to office located in Parliament House, when a speedy Honda Prosmatec car ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - On the orders of Sessions Court, police have registered a case against Media Coordinator of the PM for issuing cheques worth Rs.6.7 million which were later bounced. The case was filed under Section 489-F of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Kohsar Police station Islamabad on October 20, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has taken strong notice of the news regarding highhandedness of Islamabad Police with the backing of US Embassy and liquor mafia against an honest cop. The news item was published in Daily TheNation on Friday. According to details, the US Embassy, ...

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