• Dawn

    NA committee asks NCHR to suggest changes in law on electronic crimes

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights has requested the National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR) to give suggestions to amend the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca) 2016 to pre-empt misuse of the law. The request was made on Monday after the committee heard a journalist, Shahzeb Jillani, who recounted his ordeal […]

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  • Daily Times

    All thieves united to save their corruption: railways minister

    Commenting on the Iftar dinner of the opposition parties, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Monday said all the thieves had gathered under one roof to defend their corruption. Talking to a private news channel, the minister expressed confidence that the country would come out of economic crisis under the leadership of Prime Minister […]

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  • The News

    Three held for Hawala, Hundi business

    MULTAN: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested three persons for allegedly doing illegal business of Hawala and Hundi and recovered Rs32 million from their possession. FIA Deputy Director Irtaza Haider told in a press conference on Sunday that the FIA conducted raids at Dera Ghazi Khan and Dera Ismail Khan and arrested Muhammad Naeem, […]

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  • Daily Times

    Credentials of senior FDE official challenged in IHC

    Appointment of a key Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) director has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), as the petitioner seeks his removal from the post over unfilled credentials. The petitioner also claimed that the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), a well reputed hiring institution in the country, also rejected his (director’s) candidature […]

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  • Tribune

    NAB summons accused on June 3 in fourth reference

    ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday held the first hearing of the fourth reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection with the fake accounts case. Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik, while hearing the reference pertaining to irregularities in the Thatta water supply project, ordered the NAB to ensure presence of all […]

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  • Dawn

    NA committee asks NCHR to suggest changes in law on electronic crimes

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights has requested the National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR) to give suggestions to amend the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca) 2016 to pre-empt misuse of the law. The request was made on Monday after the committee heard a journalist, Shahzeb Jillani, who recounted his ordeal […]

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  • Tribune

    Police arrest two men posing as NAB officials

    KARACHI: Mobina Town Police arrested two men on Monday for allegedly posing as officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and extorting money from government employees. The police seized fake identity cards, weapons and a car from their possession. The suspects, Husaini Raza alias Kashif and Dr Naeemullah, used to blackmail government officers and extort […]

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  • The Nation

    Admin orders audit into two years’ fiscal matters

    SARGODHA – Commissioner and Administrator Municipal Corporation (MC) Zafar Iqbal Sheikh ordered an audit of the fiscal matters of past two years. During a meeting here, he said that cases would be registered against those found in corruption. He lamented that Municipal Corporation had been turned into a hub of corruption. He pointed out that […]

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  • The Nation

    LHC seeks final arguments on Khawaja brothers’ bail pleas

    LAHORE – A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday sought final arguments at the next hearing – May 27 – on the bail petitions filed by former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique in the Paragon City scam. Headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, the bench […]

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  • The Nation

    Opposition seeks NRO from govt: Rasheed

    Railways Minister says govt devises joint strategy to remove remaining encroachments from KCR track within 15 days At one moment I asked Imran Khan to give NRO to these politicians as they had illegal money to mobilise masses, but PM blatantly refused to do so. KARACHI – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on […]

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