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  • ‘COAS green-lighted NAB action in DHA Valley scam’

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif had green-lighted stern action against retired military officers and civilians involved in the Rs62 billion Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Valley scam around six months ago, sources in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have told Dawn...

    NAB has recently started flexing its muscles against Bahria Town chief Malik Riaz, brothers of former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani...

  • NAB asked to investigate Kayani’s involvement in DHA Valley scam

    ISLAMABAD: This may be the first time since his retirement that the name of former chief of army staff (COAS) retired Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has surfaced in connection with a massive land scam...

    A former official from the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), retired Lt Col Tariq Kamal, on February 22 asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate whether Gen Kayani was involved in “irregularities/misappropriation”...

  • NAB arrests two retired military officers, civilian in Rs500m DHA Islamabad scam

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau, Rawalpindi has arrested two retired military officers and a civilian officer as the main accused in connection with the DHA Islamabad farmhouse project scam amounting to Rs500 million, said a press release issued by the accountability watchdog on Thursday...

    Brig (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is the ex-administrator of DHA and Col (retd) Sabahat Qadeer Butt, ex-director project of DHA were...

  • Naran Valley paralysed by heavy snowfall

    MANSEHRA/PESHAWAR: A spell of heavy snowfall paralysed Naran Valley, one of the popular tourist spots in the country, on Sunday...

    Over 1,000 tourists were stranded in the valley and long lines of cars and other vehicles were there on roads blocked by piles of snow...

  • Another symbol of resilience from Swat valley

    He lost not only his arm but also 18 of his relatives as he along with other elders gathered in a mosque were attacked by militants in 2008 when militancy was at its peak in Swat valley...

    Khursheed Alam left the valley as the militancy reached the point where the government had to launch an operation, Rah-i-Rast, against militants...

  • Silicon Valley has become a dream factory

    Once, there was a gaping divide between southern and northern California — between Hollywood and Silicon Valley...

    Silicon Valley is at one of those historic moments when a set of technologies start to work — and to work together — in unexpected ways...

  • Security forces claim major success in Tirah valley

    LANDI KOTAL: Security forces took control on Tuesday of the entire Sipah and Akkakhel areas in Tirah valley after flushing out Lashkar-i-Islam activists from these areas...

    Also read: Tirah valley operation intensifies, 23 soldiers killedThe forces also pressed their ground advance towards the TTP-controlled Kukikhel areas in the valley with fierce ground battles in Dwa Thoe and Zarmanza areas of Kukikhel, Garhai of Kamar Khel, Jabbar...

  • Rajgal Valley’s 90pc area cleared of militants: military

    LANDI KOTAL: Security forces have cleared almost 90 per cent area of the Rajgal Valley adjacent to Afghanistan’s troubled Nangarhar province and troops have taken effective control of important heights, says the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    Security forces had launched the operation on July 16 to clear 250 square kilometres of the Rajgal Valley of militants belonging to various groups, including militant Islamic State...

  • Sports festival in Dir’s Kumrat valley concludes

    Another tourist, Zain Abbasi, from Rawalpindi said it was a good initiative of the district government to organise such an event, adding tourists enjoyed both the festival and the beauty of the Kumrat valley...

    Mohammad Abdullah said he came from Islamabad along with his family to enjoy the serene environs in Kumrat valley, having natural forests crisscrossed by a river and green meadows...

  • Operation Khyber-IV: army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley

    The military's media wing on Sunday said that the army has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in the Rajgal valley during the ongoing Operation Khyber-IV...

    ISPR Director General Major Genral Abdul Ghafoor had announced the launch of Operation Khyber-IV under Radd-ul-Fassad last week to "wipe out terrorists" in the Rajgal Valley of Khyber Agency that he called "the most critical area in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas"... ...

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