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  • This land is your land, this land is my land

    KARACHI: On any given day one hears, for the umpteenth time, of a new housing society being launched, with state-of- the-art facilities, a lucrative geographical location, and the very best in construction...

    “A building can last for decades, and the land underneath it is practically indestructible...

  • QAU syndicate opposes sale of land to pide

    ISLAMABAD: The syndicate of the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) on Thursday rejected the proposal of selling the university’s land to the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)...

    “Today, we discussed the matter in detail and a majority of the members opposed the proposal of handing over the QAU land to the PIDE,” said a member who requested not to be named...

  • PPP to resist sale of Pakistan Steel Mills land

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peo­ples Party Senator Taj Haider on Friday said that he will resist the sale of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) land under the garb of clearing its liabilities...

    “I will set up a protest camp there and not allow the sale of land this way,” he said during a meeting of Senate Standing Com­m­ittee on Industries which was discussing issues related to PSM including nonpayment of gratuity and provident fund to 3,500...

  • NA body to oppose sale of PSM land

    KARACHI: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Industries and Production will not favour sale of 11,000 acres belonging to Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) in the ongoing privatisation process...

    Sources said Umar was also critical over the composition of the board of directors of PSM and urged for the induction of relevant and competent persons...

  • Apex court suspends PU syndicate decision of land sale to NTDC

    LAHORE: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday suspended a decision of the Punjab University syndicate of giving its 80-kanal land to the government for the construction of a grid station and summoned members of the syndicate along with details of its approval...

    “Go and acquire some land of chief minister’s house or in Raiwind if grid station is so important,” said the chief justice...

  • SC bars Bahria Town from sale, purchase of land in Karachi

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday barred Bahria Town from the sale and purchase of land in Karachi after declaring the allotment of land to the company, and an exchange of land between the Malir Development Authority and Bahria Town illegal...

    The court also held Bahria Town responsible for encroachment on forest land in Takht Pari area near Islamabad, and separately declared constructions in the Marri area illegal, ordering Bahria...

  • Rashid proposes sale of railways land to overcome deficit

    LAHORE: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has proposed sale of railways land to end the organisation’s deficit and urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to promulgate an ordinance for the purpose...

    “The prime minister has sought within a fortnight details of the precious land railways has in many cities,” said the minister at a press conference at the railways headquarters on Saturday...

  • Pakpattan shrine case: Lawyer says Nawaz Sharif had no role in sale of land

    In its report, the JIT had recommended initiation of criminal proceedings against several individuals, including the then Punjab chief minister Nawaz Sharif for withdrawing a Dec 17, 1969 notification and allotting the huge land of Auqaf around Pakpattan to Dewan Ghulam Qutab in 1986, allegedly in violation of a Lahore High Court (LHC) order...

    Justice Umar Ata Bandial asked if the land was the property of the then government or of...

  • Sale of CNG in Islamabad prohibited for 10 hours a day

    ISLAMABAD: The sale of CNG as fuel has been prohibited for 10 hours a day from Thursday onwards due to the disruption in the supply of gas and to facilitate domestic consumers...

    The Islamabad deputy commissioner therefore put a restriction on the over 80 CNG stations in the city regarding the sall of CNG as fuel for the next two months...

  • Sale, purchase of animals in sectors on Islamabad banned

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has imposed a ban on selling, purchasing and movement of sacrificial animals in sectors, sources told Dawn...

    Although the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has designated an area in I-12 for the cattle market, certain sellers move to sectors with the objective to earning higher profits, the sources said...

  • COVER: The politics of land: Karachi: The Land Issue

    KARACHI is a city characterised by contestations over resources by a diverse set of formal and informal actors — land and water being the two sectors where this trend is the most prevalent...

    As a parallel economy, it has become more difficult to effectively document the interface between land, services, housing and the associated socio-political, economic and environmental undercurrents...

  • Missionary school land declared ‘state land’

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab education department has declared the land of the Government Christian High School for Boys, Raja Bazaar a ‘state land’ and has directed the district coordination officer to ensure that encroachments are removed from the area...

    It is being run by the Punjab government at present, which has failed to protect the school’s land from being encroached upon...

  • 'Without land, we have no power', Indian Dalit land rights activist fights for dignity

    In just a few months since he led a protest after four Dalit youths were stripped and flogged by upper-caste Hindu men in Una, Gujarat, for allegedly skinning a dead cow, Jignesh Mevani has become the poster boy for Dalit rights in the country...

    After first calling for dignity for the marginalised low-caste community, Mevani, 35, is now demanding land for landless Dalits and has threatened a wider protest from October 1...

  • NAB retrieves 10,000 acres of usurped state land near Karachi from land mafia

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday claimed to have retrieved 10,000 acres of usurped state land off Superhighway near Karachi worth Rs75 billion, where some major housing schemes were launched in connivance with the revenue officials, Dawn has learnt...

    “In an investigation against revenue authorities on allegations of fake allotments of lands at Thana Boola Khan, Jamshoro, NAB has been successful in getting thousands of...

  • Process to acquire land for new jail begins in Islamabad

    RAWALPINDI: The district administration has started the process to acquire 700 kanals for the construction of a new jail in the district...

    The government in this regard has imposed Section 4 of the Punjab Land Acquisition Rules 1983 in Chak Beli Khan Road near Rawat and three villages...

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