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  • ECP seeks details of missing fingerprints

    ISLAMABAD: Follow­ing the disclosure that fingerprints of over 29,000 voters in a constituency were missing from Nadra’s database, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sought details of the electorate across the country whose fingerprints and photographs are not available with the National Database and Registration Authority...

    In a letter written to the Nadra chairman, the ECP has drawn the attention of the authority to the...

  • Berlin suspect’s fingerprints in truck suggest he drove it

    BERLIN: Tunisian suspect Anis Amri’s fingerprints have been found in the cab of the truck that plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin, indicating that he was driving the vehicle, German officials said on Thursday...

    Authorities across Europe were scrambling to find the 24-year-old suspect, a day after Germany issued a wanted notice for him and warned that he may be “violent and armed...

  • Fingerprints, other evidence collected from scene of Samiul Haq’s murder

    RAWALPINDI: The police has collected the fingerprints of three separate individuals and a bloodstained kurta, among other evidence, from the scene of Maulana Samiul Haq’s murder...

    Sources said the police were unable to establish who hung the kurta in the bathroom, from where it was recovered, and are waiting for a forensic laboratory report that they believe will help them solve the murder case...

  • No match of fingerprints obtained from Nimrita’s room found in Nadra record

    LARKANA: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has returned to the Larkana police the fingerprints cards sent to it in an effort to reach killer(s) of Nimrita Chandani, a BDS final-year student of the Bibi Aseefa Dental College who was found dead in her hostel room on Sept 16...

    In its report regarding examination of the fingerprints, Nadra stated that it found no probable match in its database through the Automated...

  • Vajpayee, Modi and a shared DNA

    IT is, of course, a fallacy that there is a hierarchy of agreeable and less agreeable Hindutva ideologues...

    While Mohammed Akhlaq’s recent lynching by a mob of cow worshippers has set off finger-pointing at Modi, and rightly so, it was during Vajpayee’s rule that Australian Christian missionary Graham Staines and his two small sons were roasted alive in their jeep by a Hindutva mob in Orissa...

  • COAS visits Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Sindh Regimental Centre, Hyderabad, on Thursday and laid floral wreath on Yadgar-i-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Sindh Regiment who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland...

    The COAS later pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza as Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment at a special ceremony which was attended by a large number of...

  • DNA of headless torso found at sea matches missing Swedish journalist: Danish police

    Danish police said on Wednesday that a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine that sank...

    He initially told police that she disembarked from the submarine to a Copenhagen island several hours into their trip and that he did not know what happened to her afterward, but later told authorities “an accident...

  • First DNA lab in Sindh opening today

    KARACHI: The first-ever deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory in Sindh is set to be inaugurated on Thursday by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and the lab will help the provincial police and health authorities get the DNA tests done especially during emergency situations, officials said on Wednesday...

    The forensic, toxicology and molecular biology lab for DNA test was established at the Liaquat University of Medical and Health...

  • CM opens Sindh’s first DNA lab

    KARACHI: The first-ever DNA lab in Sindh was inaugurated on Thursday by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah who said the laboratory would help the law enforcement agencies in emergencies and solve difficult cases...

    “I am pleased to know that the forensic and molecular lab for DNA testing will issue reports in just 72 hours,” said Mr Shah after formally inaugurating the DNA lab at the CM House...

  • Launch of KP’s first DNA lab facing delay

    PESHAWAR: Non-appointment of a molecular biologist has turned out to be a major hurdle to the launch of the first DNA laboratory in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    “The DNA lab to be established at Khyber Medical College Peshawar only needs the services of a professional molecular biologist to start operations...

  • Study finds 1,317 knocked-out genes in DNA samples from Pakistanis

    Research published in the journal Nature has analysed the DNA of 10,503 Pakistanis who were participating in a Pakistan Risk of Myocardial Infarction Study (PROMIS) and discovered 1,317 disabled or “knocked-out” genes...

    People who are natural knockouts, that is, they were born missing one or more genes without any obvious medical problems are few and far between...

  • Oil tanker episode: more DNA test results received

    BAHAWALPUR: The district administration on Monday received another consignment of 17 results of the DNA tests from Lahore in the Ahmedpur Sharqia oil tanker episode...

    Last month, the forensic medicines department of Quaid-i-Azam Medical College (QAMC), Bahawalpur, had dispatched the blood samples of as many as 125 victims along with samples of their relatives and families for identification...

  • China moves to expand DNA testing in Muslim region

    China appears to be laying the groundwork for the mass collection of DNA samples from residents of a restive, largely Muslim region that's been under a security crackdown, rights observers and independent experts said Tuesday...

    7 million in equipment to analyse DNA samples...

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