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  • PCSIR pensioners unpaid for two months

    LAHORE: The government employees who retired from the Pakistan Council of Science and Industrial Research have not been receiving pension for the last two months...

    Dr Shahid, who retired in BPS-20 from the PCSIR three years ago, visited Dawn offices on Monday to narrate the ordeal he and other pensioners had been going through for the two months...

  • PCSIR retirees’ woes

    PCSIR retirees have been suffering owing to late payment of pension...

    A number of letters have appeared in these columns, as well as in other papers, but no permanent solution has been sought to mitigate the suffering of scientists and their supporting staff...

  • PCSIR restrained from finalising promotions of grade-19 officials

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday restrained the departmental promotion board (DPB) of the Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (PCSIR) from making a final decision on the promotions of grade-19 officers without the permission of the court...

    The bench was hearing a petition filed by Dr Riazuddin, a PCSIR officer, who assailed the PCSIR’s notification regarding constitution of the DPB...

  • PCSIR solution easing misery of rickets patients

    Around nine years ago, the PCSIR had come to the help of the rickets patients by making ‘Jolly Solution’...

    They, however, said some patients were fortunate as pediatricians referred them to the PCSIR Peshawar for getting ‘Jolly Solution’ at nominal rate...

  • Case registered against housing society after 10 years

    On October 28, the Bahria Town officials brought heavy machinery to cut trees and got into in a scuffle with the forest department staff...

    Later, over 100 Bahria Town employees arrived on the spot, attacked the forest department staff, beat up two of them and kidnapped them...

  • 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...

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