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  • Briefing on land record reforms

    LAHORE: The Project Management Unit of the Punjab Board of Revenue arranged on Thursday a conference for representatives of the Punjab Bar Council, government members and office-bearers on the Land Record Management and Information...

    According to a handout, BoR Senior Member Nadeem Ashraf in a briefing said land record centres had been set up in 143 tehsils of the province through which ‘fard’ is being provided in a short period of...

  • NA panel rejects MQM's bill for land reforms

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee has rejected a bill presented by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) for land reforms...

    Iqbal Qadri, only the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz members attended the meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information on Thursday and rejected ‘The Redistributive Land Reforms Bill, 2017’ on the grounds that it may not be passed by the National Assembly...

  • Imran due in Lahore today as deadline for LG reforms ends

    LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to visit Lahore today (Sunday) to review Punjab’s progress on 100-day agenda and launch an ‘empowered’ local government system as well as police reforms...

    He is also scheduled to hold a detailed meeting with the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general...

  • COVER: The politics of land: Karachi: The Land Issue

    KARACHI is a city characterised by contestations over resources by a diverse set of formal and informal actors — land and water being the two sectors where this trend is the most prevalent...

    As a parallel economy, it has become more difficult to effectively document the interface between land, services, housing and the associated socio-political, economic and environmental undercurrents...

  • Missionary school land declared ‘state land’

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab education department has declared the land of the Government Christian High School for Boys, Raja Bazaar a ‘state land’ and has directed the district coordination officer to ensure that encroachments are removed from the area...

    It is being run by the Punjab government at present, which has failed to protect the school’s land from being encroached upon...

  • NAB retrieves 10,000 acres of usurped state land near Karachi from land mafia

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday claimed to have retrieved 10,000 acres of usurped state land off Superhighway near Karachi worth Rs75 billion, where some major housing schemes were launched in connivance with the revenue officials, Dawn has learnt...

    “In an investigation against revenue authorities on allegations of fake allotments of lands at Thana Boola Khan, Jamshoro, NAB has been successful in getting thousands of...

  • ETPB seeks recovery of 300 kanals of land in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) on Tuesday informed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the Lahore Defence Housing Authority (DHA) had withheld 300 kanals of its land which was contrary to a written agreement between the two organisations...

    93 billion loss caused to the national exchequer by ETPB, Lahore DHA and private companies High Link and Elysium Holding, owned by brothers of former army...

  • Chinese group to finalise land for Lahore theme park

    LAHORE: A delegation of the Golden Bean Group of China will visit Lahore in January to finalise the location of a theme park for which the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade will help the company...

    Participants in an investment facilitation committee meeting held at PBIT office on Friday discussed establishment of the amusement park and an aquarium in Lahore...

  • Will land at Lahore airport on Friday evening, Maryam says

    Contrary to earlier reports of their arrival at Islamabad, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Sunday said she and her father, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will land at Lahore airport on Friday evening...

    The flight will reach Abu Dhabi at 7am on Friday, and following an hours-long layover, it will depart for Pakistan in the afternoon...

  • Five gunned down by rivals over land dispute in Lahore

    LAHORE: After five members of a family were allegedly shot dead by their rivals over a property dispute in Barki area on Tuesday, the relatives of the victims set ablaze houses of the suspects and later lodged strong protests against police by placing the dead bodies, first outside the Punjab Assembly and then in front of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan’s house in Zaman Park...

    The incident occurred at Phularwan village...

  • Bangladesh squad set to land in Lahore today

    LAHORE: After a long gap of 12 years, the Bangladesh cricket team will arrive in Pakistan on Wednesday evening to play a three-match Twenty20 International series at the Gaddafi Stadium here from Jan 24 to 27...

    The second phase will see Bangladesh play Pakistan in the first Test in Karachi from February 7 while in the third, the Tigers will play a solitary One-day International and the second Test in the metropolis in the first week...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

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