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Former ISI DG Asad Durrani challenges his name being put on the ECL

He told the Islamabad High Court that putting his name on the list because of an inquiry is unjust

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Interpol has declined Pakistan’s request to bring back Musharraf, interior secretary tells court

The prosecution’s counsel, Akram Sheikh, excused himself from pursuing the case any further. The court accepted his request

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Interior ministry places names of Nawaz, Maryam on Exit Control List

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had announced on Monday that the names of Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz will be placed on the Exit Control List

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New notification on Eid holidays is fake: Interior Ministry

The Interior Ministry denies issuing any new notification, extending the Eid-ul-Azha holidays to four days. The notification circulating on the social media is fake, a spokesman for the ministry said. On August 15, the Interior Ministry had announced three public holidays–August 21 to 23–for Eid. The fake notification stated that the government holidays have been…

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Interpol has been asked to help bring Hassan and Hussain Nawaz back to Pakistan

The FIA has contacted Interpol to bring back Nawaz Sharif’s sons, Hassan and Hussain, to Pakistan. The agency wrote a letter to Interpol after receiving the go ahead from the interior ministry. Hassan and Hussain are wanted in the Avenfield reference. Their father was sentenced to 10 years in the case, while their sister Maryam…

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Hafiz Saeed’s MML to support unknown group in elections

Milli Muslim League, a politico-religious party linked with JuD leader Hafiz Saeed, has decided to support the Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek in the elections. AAT, a little known political party led by Dr Ahsan Abdul Bari, was formed some 15 years ago and was registered in the Election Commission of Pakistan in 2013. Saifullah Khalid, the MML…

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Attack on interior ministry in Kabul over, militants killed

A gun and bomb attack on the interior ministy in Kabul is over with all the attackers killed, the Afghan capital’s police chief said, more than an hour after the militants launched their assault. “The fighting is over, the attackers have all been killed by security forces between the first and second security perimeter,” Kabul…

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Blacklisted no more: US diplomat involved in fatal traffic accident leaves Pakistan

Reported by: Noor-ul-Ameen US military attaché Col Joseph Emanuel Hall’s has left for Afghanista after his name was taken out from the blacklist. According to sources, Col Joseph Emanuel has left for Afghanistan in a special plane from Nur Khan airbase on Monday evening. He will leave for US from Afghanistan. Sources said the military…

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Recover missing persons by May 3, court tells interior ministry

KARACHI: Sindh High Court has issued notices to Interior Ministry, IG Sindh, DG Rangers and others in missing case of over 50 persons. A petition was filed in the court regarding the disappearance of more than 50 people “The citizens were picked up from different areas,” the petition stated. “The arrested people have disappeared.” It…

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Suicide bomber kills 26 in Kabul attack: interior ministry

A suicide bomber on Wednesday killed at least 26 people, many of them teenagers, in front of Kabul University, officials said, as Afghans took to the streets to celebrate the Persian new year holiday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the deadly attack — the fifth suicide bombing in the Afghan capital in…

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Musharraf to get foolproof security: Interior Ministry

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has conveyed to the former military dictator Pervez Musharraf that he will be given ‘foolproof security’ on his arrival in Pakistan. In a letter to Musharraf’s lawyer on Monday, the ministry sought Musharraf’s travel plan and details of his stay in the country. “Where will Musharraf be staying in Pakistan?” the…

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Interior ministry reluctant to put Sharif family’s names on ECL

NEWS DESK: In a letter to the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) chairperson, the interior ministry said that substantial reasons should be provided for adding the names of former PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar on the Exit Control List (ECL). The interior ministry asked why the ruling family should be…

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NAB urges Interior Ministry to place Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar’s names on ECL

ISLAMABAD: In an important development on Wednesday, NAB write to the Interior Ministry to place the names of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar on the Exit-Control List.  According to details, NAB wrote a letter to the Interior Ministry in which it recommended that the names of Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz…

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FIA officers get appreciation certificates for foiling Rao Anwar’s escape bid

ISLAMABAD: The officers of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) headed by its Director General Bashir Memon called on Interior Minister Professor Ahsan Iqbal here on Wednesday. The minister lauded the performance of the FIA Immigration Wing and awarded them appreciation certificates on foiling suspended Senior Superintendent of Police Malir Rao Anwar’s attempt to flee from the…

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Islamabad admin active to put Qadri’s name on ECL

ISLAMABAD: The city administration is active for getting Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s name included in the Exit Control List (ECL). According to details, the administration has prepared a report of the cases filed against the PAT chairman. Islamabad administation stated that five cases of serious nature are filed agaainst the Awami Teheek…

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Interior ministry denies suspension of prohibited bore licenses news

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior Monday contradicted a news item published in a section of print and electronic media regarding suspension/cancellation of all licenses of prohibited bore (automatic weapons). The ministry has denied issuance of any such notification in this regard, a statement said. It was also clarified that matter of regulating arms, specially automatic…

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Sharif expresses concern over harassment, disappearance of PML-N workers

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif on Saturday expressed his concern over the harassment and disappearance of his party workers, Samaa reported. He said that Interior Ministry should take notice of the issue and rescue the missing party workers. The former prime minister said that respecting difference of opinion is the constitutional…

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Ashura’s holidays announced

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has announced two public holidays on account of Ashura (Muharram 09 and 10) which falls on September 30 and October 1, 2017. A notification issued in this regard on Friday said there would be public holidays on September 30 and October 1, 2017 in all offices, institutions, Banks etc in…

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What was propaganda tool of Ansar-ul-Sharia?

Terror outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia was mapping out massive destruction in Pakistan in the name of social work. The terrorist organization was spearheading campaign through social media. Moreover, they had a publication to prepare youth for negative and subversive activities. Know more from Faryal Arif.

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Why was Ansarul Sharia not banned so far?

Name of terror outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia is new for people of Pakistan; but it has prior existence. The terror outfit gained toehold in the country two years ago and continue to buttress its influence with the complete neglect by the country’s authorities. Want to know more? Watch this report.

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Nisar likely to expose rifts in PML-N today

ISLAMABAD: Disgruntled ex-interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan will hold a key presser on Sunday evening, Samaa reported. He is likely to expose infighting among PML-N ranks. Khan had announced that he will call a press conference on Sunday following former information minister Pervez Rasheed’s remarks. It should be noted that the leaders of Pakistan…

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