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  • Askari Amusement Park management booked for 'unintentional murder' over swing collapse incident

    PIB police on Monday registered a case against the administration of Karachi's Askari Amusement Park where a swing had collapsed on Sunday night resulting in the death of a teenaged girl and injuries to 24 others, among them children and women, officials said...

    A first information report has been registered against the park's management "over charges of unintentional murder", said Gulshan SP Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto...

  • Pre-arrest bail granted in Askari Park case

    KARACHI: An additional district and sessions judge (South) extended on Monday pre-arrest bail granted to four suspects in a case pertaining to death of a teenager caused by falling of carousel in the Askari Amusement Park...

    According to the prosecution, Kashaf died and the others sustained injuries when the rotating machine fell on the ground on July 15 at the Askari Amusement Park...

  • Askari Park used ‘substandard’ carousel despite inspection team’s warning

    KARACHI: Experts and officials have found serious flaws in equipment, maintenance and operations of the Askari Amusement Park, where the collapse of a carousel had caused the death of a teenage girl last month, it emerged on Tuesday...

    They have identified that the affected ride, with poor quality of welding, was not “brand new” and also marked “unsatisfactory” by the park’s inspection team, but the management continued to use it... ...

  • Slowdown in Askari Bank’s core earnings

    IN a first sign that the continued monetary easing seems to be having some impact on the banking sector’s earnings, Askari Bank Ltd reported a drop in its interest income for the third quarter of the year...

    1pc on a yearly basis) in Askari Bank Ltd’s (AKBL) core income in the third quarter (3QCY15) indicates that this might already have started...

  • Dr Hasan Askari — a profile

    LAHORE: Professor Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi is a renowned political scientist and military analyst, currently working as professor emeritus of political science at the Punjab University...

    A former visiting professor of Pakistan Studies at the Columbia University from 1996 to 1999, Prof Askari has also served as Allama Iqbal Professor at Heidelberg University, Germany, from 1988 to 1991...

  • PML-N, ANP draw the flak for objecting to Askari’s posting

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Awami National Party (ANP) have expressed their concern over the appointment of political analyst Dr Hasan Askari (suggested by the PTI) as caretaker Punjab chief minister, whereas the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) are content with the posting and demand that everyone move on to the next stage of elections...

    Former prime minister Shahid...

  • Dr Hasan Askari takes oath as Punjab caretaker CM

    Professor Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi took oath as the Punjab caretaker chief minister in a ceremony held in Lahore on Friday...

    Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana administered oath to Dr Askari, whose name for the provincial caretaker role was finalised by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

  • Level playing field to be provided to all parties: Dr Askari

    LAHORE: Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi says that the interim government will provide equal opportunities to all the political parties while following the framework given by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    Dr Askari was speaking to the media after visiting the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal on Saturday...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

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