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    Drug Trafficking Through Pakistan Map

  • ANF gets equipment to combat drug trafficking

    QUETTA: Canadian High Commissioner Heather Cru­den and UNODC Represen­tative in Pakistan Cesar Guedes handed over essential operational equipment to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Balochistan...

    The Canadian High Commissioner acknowledged challenges of drug trafficking being faced by Pakistan as the main transit country and the first line of defence...

  • Saudi beheads another Pakistani for drug trafficking

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far this year...

    Rape, murder, apostasy, armed robbery and drug trafficking are all punishable by death under Saudi Arabia's version of Islamic sharia law...

  • Body formed to nab ‘gang’ behind drug trafficking

    RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister’s Adviser on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Abbasi has granted approval for the formation of a central operational committee (COC), headed by the Civil Aviation Authority director general, to unearth an “organised gang” involved in trafficking drugs via the national flag carrier and to ensure foolproof security at all airports across the country...

    The high-powered committee will comprise experts from the...

  • Saudi Arabia executes Pakistani citizen for drug trafficking

    Six people convicted of drug trafficking and homicide were executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the government said, the highest number of executions in a single day this year...

    A Pakistani citizen was executed for drug trafficking and five Saudi nationals for homicide, the interior ministry said...

  • Intelligence-based operations needed to curb drug trafficking, says UN official

    Speaking at a regional counter-narcotics awareness workshop in Kyrgyzstan, Senyo Agbohlah, UNODC’s Regional Programme Coordinator for Afghanistan-Neighbouring Countries, claimed there were no criminal networks involved in drug trafficking on either side of the Durand Line...

    However, he noted that “more needs to be done” and that intelligence-based operations should still be conducted to keep a check on drug-trafficking in the...

  • Afghan army general accused of drug trafficking

    KABUL: Afghan police have detained an army general accused of smuggling nearly 20 kg of heroin, police and defence officials said on Wednesday...

    Afghanistan is the world’s biggest producer of opium, used to produce heroin, but high-level arrests are rare
  • Drug trafficking, consumption termed a national security threat

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee was on Thursday astonished to learn about threats to country’s security and health due to drug trafficking and consumption...

    The quantum of drug trafficking through Pakistan is worth more than double of the country’s defence budget, he said, quoting different reports and studies...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    Like most 17-year-olds, he began by taking his own pictures, but also caught on camera temperature differences on the surface of a layer of oil in an electric field between a pointed electrode and a flat one (a honeycomb pattern appears on the layer of oil when high voltage is passed through)...

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

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