Yaseen Hashmi

Yaseen Hashmi

Correspondent MM News (Islamabad)

Pakistan extends online visa facility to 192 countries

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that Pakistan has extended online visa facility to 192 countries. The interior minister during a visit to Islamabad Airport said that online visa service had been started on orders of

PDM’s plan to increase pressure on state institutions failed: Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has claimed that the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) plan to boost pressure on the state institutions once again failed. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad shortly after the PDM rally concluded, Sheikh Rashid

India’s BJP, Israel funded Imran Khan, Maryam Nawaz tells protesters

ISLAMABAD: PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has termed PTI’s foreign funding case the ‘biggest fraud in Pakistan’s history’, claiming that it was India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Israel who funded Imran Khan and that’s what the foreign funding is

100 years old mosque discovered in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A team of archeologists has discovered a historical mosque near Lotus Lake recently which is now believed to be 100 years old, M.M News learned on Monday. According to details, the banyan tree located in the mosque’s courtyard is

Female teachers protest against FDE’s repatriation orders

ISLAMABAD: A large number of female teachers from provinces working in Islamabad under the wedlock policy held a protest outside National Press Club (NPC) against the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) for ordering their repatriation. Talking to M.M News, one

CDA cancels NOC of Aleem Khan’s housing society

ISLAMABAD: Following Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) orders, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has cancelled the no-objection certificate (NOC) of Park View Housing Society owned by PTI senior leader Aleem Khan. “We have cancelled NOC of Park View Housing Society,” said

CFO Utilities alleges embezzlement by MD seeks inquiry into irregularities

ISLAMABAD: Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Chief Financial Officer has recommended an impartial inquiry against the USC managing director over alleged embezzlement of funds and unlawful practices. According to sources, the USC Chief Financial Officer Hamood-ur-Rehman leveled serious allegations on the USC

ASF foils bid to smuggle heroin at Peshawar Airport

PESHAWAR: The Airport Security Force (ASF) foiled a bid to smuggle ice heroin 2.718 Kg to Doha at Peshawar Airport. According to sources, the ASF while conducting a baggage check on a passenger bound for Doha through a PIA flight

Police recover girl, arrest four abductors in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The federal police officials have recovered a girl, who was lured to Islamabad on the pretext of being given employment, besides arresting four accused, according to a spokesperson on Saturday. According to details, the girl, named Maria, was rescued

IGP warns officers over public complaints, negligence in duties

ISLAMABAD: Inspector General of Islamabad Police Qazi Jamil-ur-Rehman has warned that strict action will be taken against officers, personnel over public complaints and negligence in duties. Talking to members of the Islamabad Crime and Court Reporters Association, the IG Islamabad

PDM sets strategy for Senate elections, by-polls

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) member parties have prepared a strategy to participate in the by-polls and Senate elections, scheduled in March, “instead of leaving the field open for ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to details, the PDM’s

Those who oppose govt’s policies may resign, PM Imran tells ministers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that ministers should show some ownership towards the decisions of the government and if they disagree, they may resign from their posts. The premier was speaking during a meeting of the federal cabinet.

Will not stop PDM to protest before ECP office: Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid has asserted that the PTI-led federal government would not stop the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an 11-party alliance, from their protest in front of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). “We urged the opposition alliance

No invitation: Is Biden administration sidelining PM Khan?

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is set to depart for the United States to attend the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden in Washington on January 20. Bilawal will arrive in the US on January 19,

Top posts in Murree’s Water Board still vacant

ISLAMABAD: Despite the clear direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan, relevant authority appears reluctant to fill the top positions at Joint Water Board Murree. According to details, the position of Grade 18 officer in Murree Joint Water Board has been

Osama Satti murder: Judicial inquiry suggests terrorism trial of suspects

ISLAMABAD: A judicial inquiry into the murder of an Islamabad youth, Osama Satti, has suggested a trial against arrested personnel of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) under Terrorism Act, 1997. According to details, Islamabad’s chief commissioner submitted a report of judicial

Islamabad vendor accuses police officers of physical violence

ISLAMABAD: A local vendor in Islamabad has accused several police officials of beating and looting him at a police station. According to details, the incident took place at Ramna police station on Saturday night. The victim, identified as Shah Jahan,

Sheikh Rasheed lauds Islamabad police action against robbers

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police claimed to have arrested four robbers during a successful raid in a house at sector G-6 on Saturday. On receiving information about the presence of robbers in a house at sector G-6, DIG Operations Waqar Uddin Syed

Islamabad grapples with surge in crimes

ISLAMABAD: Armed gangs of dacoits, robbers, and vehicle lifters are on the loose in the capital city as scores of citizens were deprived of gold, cash, mobile phones, cars, and motorcycles by the criminals. According to details, a recent wave

Rawalpindi police allegedly involved in taking bribes

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police have allegedly involved in taking bribes and fake actions against poor people in different areas of the city. Sources disclosed that every Friday the local police collecting brines worth millions of rupees from shopkeepers at Committee Chowk,

Man imprisoned for 7 years for blackmailing woman on social media

ISLAMABAD: The court has sentenced a seven years jail to a man convicted for blackmailing a woman by sharing her photos and videos through social media. The culprit named Afzal has also been fined with Rs. 90,000 for posting obscene

CM Buzdar to dismiss special assistant over corruption allegations

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Usman Khan Buzdar has decided to dismiss special assistant Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan after being dismayed over his performance and other allegations. Tanveer Ilyas is serving as special assistant on the affairs related to business, investment

PML-Q decides not to support PTI govt in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) has reportedly decided not to support the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the Senate elections, as the federal government failed to fulfill the demands of its main ally. “In the upcoming Senate elections, the party will

Political parties gear up for Senate elections as PTI reaches out to allies

ISLAMABAD: Political parties have converged to the federal capital to form a strategy ahead of the Senate elections while the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government has also reached out to its allies. Governor Sindh Imran Ismail on Tuesday met Prime

Minister Azam Swati set to reshuffle top posts in railways

ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Azam Swati is set to reshuffle top positions within the ministry and remove the team of this predecessor to improve governance and operations. The railways has been facing massive losses as former minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed failed

CDA razes illegal structures in Islamabad’s Sector G-9

ISLAMABAD: As part of its anti-encroachment drive, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Monday demolished illegal structures outside government flats in Sector G-9/2. The apex civic agency of the federal capital received reports regarding illegal construction outside government flats near

IGP Punjab, Chief Secretary to be removed in reshuffle

LAHORE: A massive reshuffle is expected in the bureaucracy and police force in Punjab to improve good governance in the province. On Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar finally removed Capital City Police Officer (CCPO Lahore Umar Sheikh from his

Protesters demand justice for Islamabad student

ISLAMABAD: Students and civil society today (Sunday) stage a protest in front of the National Press Club against the extra-judicial killing of young student Osama Sati. Osama Nadeem Sati, a 22-year-old resident of Islamabad, was shot dead by cops of

Another doctor succumbs to COVID-19 in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Another doctor today (Sunday) succumbed to a deadly novel coronavirus in Islamabad after days of battling for his life on the ventilator. According to details, Dr Umar Farooq, a senior pathologist was on the ventilator for the last few

Youth killed after police open fire on car in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Five officials of the Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of Islamabad Police have been taken into custody for opening fire on a vehicle leaving a youth dead. Police said the officials were arrested and shifted to Ramna police station over allegedly