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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Concept of secret balloting alien to Islam, observes chief justice

    The observation came during the hearing of an appeal instituted by the Sindh government against the Sindh High Court’s Feb 10 judgment which, while deciding the applications of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the PML-F, had declared as void the recent amendments in the local government law, whereby secret balloting was replaced with a show of hands for electing mayors, deputy mayors and other local government representatives in the...

  • Court cases delay balloting for Haj

    ISLAMABAD: With only four months left for launching Haj operations, the government has yet to conduct balloting for the pilgrimage...

    The Haj balloting was scheduled to be held on January 28, but the Sindh High Court (SHC) granted stay on a petition filed by a private tour operator...

  • Balloting for additional quota of Haj pilgrims to be held on May 20

    The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony is going to hold another round of Haj balloting on May 20, sources well placed in the ministry told DawnNewsTV on Saturday...

    The ministry, through the balloting to be held at 3pm, is going to facilitate 9,474 more Haj pilgrims as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had recently revised the quota for Pakistani pilgrims...

  • Balloting for more Haj quota under regular scheme deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of religious affairs and interfaith harmony has postponed the second balloting for distribution of additional quota among unsuccessful applicants of the government Haj scheme, according to a spokesman of the ministry...

    In a statement issued on Sunday, he said the new date of balloting would be announced after getting approval from the federal cabinet...

  • LDA Avenue-I faces issues ahead of balloting for plots

    LAHORE: As the government has started giving possession of plots to the affectees of LDA Avenue-I housing scheme by resolving issues with two privately developed housing projects on Raiwind Road, it still faces various issues affecting completion of this mega venture launched in 2002...

    These include incomplete mutation of acquired land in favor of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA), massive litigation over land acquisition,...

  • SC orders audit of DHA Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday issued directives for audit of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore...

    It is pertinent to mention that DHA Lahore was among 19 organisations refusing the AGP to conduct an audit into their financial affairs...

  • SC asks Lahore DHA to explain expansion

    ISLAMABAD: The expansion of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Lahore, came under the microscope on Wednesday when the Supreme Court decided to examine how a commercial enterprise could be vested with excessive powers to extend its peripheries, of its own accord...

    Also read: ‘Is the DHA accountable to the government’The case at hand involves the possession of 156 kanals of land, which DHA Lahore has dubbed ‘Phase 7’, despite the...

  • Lahore DHA blast was an 'accident' caused by cylinder explosion: Rana Sanaullah

    Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Friday that the blast in Lahore's DHA area a day earlier was not an act of terror but an "accident", as forensic samples collected from the site had shown that the blast was a cylinder explosion...

    Also read: Rana Sanaullah shifts blame for Lahore blast on protesters"We will take strict action against authorities involved in making substandard cylinders that led to this explosion," he said......

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