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  • IHC scraps contract of Diplomatic Enclave shuttle service

    ISLAMABAD: Those who wish to visit the foreign missions located in the Diplomatic Enclave may find it much harder going than usual after the Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Wednesday, scrapped the contract of the shuttle service that operates there...

    Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the IHC, while adjudicating a petition filed against the contract, declared the deal to exclusively run vehicles in the Diplomatic Enclave, illegal... ...

  • Plan afoot to shift embassies from residential areas to Diplomatic Enclave

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is considering a proposal of establishing a compound inside the Diplomatic Enclave to accommodate embassies operating in residential areas, Dawn has learnt...

    Sources in the CDA told Dawn that over 30 embassies and diplomatic missions have their offices in residential areas in violation of CDA’s bylaws...

  • LDA City to allocate land for diplomatic enclave

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) said on Monday that a diplomatic enclave would be developed at its newly-launched residential project -- LDA City -- where consulates, resident missions and offices of various countries would be established...

    We will allocate a separate and secure piece of land for the development of a diplomatic enclave where we desire that various countries should establish their consulates general,...

  • Probe into non-payment of containers’ rent ordered

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday directed the Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) to appoint an officer of rank of deputy inspector general (DIG) for holding an inquiry into a dispute of non-payment of rent against the containers used by police to block roads during Azadi and Inqilab marches last year...

  • Abandoned London station-bunker used by Churchill up for rent

    LONDON: An abandoned London station believed to have been used by Winston Churchill as a wartime bunker is up for rent, under plans to raising funds by leasing disused corners of the world’s first underground railway...

    The plan is to redevelop it over the next two years and the Evening Standard newspaper reported the rent could be around 100,000 pounds ($154,000) a year...

  • Footprints: Safety for rent

    With the recent surge in targeted killings in the country, especially Karachi, several agencies providing security are now offering such cars for rent...

    However, “this is no rent-a-car service,” explains Captain Nadeem Khan, who works at one such company...

  • Tribesmen paid rent of houses being used by troops

    KHAR: The Bajaur political administration on Saturday distributed cheques among the people of Mamond tehsil as rent of their houses which have been in use by the security forces for last five years...

    On the occasion, the house owners thanked the administration for compensating them, as they said they had been facing financial problems because of nonpayment of rent...

  • Bank sealed in Kohat over rent dispute

    KOHAT: The Kohat Cantonment Board (KCB) on Monday sealed a bank over a dispute on payment of rent...

    However, a bank official told Dawn on condition of anonymity that they had been regularly paying the rent to the real owner of the building for the last six months, but the KCB authorities forcibly closed down the bank...

  • 'How do I rent a van?': Copycat attackers pose challenge to UK security services

    Just hours before Pakistani-born British man Khuram Shazad Butt and two accomplices drove a rented van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people nearby, he was asking neighbours where he could hire a vehicle...

    One of the neighbours, Ikenna Chigbo, said he recognised Butt from a photo issued by British police following Saturday night's attack in the capital which killed seven and injured nearly 50
  • Cantt board, TMA double rent of shops in Kohat

    KOHAT: The cantonment board and tehsil municipal administration here have doubled the rent of shops occupied by civilians in violation of the agreement, under which only 10 per cent annual increase is allowed...

    The owners of shops rented out at Rs7,000 a month at the time of the auction are being forced to pay over Rs16,000 for a shop on the ground floor, while rent of a shop on the first floor, which started from Rs1,300 a month,...

  • Anguish over India's move to ban 'rent-a-womb' industry

    After arriving from Ireland this week, one couple said they were determined to go ahead, confident that since they already registered with a clinic, "our case holds up in a court of law...

    Thailand passed a law this year banning commercial surrogacy for foreigners after a series of high-profile scandals...

  • Rent or hire

    While looking for a place to rent what should I keep in mind given that I’ve never lived there before?Advice:Wherever you decide to rent, the primary considerations should be the following:While dealing with the landlord:— Is the property genuinely owned by the person who has put it on the market or does he have relevant written authority to do so?— Payment terms agreed should be mentioned in the contract...

    — Sign the documents in...

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