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  • Court okays plea bargain in plot sale case

    PESHAWAR: A local accountability court on Monday approved the plea bargain of four suspects, including a noted pulmonologist and Peshawar TB Association president, and ordered their release in a case about the illegal sale of a precious plot allotted to the association by the government...

    The judge, Zarqesh Sani, issued the order after a prosecutor of National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Riaz Mohmand, said the...

  • Sale of CNG in Islamabad prohibited for 10 hours a day

    ISLAMABAD: The sale of CNG as fuel has been prohibited for 10 hours a day from Thursday onwards due to the disruption in the supply of gas and to facilitate domestic consumers...

    The Islamabad deputy commissioner therefore put a restriction on the over 80 CNG stations in the city regarding the sall of CNG as fuel for the next two months...

  • Sale, purchase of animals in sectors on Islamabad banned

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has imposed a ban on selling, purchasing and movement of sacrificial animals in sectors, sources told Dawn...

    Although the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has designated an area in I-12 for the cattle market, certain sellers move to sectors with the objective to earning higher profits, the sources said...

  • Islamberg: A tranquil Muslim Hamlet in the Catskills - until the attack plot

    Dozens of internet postings and a documentary film have characterised the community as a training camp for terrorists and its residents as Islamist warriors...

    One blog on the Christian Action Network, for example, described the settlement as "America's first Islamic government," and warned that children are being raised to fight a holy war, girls are denied an education and rule breakers "are often tied to trees and whipped for...

  • Netanyahu has lost the plot – maybe because truth hurts

    But why, on earth, did the prime minister of Israel condemn Ban for encouraging “terror”?You might think he was talking about the old Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...

    Prime Minister Netanyahu – ever more out of tune with the rest of the world, with the massive shift towards Iran by America, Europe and Russia – had it in for the diminutive Ban...

  • Land use of residential plot changed to build high-rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: A multi-storey building is being constructed in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society on a fast-track basis after a former Karachi Metropolitan Corporation administrator used his discretionary powers to change the land use of the plot from residential to commercial, it emerged on Sunday...

    Before the abolition of the elected local government system in 2010, every conversion case was brought before the City Council for...

  • Bahrain jails 10 Shias for life over attacks plot

    DUBAI: Bahrain’s lower court jailed 10 Shia men for life on Tuesday on charges of plotting attacks a day after the Gulf state sentenced 19 others to lengthy prison terms...

    They had been charged with forming an outlawed group that plotted “terror” attacks, smuggling arms and ammunition into Bahrain, travelling to Iran and Iraq for military training and possessing arms and ammunition...

  • Plot allotted to chief justice puts CDA in a bind

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is in a bind over the question of waiving surcharges on a plot allotted to the chief justice, and may have to change their policies in order to get out of the tough situation...

    Mayor says no allottee should be penalised for late payment by FGEHFAs per CDA practice, in cases where were the cost of the plot is not remitted to the agency within the period specified in the FGEHF...

  • Israel charges Arabs with IS-inspired Jerusalem gun plot

    Said Jabarin, 26, from the mainly Arab northern town of Umm al-Fahm, was charged with attempting to aid an enemy, possession of firearms and using a weapon for terror...

    Prosecutors said that Jabarin had been questioned by Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency in January over his suspected support for IS and then given a formal warning in May...

  • Turkey sentences 34 to life in jail over Erdogan murder plot

    A Turkish court on Wednesday handed life sentences to 34 people for plotting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel during last year's failed coup...

    The group includes former brigadier general Gokhan Sahin Sonmezates who was accused of directing the plot...

  • Restoration of commercial plot raises questions

    ISLAMABAD: Amid strong opposition from two members, the CDA board has restored a commercial plot at D-12 Markaz to its former successful bidder after he failed to make the payments on time...

    Member Estate Khushal Khan presented the case before the board meeting held on June 9 and convinced Mayor and temporary CDA Chairman Sheikh Anser Aziz and Member Planning Asad Mehboob Kayani to restore the plot...

  • Malik warns against plot to create East Pakistan-like situation

    ISLAMABAD: Warning that conspiracies were being hatched to create an East Pakistan-like situation, the newly elected chairman of the Senate’s standing committee on interior, Rehman Malik, said on Thursday that India, Afghanistan and some international powers were behind attempts to destabilise the country...

    Mr Malik said the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group posed a challenge to the entire Muslim world and stressed the need for an...

  • Missing necklace found, but plot thickens

    ISLAMABAD: The mystery of the ‘missing’ necklace, donated by the wife of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the flood-hit people of Pakistan in 2010, appeared to be resolving on Friday as former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani admitted that it was in his possession...

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