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  • Ex-Abad chief detained for 90 days, Rangers tell ATC

    KARACHI: Rangers on Tuesday informed an antiterrorism court about the preventive detention of a former chief of the Association of Builders and Developers (Abad) for 90 days for questioning...

    Rangers soldiers along with their counsel produced the ex-Abad chairman, Babar Mirza Chughtai, and submitted a detention order and jail warrant in the chamber of Judge Bashir Ahmed Khoso of the ATC-I...

  • Rangers set free KDA director, ex-Abad chief

    KARACHI: The director of the defunct Karachi Development Authority (KDA) and the former chief of the Association of Builders and Developers (Abad) were released on Tuesday by Rangers as no proof was found about their involvement in alleged criminal activities ranging from land grabbing to financing of targeted killers during an initial investigation, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Last week the Rangers had informed an antiterrorism court...

  • Punjab governor asks ABAD to plan low-cost housing

    KARACHI: The government of Punjab has expressed his intention to work with the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) for constructing affordable houses for the middle and lower class of the province...

    ABAD Chairman Hanif Gohar requested the governor to bind all government authorities dealing in building and construction to approve plans of ABAD members only, as is the case in Sindh...

  • Rs1bn Abad seed fund for low-cost housing

    KARACHI: The Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (Abad) has created a seed fund of Rs1 billion for construction of affordable low-cost housing throughout Pakistan...

    The move aims to overcome shortage of quality housing in the country, said Chairman Abad Arif Jeewa at the website launch for Affordable Housing Advisory Centre for Affordable Settlements and Housing at Abad House here on Saturday...

  • Karachiites suffer hours-long traffic jam as ABAD stages sit-in on Sharea Faisal

    Karachiites suffered hours-long agonising traffic jam on Thursday as the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) staged a sit-in on Sharea Faisal outside the office of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) to protest against the alleged non-issuance of NOCs (no-objection certificate) by the board for the construction of multi-storey buildings in the metropolis...

    The ABAD officials complained that the Supreme Court has given...

  • Mustafa Kanju’s remand extended

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday extended physical remand of Mustafa Kanju, son of former state minister for foreign affairs Siddique Kanju, for further six days for his involvement in murder of student Zain...

  • Mustafa Kamal vows to name eight Altaf aides linked with RAW

    SUKKUR: Hours after being attacked by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists here late on Sunday evening, Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Syed Mustafa Kamal vowed to expose at least eight senior MQM leaders who, along with its chief Altaf Hussain, held four meetings with RAW (Indian intelligence agency Research & Analysis Wing) to seek funding for their party...

    PSP’s first protest demoIn what was seen as its first public protest...

  • Another MQM dissident joins Mustafa Kamal

    KARACHI: Another Muttahida Qaumi Movement old-timer swelled on Monday the ranks of the dissidents led by former Karachi nazim Mustafa Kamal, though they toned down their tirade against Altaf Hussain, apparently after a show of strength by the MQM on its 32nd Foundation Day despite a rebellion...

    A former MNA from Mirpurkhas, Anis Ahmed Khan, aka Anis Advocate, announced throwing in his lot with the dissidents at a press conference at...

  • Establishment brokered MQM-PSP alliance meet at Sattar's request: Mustafa Kamal

    Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Mustafa Kamal at a press conference in Karachi on Saturday alleged that the establishment called upon his party to form an alliance with the Farooq Sattar-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) upon Sattar's request...

    Kamal's press conference comes as a response to developments following the announcement of his party's alliance with Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) earlier this...

  • Mustafa Kamal spills beans on establishment role in alliance with MQM-P

    KARACHI: Heaping scorn on the rival Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leadership, Pak Sarzameen Party chairman Mustafa Kamal publicly confirmed the establishment’s meddling in politics for redrawing Karachi’s political landscape when he said on Saturday that the meeting between the two parties that resulted in a fragile political alliance had been arranged by the powers that be...

    He said that no allegation would deter him from...

  • I don’t want to be a drama actor for the rest of my life: Fahad Mustafa

    We've seen Fahad Mustafa slip into the skin of many different characters, charge up a live audience with zeal and woo viewers by becoming the next big film star...

    Also read: 'Dukhtar' and 'Na Maloom Afraad' to be screened at international film festivalNa Maloom Afraad was not only well-received in Pakistan, but the film was also showcased in different international festivals including Toronto International Film Festival last year... ...

  • Fahad Mustafa in Bollywood

    Another Pakistani getting a chance to display his talent in an Indian film! According to a showbiz source, film and TV actor Fahad Mustafa has been ‘approached’ by an Indian producer to act in a Bollywood movie...

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