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  • Police, health authorities battle over 10-marla land

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Police and health authorities have been wrangling over the ownership of 10 marlas located near the railway underpass in the Gobindpura locality...

    The Health Department set up a maternity and child healthcare centre (MCHC) on the land in 2013 which is actually owned by the federal government which for several decades remained under the possession of CIA police staff
  • Two Pakistan-origin brothers jailed for NY terrorist plot

    MIAMI: A federal judge imposed the maximum possible prison sentences on Thursday on two Pakistan-born brothers who admitted trying to pull off a terrorist bomb attack against New York City landmarks and later assaulted two deputy US marshals while in custody...

    District Judge Beth Bloom compared the plot, which never got past the planning stages, to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings in which the two attackers used commonplace pressure...

  • Malik warns against plot to create East Pakistan-like situation

    ISLAMABAD: Warning that conspiracies were being hatched to create an East Pakistan-like situation, the newly elected chairman of the Senate’s standing committee on interior, Rehman Malik, said on Thursday that India, Afghanistan and some international powers were behind attempts to destabilise the country...

    Presiding over the maiden meeting of the committee, Mr Malik who served as interior minister during the last PPP government,...

  • Netanyahu has lost the plot – maybe because truth hurts

    Has Benjamin Netanyahu gone bananas? I don’t mean this as an aberration, like a politician who loses his marbles during a particular crisis...

    No, it was when I read the Israeli prime minister’s response to Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary- General, that I realised he just might be a bit insane
  • Court okays plea bargain in plot sale case

    PESHAWAR: A local accountability court on Monday approved the plea bargain of four suspects, including a noted pulmonologist and Peshawar TB Association president, and ordered their release in a case about the illegal sale of a precious plot allotted to the association by the government...

    The suspects, including Peshawar TB Association president Dr Iqbal Safi, vice president Haji Riaz Bacha, lawyer Shahzad Zahoor and property dealer...

  • Land use of residential plot changed to build high-rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: A multi-storey building is being constructed in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society on a fast-track basis after a former Karachi Metropolitan Corporation administrator used his discretionary powers to change the land use of the plot from residential to commercial, it emerged on Sunday...

    However, in the absence of the elected council, its powers are being exercised by the KMC administrator, an unelected person and a...

  • Bahrain jails 10 Shias for life over attacks plot

    DUBAI: Bahrain’s lower court jailed 10 Shia men for life on Tuesday on charges of plotting attacks a day after the Gulf state sentenced 19 others to lengthy prison terms...

    Three were sentenced in absentia after fleeing to Iran, Ahmad al-Hamadi, head of the counter-terrorism prosecution, said in a statement on Twitter
  • Plot allotted to chief justice puts CDA in a bind

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is in a bind over the question of waiving surcharges on a plot allotted to the chief justice, and may have to change their policies in order to get out of the tough situation...

    Mayor says no allottee should be penalised for late payment by FGEHFAs per CDA practice, in cases where were the cost of the plot is not remitted to the agency within the period specified in the FGEHF...

  • Israel charges Arabs with IS-inspired Jerusalem gun plot

    Said Jabarin, 26, from the mainly Arab northern town of Umm al-Fahm, was charged with attempting to aid an enemy, possession of firearms and using a weapon for terror...

    A 16-year-old from the same town, who cannot be named because he is a minor, was charged with attempting to aid an enemy and contact with a foreign agent...

  • Turkey sentences 34 to life in jail over Erdogan murder plot

    The group includes former brigadier general Gokhan Sahin Sonmezates who was accused of directing the plot...

    Erdogan has said the assassination plot left him minutes from death after he fled the resort in Marmaris, where he had been holidaying with his family, and went back to Istanbul by plane...

  • Restoration of commercial plot raises questions

    ISLAMABAD: Amid strong opposition from two members, the CDA board has restored a commercial plot at D-12 Markaz to its former successful bidder after he failed to make the payments on time...

    Member Estate Khushal Khan presented the case before the board meeting held on June 9 and convinced Mayor and temporary CDA Chairman Sheikh Anser Aziz and Member Planning Asad Mehboob Kayani to restore the plot...

  • Missing necklace found, but plot thickens

    ISLAMABAD: The mystery of the ‘missing’ necklace, donated by the wife of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the flood-hit people of Pakistan in 2010, appeared to be resolving on Friday as former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani admitted that it was in his possession...

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