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  • Burials in most Karachi graveyards continue despite ‘official’ ban

    KARACHI: Many in Karachi would wonder to know that the burial in most of the 237 graveyards in the city is officially banned by the local government, but due to non-availability of the new facilities the municipal authorities deliberately “ignore” the violation while waiting for approval from the higher authorities to set up six new graveyards along three major highways, officials and sources said...

    A senior official confirmed that...

  • Six new graveyards planned after mafias’ takeover of 224 Karachi cemeteries

    KARACHI: Among 237 graveyards in the city, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has lost control of some 224 cemeteries over the years to “self-proclaimed administrators, land mafias and encroachers” prompting the civic administration to propose a ban on further burials in city graveyards and making six new ones along three major highways, officials and sources have said...

    The growing control of ‘mafias’ on the city graveyards...

  • Scope of model graveyards in major cities discussed

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif chaired a meeting on Friday to review the scope of establishment of state-of-the-art graveyards on the pattern of Shehr-i-Khamoshan in other major towns of the province...

    More than one model graveyards would be established in major towns replicating the Kahna Nau Shehr-i-Khamoshan before December 2018, he added...

  • Lahore, other cities to have ‘model graveyards’

    LAHORE: Starting from Lahore, the Punjab government intends to establish model graveyards, Shehr-i-Khamoshan, all over the province, providing all modern burial and related services under one roof...

    Initially, sources said on Saturday, model graveyards would be established in Lahore and other big cities in the province including Sargodha, Multan, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad...

  • Is it end of the line for South Asia's ship graveyards?

    But in this town ? located in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat ? more than half of the ship-breaking yards have shut in the past two years and the future of the trade in India and neighbours Bangladesh and Pakistan is bleak...

    The situation in Pakistan appears equally bad...

  • Despite allocation of funds, no new graveyards established in Pindi

    Despite allocating funds and earmarking land, the provincial government has failed to establish new graveyards in the garrison city as the old ones are left with no space for new burials...

    As a result, the graveyards, which are now more than a century old, are still being used by the residents to bury their near and dear ones...

  • No space left in graveyards of Mansehra city, its suburbs

    MANSEHRA: As the space to bury the dead in the graveyards in the Mansehra city and its suburbs is fast shrinking, the people have demanded of the federal and provincial governments to acquire land for the purpose...

    The two historic graveyards in the city -- Kua Walli Ziarat and Mohallah Dub graveyard – are almost full to their capacity, and according to locals, they had to dig old graves to bury their dead...

  • Model graveyards’ staff await contract renewal, salaries for months

    LAHORE: Staff employed at three model graveyards established by the previous government under a long-term plan have been awaiting renewal of their contracts and facing financial crunch due to non-payment of salaries for four months...

    The Shehr-i-Khamoshan graveyards were constructed in Lahore in 2017 and Faisalabad and Sargodha in 2018 by the then chief minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit that was headed by its director general Salman...

  • LHC moved for separate graveyards for virus victims

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the provincial and district governments on a petition seeking establishment of separate graveyards for people dying of coronavirus...

    In case any of the patients died, they were buried under strict precautionary measures in graveyards, he added...

  • Graveyards in Rawalpindi city running out of space

    RAWALPINDI: The shortage of space in existing graveyards of the city has been a cause for concern among residents of the city as the government continues to ignore the issue...

    Almost 90pc of Rawalpindi’s graveyards are short on space to accommodate fresh requests to bury the dead...

  • Karachi airport's demarcation map changed multiple times for alleged land occupation: FIA probe

    A probe by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has revealed that the boundary of the Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA's) land at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) was shifted multiple times in the past in connivance with CAA and revenue department officials, purportedly to illegally occupy the property...

    The suspects include former federal minister retired Capt Haleem Siddiqi, former Karachi administrator Saqib Soomro,...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • TV channels directed to flash political map of Pakistan before 9pm bulletins

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed all public and private TV channels to flash the political map of Pakistan before airing news bulletins at 9pm...

    “All the news channels (both public and private) have to flash the political map of Pakistan for two seconds before airing the news bulletin at 9pm on a regular basis,” says the Pemra directive issued on November 3 that became public on...

  • Pakistan’s changing heat map

    THE scorching temperatures and prolonged heatwave in several parts of Pakistan are a reminder of what lies ahead for the country...

    Read: In Jacobabad, the hottest city on Earth, mothers bear brunt of climate changeThe illustrative value of these three districts is important for drawing Pakistan’s heat map, which is necessary to determine the trends in crops, yields, local trade, jobs, health, migration, construction designs, school...

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