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  • Scotland Yard team arrived in Pakistan today: Interior Ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Monday refuted news reports of a six to seven member team of the Scotland Yard (London Metropolitan Police) arriving in the capital last week in relation to the investigation of the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq, saying instead that a two-member team had arrived today...

    Take a look: Imran Farooq murder case: Scotland Yard team arrives in Islamabad"According to an...

  • Alonso’s 30-yard screamer fires Bayern into German Cup quarters

    BERLIN: A lacklustre Bayern Munich needed a long-range goal from Spaniard Xabi Alonso to secure a 1-0 victory over Darmstadt 98 on Tuesday that put them into the quarter-finals of the German Cup...

    The Bavarians, top of the Bundesliga and through to the knockout stage of the Champions League, looked tired following a congested run of fixtures and lacked the finishing touch despite being in control throughout the game
  • Scotland Yard readies ‘plan’ to deal with protests ahead of Modi’s visit

    LONDON: The Scotland Yard has put in place a "policing plan" to deal with protests scheduled by several groups during the forthcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Britain — his first since 2003, which also witnessed protests, reported the Hindustan Times (HT)A representative for the Scotland Yard told HT on Sunday that, "An appropriate policing plan is in place...

  • Scotland Yard’s help sought for Safe City Project

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said the government had sought assistance from the Scotland Yard to implement the Safe City Project (SCP) in Islamabad...

    Speaking at a briefing on the project at the Capital Command Centre (CCC), the minister said a request had been made to the British High Commissioner in Islamabad to arrange a team of the Scotland Yard dealing with the same project in London to examine...

  • Scotland Yard team visits FIA headquarters

    ISLAMABAD: A five-member Scotland Yard team visited the FIA headquarters on Monday and discussed with the agency’s officials various aspects of Imran Farooq murder and MQM-related money laundering cases...

    According to sources, the Scotland Yard delegation will also meet a joint investigation team in connection with the two cases...

  • Imran Farooq murder case: Scotland Yard team arrives in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A team from Britain's Scotland Yard (London Metropolitan Police) arrived in Islamabad on Saturday in relation to the investigation of the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq...

    Islamabad had requested that a team visit Pakistan and assist in an ongoing investigation into the murder case as under way in Pakistan...

  • Speculation about Scotland Yard team’s arrival

    ISLAMABAD: Rumours that a Scotland Yard investigation team had arrived in the country — ostensibly to interrogate suspects in the Imran Farooq murder case — were circulating on Saturday...

    When asked to comment, a spokesperson for the British High Commission said, “The commission does not officially comment on the activities of Scotland Yard...

  • Another accidental death reported at Gadani ship-breaking yard

    KARACHI: The abrupt death of a young worker on Sunday afternoon at the Gadani ship-breaking yard number 69 further reinforced the lack of safety measures in place despite repeated accidents that have resulted in several casualties...

    Mehmoodani also revealed that the heirs of the victims killed in the Gadani ship-breaking yard explosion were yet to be paid the compensation money, as the 15-day promise of dispensing compensation loomed...

  • 17 dead in explosions at Gadani shipbreaking yard

    17 people were killed and 58 others injured during a series of explosions that occurred during work on an unused oil tanker in the Gadani shipbreaking yard on Tuesday...

    Industrial accidents are common in Pakistan, with workplaces often forgoing basic safety measures and equipment in the absence of legislation to protect labourers...

  • 11 dead in oil tanker blast at Gadani ship-breaking yard

    GADANI: At least 11 workers lost their lives and over 50 others got trapped, possibly fatally, at an oil tanker on Tuesday after a large fire broke out at the vessel brought for dismantling to the well-known ship-breaking yard here...

    “The army and navy have been volunteering here but the owner of the yard number 54, to which the vessel was brought for dismantling, Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Kamboh, is yet to show his face...

  • Fire erupts at Gadani shipbreaking yard

    A fire that broke out in a ship parked in plot 60 at the Gadani shipbreaking yard in Hub has been brought under control...

    In November, 26 people had been killed and 58 others injured during a series of explosions that occurred during work on an unused oil tanker at the Gadani shipbreaking yard...

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