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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”...

  • 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...

  • The high environmental cost of Islamabad's latest metro bus project

    I was attending a public hearing for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report that had been readied for the latest metro bus project connecting the Federal capital with the New Islamabad International Airport...

    Often they are not even completed before a project starts!Take for example the earlier metro bus project from Rawalpindi to Peshawar Mor in Islamabad, which completely violated the PEPA by conducting public hearings...

  • 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...

  • CJP takes notice of Islamabad IGP's transfer amid 'fake news' reports

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday took notice of the transfer of the Islamabad police chief after 'fake news' began circulating that he had been removed from his post for not picking up a phone call from a federal minister...

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Jan Mohammad, a retired lieutenant and a BS-20 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan (PSP), was posted out from the force and his services...

  • Naran Valley paralysed by heavy snowfall

    MANSEHRA/PESHAWAR: A spell of heavy snowfall paralysed Naran Valley, one of the popular tourist spots in the country, on Sunday...

    Over 1,000 tourists were stranded in the valley and long lines of cars and other vehicles were there on roads blocked by piles of snow...

  • Another symbol of resilience from Swat valley

    He lost not only his arm but also 18 of his relatives as he along with other elders gathered in a mosque were attacked by militants in 2008 when militancy was at its peak in Swat valley...

    Khursheed Alam left the valley as the militancy reached the point where the government had to launch an operation, Rah-i-Rast, against militants...

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