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Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: The Axact scandal victims have sought intervention of the US authorities in the matter. In 2012, a US court made a decision in favour of 30,000 victims. These people have sought the money which they had paid for degrees back.
The money ...
 
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Sibt-e-Arif
DUBAI: The scope of the inquiry into Axact is expected to be extended to the Middle East as the Pakistani authorities may contact the UAE about the Dubai office of Axact in the coming 48 hours.
It is reported that an investigation into the ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has suggested constituting a joint inquiry team comprising the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan ...
 
 

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman pledged on Sunday that they were pained at the heinous crime of suicide bombing inside a mosque and anyone linked to the killing of 21 Shias would face justice.
Salman expressed the pledge in a telegram to Crown Prince ...
 
 

MARDAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said if the province does not get its due rights, there will be a fire across country.
Addressing a ceremony here on Sunday, the chief minister said that they would go to any ...
 
 

MULTAN: The kidnapped son of former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani phoned his father on Sunday after two years in captivity and told him he was well.
Ali Haider Gilani, 29, was seized by suspected Taliban militants in a hail of gunfire on the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Responding to a statement of the Indian Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that sponsoring terrorism to counter terrorism confirms our assertions of Indian involvement in terrorist ...
 
 
Azaz Syed
ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, former deputy prime minister entered the lounge of the Chaudhry’s house, located in a posh sector of Islamabad, wearing a traditional starched shalwar qameez and met almost half a dozen people present in the room ...
 
 
Michael Kugelman
The New York Times report on Axact, a self-identified software firm in Pakistan that the Times alleged is a front for a highly profitable fake degree business, is not exactly a bombshell.
The Times reported that customers around the world – ...
 
 
News Desk
DUBAI: Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz Hussain has arrived in Dubai to take part in some meetings with senior officers of K-Electric regarding progress on the agreements made two months ago in March and to discuss opening of Sheraton Hotels in ...
 
 

ZHOB: Some unknown people desecrated thousands of copies of the holy Quran in a mosque in an Eidgah ground by burning them. According to details, the people living in the area rushed to the Eidgah when they were informed by the children that there ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will raise Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s threat ‘to deal with Pakistan through terror methods’ with the UN forum for eradicating terrorism.
Highly-placed sources told The News on Sunday evening that important ...
 
 
Monitoring report
RIYADH: The Ministry of Haj will soon ask all pilgrims to wear electronic bracelets containing important information, Al-Watan Arabic daily reported on Saturday.
A source from the government department said ministries of Haj and interior had ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said that practical and decisive steps were being taken against terrorists and expressed the resolve that future generations would be given a protected and safe ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Monday sees Pakistan hosting the senior officials’ meeting of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process in Islamabad, where focus will remain on Countering Security Threats and Promoting Economic Connectivity, the theme for this year’s ...
 
 

BEIJING: The death toll in China’s latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said.
At least six other ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Gangsters riding a Land Cruiser on Sunday captured a police constable in the evening. The cop was deployed at the Kashmir picket when he intercepted the vehicle for checking and asked for identity of the riders.The riders were said to be ...
 
 

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: At least five policemen have been killed in a Taliban attack on police checkpoints in southern Afghanistan and the fighting is continuing, provincial officials said on Sunday.
The insurgents stormed several checkpoints in ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Indian Congress has accused the ruling Indian NDA government of bypassing the defence procurement procedure in the multi-crore French made fighter Rafale deal.Briefing the media in Indian capital, senior Congress leader former Indian ...
 
 

PISHIN: Balochistan Chief Minister, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch inaugurated a park at Band Khushdil Khan Dam in Pishin district which would cost Rs 57 million.He also attended concluding ceremony of Haiwad Sports Festival at the dam and announced Rs 02 ...
 
 
our correspondent
KHAR: Political leaders from Bajaur Agency on Sunday demanded an amendment in the Constitution in order to extend the Supreme Court and high courts jurisdiction to Fata.Speaking at a press conference, leaders of the Bajaur Seyasi Ittehad Aurangzeb ...
 
 
our correspondent
KHAR: An FC soldier was killed when militants attacked a security forces checkpost in Mamond Tehsil of Bajaur Agency, official sources said on Sunday. The sources said militants launched the attack from the Kunar province in Afghanistan near the ...