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8 street criminals booked

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-29): Attock Police booked eight street criminals along with recovery of huge quantity of narcotics, illegal arms, bullets from their possession during a crackdown launched against the anti state elements within the inter provincial territory of district Attock. Police said, Nadeem Khan son of Aslam Khan was arrested on the charge of possessing hashish of 1300 grams, Mohammad Waseem son of Mohammad Miskeen for 1060 grams hashish, Pervez Akhter son of Mohammad Afsar for1250 grams hashish, Azmat Nawaz son of Gul Zareen for 1200Read More

Man shot dead over pity dispute in Attock

Attock, MAR 29: /DNA/ – A 23 years old man was shot dead over pity dispute in Pindgheb town of Attock on Wednesday, police sources said. Nazeer Ahmed has reported to Police that his son named Ehsan was coming back to his house when Yasin Younas along with his five other accompanies intercepted him in near Haji Gulab mohallah and shot him dead. Later his body was shifted to THQ hospital for autopsy. Pindgheb police registered a case and launched further investigation.

Unleashing an Iranian tiger

A Gulf investor with an analytical and artistic bent, Ali al-Salim pinpointed the long-term challenges Saudi Arabia faces as it reestablishes relations with Iran. While most analysts focused on the immediate reduction of regional tensions and the possible opening for an end to the eight-year-long Saudi military intervention in Yemen as a result of a Chinese-mediated agreement to restore diplomatic relations between two Middle Eastern arch-rivals, Mr. Al-Salim is looking at Iran’s long-term competitive edge compared to the kingdom. “As relations between Saudi and Iran begin to thaw, the logicRead More

CJP seeks input from interior, defence ministries on time frame for security situation to improve

ISLAMABAD, MAR 29: In light of arguments made by the Elections Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding security threats in holding timely elections, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial on Wednesday asked the ministries of interior and defence to provide the shortest span of time in which security situation would improve so polls could be held. The chief justice made these remarks as a five-member bench — headed by himself and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Munib Akhtar, Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail and Justice Aminuddin Khan — heard aRead More

DC Attock reviews security measures

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-29): Deputy Commissioner Attock Rao Atif Raza on Wednesday  along with District Police Officer Attock Dr Sardar Ghiyas Gul Khan while checking  the security measures have directed the officials on duty to  ensure the  timely supply of free flour to the deserving  people at all wheat flour points amid tight security cover. The deputy commissioner reviewed the security arrangements of free flour points in Attock, Hazro, Fatehjang, Hassanabdal and issued orders for further improvement. On the occasion, DPO Attock Dr Sardar Ghiyas Gul KhanRead More

Checks and balances: NA passes bill to clip CJP’s suo motu powers

ISLAMABAD, MAR 29: In a bid to bolster checks and balances in the higher judiciary, the National Assembly passed the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023, tabled to limit Pakistan’s top judge’s discretionary powers to take suo motu notice. The bill was passed hours after National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice gave its consent. The bill was moved by the government after two Supreme Court judges — Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail — raised questions over the powers of the chief justiceRead More