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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”...

  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Finance minister wants new sector for overseas Pakistanis

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar has directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to open new sectors, particularly one exclusively for overseas Pakistanis...

    A source said during the meeting the minister asked the CDA to immediately open a sector for the overseas Pakistanis...

  • You block my seat, I will block your way!

    NAROWAL: An influential figure, who had lost the election of councillor, blocked a street and a sewage drain with bricks in Chak Bhopa village near Shakargarh to take a revenge from villagers for not giving vote to him in the local body elections...

    A resident, Munir Ahmad, alleged that Rana Sanaullah along with his accomplices abused and tortured women and blocked the street with bricks which caused a great deal of inconvenience to...
  • 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...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The ministry has shared a “Draft Technology Foresight Report on Auto Sector” with the local assemblers, auto parts makers and universities seeking their input...

    The science ministry feels that when EV technology is available it will not just impact the auto sector but it will also affect the power utility industry, petroleum, construction and building industries for providing charging facilities and urban transportation...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

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