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  • Partial strike in Islamabad district courts on ‘mysterious’ call

    ISLAMABAD: The partial strike in the district bar of Islamabad against the hanging of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s assassin remained a ‘mystery’ as the call was given by an ‘irrelevant’ group...

    “The call for a strike against any issue can only be given by the Islamabad Bar Council (IBC), the regulatory authority of the lawyers of the federal capital,” said IBC vice-chairman Qazi Rafiuddin Babar...

  • Govts be told to develop jails in district HQs, Islamabad: report

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman on Tuesday suggested that the Supreme Court order provincial governments to develop prisons in every district headquarters and the federal government to do the same in Islamabad...

    This small investment would allow the district committees to monitor and ensure that prisoners were produced before the courts on the due dates and released when their jail terms were completed, the report said...

  • Save the Children allowed to reopen Islamabad office

    ISLAMABAD: A spokesman for the international aid group Save the Children said that the government of Pakistan has allowed it to reopen its office on Wednesday...

    Saeed Ahmed, the group's spokesman in Pakistan, said authorities removed a lock on the gate to the group's main office in Islamabad...

  • Islamabad IGP transfer: JIT concludes Swati misused his office, was given 'special treatment'

    A joint investigation team (JIT) report on the Islamabad police chief's transfer has concluded that Federal Minister for Science and Technology Senator Azam Swati misused his office and was given special treatment by authorities...

    Swati, a member of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), was accused of playing a role in the transfer of former Islamabad Inspector General of Police Jan Mohammad — an allegation over which the SC had...

  • Parties empower district units for LB elections

    PESHAWAR: Most political parties have empowered their district organisations to form electoral alliances and do seat adjustments at local level to secure the maximum possible seats in the May 30 local body elections...

    In Peshawar district, the opposition alliance on Saturday signed a seat adjustment agreement...

  • PTI empowers district bodies to award tickets for LG polls

    MANSEHRA: Following strong criticism from the party workers and office-bearers, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has changed its ticket awarding policy and now the tehsil and district organisations are empowered to award party tickets to contenders for the May 30 local government (LG) elections in their respective areas...

    “Yes, our party has issued fresh instructions concerning allotment of party tickets to contenders in the coming local...

  • Traders want district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday appealed to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to play his role in the shifting of the district courts and district administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    ICCI president Muzzamil Hussain Sabri told a meeting attended by the committee members that the F-8 Markaz was not a suitable place for the district courts in terms of safety and security...

  • QWP, PTI, JI to form district govt in Charsadda

    CHARSADDA: The Qaumi Watan Party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami on Thursday announced to form the district government in Charsadda and claimed that they had a clear majority in the tehsil and district councils...

    A meeting of the three parties took place at the residence of JI leader Akbar Khan in Utmanzai, which was attended by Charsadda QWP chairman and MPA Mohammad Arshad Umarzai, PTI MPA Arif Ahmadzai, district...

  • ICCI wants district courts shifted from F-8 Markaz

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Thursday called on the government to move district courts and administration offices from F-8 Markaz...

    He said that two terror attacks have already taken place at F-8 Markaz, making it clear that this was not a secure location for the district courts...

  • U-17 Inter-district hockey from Aug 14

    LAHORE: The Punjab Sports Board has decided to organise an Inter-district You­th U-17 (Boys) Hockey Cham­pionship from Aug 14 to 25 at the National Hockey Stadium here in a bid to revive the dwindling fortunes of hockey at the grass-roots level...

    “As many as 36 district teams of the province will participate in the event,” he added...

  • Mysterious disease hits camels in Badin district

    People engaged in the livelihood of breeding priced camel species told Dawn on Wednesday that the animal was hit by a sudden outbreak in this specific region of Badin district that was considered to be an ideal location for camel breeding...

    District veterinary officer Dr Dodo Chandio said that several hundred camels were suffering from a viral infection, Surra, in parts of Badin, Tando Bago and Shaheed Fazil Rahu talukas...

  • Afghan forces, militants battle over district in Badakhshan

    KABUL: Afghan security forces and militant fighters are locked in a battle for control over a remote district in northeastern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday...

    Police and local officials evacuated their compounds in the central district of Yamgan in Badakhshan province on Saturday as militants laid siege to the area, provincial governor Shah Waliullah Adib said...

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