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  • Sindh govt to replace Metropole Hotel with modern park for children, elderly

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to acquire the Metropole Hotel land to prevent the construction of a high-rise on its place and instead develop a modern park for children and elderly people...

    He also decided to acquire a portion of the Sindh Club on the corner for widening of the left turning of the road from the Metropole Hotel towards Clifton to ease traffic flow...

  • District admin to hand over park, green belts to local bodies

    GUJRAT: The district administration has decided to hand over the control of the Shahbaz Sharif Park and green belts along the Old GT Road and other arteries of the city to the recently established local bodies...

    The park will be administered by the district council while the municipal corporation will be responsible for maintenance of the green belts...

  • Spying fears force Obama to change hotel

    WASHINGTON: The White House said on Friday that President Barack Obama and his entourage would not stay at an iconic New York hotel where US leaders have traditionally stayed while attending the UN General Assembly...

    “I can confirm the report that the president will stay — and the rest of the US delegation will stay at the New York Palace Hotel,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told a news briefing in Washington...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to address climate change: Nisar

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan is strengthening its institutional structures to step up action to stave off the most drastic effects of climate change, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told the international community here...

    Speaking after the signing of the Paris climate agreement at the UN General Assembly, he said Pakistan would establish a climate change council and climate change authority, adding that more than five per...

  • Why climate change threats are real and complex: How we battle climate change will determine our future

    In terms of climate change, Pakistan is the 7th most affected countryThe government forsees a fourfold increase in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030Annual climate adaption needs for Pakistan range between $7bn and $14bnALTHOUGH Pakistan does not contribute significantly to global carbon emissions — ranking 135th in per capita emissions — it is amongst the top 10 countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change...

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  • Is US embassy building a hotel, SC asks govt

    ISLAMABAD: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to verify the allegation by a private petitioner that a hotel was being constructed in the US embassy compound...

    But the submissions made by Deputy Attorney General Sohail Mahmood on Monday that the petitioner’s entire case rested on newspaper reports did not weigh with the bench which called for a concise statement from the government acknowledging or...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Talking about the experience of ‘educating’ hotel and guesthouse owners, she said that it was the website’s biggest challenge to get hoteliers to understand...

  • Makkah hotel evacuated after fire

    A hotel in Makkah, where around 2 million Muslims have gathered to perform Haj, was evacuated on Monday after a fire broke out, the Saudi Civil Defence Directorate said...

    Civil defence spokesman Major Nayef Al-Sharif said no casualties were reported following the fire, which was sparked by a faulty air conditioning unit on the eighth floor of a hotel in the Azaziyah district of Makkah...

  • PIA has no plan to sell Roosevelt Hotel, NA panel told

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel was informed on Wednesday that the Pakistan International Airlines has no plans to sell the Roosevelt Hotel in New York...

    When Mr Mahmood said there were reports that the PIA was going to sell its Roosevelt Hotel in New York, the acting PIA chairman said that there was no such plan...

  • 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...

  • Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said on Tuesday...

    The cameras Paddock set up at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino were part of his extensive preparations that included stockpiling...

  • Somalia police end night-long siege of hotel, 23 dead

    Somali security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by five attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate on Saturday afternoon...

    Troops regained control of the Nasa-Hablod hotel on Sunday morning, having killed three suspected attackers and captured two alive, said Capt Mohamed Hussein...

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