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  • In memoriam: ‘Mere Dost’ Masood Hamid

    When I struggled to find work in my post-Dawn life, with the global economy nosediving, Masood was the only friend who constantly kept in touch, emailing 'Mere Dost', and calling to inquire after us and to cheer me up...

  • Supreme Court judge Dost Mohammad Khan calls it a day

    ISLAMABAD: Consi­der­ed to be cheerful and outspoken during court proceedings, Justice Dost Mohammad Khan of the Supreme Court doffed his robes on Monday after reaching superannuation...

    Though Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and other judges of the Supreme Court bade farewell to Justice Dost Mohammad Khan at a simple ceremony, no traditional reference was held in the Supreme Court, which is usually held in honour of the outgoing...

  • ECP chooses former SC judge Dost Muhammad Khan to be KP CM

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced that retired Justice Dost Muhammad Khan will be the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa...

    The JUI-F had proposed Justice Khan's name along with business man Manzoor Afridi, whereas PTI had suggested the names of two bureaucrats Ijaz Qureshi and Hamayatullah Khan and retired Justice Dost Muhammad...

  • ECP names Justice Dost as KP caretaker CM

    ISLAMABAD: The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday named retired Justice Dost Muhammad Khan as caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Former KP chief minister Pervez Khattak had recommended bureaucrats Himayat­ullah Khan and Ejaz Ahmed Qureshi, while opposition leader Maulana Lutfur Rehman proposed the names of businessman Manzoor Khan Afridi and retired Justice Dost Muhammad Khan...

  • Former Justice Dost Muhammad Khan takes oath as KP CM

    Former Supreme Court Justice Dost Muhammad Khan on Wednesday took oath as the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pahtunkhawa...

    The JUI-F had proposed Justice Khan's name along with businessman Manzoor Afridi, whereas PTI had suggested the names of two bureaucrats Ijaz Qureshi and Hamayatullah Khan and retired Justice Dost Muhammad...

  • ‘New polio virus’ found in Multan Road drain

    LAHORE: A ‘new polio virus’ has been detected from the environmental sample drawn from Multan Road drain of Lahore, putting a good number of children of the provincial capital at risk of contracting the crippling disease...

    “Though the report is yet to be released, this time the relevant official who analysed the Multan Road Lahore sample has conveyed to us that the sample is infected with polio virus but the lab could not detect its...

  • Multan Road remains blocked for several hours: Covid-19 SOPs make cattle trading troublesome

    LAHORE: Multan Road remained blocked for several hours on Wednesday after the authorities stopped the entrance of trucks carrying sacrificial animals to Shahpur Kanjran Mandi...

    However, Multan Road remains blocked due to arrival of animals at Shahpur Kanjran as truck drivers want to enter the mandi through its main gate on Multan Road instead of another designated for this purpose, said a traffic police official...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    “We’ve charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar said, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Three held in Tahir Plaza arson case

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Monday claimed to have arrested three men allegedly involved in the 2008 Tahir Plaza inferno case in which six people, including a lawyer, were burnt to death...

    “Rangers while carrying out action against criminals in the metropolis arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the Tahir Plaza tragedy case,” said a spokesperson for the Rangers...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash has been constructing a multi-storey plaza on a service road behind the Aabpara Sunday Bazaar...

  • F-7 parking plaza to be opened next week

    ISLAMABAD: Construction work on one of the two parking plazas being built in Jinnah Super Market, F-7, by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is almost complete and will open for parking next week...

    According to a CDA official, work on the parking plaza situated on the southern side of Jinnah Super had completed in record time while work on the plaza situated on the northern side is in progress...

  • Work on Shahabuddin Market plaza resumes after six-month hiatus

    KARACHI: Work on the construction of the Shahabuddin Market and Parking Plaza (SMPP), which had been suspended last year amid a power tussle between the local bodies and the Sindh government, has finally resumed, officials and sources said...

    Hundreds of shopkeepers having their business establishments in the old Shahabuddin Market were relocated to a temporary market constructed in the Lines Area with a promise that they would be...

  • Eleven injured in plaza fire

    LAHORE: A young man died and 11 others suffered multiple burns when a huge fire erupted in a plaza at Ichhra on Tuesday...

    The youth identified as Shahzad was a sweeper who jumped from the fourth floor of the nine-storey Gold Mine Plaza and died...

  • Three-year-old boy booked in plaza occupation case

    ISLAMABAD: A local court on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to the station house officer (SHO) of Shalimar for booking a three-year-old boy in a plaza occupation case...

    According to the FIR, Mohammad Khalid complained to the police that Adil Asghar, his brother Usman, Mohammad Ishtiaq Bangash, Rafiq and Mustafa had occupied the basement of his plaza in Sector F-10...

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