Mushtaq H Mughal

  • ISLAMABAD Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), Ministry of Culture has will hold a free puppet show on Monday at 5:00 p.m. at National Art Gallery, F-5/1. National Puppet Theatre will present folk tales, skits to provide entertainment and education about social problems like health, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Construction of dams can resolve energy crisis besides that may prevent the economy of Pakistan from the irreversible damages to corps and precious lands by the continuous floods every year, said Mahfooz Elahi president ICCI on Wednesday. While talking he said that government could ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is paying Rs60 million per annum in terms of rent despite the fact that it could put up its own building on the 12200 Sq Ft land allocated for office in G-8 Markaz of Islamabad. Well-placed sources in Ministry of Finance told this scribe ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Likewise the malpractices in other sectors, even after three and half years, the incumbent government is blatantly keeping the countrys corporate watchdog Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) incapacitated in order to facilitate cronies of the high-ups looting and plundering ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Housing and Works has suspended two employees - Superintendent Engineer (SE) and XEN - of Pak-PWD and has recommended Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani to take disciplinary action against Chief Engineer South who awarded Rs 9.5 million projects of electric works ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minority rights and protection in Pakistan provided critics always an opportunity to anti-Pakistan forces, but after Shahbaz Bhattis assassination it touched climax as western and Indian media spared no moment to declare Pakistan as an intolerant society and Islam a fanatic religion. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) has short listed five companies out of fifteen for the designing of the Kuri Road Housing Scheme. Sources in the Ministry told this newspaper that NesPak, Consultant Group (CG) including other three have been short-listed. However, the process of final ...

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  • ISLAMABAD The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday summoned DG ISI, DG MI and DPO Rahim Yar Khan to submit reply on August 4 in a missing persons case. CJ Iqbal Hameedur Rehman resumed the hearing of a petition in his chamber and issued notices to the said authorities. Mohamamd Islam Abid, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - During the first six months of ongoing year the crime rate has increased by over 10o per cent compared to the last year in the Federal Capital, revealed the crime data available with TheNaton. Despite tall claims of Ministry of Interior, district administration and high-ups of Islamabad ...

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  • Islamabad Lawlessness is spreading sense of insecurity among the citizens as on Thursday four unidentified persons entered a bank in Sector I-9 and flew with Rs 1 million cash. The incident took place at 12:30 p.m. when four unidentified persons, armed with weapons, entered the bank and made ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ruling out any split or divide in the party, newly-elected AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed said they were all united under the leadership of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and would serve the cause of the people of Azad Kashmir. In interviews with TheNation and Waqt News here ...

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  • ISLAMABAD Anti-car lifting action association of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Wednesday demanded of Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo moto action of carjacking in the twin cities and requested legal protection to the car lifting don, Mohamamd Hassan who wanted to expose the names of several ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Parliamentary Committee on Judges Appointments constituted under the 18th Amendment was a curb on the independence of judiciary in Pakistan, said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Tuesday. Imran said while addressing the Insaf Lawyers Wing here in the district courts. He ...

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  • ISLAMABAD The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday issued notices to the DGs ISI and MI and the Islamabad Superintended Police (SP) in a missing person case and sought reply on July 29. A single member bench comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman resumed hearing of a petition filed by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Wednesday urged India to withdraw its army and revoke Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act (POTA) from Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). Fazl expressed these views while talking to Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - On the direction of President Asif Ali Zardai, a shut-up call was given to Ch Abdul Majeed, President PPP-AJK, asking him to issue rejoinder on a news report regarding his aspects of becoming future prime minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, sources told TheNation on Wednesday. Earlier for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Islamabad police on Monday obtained 3-day physical remand of PML-N legislator Anjum Aqeel from the court of civil judge Islamabad Rai Liaquat Kharal and afterwards handed over accused to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for investigation, reliable sources told The Nation. PML-N MNA ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel Saturday surrendered to Islamabad Police after nearly 24 hours of his escape from police custody with the help of his supporters. Talking to TheNation IGP Islamabad Bin Yamin said Anjum was supposed to address a press conference in F-8. However, police had an eye ...

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  • ISLAMABAD Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday passed an immediate release order of Jamshed Raza, accused in former president Pervaz Musharraf attack case 2003. Single member bench comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Hameed Ur Rehman during course of hearing observed that despite ATC release order ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ten people were burnt alive and five badly injured when a passenger bus caught fire due to fireworks laden beneath seats adjacent to back door, due to which one of the five gas cylinders exploded on Islamabad Express Highway on Tuesday. The tragic incident happened near Korang Town on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Back to back two explosions at an Army weapons depot occurred on Monday in Sihala, an area at the outskirts of Islamabad which left one Army man dead and three personnel critically injured. Army sources told this scribe that the incident occurred due to mishandling by the soldiers who ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party, Azad Jammu Kashmir chapter, has announced that the PPP has simple majority to establish future AJK government devoid of having alliance with any political party. PPP-AJK President Ch Abdul Majeed, Vice President Ch Muhammad Yasin, General ...

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  • Islamabad Brother of Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, former federal minister for water and power, tortured his 15-year old maid for the suspect of stolen Rs .8 million from the house here in F-8 sector, Islamabad, sources told The Nation. Karim Sindailoo, resident of Larkana, Sindh, who along with his family ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Central leadership of the ruling PPP has decided to establish its party government in AJK by sketching out a blue print that could be a big surprise for other stakeholders eyeing key role in the future political set-up. Well-placed sources told TheNation on Thursday that PPP ...

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  • ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Housing and Works, Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat said on Wednesday that he would recover the looted national money from the corrupt serving and former government officials on the pattern he had successfully done in the case of rental power plants (RPPs). The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PML-N MNA Anjam Akeel, who is wanted to police in a mega National Police Foundation (NPF) land scam case, fled the country apparently with the connivance of the police authorities in the federal capital and Punjab, sources told The Nation here on Tuesday. It is to be mentioned here that ...

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  • ISLAMABAD A single member bench of Islamabad High Court, comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman, on Monday adjourned the hearing in a petition filed against nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan to limit his movement and stop him form talking to international media. Col (r) Muhammad ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The parliamentary board of Pakistan People Party (PPP) on Sunday interviewed 35 women and nine scholars for four reserved seats for future government in AJK. The interviews were conducted here at Zardari House. The parliamentary board comprising Faryal Talupur, Chairperson PPP Women ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and the civil-military establishment are not on the same page regarding the nomination of future prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), inside sources aware of the developments told TheNation on Saturday. The President Asif Ali Zardari who ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Anti-Corruption Circle has started inquiry against Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed, DCO Saqib Zaffar, CPO Azhar Hameed and SSP Operation Yaseen Farooq for allegedly living beyond ostensible means. According to details, the office of Deputy Director ...

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