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  • Ex-Abad chief detained for 90 days, Rangers tell ATC

    KARACHI: Rangers on Tuesday informed an antiterrorism court about the preventive detention of a former chief of the Association of Builders and Developers (Abad) for 90 days for questioning...

    Rangers soldiers along with their counsel produced the ex-Abad chairman, Babar Mirza Chughtai, and submitted a detention order and jail warrant in the chamber of Judge Bashir Ahmed Khoso of the ATC-I...

  • Rangers set free KDA director, ex-Abad chief

    KARACHI: The director of the defunct Karachi Development Authority (KDA) and the former chief of the Association of Builders and Developers (Abad) were released on Tuesday by Rangers as no proof was found about their involvement in alleged criminal activities ranging from land grabbing to financing of targeted killers during an initial investigation, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Last week the Rangers had informed an antiterrorism court...

  • Punjab governor asks ABAD to plan low-cost housing

    KARACHI: The government of Punjab has expressed his intention to work with the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) for constructing affordable houses for the middle and lower class of the province...

    ABAD Chairman Hanif Gohar requested the governor to bind all government authorities dealing in building and construction to approve plans of ABAD members only, as is the case in Sindh...

  • Rs1bn Abad seed fund for low-cost housing

    KARACHI: The Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (Abad) has created a seed fund of Rs1 billion for construction of affordable low-cost housing throughout Pakistan...

    The move aims to overcome shortage of quality housing in the country, said Chairman Abad Arif Jeewa at the website launch for Affordable Housing Advisory Centre for Affordable Settlements and Housing at Abad House here on Saturday...

  • Karachiites suffer hours-long traffic jam as ABAD stages sit-in on Sharea Faisal

    Karachiites suffered hours-long agonising traffic jam on Thursday as the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) staged a sit-in on Sharea Faisal outside the office of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) to protest against the alleged non-issuance of NOCs (no-objection certificate) by the board for the construction of multi-storey buildings in the metropolis...

    The ABAD officials complained that the Supreme Court has given...

  • Children’s Literature Festival at Gulshan-i-Ravi

    LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed on Tuesday conducted a story-telling session at the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in the Gulshan-i-Ravi Moon Market ground...

    Experts were there to give reading tips to the volunteers from the Government High School for Girls, Gulshan-i-Ravi, the Government Islamia High School for Boys and the City District Government Boys High School...

  • 90 lockers broken open in Gulshan bank heist

    KARACHI: In another bank heist, robbers broke open as many as 90 lockers of a commercial bank and walked off with cash and jewellery worth over Rs10 million in a Gulshan-i-Iqbal locality, police said on Monday...

    Gulshan SP Abid Qaimkhani said that according to the footage of a closed-circuit television camera installed outside the bank branch, the guard, Nawaz Gul, arrival at the bank at about 6...

  • High court allows superstore in Gulshan to remain open all day

    KARACHI: Toppling the city administration’s closure order, the Sindh High Court on Monday allowed Imtiaz Superstore in Gulshan-i-Iqbal to remain open throughout the day...

    Headed by Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, a two-judge bench was hearing the constitutional petition of Imtiaz Hussain against the partial closure of his superstore in the neighbourhoods of Gulshan-i-Iqbal by the administration...

  • KDA draw for Gulshan

    DURING the question and answer session in one of the sessions on the last day of the recently held international Karachi conference, an audience member talked about the discovery of the graves of ancient Phoenicians in the area which now falls under the jurisdiction of Gulshan-i-Iqbal...

    Another interesting fact about the present-day Gulshan neighbourhood, which is just half a century old, is that the first public balloting of...

  • Two traffic constables shot dead in Gulshan

    KARACHI: Two traffic police constables were shot dead on University Road in Gulshan-i-Iqbal on Sunday evening, police said...

    The policemen were performing their duty at the Sunday Bazaar near Safari Park, when armed motorcyclists coming from the wrong side attacked them, said Gulshan SP Abid Qaimkhani...

  • Gulshan-i-Iqbal suicide attack: CTD tracks down two of perpetrators

    LAHORE: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of police claimed on Friday to have arrested two people suspected to be involved in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park suicide attack in 2016...

    Meanwhile, the investigation report of the Gulshan-i-Iqbal terrorist attack revealed that the attack was carried out on the direction of Jamatul Ahrar Emir Abdul Wali alias Umar Khalid Khurasani...

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