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  • Rangers briefed on illegal constructions during SBCA ‘visit’

    KARACHI: Rangers personnel in balaclavas on Monday paid a ‘visit’ to the head office of the Sindh Building Control Authority, held a meeting with its chief and collected ‘relevant details’ about unlawful allotment of land and illegal construction on encroached areas in Karachi during the past decade...

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has formed a three-member task force to ‘examine’ the Rangers report with regard to the...

  • CDA chief grilled over illegal constructions

    The members of the National Assembly standing committee on cabinet secretariat at a meeting with Rana Mohammad Hayat Khan in the chair said land grabbing and illegal constructions continued in connivance with the CDA officials...

    The committee also discussed the construction of illegal buildings in sectors G-11, F-12 and Nust and said the CDA had failed to stop the encroachments and illegal constructions...

  • Illegal constructions demolished

    KARACHI: The Sindh Building Control Authority staffers sealed two marriage lawns and demolished various illegal constructions on Thursday...

    The SBCA staffers during their campaign against illegal constructions demolished various structures in Jamshed Town, Garden East, Khudadad Colony, PECHS, Nazimabad, Gulberg Town, Federal B Area, Malir Town, etc, that were constructed illegally...

  • Supreme Court censures SBCA for not stopping illegal constructions

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed extreme annoyance at the Sindh Building Control Authority for failing to take action against illegal construction of buildings in the city and remarked that the SBCA should be closed, if it was not giving fruitful results...

    Taking exception over the performance of SBCA and other civic departments, a two-judge bench of the apex court observed that the buildings of Sindh Assembly,...

  • Ban on new constructions lifted in Gwadar after four years

    GWADAR: An around four-year-old ban on issuance of no-objection certificates (NOCs) for any kind of construction and development activities in Gwadar was on Friday lifted with immediate effect...

    The director general of the Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) lifted the ban that was imposed during the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government at the centre
  • China can't remain oblivious to India's illegal constructions in Ladakh: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that the recent conflict between China and India was triggered by the latter's "illegal constructions" in Ladakh, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Qureshi said that while China wished to resolve issues through dialogue, it "cannot remain oblivious to India's illegal constructions" as he urged the world community to take notice of India's hostile policies...

  • Buried in concrete

    Once a beautiful coastal stretch, the area was already overwhelmed with concrete high-rises...

    During the hearings by a division bench of the Sindh High Court of a constitutional petition filed by the residents to save the trees, the KMC advocate assured the bench that KMC would maintain two-thirds of the plot for the park and one-third for parking...

  • Concrete evidence?

    IT is a peculiar situation the judicial commission led by the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has found itself in...

    Faced with political parties who have alleged systematic fraud in the May 2013 general election but have been unable to provide the evidence to back up their claims, the inquiry commission headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk has drawn up a list of three questions for those alleging fraud in May 2013 to...
  • GARDENING: GREENING THE CONCRETE JUNGLE

    While a certain segment of society does raise its voice to object, people in general simply accept ever-diminishing greenery and go with the flow towards a dull and dusty, cement and concrete future in which temperatures continue to rise, making life absolute hell...

  • SC asks for concrete evidence of Imran Khan's financial wrongdoings

    A three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, on Monday continued hearing a case filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi for the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan...

    Submitting his 'evidence' against what he termed a 'false statement' by PTI regarding party funding to the court, lawyer Akram Sheikh, representing Abbasi, requested the court to disqualify Imran Khan from the...
  • Coach fined for raking ball over concrete in Sheffield final

    SYDNEY: The bowling coach of the Victoria state cricket side, Mick Lewis, has been fined for ball tampering after raking it over concrete during the final of Australia's domestic Sheffield Shield competition on Monday...

    The incident came in the 10th over of South Australia's second innings when Lewis “kicked the match ball into the gutter beyond the boundary rope and raked the ball across the concrete whilst retrieving it”, read a...

  • The PML-N’s vision for Lahore: Death-by-concrete

    They proffer a different view of how the city ‘should’ look like, compared to the concrete-project obsessed perspective of the government...

    While one can rightfully argue that this vision induces skewed development, or accumulates concrete without any real economic growth, it has been sold as such to the citizenry...

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