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  • Lahore’s Bilawal House still owned by Bahria Town: spokesperson

    ISLAMABAD: The property known as Bilawal House in Lahore is currently in the name of Bahria Town, a spokesperson for the housing society clarified on Sunday...

    In a statement issued apropos a news item titled, ‘Who owns Lahore’s Bilawal House’, published in this newspaper on May 10, the Bahria Town spokesperson stated: “Bahria Town has [until] now only received an amount of Rs170 million, against a total value of Rs0...

  • LHC vacates Bahria Town's stay on construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III

    Vacating a stay on the construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III, which had been issued on property developer Bahria Town's plea, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has given the Punjab government permission to begin construction on the project...

    The stay was issued in January 2016 after Bahria Town petitioned the courts since the said road was to pass through an under-construction housing scheme owned by the property...

  • NAB launches probe against Bahria Town megaprojects in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi

    In accordance with the orders of the apex court, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched a formal probe against Bahria Town Karachi, Bahria Town Lahore and Bahria Town Rawalpindi, according to a press release issued by the watchdog on Monday...

    Take a look: Bahria Town Karachi: Greed unlimitedOn May 4, the Supreme Court, in three hard-hitting verdicts against the real estate empire, had declared the procurement of land...

  • Concept of secret balloting alien to Islam, observes chief justice

    The observation came during the hearing of an appeal instituted by the Sindh government against the Sindh High Court’s Feb 10 judgment which, while deciding the applications of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the PML-F, had declared as void the recent amendments in the local government law, whereby secret balloting was replaced with a show of hands for electing mayors, deputy mayors and other local government representatives in the...

  • Court cases delay balloting for Haj

    ISLAMABAD: With only four months left for launching Haj operations, the government has yet to conduct balloting for the pilgrimage...

    The Haj balloting was scheduled to be held on January 28, but the Sindh High Court (SHC) granted stay on a petition filed by a private tour operator...

  • Balloting for additional quota of Haj pilgrims to be held on May 20

    The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony is going to hold another round of Haj balloting on May 20, sources well placed in the ministry told DawnNewsTV on Saturday...

    The ministry, through the balloting to be held at 3pm, is going to facilitate 9,474 more Haj pilgrims as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had recently revised the quota for Pakistani pilgrims...

  • Balloting for more Haj quota under regular scheme deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of religious affairs and interfaith harmony has postponed the second balloting for distribution of additional quota among unsuccessful applicants of the government Haj scheme, according to a spokesman of the ministry...

    In a statement issued on Sunday, he said the new date of balloting would be announced after getting approval from the federal cabinet...

  • LDA Avenue-I faces issues ahead of balloting for plots

    LAHORE: As the government has started giving possession of plots to the affectees of LDA Avenue-I housing scheme by resolving issues with two privately developed housing projects on Raiwind Road, it still faces various issues affecting completion of this mega venture launched in 2002...

    These include incomplete mutation of acquired land in favor of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA), massive litigation over land acquisition,...

  • Case registered on Bahria Town’s complaint of blackmailing

    ISLAMABAD: The capital police on Monday registered a case against two former army officers and a property dealer on a complaint lodged by an employee of Bahria Town for allegedly blackmailing its chief Malik Riaz Hussain...

    Know more: Malik Riaz says two ex-army officers blackmail himThe complaint was lodged by retired Lt-Col Khalilur Rehman, the personal staff officer of the Bahria Town chief, at the Lohi Baher police station on July...

  • SC notices ‘change of heart’ by MDA in Bahria Town case

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court noticed on Thursday an apparent change of heart when a petitioner and the government departments concerned were seen toeing the line in support of a leading real estate developer — Bahria Town — in a case relating to alleged illegal allotment of state land in Karachi...

    “Change of heart on the part of the Malir Development Authority (MDA) is visible,” observed Justice Maqbool Baqar, a member of the...

  • LHC bars govt from demolishing Bahria Town buildings

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday barred the Punjab government and the Lahore Ring Road Authority from demolishing buildings in Bahria Town Lahore that fall in the path of the Ring Road's Southern Loop-III project...

    An LHC bench comprising Justice Shahid Karim and Justice Sajid Mahmood Sethi passed the orders while hearing an Intra-Court Appeal (ICA) from Bahria Town challenging the acquisition of its land for the project...

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