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  • OPF urged to help Pakistanis in Gulf states

    ISLAMABAD: A National Assembly committee urged the Overseas Pakistanis Foun­d­ation (OPF) on Friday to evolve a mechanism to protect Pakistanis in Gulf countries in case of any untoward situation...

    The NA Standing Commi­ttee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, at a meeting held at the OPF headquarters, praised the foundation’s efforts in timely repatriation of Pakistanis from Yemen...

  • NAB begins probe into OPF housing ‘scam’

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has launched investigation into the affairs of the OPF Housing Scheme (Overseas Pakistanis Foundation) on charges of fraud...

    According to a NAB spokesperson, the bureau has started a probe against the OPF Housing Scheme Phase-I (Extension) administration after receiving complaints that it had sold more plots than the land available in the society...

  • Court okays plea bargain in plot sale case

    PESHAWAR: A local accountability court on Monday approved the plea bargain of four suspects, including a noted pulmonologist and Peshawar TB Association president, and ordered their release in a case about the illegal sale of a precious plot allotted to the association by the government...

    The judge, Zarqesh Sani, issued the order after a prosecutor of National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Riaz Mohmand, said the...

  • Govt eyes Rs5bn from auction of 41-kanal plot in Lahore today

    ISLAMABAD: The Privatisation Commission will wind up the sale of properties owned by the federal government with the auction of over 41 kanals of land in Lahore on Monday (today)...

    Privatisation Commission expects a higher price in view of prime location of landThe government had finalised sale of 26 properties and so far has auctioned 23 unutilised properties with proceeds over Rs1bn...

  • Tickets go on sale in Lahore for Zimbabwe series

    LAHORE: Tickets went on sale in Pakistan Saturday for next week's cricket series against Zimbabwe, days after a major militant attack put the visit — the first by a Test playing nation in six years — in doubt...

    The tour is the first by a Test-playing team since 2009, when a bus carrying the Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in Lahore...

  • PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29...

    PCB announced to put the tickets of seven enclosures of the Qaddafi stadium on sale, with prices ranging from Rs1,500 to Rs5,000...

  • Islamberg: A tranquil Muslim Hamlet in the Catskills - until the attack plot

    Dozens of internet postings and a documentary film have characterised the community as a training camp for terrorists and its residents as Islamist warriors...

    One blog on the Christian Action Network, for example, described the settlement as "America's first Islamic government," and warned that children are being raised to fight a holy war, girls are denied an education and rule breakers "are often tied to trees and whipped for...

  • Netanyahu has lost the plot – maybe because truth hurts

    But why, on earth, did the prime minister of Israel condemn Ban for encouraging “terror”?You might think he was talking about the old Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...

    Prime Minister Netanyahu – ever more out of tune with the rest of the world, with the massive shift towards Iran by America, Europe and Russia – had it in for the diminutive Ban...

  • Land use of residential plot changed to build high-rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: A multi-storey building is being constructed in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society on a fast-track basis after a former Karachi Metropolitan Corporation administrator used his discretionary powers to change the land use of the plot from residential to commercial, it emerged on Sunday...

    Before the abolition of the elected local government system in 2010, every conversion case was brought before the City Council for...

  • Bahrain jails 10 Shias for life over attacks plot

    DUBAI: Bahrain’s lower court jailed 10 Shia men for life on Tuesday on charges of plotting attacks a day after the Gulf state sentenced 19 others to lengthy prison terms...

    They had been charged with forming an outlawed group that plotted “terror” attacks, smuggling arms and ammunition into Bahrain, travelling to Iran and Iraq for military training and possessing arms and ammunition...

  • Plot allotted to chief justice puts CDA in a bind

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is in a bind over the question of waiving surcharges on a plot allotted to the chief justice, and may have to change their policies in order to get out of the tough situation...

    Mayor says no allottee should be penalised for late payment by FGEHFAs per CDA practice, in cases where were the cost of the plot is not remitted to the agency within the period specified in the FGEHF...

  • Israel charges Arabs with IS-inspired Jerusalem gun plot

    Said Jabarin, 26, from the mainly Arab northern town of Umm al-Fahm, was charged with attempting to aid an enemy, possession of firearms and using a weapon for terror...

    Prosecutors said that Jabarin had been questioned by Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency in January over his suspected support for IS and then given a formal warning in May...

  • Turkey sentences 34 to life in jail over Erdogan murder plot

    A Turkish court on Wednesday handed life sentences to 34 people for plotting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel during last year's failed coup...

    The group includes former brigadier general Gokhan Sahin Sonmezates who was accused of directing the plot...

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