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  • Story times: Lemon on the spoon

    The race I was participating in was the first one, it was called ‘Lemon on the spoon race’...

    Perhaps most of you may know about this race and those who don’t, let me tell you it is one of the hardest of races because you have to keep a lemon on a spoon that you have to hold with your mouth while racing, and you are out if yuor drop the lemon...

  • Rangers briefed on illegal constructions during SBCA ‘visit’

    KARACHI: Rangers personnel in balaclavas on Monday paid a ‘visit’ to the head office of the Sindh Building Control Authority, held a meeting with its chief and collected ‘relevant details’ about unlawful allotment of land and illegal construction on encroached areas in Karachi during the past decade...

    Television channels flashed the news of a Rangers ‘raid’ on the SBCA office when several vehicles of the paramilitary force entered the...
  • CDA chief grilled over illegal constructions

    The members of the National Assembly standing committee on cabinet secretariat at a meeting with Rana Mohammad Hayat Khan in the chair said land grabbing and illegal constructions continued in connivance with the CDA officials...

    The committee also discussed the construction of illegal buildings in sectors G-11, F-12 and Nust and said the CDA had failed to stop the encroachments and illegal constructions...

  • Illegal constructions demolished

    KARACHI: The Sindh Building Control Authority staffers sealed two marriage lawns and demolished various illegal constructions on Thursday...

    The SBCA staffers during their campaign against illegal constructions demolished various structures in Jamshed Town, Garden East, Khudadad Colony, PECHS, Nazimabad, Gulberg Town, Federal B Area, Malir Town, etc, that were constructed illegally...

  • Ban on new constructions lifted in Gwadar after four years

    GWADAR: An around four-year-old ban on issuance of no-objection certificates (NOCs) for any kind of construction and development activities in Gwadar was on Friday lifted with immediate effect...

    The director general of the Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) lifted the ban that was imposed during the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government at the centre
  • China can't remain oblivious to India's illegal constructions in Ladakh: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that the recent conflict between China and India was triggered by the latter's "illegal constructions" in Ladakh, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Qureshi said that while China wished to resolve issues through dialogue, it "cannot remain oblivious to India's illegal constructions" as he urged the world community to take notice of India's hostile policies...

  • Constructions in Bahria Town without approved plan stopped

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday restrained Bahria Town Karachi from raising constructions in violation of the approved plan and building regulations...

    SHC questions locus standi of petitioner, calls bar associations for assistanceMehmood Akhtar Naqvi filed two petitions against alleged illegal constructions in Bahria Town Karachi stating that such constructions were going on without any approval of the building plan and...

  • End to ban on tree harvesting, transportation demanded

    PESHAWAR: The Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad has called upon the provincial government to lift the five-year long ban on the transportation and harvesting of windfall and dry standing trees in Malakand and Hazara regions...

    It feared since the condition of the already dumped timber has deteriorated, the relevant people as well as the exchequer could suffer heavy losses
  • Man found hanging from tree in Rawalpindi in alleged 'honour killing'

    The body of a 23-year-old man was found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of Rawalpindi district, police said Saturday...

    On the complaint of the deceased man's brother, police have registered a murder case against four men, including Muneer, who are suspected to have fled after killing the man and hanging his body to a tree in Thalla Kalan, on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, on Thursday...

  • Tree plantation ceremony at F-9 Park

    Hungarian Ambassador Istvan Szabo and Graham Balchin, CEO of MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas, the large Hungarian company working mainly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, held a tree planting ceremony in the Fatima Jinnah Park...

    Murtaza Abbas, the regional adviser for the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, also underlined the importance MOL places on environmental issues in its work, including awareness creation through tree planting ceremonies and park...

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