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    Home For Sale In Karachi

  • Karachi fetches highest bid in sale of PSL franchises

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) project received a big boost here on Thursday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the franchise rights of all five outfits participating in the high-profile league have been sold out for a whopping US$93m for a 10-year period, with the Karachi franchise fetching the highest bid...

    “The PCB is proud to announce that the PSL’s commercial rights for franchises, title sponsorship...

  • SC bars Bahria Town from sale, purchase of land in Karachi

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday barred Bahria Town from the sale and purchase of land in Karachi after declaring the allotment of land to the company, and an exchange of land between the Malir Development Authority and Bahria Town illegal...

    The court also held Bahria Town responsible for encroachment on forest land in Takht Pari area near Islamabad, and separately declared constructions in the Marri area illegal, ordering Bahria...

  • When home is not a home

    TORKHAM: It was an emotional sight for Shahabuddin, principal of a private school in the Bacha Maina village at the Torkham border, when the Afghan students at his school presented a salute to Pakistan’s national flag and then sang the national anthem when they were allowed to rejoin their school after a ban of nearly five months...

    They preferred Pakistani schools instead of educational institutions in their home province of...

  • IDPs: Home away from home, or is it?

     Over the past six years, the people now living at the Durrani camp, like hundreds and thousands of people across north-western Pakistan, were forced to flee for their lives due to the lethal mix of terrorism, sectarian killings and army operations launched to remove extremists from Pakistan’s soil...

    Between 2009 and 2014, the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and other militant groups waged a war in the region triggering a massive...

  • Home away from home

    WE, former students of the Dayaram Jethomal (DJ) Science College, request the chief minister to preserve the sanctity of institutions specifically built for students...

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

  • Footprints: Living in a home away from home

    “Once the children are brought in, they are bathed, dressed, checked for health issues, for instance skin infections, dental problems or malnutrition...

    ”After Tuesday’s rescue operation, a group of parents are now crowding outside the courtroom, waiting for their turn...

  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

    ETPB chairman Siddiqul Farooq said the Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities should strive for peace in both the countries...

  • Footprints: Home away from home?

    IF you happen to be in Dortmund or North Rhine-Westphalia for that matter, flüchtlinge (refugees) is the word you would like to know these days...

    Clean-shaven and smartly dressed, they say they have come to welcome their “brothers” since they have also been living in Germany as asylum seekers for the past two years...

  • Veggies and fruit: home-grown and home-made

    With health, environmental and economic troubles, there’s never been a better time to plant a few seeds in your own garden Hafeez Khan, 29, an Islamabad resident, decided to turn to home gardening more than six months ago...

    For quite some time he had a niggling feeling that the vegetables and fruits he was buying from the market were affecting the health of his family; he was also worried about his unborn child’s health...

  • Home sweet home

    IN Karachi, only three katchi abadis (squatter settlements) have been regularised in the recent past...

    There is no evidence of any such work in the more than 700 squatter settlements in Karachi...

  • 'Missing' Karachi University professor returns home

    A faculty member of the University of Karachi (KU) who had gone missing and was believed to be in custody of law enforcement agencies returned home on Wednesday, his family and KU officials told Dawn...

    Sources in KU told Dawn that, during his detention, the teacher was asked for information regarding "certain persons" and was shown some pictures of people he did not know...

  • Teenage domestic helper found hanged in employers' home in Karachi

    A teenage domestic helper was found hanged inside a home in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Saturday, with police and medical officialsThe officials said Fatima, 17, was found hanged inside a bungalow located on Khayaban-e-Badban in DHA's Phase-V...

    Her corpse was shifted to the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre for a post-mortem examination...

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