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  • ‘COAS green-lighted NAB action in DHA Valley scam’

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif had green-lighted stern action against retired military officers and civilians involved in the Rs62 billion Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Valley scam around six months ago, sources in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have told Dawn...

    NAB has recently started flexing its muscles against Bahria Town chief Malik Riaz, brothers of former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani...

  • NAB asked to investigate Kayani’s involvement in DHA Valley scam

    ISLAMABAD: This may be the first time since his retirement that the name of former chief of army staff (COAS) retired Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has surfaced in connection with a massive land scam...

    A former official from the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), retired Lt Col Tariq Kamal, on February 22 asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate whether Gen Kayani was involved in “irregularities/misappropriation”...

  • Karachi police seal famous eateries in DHA after 2 minors die due to food poisoning

    Two minor brothers, a one-and-a-half-year-old and a five-year-old, died on Sunday afternoon reportedly due to food poisoning, read a statement issued by Karachi Police...

    The family had reportedly dined out the previous night at Arizona Grill restaurant located in Defence Housing Authority's (DHA) Zamzama area in Phase V and had later consumed sweets from Chunky Monkey amusement park located in Phase IV, DHA...

  • NAB arrests two retired military officers, civilian in Rs500m DHA Islamabad scam

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau, Rawalpindi has arrested two retired military officers and a civilian officer as the main accused in connection with the DHA Islamabad farmhouse project scam amounting to Rs500 million, said a press release issued by the accountability watchdog on Thursday...

    Brig (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is the ex-administrator of DHA and Col (retd) Sabahat Qadeer Butt, ex-director project of DHA were...

  • Iran president due in Islamabad later this month

    ISLAMABAD: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Pakistan at the end of this month in a bid to re-establish bilateral economic ties following the lifting of sanctions, besides attempting to mend the strained political relationship because of Middle Eastern politics...

    News of Mr Rouhani’s two-day visit to Islamabad had been circulating since the end of last month, but the dates were disclosed in a defence ministry...

  • PM's return to Islamabad delayed due to fever and infection

    LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's return to Islamabad has been delayed due to fever and infection, a PM House spokesman said Monday...

    The premier, who is currently in Lahore, "was due to travel to Islamabad tomorrow (Tuesday) morning but due to an infection in one of his leg incisions, he is suffering from fever," the spokesperson said...

  • Parts of Islamabad in darkness due to faulty streetlights

    More than 40,000 streetlights have been installed in Islamabad over the last few decades, according to the Capital Development Authority’s directorate of electrical and mechanical maintenance, but sources say around 7,000 of these are out of order, plunging some parts of the federal capital into darkness soon after sunset...

    ”He added that in most of the capital’s rural areas, there is no concept of streetlights, and asked the CDA and...

  • UN sanctions monitoring team due in Islamabad next week

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Security Council’s sanctions monitoring team will visit Islamabad on a two-day trip starting next Thursday for an assessment of Pakistan’s compliance with the world body’s sanctions regime...

    Islamabad’s compliance to be assessedState Department spokesperson Heather Nauert had at a briefing on Friday said that the US had clearly conveyed its concerns to Pakistan on Hafiz Saeed and called for his...

  • Pompeo due today in Islamabad amid chill in Pak-US ties

    ISLAMABAD: US Secre­tary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching here on Wednesday to meet officials of the new government in Pakistan, but his brief stay in the capital, analysts fear, could be tense...

    Washington, the recent events show, is just maintaining an engagement with Islamabad out of its regional compulsions and pursuance of regional objectives...

  • Justice Isa, others ask SC to change date of hearing of petitions due to impending Islamabad sit-in

    The petitioners have contended that a protest sit-in is likely in Islamabad on the aforementioned date and also pointed out that the Supreme Court Bar Association will be holding elections on October 29 and 30, which will keep some litigants and their counsels busy...

    They said that the "conditions for movement" in Islamabad would not be suitable on October 28 due to the expected sit-in...

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