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Security think tank’s report shows marked decrease in Karachi violence

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 29, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-331240-Security-think-tanks-report-shows-marked-decrease-in-Karachi-violence

Karachi

The quarterly report of an Islamabad-based security think tank released on Tuesday showed a marked improvement in the law and order situation in Karachi and the law enforcement agencies’ operation against criminals in the city has been given the credit for it. 685 more words

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PPP set to exploit MQM’s troubles in LG polls

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 23, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-330103-PPP-set-to-exploit-MQM’s-troubles-in-LG-polls

Karachi

Syed Waliullah, a veteran activist of the Pakistan People’s Party in Sherpao Colony neighbourhood of Landhi, has submitted his application for contesting the local government polls scheduled to be held in September this year from Union Council 3 (Dawood Chorangi) of Malir district… 854 more words

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‘Terror ties’ of Panjpiri madrassas being probed

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 21, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-329741-Terror-ties-of-Panjpiri-madrassas-being-probed

Karachi

Karachi’s law enforcement agencies have been looking into the terrorist ties of Panjpiri madrassas that are affiliated with the prominent Darul Quran seminary in the Panjpir town of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district, The News has learnt. 352 more words

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‘Rise in extrajudicial killings,fake encounters may undermine credibility of LEAs’

By Zia Ur Rehman

July 16, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-329188-Rise-in-extrajudicial-killingsfake-encounters-may-undermine-credibility-of-LEAs

Karachi

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s report on the crime statistics in Karachi, released on Tuesday, shows a significant decrease in target killings in the city in the last six months, but at the same time, the organisation has expressed serious concern over the increase in extrajudicial killings during this period. 459 more words

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Clamouring ASWJ maintains silence over president’s arrest

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 9, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-327936-Clamouring-ASWJ-maintains-silence-over-presidents-arrest

Karachi

The otherwise clamouring Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) is maintaining an unusual silence on the arrest of its central president, Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi, observers say. 438 more words

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Mehsuds in Karachi no longer in control of Mehsuds in Miramshah

by Zia Ur Rehman

July 14, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-328817-Mehsuds-in-Karachi-no-longer-in-control-of-Mehsuds-in-Miramshah

Until June last year, any calls from telephone numbers starting with the code 0928 would worry Karachi-based Pashtun traders and affluent people, mainly belonging to the Mehsud tribe. 1,104 more words

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As law catches up with FCS officials’ fishy business, workers suffer

By Zia Ur Rehman

July 4, 2015

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-327037-As-law-catches-up-with-FCS-officials-fishy-business-workers-suffer

With three top officials of the Fishermen’s Cooperative Society behind bars over corruption charges and others gone underground, its employees as well as the fisherfolk community are left in the lurch. 1,015 more words

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