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  • Case registered against housing society after 10 years

    RAWALPINDI: Ten years after the Punjab forest department lodged a complaint against Bahria Town, a case was registered on Thursday on charges of kidnapping, illegal detention and occupation of government land...

    On October 11, 2005, a senior forest department official, Jamil Ahmed, had lodged a complaint with the police stating that the Bahria Town administration was cutting trees from government land in Loi Bher
  • Police help sought for operation against unauthorised housing society

    ISLAMABAD: After facing strong resistance from the landlords recently, the city managers on Friday sought help from the police and the local administration to carry out an operation against an unauthorised housing society in Shah Allah Ditta...

    The CDA is planning to carry out the operation against the housing scheme - North Ridge - operating on a private land in Zone III on Monday...

  • Housing society’s plea against show-cause notice dismissed

    ISLAMABAD: The legality of a housing society located near the New Islamabad International Airport is at stake as the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s Rawalpindi bench dismissed a petition filed by the society against a show-cause notice issued by the Punjab government...

    As a result, the housing society is not in a position to claim the completion certificate, which ensures the legality of a society...

  • IGP retracts statement on FIR against housing society

    ISLAMABAD: The inspector general of the Islamabad police ‘misled’ the Supreme Court about the registration of a criminal case against a private housing society for alleged encroachment on a forest land...

    Though the ‘encroachment’ on the forest land near Loi Bher by Bahria Town was reported to the police in 2005, no FIR was registered against the housing society till July 23, 2015...

  • Farmers oppose plan to build housing society on NARC land

    PESHAWAR: The representatives of various organisations of farmers have expressed concern over the Capital Development Authority’s plan to build a housing society on the land of National Agricultural Research Council (NARC) in Islamabad and warned to observe a sit-in outside the parliament if the plan was not abandoned...

    Speaking at a press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Friday, Mohammad Israr, representing growers, said that...

  • SC housing society officials told to submit surety bonds in gun attack case

    Judicial Magistrate Muhammad Owais had summoned SC Assistant Registrar Ghulam Ghous and several other office-bearers of the Supreme Court Employees Cooperative Housing Society (SCECHS) on a complaint of the society’s developer and landowner Akash Afzal...

    However, the contractor later accused Ghous, who is president of the society, of embezzlement of funds and lodged a complaint with the authorities against him...

  • Housing society restrained from using land meant for amenities

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday restrained private housing society from converting land reserved for amenities into residential or commercial units...

    When the JAC expressed its concerns to Bahria Town owner Malik Riaz, the housing society cancelled the memberships of 46 of its members...

  • Housing society officials arrested for illegal plot allotment, embezzlement

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested the top office bearers of the Commerce Employees Cooperative Housing Society for illegal allotment of plots, embezzlement in funds and illegal award of contracts for infrastructural development in the housing scheme to some private construction companies...

    A spokesperson of NAB told the media on Thursday that those who were arrested include the former president of the...

  • LHC verdict on bail refusal: Saad, Salman cheated public through illegal housing society

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that former railways minister Khwaja Saad Rafiq and his brother former provincial minister Khwaja Salman Rafiq have been involved in cheating the public at large by promoting an illegal society — Paragon City to gain financial benefits, which constitute an offence under section 9-A of National Accountability Ordinance 1999...

    The detailed verdict on bail petitions of the Khwaja brothers by a...

  • PTI’s housing programme is ambitious but will it address the root causes of the housing crisis?

    First things first: the spirit behind the government’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) must be commended...

    The struggle for dignified housing in Pakistan has a long history replete with brutal evictions of katchi abadi dwellers, political and legal resistance by groups like the Karachi Indigenous Rights Alliance, the Alliance for Katchi Abadis and the Awami Workers’ Party (AWP), the cumulative efforts of low-income housing...

  • Civil society activists demand protection for Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum chairman

    A group of civil society representatives appealed to the Sindh government on Monday to take notice of alleged high handedness of a provincial minister's brother who is accused of harassing Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) Chairman Syed Mohammad Ali Shah...

    Speaking at a press conference in Hyderabad, they urged the civil society, media and rights bodies to rise to the occasion to save Shah, whose life they said is at stake in the...

  • Aziz admits Pakistan housing Afghan Taliban leaders

    For years, Pakistan has denied that the Afghan Taliban enjoys a safe haven on its soil or that Islamabad could do anything to end their violent campaign in Afghanistan that has seen tens of thousands of Afghan civilians and international troops killed since 2002...

    "We have some influence over them because their leadership is in Pakistan and they get some medical facilities...

  • Nadra website 'temporarily affected' due to interest in Naya Pakistan Housing Programme: spokesperson

    National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Spokesperson Faiq Ali on Thursday claimed that around 200,000 people from 174 countries had simultaneously accessed its website as soon as the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme was launched on Nadra's website...

    The spokesperson also claimed that 62,000 registration forms for the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme were downloaded in the first hour alone...

  • Nadra begins accepting applications for Naya Pakistan Housing Programme

    The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Monday opened its doors to citizens applying for a house under the first phase of the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) initiated by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Only one person per family will be eligible to apply for the scheme, and preference will be given to candidates who do not own property in Pakistan...

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