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  • Interior minister grilled over NIC issued to slain Taliban leader

    Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday informed Senate in a written reply that — contrary to media reports that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor had been carrying a Pakistan passport and National Identity Card (NIC) — it had emerged that the card had actually been issued to a man named Muhammad Wali, son of Shah Muhammad...

    The minister said in the statement that a departmental inquiry against all National Database and...

  • Four jailed, fined in fake NIC case

    QUETTA: An anti-corruption court convicted on Tuesday four accused in a case of issuance of a fake national identity card to an Afghan national, awarded them prison terms and imposed fine on them...

    The convicts were: National Database and Registration Authority officials Syed Asad Kazmi and Danish Ali, agent Mohammad Asif and the card holder Inyatullah RahimThe judge, Munir Ahmed Marri, sentenced Kazmi and Danish to 20-year imprisonment...
  • Indian national holding Pakistani NIC arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested an Indian citizen holding a Pakistani National Identity Card (NIC) here on Thursday...

    Rustam Sadhua has been accused of obtaining a Pakistani NIC through fraudulent means and was arrested after his application for pre-arrest bail was rejected by a court...

  • Japan to build high-speed train network in India

    NEW DELHI: Japan and India signed agreements on Saturday that could pave the way for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with military aircraft and high-speed trains, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised to fully support India’s efforts to become an economic powerhouse...

    The two countries also laid the groundwork for Japan to help India further develop its nuclear power, with a final deal to be signed after technical details are finalised... ...

  • Congress approves bill delinking Haqqani network from LeT

    WASHINGTON: The US Congress has passed the bill that requires Pakistan to work with the Afghan and American forces to destroy the Haqqani network but leaves Lashkar-e-Taiba out (LeT)...

    It also prevents the administration from issuing a waiver for $350m unless the US Secretary of Defence certifies to the congressional defence committees that: “Pakistan continues to conduct military operations that are contributing to significantly...

  • Army won’t act against Haqqani network, says Samiul Haq

    ISLAMABAD: Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC) chief Maulana Samiul Haq said on Wednesday that the Pakistan Army would not take any action against the Haqqani network...

    ”At his press conference, the DPC leader took aim at the recent US policy statement on Afghanistan, Pakistan and India...

  • Pentagon persuades Congress to delink LeT from Haqqani network

    To receive the withheld amount, Pakistan has to take demonstrable action against the Haqqani network, which Washing­ton says still has hideouts in Fata and uses them for launching attacks inside Afghanistan...

    An earlier version of the National Defence Authorisation Act, 2018 had named two militant groups — the Haqqani network and LeT...

  • US bill delinks LeT from Haqqani network

    WASHINGTON: The US Congress has removed a provision from the National Defence Authorisation Act 2018 that would have required the US Secretary of Defence to certify that Pakistan has taken steps to “significantly disrupt” the activities of both Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Haqqani network...

    The new version has confined this requirement to the Haqqani network only, indicating a desire in Washington to focus entirely on Afghanistan as...

  • Romania targets ‘academy of criminals’ network

    BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities arrested 26 people on Thursday over links to the so-called academy of criminals, a network suspected of robbing jewellery stores across Europe, anti-mafia prosecutors said...

    The network, which has now been dismantled, was organised like a military unit, with strict rules and tough training sessions for its 100 or so members...

  • Hum Network to launch its news channel

    The Hum Network Limited has announced that it will launch a new TV channel by the name of 'Hum News', although a date for the expected launch of the channel was not revealed...

    A letter sent to the general manager of the Pakistan Stock Exchange said the board of directors of Hum Network Limited during a meeting on Friday gave its approval for the launch of Hum News "to exploit the available opportunities in the news genre"...

  • Ogra, oil companies at loggerheads over ban on retail network expansion

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) is at loggerheads with a group of 13 leading oil marketing companies (OMCs) over massive storage capacity shortfalls and the expansion of retail networks...

    On January 12, Ogra announced that it stopped the 13 OMCs from expanding their retail outlet networks because of their failure to develop proportionate storage capacity required under the government policy
  • 'Haqqani network has moved to Afghanistan'

    WASHINGTON: The Haqqani network has moved to Afghanistan and Afghan officials should focus on tackling them within their territory instead of blaming Pakistan, said Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary while rejecting Kabul’s claim that a Pakistan-based terrorist group was responsible for Wednesday’s massive bombing in the Afghan capital...

    Immediately after the attack, Afghan intelligence officials claimed that a suicide bomber from the...

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