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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
  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • US businesses face uncertainty as White House bans China’s WeChat

    HONG KONG: As Tencent assesses how its business might be impacted by a US decision to ban its messenger app WeChat in the country, American companies in China may become unintended casualties due to their heavy reliance on the app, experts said...

    US President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled sweeping bans on US transactions with owners of WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, which his administration has called “significant threats”
  • REVIEW: The face behind the face: Worthy Fights by Leon Panetta

    In order to obtain a more nuanced sense of the operations of politics and government, it is vital to immerse oneself in texts by those who influence ultimate figureheads — men and women who count as the ‘face behind the face’ so to speak...

    It is in this section that the former DCIA describes the painstaking efforts made by the CIA to determine Bin Laden’s location, and then work out a plan by means of which the target could be...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Face-to-face: what Clinton, Trump need to win first debate

    WASHINGTON: Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump is the clear favourite as the two major-party candidates for the White House go head-to-head in their crucial first debate on Monday...

    The two candidates have been laying into each other for a year but have never appeared face-to-face on the same stage, just strides apart...

  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • CM House swimming pool plan cancelled

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday announced to cancel a project for construction of swimming pool on the premises of the Chief Minister’s House, following a social media backlash...

    52 million at the CM House...

  • Govt drops plan to acquire ‘Dilip Kumar’s house’

    PESHAWAR: The dispute about the purported ancestral house of acting legend Dilip Kumar took a new turn on Wednesday as the provincial government informed the Peshawar High Court that it had dropped the plan of acquiring the said property but declared it a protected antiquity with the owner being stopped from renovating it or making alteration to it...

    Before a bench comprising Justice Nisar Hussain and Justice Roohul Amin Khan,...

  • White House slams Trump's plan to ban Muslims

    WASHINGTON: Senior White House officials lined up Monday to condemn Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, saying it was contrary to US values and interests...

    “You're being generous by describing it as a proposal,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest, castigating the fiery Republican presidential front runner's latest outburst as “cynical”...

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