More than 230 educational institutions in Rawalpindi division, including 138 government-run schools and colleges, were sealed – not because of freezing temperatures, but due to inadequate security – police and security officials said on Thursday.
In addition, as many as 53 educational institutions in the Rawalpindi division, including Rawalpindi Medical College, on Thursday received final . . . → Read More: Unsatisfactory security in educational institutions, over 230 sealed
(By Naeem Sahoutra) The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed on Tuesday the provincial home and education secretaries to inform the court about the compliance of its May 25 order regarding the provision of foolproof security to private schools in Karachi.
In its order the SHC questioned the two secretaries as to why they are not . . . → Read More: Karachi schools security questioned by SHC
Authorities in Pakistan have reportedly seized a large quantity of a chemical used for making improvised explosive devices that allegedly originated from Tanzania.
According to the Pakistani news website The International News, the amount is by far the biggest quantity of acetic anhydride seized anywhere in the world.
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(By Sajjad Shaukat) In the aftermath of the terror attack at Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot, on January 2, this year, which resulted into the death of six militants and eight personal of the Indian security forces in a four day’s gunbattle, India has been pressurizing Pakistan by saying that secretary-level talks scheduled to . . . → Read More: India’s intentions after the Pathankot incident
(By ALI AKBAR) A special unit of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police claimed to have foiled a terror plan in an intelligence-based operation in Bannu on Monday.
At least six suspected militants were arrested in the raid, security sources said.
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The National Action Plan (NAP) promises administrative and development reforms in Fata, with immediate focus on repatriation of IDPs and formulation of a comprehensive policy to deal with the issue of Afghan refugees, beginning with their registration. Both issues found place in the NAP because the authorities viewed these as part of Pakistan’s security crisis, . . . → Read More: No clear policy on IPDs and Refugees
Four men sentenced to death by military courts for assisting in suicide bombings and attacks on soldiers were hanged on Tuesday, officials said.
The executions were carried out at a prison in Kohat and the bodies were handed over to relatives, a prison official told AFP.
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