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  • Pemra bans media coverage of JuD, FIF

    ISLAMABAD: The electronic media watchdog has banned media coverage of proscribed organisations, including the Lash­kar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF)...

    Following the Dec 2001 attack on the Indian parliament, the government of Pakistan banned LeT on January 14, 2002...

  • FIF’s disappearing app

    ISLAMABAD: The Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) vaulted ahead of other political and religious groups when it launched a mobile app to highlight its philanthropic work among smartphone users...

    FIF is the charitable arm of the Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaatud Dawa (JuD); the group that India accuses of masterminding the Mumbai terror attacks...

  • JUD and FIF not banned, foreign secretary tells Senate committee

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry informed the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) has been declared a proscribed organisation in Pakistan and will not be allowed to operate...

    However, he said that the Filah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) has not been banned and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) has been put under observation, but has not been banned...

  • FIR lodged in Islamabad against JuD charity FIF's banner appealing for donations

    Islamabad police on Wednesday registered a first information report (FIR) against the display of a banner in a mosque requesting donations for the Jamaatud Dawa's (JuD) charity wing, the Falaah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF)...

    The FIR against the display of the FIF banner at a mosque in Ghouri Town was registered at the Koral police station under Section 188 of the Pakistan Penal Code, which pertains to disobedience to order duly...

  • Confiscation of JuD, FIF assets still not complete, says govt official

    ISLAMABAD: A senior government official has conceded that the process of confiscating the assets of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foun­da­tion (FIF) is still to be completed...

    The meeting discussed the implication of Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) decision to put Pakistan on the grey list from June and the steps being taken to address global concerns...

  • Hafiz Saeed moves court against ban on JuD, FIF

    LAHORE: Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has approached the Lahore High Court against ban on social welfare activities and freezing of accounts of his two organisations - Jamatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF)...

    In a petition filed through senior lawyer AK Dogar, Mr Saeed states the ministry of interior on Feb 10 issued a notification to freeze bank accounts and take over assets associated with both organisations - the JuD and...

  • LHC asks govt why it froze accounts of and banned Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered the federal government to explain why Hafiz Saeed's two organisations, the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and its charity wing, the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), had been banned and their accounts frozen...

    Dogar, in which the JuD chief told the court that the Interior Ministry on Feb 10 had issued a notification to freeze the bank accounts of and take over assets associated with both...

  • KP government seals offices of Hafiz Saeed's JuD, FIF; seizes mosques, seminaries

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Saturday started a crackdown against Haifz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its humanitarian wing Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) by seizing the organisation's offices and taking over its operational matters...

    Peshawar's district administration, with the help of police and other law enforcement agencies, started taking action against the JuD in the provincial capital after receiving...

  • Court allows lawful activities of JuD, FIF

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday restrained the government from extending harassment to the social welfare organisations of Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and also allowed lawful activities of Jamatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF)...

    Justice Aminuddin Khan was hearing a petition moved by Hafiz Saeed challenging a notification of ministry of interior with regard to freezing bank accounts and taking over assets...

  • JuD, FIF no more on list of banned outfits, court told

    ISLAMABAD: The Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) headed by Hafiz Mohammad Saeed are no more on the list of banned outfits after the presidential ordinance that proscribed them under a UN resolution lapsed...

    The ordinance that proscribed these organisations under a UN resolution has lapsedIn February this year, former president Mamnoon Hussain promulgated an ordinance amending the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997,...

  • FIF’s media coverage banned to immobilise its fundraising, IHC told

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) - an offshoot of Jamatud Dawa - was among organisations on the watch list of the United Nations (UN) and a ban on its media coverage was imposed to immobilise its fundraising...

    In its reply submitted to the IHC in response to a petition filed by FIF against the ban on its media coverage, the ministry stated:...

  • Facebook shifts News Feed, gives priority to friends

    WASHINGTON: Facebook said Tuesday it was reconfiguring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information about what is happening to “the friends you care about...

    “The goal of News Feed is to show you the content that matters to you,“ said a blog post by Facebook's Max Eulenstein and Lauren Scissors...

  • Facebook updates News Feed to make friends a priority

    Facebook on Thursday announced a major update that will put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user's news feed...

    The change to the way Facebook ranks posts will put more weight on social interactions and relationships, according to News Feed product manager John Hegeman...

  • Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners: PM Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst unsubstantiated rumours that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’...

    "Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners, specially at a time when their security is...

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