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RIYADH: An Islamic State (IS) suicide attacker detonated a bomb at a mosque in Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing 21 people and wounding 102 others in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions.
The bomber struck during the Friday prayers ...
 
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Asher Butt
LAHORE: Scintillating openers Mukhtar Ahmed and Ahmed Shahzad hammered half centuries and later Shahid Afridi’s one-ball four steered Pakistan to a entertaining five wickets win against Zimbabwe in the opening tie of two-match T20 International ...
 
 

You asked whether institutions kept sleeping on Axact business but you, despite being an investigative journalist, also kept sleeping; throughout your career you continued to unveil scandals and the affected people continued to present their ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Inquiry Commission probing the alleged systematic rigging in the 2013 general elections was told on Friday that the results of both the Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on 218 ...
 
 

SRINAGAR: Pakistani flags were once again hoisted in various areas of the Indian-Occupied Kashmir on Friday during protests against the Indian occupation.
The protests were led by Hurriyet leaders Ghulam Nabi Zaki, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Syed ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar, has publicly turned down the FBR’s proposal to tax remittances, saying that the government would not take this step that could hurt a sector achieving 16 percent growth in the coming ...
 
 
News Desk
ISLAMABAD: The former chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr Attaur Rehman, has said he believes that those running the IT company Axact are culprits and they would not sue the New YorkTimes (NYT). He also said that the universities ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday disposed of a 24-year-old case seeking lifetime disqualification of prime minister Nawaz Sharif on accusations of illegally amassing foreign assets by plundering the national exchequer.
During the ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: One soldier and five militants were killed in a clash after militants attacked a military check post in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Agency on Friday. Official sources said the militants attacked a security checkpoint in ...
 
 

QUETTA: A man was killed and four others, including Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, were injured when a bomb exploded near a security forces vehicle here on Friday.
Police said the incident occurred near a hotel on the Qambrani Road area on the ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened yet another huddle of parliamentary group leaders on Thursday (May 28) to deliberate further on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The conference will commence at 11am at the PM ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Transit Trade on Friday lodged two FIRs in a unique case of pilferage of non-defence reverse cargo of the US Army during the transit of 22 containers from Torkham to the Karachi Port.
The goods, which were ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday said IT company Axact because of its wrong deeds has come into the grip of law.
He said an investigation into the fake degree scandal of Axact is going on and whosoever is found ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Up to 99 percent shares of Axact Pakistan are owned by the Axact Dubai but even then the Axact Pakistan has to pay taxes, according to sources in the Directorate General Inland Revenue Intelligence and Investigation.
Since 2009, ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: A local court on Friday granted permission to officials concerned of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to check the financial transactions made by Axact through 34 bank accounts which are linked to the company.
An application moved ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: An FIA team has succeeding in decoding the main server of the Axact that has brought forward data of about 60 universities and 42,000 students. On the other side, two Axact sales officers have confessed to working at the Axact Rawalpindi ...
 
 

QUETTA: Frontiers Corps, Balochistan in an operation on Thursday in Rahman Kahul, tehsil Chaman recovered explosive material, IEDs, circuits etc in huge quantity, said Brigadier Tahir Mehmood.
Addressing a press conference here on Friday at FC ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: The FIA has again issued notice to Axact CEO Shoaib Sheikh and summon him on May 26 (Tuesday).Sources say the process to decode the equipment, computers and electronic devices that taken into custody from the Axact offices, but it will ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: The FIA Karachi officials have presented suggestions to the higher authorities about money laundering case against Axact.Reliable sources say it has been told that evidences are found about Axact’s involvement in money laundering for which ...