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  • Police keeping close eye on Blue Area sit-in by religious parties

    ISLAMABAD: Activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, whose rally set off from Lahore a couple of days ago, managed on Thursday night to stage a sit-in on Jinnah Avenue, nearly a kilometre outside the capital’s high-security Red Zone...

    An assurance from the Sunni Tehreek (ST) that their activists would not try to breach the Red Zone allowed the marchers some respite; the government asked the Islamabad administration and...

  • TTP claims IED attack on army truck near Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza

    PESHAWAR: A soldier was injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near a security forces vehicle on the Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza on Sunday, the Inter-Services Public Relations said...

    Following the explosion, which was later claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) via an email to journalists, the motorway was sealed and aerial surveillance of the area was conducted...

  • Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United: Will the blue shirts continue their unbeaten streak?

    Karachi Kings look to continue their unbeaten run as they take on Islamabad United in the 15th fixture of the Pakistan Super league (PSL) on Sunday at Sharjah...

    Currently sitting just above Lahore Qalandars — who the United denied their maiden victory in the season after a thrilling super over finish — Islamabad are relying on their young blood under the captaincy of old guard and former national team skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

  • Al Jazeera's Islamabad journalist put on US watch list: report

    Prominent Islamabad-based Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Muaffaq Zaidan was put on a watch-list of suspected terrorists by US authorities based on the suspicion that he was a member of Al Qaeda, The Intercept, reported on Friday...

    The documents suggest that Al Jazeera's longtime Islamabad bureau chief, a Syrian national, was described in the NSA documents as "a member" of Al Qaeda and Muslim brotherhood...

  • Cleric on watch list leads protesters in Islamabad

    GUJRAT: One of the main leaders of protesters at Islamabad’s D-Chowk has been on the Fourth Schedule of Anti-Terrorism Act for over a year, yet he made his way to the capital unhindered...

    Even when he was en route to participate in the chehlum of assassin Mumtaz Qadri local law enforcement authorities did not stop him from marching on Islamabad along with his outfit’s activists...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    “We’ve charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar said, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Three held in Tahir Plaza arson case

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Monday claimed to have arrested three men allegedly involved in the 2008 Tahir Plaza inferno case in which six people, including a lawyer, were burnt to death...

    “Rangers while carrying out action against criminals in the metropolis arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the Tahir Plaza tragedy case,” said a spokesperson for the Rangers...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash has been constructing a multi-storey plaza on a service road behind the Aabpara Sunday Bazaar...

  • F-7 parking plaza to be opened next week

    ISLAMABAD: Construction work on one of the two parking plazas being built in Jinnah Super Market, F-7, by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is almost complete and will open for parking next week...

    According to a CDA official, work on the parking plaza situated on the southern side of Jinnah Super had completed in record time while work on the plaza situated on the northern side is in progress...

  • Work on Shahabuddin Market plaza resumes after six-month hiatus

    KARACHI: Work on the construction of the Shahabuddin Market and Parking Plaza (SMPP), which had been suspended last year amid a power tussle between the local bodies and the Sindh government, has finally resumed, officials and sources said...

    Hundreds of shopkeepers having their business establishments in the old Shahabuddin Market were relocated to a temporary market constructed in the Lines Area with a promise that they would be...

  • Eleven injured in plaza fire

    LAHORE: A young man died and 11 others suffered multiple burns when a huge fire erupted in a plaza at Ichhra on Tuesday...

    The youth identified as Shahzad was a sweeper who jumped from the fourth floor of the nine-storey Gold Mine Plaza and died...

  • Three-year-old boy booked in plaza occupation case

    ISLAMABAD: A local court on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to the station house officer (SHO) of Shalimar for booking a three-year-old boy in a plaza occupation case...

    According to the FIR, Mohammad Khalid complained to the police that Adil Asghar, his brother Usman, Mohammad Ishtiaq Bangash, Rafiq and Mustafa had occupied the basement of his plaza in Sector F-10...

  • Over 25 shops gutted in Gul Plaza

    KARACHI: More than 25 shops were burnt in a huge fire that broke out in a multi-storey market, Gul Plaza, on main M...

    The fireman said in the Gul Plaza fire incident the firemen broke the shutters of the shops since these were closed and one of their firemen was miraculously saved during fire fighting...

  • Currency universe different now from days of ‘Plaza Accord’

    ”These lines come not from the statement issued last weekend by the Group of 20 leading economies meeting in Turkey but from one of the most famous inter-governmental economic communiques ever, signed 30 years ago this month and remembered with awe in financial markets as the “Plaza Accord”...

    On Sept 22, 1985, at the Plaza Hotel in New York, the Group of Five leading industrialised powers — the United States, Japan, West Germany,...

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