Syed Fawad Ali Shah

  • TPESHAWAR Some policies of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) are seen as a dest-abilising agent in the financial circles, a top banker told TheN-ation on Tuesday. The regulator sometimes supports political agenda that may contribute towards uncertainty, dull growth and poverty. Ignoring prudential ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Recruitment process for constables in Islamabad police was marred with inefficiency, wrongdoings, and malpractices, candidates have alleged. Those with beards were not allowed to enter the premises of the Police Lines despite the fact that growing a beard is customary in the NWFP. Boys ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Inspector General Police Malik Navid will be elevated to the post of Secretary Interior after his retirement due on August 30 this year; sources told TheNation on Saturday. Naveed will follow the suit of Syed Kamal Shah, former Secretary Interior who served as IG NWFP and was later ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Amid the tall claims of transparency, restraint, democracy, and safeguarding freedom of press, the Chief Minister on Friday banned the entry of independent media men in the CMs Secretariat and Civil Secretariat Peshawar. The Chief Minister (CM) Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti was upset after ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The British High Commission (BHC) has turned down a request of NWFP Chief Secretary Javed Iqbal for a meeting on some relevant issues. Sources in the Provincial Secretariat informed that NWFP Chief Secretary (CS) Javed Iqbal had asked Cat Evals, the First Political Secretary of BHC in ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Over seventy important personalities including governors, incumbent and former chief ministers, leaders of political parties, sitting inspector generals of police and heads of paramilitary forces are on the hit list of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), sources informed TheNation on ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Some shopping complexes have become a risk for security forces battling terrorists in NWFP, FATA and other parts of Pakistan, an official told TheNation on Saturday. These plazas rise above our strategic facilities and anyone can use their rooftops for surveillance or to launch an attack, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The US Consulate has displayed the pictures of its 'loyal personalities on its website and these dignitaries belong to bureaucratic and political circles of the NWFP. The pictures on http://peshawar.usconsulate.gov/ depict various officers and political leaders while taking big grants ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Most of the American government officials working in Pakistan have arrived here without getting proper visas, a senior security official on condition of anonymity told TheNation here on Tuesday. They have stopped seeking permission from Foreign Office before leaving the City for another, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Different prisons in NWFP and FATA have become a breeding ground for Taliban and Al-Qaeda manipulators who are pushing their flawed ideology. Security officials believe that jails as well as detention centres, where thousands of terror suspects are being kept, have become a haven for ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - After crushing defeats by security forces on various fronts including South Waziristan, now the militants are keeping the morale of their colleagues up by pledging lucrative promises, sources informed. A senior intelligence official told Nation on Tuesday that government is close to ...

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  • TPESHAWAR An overspe-eding vehicle carrying officials of US Consulate and intelligence operators on Wednesday rammed into another car and resultantly the driver of the latter vehicle received serious injuries. The incident took place here on Railway Road, which lies in the jurisdiction of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Appointment of well-known banker Hussain Moosa Lawai as President Arif Habib Bank Limited (AHBL) has been challenged in the Supreme Court. The petitioner has termed his appointment as illegal and against the interest of masses. A social worker of Lahore, Tahir Amin, has challenged the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Increasing American influence is detrimental to economy and integrity of Pakistan and the rulers should get rid of it as soon as possible, a renowned economist and philosopher said here on Saturday. Talking exclusively to TheNation, President Pakistan Economy Watch, Dr. Murtaza Mughal, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Americans are conducting a detailed survey across the country and mapping each and every sensitive as well as strategic installation in Pakistan, a highly placed source said on Thursday. The officials of Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigations and mercenaries of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Interior Ministry has taken serious note of incomplete data provided by NWFP Police about the foreign aid, which the force has received during the last five years. According to details, PML-Ns MNA Begum Nuzhat Sadiq had raised a question on the floor of House regarding foreign aid ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Seventeen officials serving in NWFP on various important posts are active members of the notorious American Khyber Club (AKC) that is believed to be a hotbed of conspiracies against Pakistan, highly placed sources informed TheNation on Sunday. These officials are facilitating American ...

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  • TPESHAWAR An American national, held on charges of spying for the US, was released on Wednesday by the local authorities. Local security staff posted on Pak-Afghan border in the turbulent Khyber Agency had rounded up the alleged female spy Nicole Tung who claimed to be working for the US government ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Senior officers of Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) are in the run for coveted post of Commandant Frontier Constabulary (FC) that has been lying vacant following the posting of former commandant Zafrullah Khan as Director General Federal Investigations Agency (FIA). The Establishment ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Pakistans main intelligence agency has quietly shifted its offices to another safe location following a deadly bombing last month. A car bomber had hit the offices of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) in the Peshawar cantonment area on November 13 killing at least 12 people and injuring ...

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  • TPESHAWAR NWFP Police have acquired a big tract for establishment of the countrys biggest police training centre where American experts would impart training to recruits and serving staff. The patch of land is situated in Hund area of district Swabi but it also touches district of Haripur, source ...

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  • TPeshawar A little known offshore company is buying banks in Pakistan that has alarmed the financial circles of the country, as many fear another scam of great magnitude. The savings of millions of depositors are believed to be at great risk. Suroor Investments Limited, registered in Mauritius, has ...

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  • TPESHAWAR NWFP Police intercepted four armed Americans here at a police check-post on Sunday but let them go after the mighty guests (Americans) approached police high-ups to secure their immediate release. According to official sources, police team deputed at a check-post on Ring Road, Hayatabad, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Two suspicious foreigners wandering in guise of journalists and having no required documents were arrested soon after the suicide attack at the Judicial Complex on Thursday. The foreigners, a man and a woman, were soon boarded on a vehicle bearing number UN 173 and were driven towards the ...

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