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Security challenge…

BY AFZAL A. SHIGRI IN the wake of the terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University (BKU), Charsadda, the law-enforcement agen­cies throughout the country scrambled to beef up the security of various educational institutions. A variety of steps taken by different provinces and by district police …

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SC orders action against IG Sindh in illegal recruitments case

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Supreme Court has ordered the Secretary Establishment and Chief Secretary Sindh to take departmental action against IG Sindh and others responsible in the case of illegal recruitments in Police Department and corruption in police investigation funds. The decision was announced by …

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Waseem Aftab and Iftikhar Alam join Mustafa Kamal’s party

KARACHI : Two former members of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) namely Waseem Aftab and Iftikhar Alam on Thursday announced their joining of Mustafa Kamal’s political party at a press conference. Waseem Aftab placed several allegations over the MQM leadership, stating that he made it to …

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KP Govt Call Rangers For Accountability Rather Than Security: CM Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak showed satisfaction with regard to KP police and said that he has called in Rangers for accountability rather than security. Addressing a ceremony of passing out parade of Elite Force batch in Nowshera, KP CM said that …

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14 police officials worked for Uzair Baloch, reveals Inspector Chand Niazi

KARACHI -UNS – Arrested suspect Inspector Chand Khan Niazi has confessed that Inspector Imtiaz Niazi and Inspector Abid Tanoli used to act upon the orders of notorious gang war leader Uzair Baloch. Chand Khan Niazi is a close companion of Uzair Baloch and is currently …

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23 militants killed in overnight Shawal offensive: ISPR

PESHAWAR: At least 23 militants were killed in air strikes and ground operations that began overnight in Shawal area near the Pak-Afghan border, the military’s media wing claimed on Tuesday. Military spokesman Asim Bajwa said the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Army Aviation’s helicopter gunships …

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Sindh govt creating hurdles in Karachi operation, Rangers tell SC

KARACHI -UNS – The paramilitary Rangers on Monday submitted a report in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, stating that the PPP-led Sindh government is creating hurdles in ongoing targeted operation in Karachi. The Rangers launched an operation against militants and criminals in Karachi in 2013, …

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Karachi law and order case: Rangers seek prosecution powers, police stations from SC

KARACHI -UNS : Rangers’ lawyers submitted a report to the Karachi registry of the Supreme Court on Monday, requesting powers to investigate and prosecute suspects involved in target killings, terrorism, kidnappings for ransom, and extortion. Rangers requested the powers claiming the provincial government and police …

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The real criminal needs to stand up

BY SHAKAIB QURESHI WHEN the news broke of a girl student in Quetta by the name of Saquiba having committed suicide due to not having been allowed to sit in an exam one could not but help feeling outrage, disgust and anger at the cruelty …

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Accountability Court adjourns Dr Asim’s case hearing until March 17

KARACHI: Accountability Court (AC) has postponed hearing of Dr Asim Hussain’s corruption reference by March 17 after jail authorities termed him under the weather. The court heard reference against former petroleum minister pertaining to corruption, illegal land allotment and pocketing commission. The court resented jail …

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