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  • Grand Hyatt owner gave apartments as gifts, NA body told

    ISLAMABAD: The owner of the multi-storey Grand Hyatt Hotel, which has now been sealed, gave several apartments away as ‘gifts’, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) revealed on Tuesday...

    “The owner also gave apartments to some people free of cost,” Mr Ahmed said, but declined to disclose the names of these beneficiaries, despite repeated requests from committee members...

  • Falsified documents used to mislead SC on Mayfair apartments: JIT report

    In a section titled "Ownership of Avenfield Apartments", the final report submitted by the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT) on 10 July, points out major discrepancies in documents submitted and statements made by members of the Sharif family and forensic evidence that was collected as part of the JIT’s efforts...

    The damning report states that Maryam Safdar, Hussain Nawaz, Capt Muhammad Safdar and Hasan Nawaz tried to mislead...

  • PHAF allots executive apartments to powerful bureaucrats

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Housing Authority Foundation (PHAF) has ‘quietly’ allotted executive apartments to senior bureaucrats after conducting in-house balloting...

    The balloting for 350 executive apartments in G-10/2, G-11/4 and Kuri Road raised eyebrows, and compelled some bureaucrats to call it a move to favour some individuals...

  • Massive gas blast rocks apartments in Paris

    PARIS: A massive gas explosion destroyed the top floors and roof of a residential building in central Paris on Friday, injuring 17 people, rescuers and police said...

    The blast near the Jardin de Luxembourg park caused jitters in the French capital, which remains on edge after the Paris attacks in November and the Brussels bombings last month
  • German police raid mosque, apartments in crackdown on Salafists

    BERLIN: German police have searched a mosque and eight apartments in Hildesheim that are believed to be a hotbed of a radical community, the interior minister of the northern state of Lower Saxony said on Thursday...

    Germany is on high alert after a spate of attacks since July 18 left 15 people dead — including four attackers — and dozens injured...

  • Court seeks details of Grand Hyatt apartments’ allotment

    ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday directed the management of under construction Grand Hyatt hotel to submit details of allotments of its high rise apartments...

    Justice Minallah directed M/s BNP to provide names of the buyers, the amount each buyer had paid to the firm and how much apartments had been sold out...

  • Thousands march to Indian High Commission in London as occupied Kashmir lockdown enters 30th day

    Thousands of protesters have taken out a rally in London to express solidarity with the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir, as a crippling lockdown imposed by the Indian government in the occupied region since revoking its special status entered its 30th day on Tuesday...

    More than 5,000 protesters assembled at Parliament Square in the UK capital and marched to the Indian High Commission to protest Kashmiris' oppression at the hands of...

  • High-loss areas to face loadshedding during holidays

    But he said the areas where the losses were high due to various reasons would not get this exemption...

    In order to contain losses of billions of rupees suffered by the national exchequer beca­use of power pilferage, the gov­e­­r­nment had last year ann­o­unced a policy under which the people living in high-loss areas would face extended loadshedding of 16 to 20 hours as a punitive measure...

  • London police arrest two more men linked to London Underground attack

    Two men were arrested on Wednesday over last week's London Underground terror attack in which 30 people were injured, bringing the total number of people in custody to five, police said...

    “This continues to be a fast-moving investigation,” Dean Haydon, head of counter-terrorism at London's Metropolitan Police, said in the statement...

  • Oh London, sweet London

    Here it is: after the so-so success of the film Unbroken directed by Angelina J, and the dismal failure at the box office of her next movie By the Sea, she had become so disturbed that she decided to leave the US and settle down in London for good...

    Well, it reminds me of a line from a famous yesteryear Pakistani TV play, “Oh London, sweet London...

  • Hurriyat leaders attend Pakistan High Commission's Eid Milan

    NEW DELHI: Mirwaiz Maulvi Umar Farooq, chairperson of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), along with other notable separatist Kashmiri leaders attended an Eid Milan hosted by Pakistani High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit...

    “We hope foreign secretaries of both countries will meet soon to start the dialogue process, and we would like to discuss all issues of importance between Pakistan and India,” said Abdul Basit while...

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