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  • Rabbani laments name change of Islamabad airport, asks PM to withdraw 'inappropriate decision'

    Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lamenting the change in name of Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Islamabad International Airport, and urged the premier to "withdraw this uncalled for and inappropriate decision"...

    In the letter, Rabbani wrote that it came to his attention that the PM's adviser on aviation had issued a statement that the airport will henceforth...

  • PPP to ask Senate to name new Islamabad airport after Benazir Bhutto

    ISLAMABAD: Naming Islamabad International Airport (IIA) after former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is part of the Senate’s agenda for its meeting on Monday...

    The draft resolution states: “This house recommends that the newly-constructed Islamabad International Airport should continue to be named as Benazir Bhutto International Airport...

  • Channel 24, DawnNews journalists manhandled by FIA officials at Islamabad hospital

    Two reporters from Channel 24 and DawnNews were manhandled and illegally detained by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officers and family members of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafarul Haq Hijazi on Friday...

    The incident took place at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), where FIA officials had brought Hijazi for a medical check-up following the dismissal of his pre-arrest bail plea...

  • DG FIA takes notice of 'assault' on female passengers at Islamabad airport

    Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) Amlish Khan on Wednesday took notice of the alleged assault of two female passengers by an FIA official at Benazir Bhutto International Airport...

    According to the FIA report on the incident, Haseena Begum, along with her two daughters, was on her way to Norway last week when she complained to an FIA official about the lack of toilet paper in the restrooms...

  • Journalist petitions Islamabad High Court after threatening phone call allegedly from FIA

    Journalist and World Is One News Bureau Chief Taha Siddiqui on Monday filed a writ petition in the Islamabad High Court alleging that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had harassed him over the phone...

    com, Siddiqui alleged that a man named Noman Bodla, who identified himself as a member of the Counter Terrorism Department of the FIA, had called him and attempted to pressure him into appearing for an 'interrogation' at the FIA...

  • FIA arrests 'blacklisted' US national from Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) early Saturday morning said it arrested a "blacklisted" US national after he was granted entry by a FIA sub-inspector and his son at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA)...

    The FIA has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the officials...

  • FIA allowed to shift Axact CEO to Islamabad

    KARACHI: A sessions court on Wednesday allowed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to shift the detained chief executive officer of a software company and four members of the management to Islamabad for investigation of another fake degrees and money laundering case...

    The FIA had arrested Axact CEO Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh and four members of his management team — Viqas Atique, Zeeshan Anwar, Mohammad Sabir and Zeeshan Ahmed — on May...

  • Axact chief handed over to FIA in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A court here on Friday handed over the custody of Shoaib Sheikh, the chief executive officer of Axact, to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a seven-day physical remand in the fake degrees case...

    The FIA registered a case against Mr Sheikh under various sections of the Pakistan Penal Code, Electronic Transaction Ordinance and Anti-Money Laundering Act...

  • FIA arrests three human traffickers from outside US embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested three alleged human traffickers from outside the US embassy in the federal capital on Monday, FIA sources said...

    FIA Director Inam Ghani confirmed the arrests and told DawnNews that the accused used to prepare fake documents in the name of a bogus California-based company called North Star...

  • Money laundering case against Altaf Hussain shifted to Islamabad, FIA official tells Karachi ATC judge

    An ongoing money laundering case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and founder Altaf Hussain has presumably been shifted to Islamabad from Karachi on the directives issued by the interior ministry, DawnNewsTV reported...

    On Friday, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) was hearing a money-laundering case against Altaf Hussain and others wherein a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) official appeared before the court and informed...

  • Imran for including his name alongside PM in ToR

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has offered himself to be probed alongside the prime minister for financial matters if a judicial commission on the Panama Papers is set up...

    He told reporters at the factory of PTI leader Umer Dar here on Friday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family were actively involved in money laundering and had several offshore companies
  • Sectarian leader’s name included in Fourth Schedule list

    GUJRAT: Punjab home department has included the name of chief of Aalmi Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat, Peer Muhammad Afzal Qadri, in the list of Fourth Schedule of the anti-terrorism law on the recommendation of the district administration and law enforcement agencies...

    They also sought inclusion of the name of some local “influential elements” who, according to them, had actually been extending practical support to banned militant outfits... ...

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