Archive for October 2017

NAB investigating Saad & Sherpao

Jalil afridi Washington DC: The National Accountability (NAB) has quietly stared investigation into the much talked about housing society of Khawaja Saad Rafique, the once outspoken leader of PML(N) who was known for challenging the writ of judiciary and armed forces. Under the leadership of new Chairman NAB, Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, it is expected…

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Egypt says air force kills militants after attack

CAIRO (AFP): Egypt’s military said Tuesday its air force had carried out a desert raid, killing “a large number of terrorist elements” responsible for the deaths of 16 policemen earlier this month. The policemen were killed in an October 20 shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the Western…

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Iraqi forces advance to edge of final Daesh bastion Al-Qaim

BAGHDAD (AFP): Iraqi forces on Tuesday battled up to the edge of Al-Qaim, the largest town still held by Daesh in the country, as they pushed a final assault on the militants. Iraq’s Joint Operations Command said government troops – backed by US air strikes and tribal fighters – captured the village of Al-Obeidi, some…

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Installing 10,000 CCTV under safe city programme: CM Murad

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday said that under Safe City Programme (SCP) ten thousand new Closed-Circuit Television cameras (CCTV) are being installed in Karachi. He stated this while talking to Ambassador of Norway to Pakistan Tore Nedrebo who called on him at chief minister house, said spokesman for the…

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Parliamentary leaders decide to retain 272 NA seats

ISLAMABAD (Online): The parliamentary leaders have decided to retain 272 seats of National Assembly anyhow delimitation of new constituencies would be done with the proportion of the population. The decision was taken in a meeting of parliamentary leaders, which was held here Tuesday with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair. The constitutional amendment would…

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Polio team assaulted in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD (INP): Unidentified people assaulted a polio vaccination team in Heerabad Qureshi area of the city on Tuesday after a reported disagreement by the family to get their children vaccinated. The anti-polio team did not have a police escort with it. Following the incident, the vaccination campaign was suspended in the area. Police officials said…

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Court sends Perveen Rehman murder suspect to jail

Naimat Khan KARACHI: An Anti Terrorism Court in Karachi sent Amjad Hussain, a suspect in Perveen Rehman murder case, to jail on judicial remand here on Tuesday. The court turned down request by the investigating officer (IO) to extend the physical remand of accused for further investigation. Rehman, who was the Director of the Orangi…

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