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    Number Of Police Stations In Karachi

  • Number of polling stations increased in Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: The Election Commission has increased the number of polling stations for men and women in Mansehra district from 600 to 750 for the May 30 local government elections...

    “We first reserved 600 polling stations in the district, including men-only, women-only and combined but now the number has been increased to 750 for the comfort of voters,” assistant election commissioner Mohammad Zulfiqar told reporters on Friday...

  • Karachi law and order case: Rangers seek prosecution powers, police stations from SC

    KARACHI: Rangers’ lawyers submitted a report to the Karachi registry of the Supreme Court on Monday, requesting powers to investigate and prosecute suspects involved in target killings, terrorism, kidnappings for ransom, and extortion...

    Rangers requested the powers claiming the provincial government and police are under pressure and slowing down action against facilitators of criminal activity, according to the report...

  • ECP allows Rangers to enter Karachi polling stations

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has authorised Rangers personnel to enter polling stations and take preventive action in the event of imminent breakdown of law and order...

    A notification issued by the ECP on Wednesday says: “Pakistan Rangers Sindh personnel deployed on the day of poll in the constituencies of Sindh where elections are being held on 5th December, 2015, while performing their security duties are...

  • CNG stations open in Karachi for 12 hours

    Hordes of citizens in Karachi made a beeline for compressed natural gas (CNG) stations on Sunday morning after operations resumed temporarily from 7am until 7pm...

    Previously, the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL), which had announced opening CNG stations at 8pm on Thursday, extended the closure till Friday 8pm...

  • Manpower survey of police stations ordered

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police chief has ordered a survey to determine the manpower strength of the 22 police stations in the capital...

    On the direction of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tahir Alam Khan, trainee assistant superintendents of police (ASPs) have been given the task to carry out the survey, officials in the department told Dawn...

  • Police stations camera ban ‘a curb’ on journalists work

    LAHORE: The new standard operating procedures (SOPs) of imposing a ban on video recording and photography at all the police offices and police stations of Punjab has made the job more challenging for the journalists who termed it an attempt to put curbs on their professional work...

    The SOPs were issued by Inspector General of Punjab Police retired Capt Arif Nawaz on Tuesday who directed the police officers to enforce these in letter...

  • Untrained personnel posted at Sukkur police stations

    SUKKUR: Several hundred policemen who have not undergone weapons training are being placed at different police stations, posted in the security detail of prominent political leaders and deployed for the security of rallies and public meetings in Sukkur district, it emerged on Sunday...

    Instead, they were taught how to secure the parts of G-3 rifles, how to properly salute police officials and basic physical training exercises, said...

  • Police stations to get biometric machines

    LAHORE: All police stations in Punjab are being given biometric machines to check whereabouts of people not possessing their Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) within no time, quickly detecting those having doubtful credentials and saving the law-abiding citizens from proving their identity in police stations...

    Sources said the machines would be given to all police stations for checking the identity of people not possessing...

  • Police to create security zones outside polling stations

    PESHAWAR: A high-level meeting of police officers on Thursday reviewed the security issues concerning the local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and decided to create security zones outside each polling station at a distance of 100-200 yards to restrict the movement of irrelevant persons and vehicles...

    In case of any untoward incident, the armed personnel will not open fire without orders from the relevant station house...

  • Rs80m project launched to make all police stations public-friendly

    KARACHI: After the successful opening of air-conditioned reporting centres with uninterrupted power supply and round-the-clock internet facility at the Preedy and Gulberg police stations, the Karachi police have formally launched an ambitious Rs80 million project to upgrade more than 100 police stations across the city by June 2017, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The project, first of its kind in recent years, is aimed at making police...

  • Colonial-era police stations in ruins

    With his sleeves rolled up, Sub-Inspector Ali Akbar sits hunched over his desk at a police station some 55km west of Chakwal city, writing the history of a case with a pencil...

    Except for the uneasy look he wears, not much distinguishes him from the police officers who would have worked at the same desk at the 125-year-old Neelah police station...

  • Police storm television stations linked to Erdogan’s rival

    ISTANBUL: Riot police firing tear gas and water cannon stormed two opposition-linked Turkish television stations and forced them off air on Wednesday, stoking deep concerns about media freedom just four days before a pivotal election...

    Police in riot helmets were acting on a controversial court ruling ordering the seizure of companies belonging to the Koza-Ipek conglomerate linked to exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen...

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