Pakistan

Policing powers extended to Levies force in FATA

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The federal government has extended Police Act 1861 to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in an attempt to give policing powers to the Levies force in the region, sources said on Saturday. Policing powers and judicial structure, along the lines of Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, have been imposed in FATA, after […]

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Larger bench formed to hear Khawaja Asif’s disqualification plea

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): The Islamabad High Court on Saturday constituted a larger bench to hear the petition seeking disqualification of Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Usman Dar submitted a plea in the IHC regarding the former defence minister’s dismissal from post. The court, giving an initial verdict, said that the matter has been referred to […]

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Transporters end strike in Faisalabad

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2017

FAISALABAD (Online): Transporters on Saturday have ended strike against students’ move to set as many as six buses ablaze in Faisalabad after a speeding bus crushed their classmate to death. The decision was taken during a meeting of transport association called by General Secretary. A case has also been lodged against 250 unknown students under […]

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