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  • Karachi’s commercial plots become gold mines

    KARACHI: The prices of commercial plots in the city have risen sharply owing to limited availability of space on prime locations situated along main roads...

    However, giving price overview in DHA over the last one and a half years, he said the price of commercial plots have increased by over 50 per cent in various phases...

  • Comments sought on ‘occupation of amenity plots’ by private hospital in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday directed the provincial and city authorities to submit their respective replies on a petition against the alleged occupation of amenity plots by the administration of the Dr Ziauddin Hospitals at North Nazimabad and Shireen Jinnah Colony...

    The petition was filed by Rana Faizul Hasan, a civil rights campaigner and secretary general of the United Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, who impleaded...

  • SCBA rules out 'immediate action' against private schools built on residential plots in Karachi

    The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) on Monday ruled out the possibility of any “immediate action” against the private educational institutions situated in Karachi's residential areas...

    The notice, which the SCBA said should be treated as ‘Final Notice’, further read: “Private Schools Association of Karachi is also requested to ensure shifting of their schools/educational institutions/tuition centres on proper designated...

  • Two sent to prison in illegal plots purchase case in Karachi

    KARACHI: An accountability court has remanded two suspects in judicial custody in a case pertaining to alleged corruption and illegal purchase of plots...

    The National Acc­ountability Bureau arrested and booked Zahid Shah and Fazal Khan for allegedly illegally purchasing plots in the Small Industries Zones in connivance with a Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader, Mohammad Adil Siddiqui, in violation of rules, causing losses to...

  • Murad to inaugurate Karachi development package phase II on Dec 15

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah will inaugurate Karachi development package phase II, which costs Rs8 billion, on Dec 15 and on the same day, one track of the Submarine Chowk underpass will be opened to traffic...

    These decisions were taken at a meeting presided over by the chief minister on Monday and attended by Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro, principal secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, local government secretary...

  • Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operation

    KARACHI: Terrorists suspected of involvement in attacks on personnel of law enforcement agencies (LEA) will be apprehended in the next phase of Karachi operation, said a press release issued by Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Monday...

    The Rangers said terrorists, contract killers and their facilitators involved in attacks on LEA personnel "especially police, lawyers and witnesses" will be arrested, and such elements will be eliminated in...

  • Rangers launch ‘next phase’ of Karachi operation

    KARACHI: After the killing of over 265 policemen during the over two-year period of the Rangers-led Karachi operation, the paramilitary force announced on Monday the ‘next phase’ of the operation in which “killers of policemen, lawyers and prosecution witnesses” would be arrested...

    The Rangers-led Karachi operation was launched in September 2013 and since then 265 policemen have been killed in the metropolis...

  • LG polls in Karachi to be held in last phase

    KARACHI: It is certainly not the floods — the only reason cited by the Election Commission of Pakistan for the inclusion of 13 districts of Sindh in the first phase of the local government elections planned for Oct 12 — that caused Karachi’s omission from the local vote, but the ongoing targeted operations for which the authorities need more time to complete, it emerged on Thursday...

    In Sindh, the LG elections in the first phase will...

  • First phase of Karachi bus rapid transit system to be launched next month

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan was informed on Friday that work on the first phase of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) — Green Line and Orange Line — in Karachi would begin next month and be completed within one year...

    Dr Ibad, who chaired a meeting at Governor House on transport projects in Karachi, was given a detailed briefing by the chief executive of the Karachi Infrastructure Development Board regarding the...

  • Second phase of Clean Karachi initiative launched from Lyari

    KARACHI: Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi on Friday inaugurated the second phase of the federal government-sponsored Clean Karachi campaign from Lyari...

    However, unlike the first phase, this time he did not give any deadline to lift the garbage from the city, saying the move was “target bound” instead of “time bound”...

  • Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

    A first information report (FIR) has been registered against five men accused of assaulting a girl at a hotel in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, police officials said on Monday...

    According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi South Javed Akbar Riaz, the incident took place on October 29 at a four-star hotel where the girl went with a friend...

  • Young maid found hanged in Karachi's DHA

    KARACHI: A teenage girl was found hanged inside a home in Defence Housing Authority on Saturday, officials said...

    They added that Fatima, 17, daughter of Abdul Haq, was found hanged inside the bungalow located on Khayaban-i-Badban, Phase-V...

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