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  • 100,000 Pakistanis lose nationality for being ‘suspect aliens’

    The Nadra has intensified its exercise to identify ‘aliens’ among the CNIC holders...

    Without having a record with Nadra (like that of a family tree) how can the authority issue CNICs to aliens?”On the directives of interior ministry a Joint Verification Committee has recently been constituted in each province to scrutinise doubtful cases of CNICs...

  • INVASION OF THE ALIENS

    Pakistanis have the greatest knack for making the worst possible choices insofar as the natural environment is concerned...

    In 2016, motoring north on M-2, I was very pleased to see large scale destruction of the non-native, water-guzzling eucalyptus underway
  • Over 174,000 CNICs held by aliens being cancelled

    ISLAMABAD: As the controversy over hundreds of thousands of blocked computerised national identity cards (CNICs) refuses to die, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has revealed that a total of 174,184 such cards belong to ‘confirmed aliens’ and are being cancelled while the rest will be unblocked on Monday for a temporary period of sixty days...

    He said the blocked CNICs were a little over 350,000, pointing out that almost half...

  • Nadra receives 13,000 complaints of aliens in family trees

    ISLAMABAD: The National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) has received 13,000 complaints from the public regarding registration of aliens in their family trees...

    A six-month drive to verify CNICs is continuing across Pakistan as a national security initiative launched on the directives of the interior minister to cleanse the national database of aliens in possession of Pakistani CNICs and passports...

  • US court rules against aliens awaiting deportation

    WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Tuesday curbed the ability of immigrants held in long-term detention during deportation proceedings to argue for their release in a ruling in sync with President Donald Trump’s get-tough approach toward immigration...

    The court’s conservative justices carried the day in a 5-3 decision that overturned a lower court’s ruling that required that immigrants held by the US government who are awaiting the...
  • ‘Aliens’ to conduct elections: PM Abbasi

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday that the next general elections would be conducted by “aliens”, not the caretaker government...

    “Elections will be held by aliens, but even then we [Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz] will participate in it,” the prime minister said in an informal chat with journalists during a reception hosted by Speaker of the National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for members of the lower...

  • ECP chides PM for saying ‘aliens’ will hold 2018 polls

    ISLAMABAD: A day after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the upcoming general elections would be conducted by ‘aliens’, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday dismissed the insinuation terming it against the spirit of the Constitution and ECP mandate...

    Spokesperson says people occupying important office should desist from making such ‘irresponsible statements’Prime Minister Abbasi had on Thursday said the next...

  • No need to get worked up about ‘aliens’: Shahbaz

    GUJRAT: Referring to a comment made by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in which he had alluded to hidden hands behind politics in the country, his younger brother Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said at a public meeting on Thursday that there were no ‘aliens’ to get worked up about, adding that national institutions, especially the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), should work within their constitutional domain...

  • PM cautioned against offering citizenship to ‘aliens’

    HYDERABAD: Several Sindhi nationalist groups on Monday expressed their strong reservations over Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement regarding issuance of computerised national identity cards (CNICs) to Pakistan-born children of Bengalis and Afghans...

    Mr Palijo contested argument that “these aliens have been living in Pakistan for four decades” to justify citizenship for them; and pointed out that countries like Saudi Arabia had not...

  • Murad voices concern over PM’s plan to grant nationality to ‘aliens’

    “It will open floodgates [of illegal aliens] if an unlawful decision is made [to accord citizenship to] people who are living in our country illegally,” said Mr Shah while addressing the post-budget press conference at the Sindh Assembly Building’s auditorium...

    Mr Shah was asked repeatedly by reporters to comment on PM Khan’s announcement which sparked a controversy, particular in Sindh which bears most of the burden of illegal...

  • Murad differs with Imran on citizenship to ‘aliens’, dams issues

    He was speaking to the media at Sukkur airport on Friday during his aerial visit by a helicopter to various areas including Larkana, Khairpur, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Ghotki and Sukkur districts...

    “Had there been any provision in the Constitution or law, it [the Sindh government] would have no objection in offering nationality to the aliens living here [in Pakistan] unlawfully”, he said...

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