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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gulshan, Saddar report highest number of Covid-19 cases in Karachi

    KARACHI: Towns of Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Saddar and North Nazimabad have so far reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases in Karachi, which along with Sukkur constitute the majority of coronavirus cases in Sindh...

    Hypertension and diabetes found to be most common underlying health conditions in patientsA district-wise breakdown of Covid-19 showed the highest number of cases in Sukkur (272) followed by Karachi East (178), Hyderabad...

  • 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...

    They were fleeing with the snatched valuables when a local youth, Faheem, 22, of Saddar Bazaar and a nearby catering shop worker Aslam tried to overpower them...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Labour leader Agha Bakhtiar Ali, who witnessed the heydays of the cafés in both cantonment and city area, said that Saddar Road cafés were centres of the cultural life of Peshawar...

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