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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...

  • Meeting reviews development agenda

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday stressed the importance of translating the global Post-2015 Development Agenda into well-calibrated national targets...

    The adviser stated this while chairing an inter-ministerial meeting held at the Foreign Office to review the country’s preparations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda set to be adopted during the 70th Session of the United Nations...
  • CM reviews progress on Sahiwal coal power projects

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the two coal power projects are being set up in Sahiwal to generate 1,320MW electricity from them...

    He said the Punjab government would impart training of thermal engineering to about 200 Pakistani engineers in China from its own resources...

  • BBC reviews staff pay over gender gap

    LONDON: The BBC is reviewing employee pay after it was forced to reveal that male stars were paid far more than their female counterparts, damaging the British public broadcaster’s image and angering women employees...

    “These are difficult and often deep-rooted challenges, and they are not unique to the BBC, but I see this as a moment of real opportunity for us,” Director General Tony Hall said in a speech on Wednesday
  • Sindh apex committee reviews implementation of National Action Plan

    KARACHI: The Sindh apex committee meeting on Thursday, chaired by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, reviewed the implementation of decisions taken earlier regarding the ongoing security operation in Karachi and the National Action Plan (NAP)...

    Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar briefed the committee on the ongoing security operation in the metropolis
  • CM reviews law, order situation

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting at the Arfa Karim Software Technology Park on Thursday which reviewed an overall law and order situation and security arrangements...

    He said a pilot project for the computerisation of 10 police stations of Lahore would be extended to all police stations in Punjab in phases...

  • CM reviews solar energy projects

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting here on Wednesday to review solar energy projects being set up in the province...

    The chief minister said that agreements with China would be implemented speedily and transparently as such historic opportunities were rare and the whole government machinery would work with honesty, commitment and hard work...

  • CM reviews rural roads project

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday reviewed progress on Khadim-i-Punjab Rural Roads Programme through a video link in modern conferencing room at Punjab Information Technology Board situated at Arfa Karim Software Technology Park...

  • Aseefa reviews Lyari’s sanitation issues amid tight security

    KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, the younger sister of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, on Monday visited the party’s traditional stronghold, Lyari, where she reviewed sanitation issues, mingled with women and bought flags and souvenirs for children in connection with Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrations...

    Wearing grey shalwar suit, the daughter of slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto visited various neighbourhoods of Lyari...
  • Civil-military huddle reviews Muharram security arrangements for Karachi

    Law enforcement authorities from civil and military institutions on Tuesday participated in a high-level meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Karachi to review security arrangements for the month of Muharram, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Security should be tightened around places of worship, majalis and along the streets where mourning processions will be carried out," the statement quoted Corps...
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