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  • Protest as robbers kill man in Saddar Bazaar

    LAHORE: A large number of people staged a protest demonstration against the North Cantonment police after a young man was killed while another injured resisting a robbery bid in Saddar Bazaar on Monday...

    Those protesting against police for their failure to check rising number of robberies and street crimes in the locality alleged that many policemen were patronising criminals in the area
  • Shopping mall, five star hotel to be built in Saddar

    RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has called expressions of interest for the construction of a shopping mall and a five star hotel where the more than a century old Odeon Cinema, Cantonment Library and Shah Baloot Park are on The Mall...

    A senior RCB official told Dawn that the RCB had decided to raze down the old cinema, library and park and has asked companies to submit expressions of interest before June 16 for the...
  • Note Book: Changing face of Saddar

    Every city evolves and Karachi too has evolved from being the federal capital to a metropolis that controls whatever happens in the country, at least economically...

    But there is one area in the former capital that, despite having much historical value, is fast deteriorating: Saddar
  • Policeman killed, another wounded in Saddar attack

    KARACHI: A policeman was killed and another wounded in an armed attack in the Saddar area on Tuesday, officials said...

    They said the two policemen signalled four men on two motorbikes to stop on main Daudpota Road near Jehangir Park, but they fired at them and rode away
  • Sikhs to get land for temple in Clifton or Saddar

    KARACHI: The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) at a recent meeting with representatives of the Sikh community agreed to allot a piece of land for a gurdwara in Karachi, it emerged on Monday...

    According to ETPB chairman Siddiqul Farooq, three areas — Clifton, Cantonment and Saddar — are being considered for a Sikh temple
  • Footwear stores replace historical cafés of Peshawar Saddar

    PESHAWAR: Saddar Road, the main street of Peshawar Cantonment, has lost over the past few years three historical cafés, frequented by a large number of people...

    The last one to pull its shutters down was Silver Star Café and the space that once served aromatic tea and snacks has now been taken over by a footwear store
  • 11 ‘sealed’ shops robbed in Saddar, Boulton Market

    KARACHI: Eleven shops in Saddar and Boulton Market were found robbed on Monday when traders came to open them as their locks were broken despite being sealed by the police authorities for Muharram security, traders said...

    The police believed the robbers executed the job after the law enforcers deployment had been called off following the Ashura procession on Saturday evening
  • Three-week drive against Saddar encroachments to begin soon in Karachi

    KARACHI: City and municipal administration have decided to remove all encroachments in Saddar within three weeks and an anti-encroachment task force consisting of officers from different institutions will be notified in two days to launch the operation, it emerged on Saturday...

    Official sources told Dawn that a high-level meeting, presided over by Mayor Wasim Akhtar was held at the office of the city commissioner to chalk out a strategy...
  • Over 1,000 shops in Karachi's Saddar demolished as anti-encroachment drive intensifies

    KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Saddar entered its crucial phase on Sunday as authorities demolished more than 1,000 shops in four markets in the surroundings of the iconic Empress Market in an attempt to restore the British-era structure to its original shape...

    The joint operation by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and other civic bodies backed by law enforcers was launched on the directives of the Supreme Court
  • Saddar massacre

    ON the orders of the Supreme Court, over 1,400 shops, including leased ones, have been demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area...

    Over 4,000 hawkers have also been removed
  • 200 more shops razed in Saddar as anti-encroachment drive continues

    KARACHI: As the grand operation to remove heavy encroachments in Saddar and adjoining areas completed two weeks, authorities demolished 200 more shops, a restaurant and a bus terminal on Sunday...

    “No encroachment can be allowed on city pavements, roads and parks after clear instructions of the Supreme Court,” said Mayor Wasim Akhtar, who is spearheading the anti-encroachment operation
  • Saddar massacre

    ON the orders of the Supreme Court, over 1,400 shops, including leased ones, have been demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area...

    Over 4,000 hawkers have also been removed
  • Suspected shooter in Saddar attack affiliated with Jamaatul Ahrar: police

    RAWALPINDI: Police have said that the man believed to have been the shooter in an attack on police in Saddar on Tuesday was affiliated with the banned Jamaatul Ahrar...

    The police have registered an FIR under section seven of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and on murder charges on the complaint of Constable Hassan Mehmood, from the police’s Dolphin Force
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