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  • ‘Transgender community is the most vulnerable segment of society’

    Eminent panellists such as Khawar Mumtaz, former chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women, Bindiya Rana of the Gender Interactive Alliance Pakistan, Indian transgender activist Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi and writer and journalist Reema Abbasi were there, but the moderator Aasim Sajjad Akhtar was nowhere to be seen...

    Ms Mumtaz began the discussion by asking everyone in the panel to talk about the struggles faced by...

  • Transgender community seeks acceptance in society

    KARACHI: The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Pakistan, in collaboration with the Pakistan Medical Association Karachi, conducted an interactive session on Tuesday at the PMA House, where experts discussed the issues faced by members of the transgender community in relation to their medical needs...

    Dr Nighat Shah stressed the need to break the taboo surrounding the transgender community and urged members of medical...

  • PM Imran launches Pakistan's first smart forest in Sheikhupura

    Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated on Wednesday Pakistan's first smart forest in Rakh Jhok Forest, Sheikhupura as part of Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project, which he said would address a host of issues, contribute an estimated $40 billion to the country's economy and create around one million jobs...

    According to Radio Pakistan, the smart forest project will function via sensors and a surveillance system...

  • Case registered against housing society after 10 years

    RAWALPINDI: Ten years after the Punjab forest department lodged a complaint against Bahria Town, a case was registered on Thursday on charges of kidnapping, illegal detention and occupation of government land...

    On October 11, 2005, a senior forest department official, Jamil Ahmed, had lodged a complaint with the police stating that the Bahria Town administration was cutting trees from government land in Loi Bher
  • Police help sought for operation against unauthorised housing society

    ISLAMABAD: After facing strong resistance from the landlords recently, the city managers on Friday sought help from the police and the local administration to carry out an operation against an unauthorised housing society in Shah Allah Ditta...

    The CDA is planning to carry out the operation against the housing scheme - North Ridge - operating on a private land in Zone III on Monday...

  • Housing society’s plea against show-cause notice dismissed

    ISLAMABAD: The legality of a housing society located near the New Islamabad International Airport is at stake as the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s Rawalpindi bench dismissed a petition filed by the society against a show-cause notice issued by the Punjab government...

    As a result, the housing society is not in a position to claim the completion certificate, which ensures the legality of a society...

  • IGP retracts statement on FIR against housing society

    ISLAMABAD: The inspector general of the Islamabad police ‘misled’ the Supreme Court about the registration of a criminal case against a private housing society for alleged encroachment on a forest land...

    Though the ‘encroachment’ on the forest land near Loi Bher by Bahria Town was reported to the police in 2005, no FIR was registered against the housing society till July 23, 2015...

  • Farmers oppose plan to build housing society on NARC land

    PESHAWAR: The representatives of various organisations of farmers have expressed concern over the Capital Development Authority’s plan to build a housing society on the land of National Agricultural Research Council (NARC) in Islamabad and warned to observe a sit-in outside the parliament if the plan was not abandoned...

    Speaking at a press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Friday, Mohammad Israr, representing growers, said that...

  • SC housing society officials told to submit surety bonds in gun attack case

    Judicial Magistrate Muhammad Owais had summoned SC Assistant Registrar Ghulam Ghous and several other office-bearers of the Supreme Court Employees Cooperative Housing Society (SCECHS) on a complaint of the society’s developer and landowner Akash Afzal...

    However, the contractor later accused Ghous, who is president of the society, of embezzlement of funds and lodged a complaint with the authorities against him...

  • Housing society restrained from using land meant for amenities

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday restrained private housing society from converting land reserved for amenities into residential or commercial units...

    When the JAC expressed its concerns to Bahria Town owner Malik Riaz, the housing society cancelled the memberships of 46 of its members...

  • Housing society officials arrested for illegal plot allotment, embezzlement

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested the top office bearers of the Commerce Employees Cooperative Housing Society for illegal allotment of plots, embezzlement in funds and illegal award of contracts for infrastructural development in the housing scheme to some private construction companies...

    A spokesperson of NAB told the media on Thursday that those who were arrested include the former president of the...

  • LHC verdict on bail refusal: Saad, Salman cheated public through illegal housing society

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that former railways minister Khwaja Saad Rafiq and his brother former provincial minister Khwaja Salman Rafiq have been involved in cheating the public at large by promoting an illegal society — Paragon City to gain financial benefits, which constitute an offence under section 9-A of National Accountability Ordinance 1999...

    The detailed verdict on bail petitions of the Khwaja brothers by a...

  • ‘Illegal’ housing society offices linked to Khwaja Asif’s kin razed

    GUJRAT: The local authorities in Sialkot demolished on Sunday a plaza containing offices of a housing society co-owned by former mayor of Sialkot Municipal Corporation (MC) Toheed Akhtar and a son of former defence minister Khwaja Asif...

    The Sialkot district administration launched the operation on Sunday with heavy machinery and demolished the multi-storey building, which was being used for offices of Kent Housing Society and other...

  • Former housing society chairman convicted in Rs1.48bn land scam

    HYDERABAD: Accountability Court Judge Inam Ali Kalhoro on Saturday sentenced a former chairman of the Hyderabad Railway Employees Cooperative Housing Society Matloob Ahmed Khan to five years’ imprisonment in a land scam involving Rs1...

    The court acquitted two co-accused, Abdul Sattar Leghari, a former administrator of the society, and Naveed Zarar Khan, the managing director of the Sindh Cooperative Housing Authority (SCHA)...

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