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  • Malpractice or protocol issue: Passport authority suspends one official, transfers a few others

    LAHORE: The Immigration and Passports authorities have recently suspended a system in-charge from Garden Town Regional Passport Office and transferred a few officials, including two assistant directors, from passport offices in Gujranwala and Sialkot on certain intelligence-led ‘complaints’...

    Similarly, a woman assistant director of the Gujranwala passport office and three officials, including an assistant director of the Sialkot...

  • Pakistan now issuing on-arrival visas to groups of tourists from 24 countries

    The Civil Aviation Authority on Friday announced that groups of tourists from a number of "tourism-friendly" countries are now being allowed on-arrival Pakistani visa...

    According to a notification posted on the official Twitter account of the aviation authority, the visa-on-arrival option will be available to group tourists from 24 countries "if the tour is organised through designated tour operators in Pakistan"...

  • FIA arrests 4 Nadra officials, 3 agents in Karachi for allegedly issuing CNICs to foreign nationals

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday arrested four National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) employees and three agents over charges of corruption and facilitating the issuance of CNICs to foreign nationals...

    Acting on complaints against Nadra officers and members of the staff, FIA's Anti-Human Trafficking Circle arrested the accused from the authority's Mega Centre in Karachi's DHA...

  • ROs reject charge of not issuing notices to candidates

    They accused the returning officers of violating election laws by not issuing notices or allowing them to see the consolidation of election results...

    The commission will also decide whether to summon witnesses of BNP-Awami and BNP-Mengal after the counsel representing the PTI, PML-N, Election Commission of Pakistan, PPPP, Jamaat-i-Islami and MQM-Haqiqi completed the recording of evidence of their witnesses...

  • PML-N seeks time for issuing party tickets

    ISLAMABAD: The PML-N has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to extend time for submission of party tickets for candidates in the first phase of coming local government elections in Punjab...

    Also read: 2nd phase of LG polls in Punjab, Sindh on Nov 19The Election Commission of Pakistan has set Sept 11 as the last date for filing nomination papers for the first phase of elections in Punjab and Sindh and the candidates are...

  • ATC warns of issuing warrants for Rehman Malik

    ISLAMABAD: As the former interior minister Senator Rehman Malik is ‘avoiding’ appearing before the anti terrorism court (ATC) to testify in the Benazir Bhutto murder case, the ATC Judge on Wednesday warned of issuing warrants to procure his attendance...

    As per prosecution, Malik claimed to have written multiple letters to Gen Musharraf requesting him to provide appropriate security to Ms Bhutto and was present in the meeting held in...

  • Pakistani man jailed in Italy for issuing terror threats via social media

    ROME: An Italian court on Wednesday sentenced a Pakistani and a Tunisian to six years in prison for threatening terror attacks in Italy via social media...

    Pakistani Muhammad Baqas, 27, and a Tunisian Lassad Briki, 35, will be deported after serving their sentences, the judge said after agreeing to the maximum sanction requested by prosecutors
  • Muslim forum urges moderation in issuing fatwas

    CAIRO: Leading Muslim clerics meeting in Cairo on Tuesday called for moderation in issuing religious edicts, in an attempt to counter extremist fatwas that sanction jihadist atrocities...

    In a closing statement, the clerics called for greater attention to “renewing” the scholarship that goes into issuing fatwas and for religious decrees to take modern times into account...

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