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  • Forensic science prevents police from tampering with evidence, says DIG

    HYDERABAD: Hyde­rabad Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Dr Sanaullah Abbasi has observed that usually criminal investigations are 100 per cent tampered with by policemen on the basis of caste, creed and colour but forensic science training will help eliminate chances of any tampering...

    He was speaking at a ceremony held at the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) on Tuesday for the distribution of certificates to...

  • Forensic science lab opened in Mingora

    MINGORA: Swiss Ambassador Marc Pierre George and UNDP country director Marc-André Franche on Thursday jointly inaugurated the first-ever forensic science lab of the region here...

    1 million worth forensic lab was established in Landakey, the gateway of Swat district, with the financial support of European Union, Switzerland, Netherlands and provincial government...

  • Forensic science agency expands to eight divisions

    LAHORE: Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) has expanded its operation to all eight divisional headquarters of Punjab with a cost of Rs266 million and planned establishing its evidence collection centers in all 36 districts within a year...

    Addressing the session, Justice Noor said forensic science facilities like PFSA should be established in all provinces...

  • CM opens drug-testing laboratory

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced the establishment of ‘Punjab Forensic Food and Drug Testing Agency’ to help eliminate substandard and adulterated food besides spurious drugs and farm medicines and spray...

    The announcement was made at the inauguration of the first international standard drug-testing laboratory of the country in Lahore on Monday...

  • Drug testing laboratory in Lahore approved

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has accorded approval to establishment of a “world class” drug testing lab (DTL) in Lahore, along with its nine satellite labs at divisional headquarters on the pattern of Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA), giving a deadline of Sept 15 for materialising the scheme...

    “The new DTLs ought to be vertically independent of Punjab Forensic Science Authority”, the chief minister directed the officials... ...

  • ARTSPEAK: SCIENCE OF ART, ART OF SCIENCE

    The seven liberal arts included sciences until the Victorian era when a narrower interpretation of science as comprising physics, chemistry and mathematics was established...

    The perception of art and science as separate pursuits became the new norm...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • FBI admits forensic lab ‘errors’ against suspects

    WASHINGTON: The FBI on Sunday admitted “errors” spanning several years in evidence provided in court by its forensic lab to help secure criminal convictions, including in death penalty cases...

    The statement admitted “errors made in statements by FBI examiners regarding microscopic hair analysis in the context of testimony or laboratory reports...

  • Forensic experts defy medical subject change

    FAISALABAD: Forensic experts have criticised a decision of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) to replace the Forensic Medicine discipline with Forensic Pathology...

    They say the PMDC is destroying the judicial and medical jurisprudence system of the country only to support the “mafias” who are trying to hit the forensic medicine for the vested interest of private educational institutes...

  • KU teacher’s murder: forensic report received

    KARACHI: Police investigating the murder of a Karachi University teacher have formally conducted the forensic examination of the bullets used in the killing and found no past record of the weapon in any other case, said a senior police officer on Wednesday...

    “The investigators have received a forensic report that suggests that the weapon used in the killing of Assistant Professor Waheed-ur-Rehman of the mass communication department...

  • Forensic test confirms use of same pistol in two attacks on policemen in Karachi

    KARACHI: A forensic examination of spent bullet casings collected from the crime scene after the killing of a DSP Traffic along with his driver on Saturday confirmed that the same weapon had been used earlier in a fatal attack on four policemen in June...

    “The same group appeared to be involved in both the incidents, as the police’s forensic division has confirmed that the same 9mm pistol was used in these attacks,” said SSP Munir...

  • PTI leader objects to forensic validation of Sumaira Malik’s educational record

    ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Malik Umar Aslam objected on Thursday before the Supreme Court over a report of the Punjab Forensic Science Agency, which validated educational record of Sumaira Malik, his opponent in the NA-69 Khushab constituency...

    Malik Umar Aslam, through his counsel Hamid Khan, moved an application and objected to the forensic report and stated that it seemed to be incorrect, dishonest, biased and prepared and presented...

  • Samia died of unnatural causes: forensic report

    GUJRAT: Samia Shahid — a British citizen of Pakistani origin suspected of being a victim of honour killing — did not die of natural causes, according to a forensic report...

    Nabeela Ghazanfar, a spokesperson for Punjab’s inspector general of police, confirmed on Wednesday that the forensic report had described Ms Shahid’s death as unnatural as she had been “asphyxiated”...

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