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    Nisar Haveli Lahore 2013

  • Seven women killed as jeep plunges into ravine in Haveli district of AJK

    At least eight people, including seven women of the same family, were killed while four others were critically injured on Thursday when a jeep they were travelling in plunged into a ravine in the remote and hilly Haveli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, an official said...

    The family members were returning to Kahuta after attending a wedding in Haalan village, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Haveli Kashif Hussain informed Dawn on...

  • A festive atmosphere outside Lal Haveli

    RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rashid Ahmed celebrated the disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Lal Haveli on Friday...

    Talking to the media outside Lal Haveli, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed praised himself and said his prediction of the prime minister being disqualified had come true...

  • Sheikh Rashid gets notice to ‘vacate Lal Haveli’

    RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday claimed that Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has issued him a notice to vacate Lal Haveli within 15 days...

    However, the ETPB regional administrator Ch Tanveer Hussain disputed his claim, saying the notice was issued on land adjacent to Lal Haveli that is being used by the AML president...

  • ETPB offers Rashid to buy Lal Haveli land

    LAHORE: Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq offered on Thursday Awami Muslim League Chief Sheikh Rashid to buy the ETPB land he had been occupying for a long time...

    “The whole Haveli is not our property as the ETPB owns only 10 marlas adjacent to it, which Mr Rashid has been occupying unlawfully...

  • 19th century haveli crumbles into oblivion

    A 130-year-old haveli is wasting away in Gujar Khan, but neither the locals nor the provincial authorities seem interested in preserving the 19th century building before it crumbles...

    The large bricks used in the haveli suggest some influence of British architecture, and the building was completed in 1886...

  • Tracing the history of Lal Haveli

    Once a symbol of love, Lal Haveli has now become a hub of politics in the garrison city, near synonymous with Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rashid Ahmed...

    The haveli was built over a hundred years ago by Dhan Raj Sehgal for Budhan Bai, a Muslim dancing girl from Sialkot...

  • Balloki, Haveli Bahadur power plants to be privatised

    ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) on Wednesday approved sell-off of the newly established 1,233-megawatt RLNG-based Balloki Power Plant and 1,230MW Haveli Bahadur Power Plant...

    The cabinet committee approved privatisation of SME Bank Ltd, First Women Bank Ltd, Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad, Lakhra Coal Mines (now Lakhra Coal Development Company), and Services International Hotel, Lahore...

  • Govt seeks feasibility of Balloki, Haveli Bahadur plants’ privatisation

    ISLAMABAD: As the government is gearing up to privatise Balloki and Haveli Bahadur power plants, the Privatisation Commission on Tuesday asked the National Power Parks Company (NPPC) to submit a working paper on its feasibility...

    The newly established 1,233MW Balloki plant and the 1,230MW Haveli Bahadur plant would either be privatised as a bundle package or as separate entities, and the working paper to be prepared by the NPPC will...

  • CCI approves privatisation plan for Haveli Bahadur Shah and Balloki power projects

    The Council of Common Interests on Monday approved a proposal to include 1,230 MW Haveli Bahadur Shah and 1,223 MW Balloki power projects in the active list of the privatisation programme for early implementation...

    In October, the Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) had approved sell-off of the newly established 1,233-megawatt RLNG-based Balloki Power Plant and 1,230MW Haveli Bahadur Power Plant...

  • Narowal haveli has nothing to do with Baba Guru Nanak

    LAHORE: A building in Bathanwala village in Narowal with pictures of Baba Guru Nanak on some of its walls is not a shrine or sacred Sikh place where Guru Nanak stayed...

    Travel writer and poet Irfan Shahood had visited the haveli – or saraye -- and documented it through pictures and a blog last year...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    Fafen also accepted its mistake and issued a clarification on May 14, 2013, and never repeated the claim in its final report on the general elections...

  • ECP asked to provide details of ballot papers printed for 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman’s Secretariat has taken notice of the refusal by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide record pertaining to ballot papers printed for 2013 general elections to an applicant, observing that it was not justified and amounted to a violation of spirit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance (FIO) 2002...

    2013 by the federal Ombudsman’s institutional reforms act, 2013,” the communiqué sent to...

  • Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests in 2013 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a trial slammed by rights campaigners...

    The 26 suspects are all leaders of Taksim Solidarity, an umbrella group of civil society, union and political groups at the forefront of the May-June 2013 demonstrations that marked the biggest challenge yet to the dominance of the...

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