Category archives for: Crime

Afghan woman killed for bearing a daughter

An Afghan woman has been strangled to death, apparently by her husband, who was upset that she gave birth to a second daughter rather than the son he wanted, police said Monday. It was the latest in a series of grisly examples of subjugation of women that have made headlines in Afghanistan in the past […]

Kabul to hold its own talks with Taliban

Kabul to hold its own talks with Taliban Concerned that it is being left out of potential peace talks between the United States and the Taliban, the Afghan government is pushing to open its own direct negotiations with the insurgent group in Saudi Arabia, Afghan officials said on Monday. The talks would be separate from […]

Courses in cyber crime and anti-terrorism ordered

Islamabad A meeting of the board of governors (BOG) of National Police Academy (NPA) was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Interi The News International – Islamabad

K-P govt to sequester terrorists in new high security prison facilities

  ISLAMABAD:  As part of a comprehensive policy to separate terrorists from other inmates, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is building high-security prisons within its existing jails in Peshawar and Haripur, an official source told The Express Tribune “Civil work is already in progress to build the high-security prisons within the compounds of the central jails […]

Robbers kill motorcyclist at Mughalabad – The News International

Robbers kill motorcyclist at Mughalabad The News International RAWALPINDI: Robbers gunned down a bike-rider and wounded his wife when they offered resistance on Thursday at Mughalabad falling in the jurisdiction of RA Bazaar Police Station, police said. The locals reacted to the episode and protested against the … Rawalpindi – Google News

Corruption charges: Audit finds unexplained expenses in NEF Punjab

  ISLAMABAD:  A special audit report, furnished by the Auditor-General of Pakistan, has revealed massive irregularities in the Punjab division of the National Education Foundation (NEF) during 2010-2011. The report found some ‘glaring discrepancies’ in disbursement of salaries, large expenses incurred on fuel use by the headquarters and the minister concerned, ‘unjustified’ travel expenses and […]

Commission findings: No culprit named in Saleem Shahzad report

  LAHORE:  The Saleem Shahzad Commission was asked to submit its report within six weeks of its formation. Six months down the line however, its final findings show little.  The report, presented to the prime minister on Tuesday, has not held any institution or individual responsible for the abduction, torture and murder of the journalist, […]

Spotlight on Elahi in Rs9b BoP loan scam

ISLAMABAD:  Without naming, Bank of Punjab (BoP) President Naeemuddin Khan revealed that a ‘political family’ was behind the Rs9 billion loan scam — disclosing that the name was on page 306 of the BoP scandal report. The BoP president — who was called by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance to give updates on the […]

The many other cases of defiance of SC

ISLAMABAD: It is not only the NRO judgment, which has not been implemented by Zardari-Gilani-led government, but there is a long list of other cases a Islamabad News Sources

Memo controversy: Panel ‘concerned’ at sacking of 3 FIA experts

  LAHORE:  The head of the judicial commission investigating the ‘Memogate’ controversy has expressed concern over the government’s decision to sack three forensics experts of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes a few days ago. Speaking at Monday’s commission hearing, Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Qazi Faiz Isa questioned how […]

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