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  • Phase II of Rahim Yar Khan industrial estate to be complete soon

    LAHORE: The second phase of the 456-acre Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) would be completed soon and an independent grid station would be set up to facilitate investors, PIEDMC Chairman Rizwan Khalid Butt said on Friday...

    Talking to a group of investors from Rahim Yar Khan, the Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company (PIEDMC) said a consultancy firm has prepared feasibility report for approval of the...

  • Five years on RYK industrial estate yet to be completed

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) has not been completed despite a delay of five years...

    Even the most suitable location on the national highway and nearest to the main railway track, and for good measure existing in the hometown of Punjab Industries Minister Chaudhry Shafiq, it could not attract the industrialists...

  • RYK industrial estate to be operational next month

    LAHORE: Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company Chairman S M Tanveer on Tuesday said the Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate would be operational by August 2015...

    He said 450 acres industrial estate in RYK was near completion and it would initially be supplied with six megawatt electricity for industrial activity...

  • Farmers protest land acquisition for industrial estate

    GUJRAT: Scores of farmers and landowners from different villages along the Gujrat-Sargodha road on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the district government complex against a proposal to acquire land for the establishment of phase II of the industrial estate area...

    At least 480 acres of agricultural land between Saroki and Sheikh Sukha along Sargodha Road have been earmarked by the local land revenue department and...

  • Bostan Industrial Estate declared economic zone

    QUETTA: The Balochis­tan government on Monday declared Bostan Industrial Estate (BIE) an economic zone, making it a part of the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corr­idor (CPEC)...

    Mr Bizenjo said Balo­chistan would take the benefit of industrial development when local raw materials would be utilised in the industries and jobs will be available for local people...

  • Cabinet to okay funds for Rashkai industrial estate

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet will approve funds for the acquisition of 1,600 acres land for the Rashkai industrial estate in its next meeting, said Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Wednesday...

    The meeting was attended by adviser to the chief minister on industries Abdul Karim Khan, provincial additional chief secretary Dr Shahzad Khan Bangash, finance secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan, Strategic Support Unit head Sahibzada...

  • Use of non-custom paid vehicles in crimes growing

    There is no proper check on the movement of burgeoning number of non-custom paid (NCP) vehicles despite repeated complaints by the law enforcers that the smuggled vehicles are being used for criminal and terrorist activities in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas...

    During a visit to parts of Malakand division the owners of several vehicles and showrooms said that they did not feel any hesitation to use the...

  • An old tribal custom still in vogue

    PESHAWAR: An ancient tribal custom, Akhtar Barkha (share), is still practiced in tribal areas and also in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the occasion of Eid...

    A separate budget is allocated in tribal families every year for solemnising the custom especially for the newly-wedded women on the occasion of both religious festivals -- Eidul Fitr and Eidul Azha...

  • PHC moved against anti-women custom in tribal areas

    PESHAWAR: A Khyber Agency resident on Friday moved the Peshawar High Court seeking the outlawing of an anti-women custom, ghag, in tribal areas and orders for the federal government and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to make appropriate regulations for its elimination...

    He requested the court to declare ghag an inhuman, illegal, un-Islamic and unconstitutional custom...

  • Girl saved from repulsive custom is just one of many

    That fortunate combination certainly saved a 12-year-old girl from Mardan from being forced into marriage with a man thrice her age, and father of nine, in Rawalpindi in a case of vani – an outlawed tribal custom that supposedly restores honour to a wronged family...

    “Because of lack of social development in tribal areas, the centuries old custom is still alive there,” said a senior police officer, happy for saving the one Reshma but...

  • PHC asks victim of ghag custom to contact police for relief

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday disposed of a woman’s petition, which claimed a man, who had invoked the tribal ghag custom against her in Bajaur Agency when she was two only, was creating hurdles to her marriage...

    A bench consisting of Justice Ikramullah Khan and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim observed that though the law prohibiting ghag had not been extended to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the custom was...

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