Islamabad articles

ATC accepts Anjum Aqeel’s bail plea

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday accepted the bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Anjum Aqeel in a fraud case. Special Judge Central Syed Akhlaq Husain Shah granted bail in

Accused NUST employees granted four-day remand

The court of a civil judge in Islamabad on Thursday granted a four-day physical remand to four officials of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) for their alleged involvement in

Addicts on the high

Pupils dilated until the whites of their eyes can’t be seen, sprawled on roadsides, itchy and malnourished – drug addicts are not hard to pin, and have of late become an alarmingly

Counterfeit, smuggled tobacco cost govt Rs 55bn

Ineffective writ of the government has resulted in the flourishing of the counterfeit and smuggled tobacco products’ business, while the evasion of duties and taxes by illegal cigarette manufacturers has cost the

Uks promotes public discourse on media

Uks Research Centre organised a one-day consultative meeting titled ‘Promoting Public Discourse on Media Content in Pakistan’ as part of its ongoing project with the National Endowment of Democracy (NED) at a

IIUI celebrates 64th Independence Day

Celebrations for the 64th Independence Day were held at the central library of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Thursday. The IIUI rector presided over the ceremony, while Dawah Academy Director

Rising danger of ‘political miscarriage’

Calls for the resignation of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Interior Minister Rehman Malik- which arose from the treasury benches in the National Assembly on Tuesday- established the fact that distrust

Rawal Dam spillway opened

The Rawal Dam authorities opened the spillway of the reservoir on Thursday after the dam’s water level rose sufficiently owing to heavy rains in the twin cities last night. The authorities opened

World Youth Day today

Like other parts of the world, the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day will be celebrated in Pakistan on Friday (today) to recognise the contributions of youth to a global society. International

Massive fire reduces 15 shops to ashes

A massive fire broke out on Monday in a commercial plaza located in the outskirts of the city, destroying property and goods worth millions of rupees. The cause of the fire could

2,500 cases pending with capital police

On account of negligence of police high-ups and corruption, over 2,500 cases of different nature are pending with Islamabad police who have neither investigated the cases nor have they arrested culprits been