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  • Govt building, road to be named after Abdul Qadeer Khan

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has directed Capital Development Authority (CDA) to name prominent government building and road after the architect of Pakistan’s nuclear programme — late Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan...

    Separately, the government also asked CDA for naming a road after the Dr A...

  • Fall-off in Indian weddings bodes ill for jewellers, gold

    This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewellers...

    “Jewellery demand could drop by 30 per cent (year-on-year) in the second half due to fewer weddings,” said Prithviraj Kothari, vice president of India Bullion & Jewellers' Association (IBJA)...

  • Indian jewellers pull ‘racist’ ad featuring Aishwarya Rai

    A national English newspaper published the Kalyan Jewellers’ advertisement last week that showed a fair Bachchan bejewelled and decked in Indian regal attire, reclining under a parasol held by dark-skinned child...

    The jewellers apologised, saying the ad was “intended to present the royalty, timeless beauty and elegance”...

  • Passerby burnt during jewellers’ protest

    RAWALPINDI: A passerby sustained critical burn injuries after someone threw a burning tyre on him during a protest against a robbery in Sarafa Bazaar on Monday...

    Abdul Mateen, 37, associated with a commercial bank, was returning home when he found a large number of protesters blocking Murree Road at Waris Khan at about 1:30pm...

  • Jewellers announce opposition to Indian trade fair

    LAHORE: Lahore Sarafa and Jewellers Association have opposed the upcoming Indian Jewellery Show being held in first week of next month here, with the collaboration of Saarc Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)...

    In a joint statement, the association’s President Hafiz Mohammad Ahmed, chairman Haji Afzal, SVP Shehzad Iqbal and general secretary Tahir Mehmood Bhatti said that 12th Saarc...

  • FBR to register housing societies and jewellers

    FAISALABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue will register housing societies and jewellers, says FBR’s Faisalabad Chief Commissioner Mahmood Hussain...

    He said: “The registration of housing societies and jewellers is our mission now and the non-filers and tax evaders will face the music...

  • Five of 13 suspects killed by FC were missing persons: Mama Qadeer

    KARACHI: Leader of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Abdul Qadeer Baloch, better known as Mama Qadeer, claimed on Thursday that five of the 13 suspected militants killed by security forces earlier this week and accused of having been involved in the week’s murder of 20 labourers in Turbat had been missing for the past few months...

    Addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Mama Qadeer said it was not the first...

  • SHC orders removal of Mama Qadeer, Farzana Majeed from ECL

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday ordered the Interior Ministry to remove the names of Baloch rights activists Farzana Majeed and Mama Qadeer from the Exit Control List (ECL), a report published on the BBC Urdu website said...

    The petition questioned the law enforcement agencies’ conduct of stopping Qadeer, Chairman of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), and the organisation's general secretary Farzana from boarding a...

  • SHC allows Mama Qadeer to travel abroad

    KARACHI: Leaders of the Voice of Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) Abdul Qadeer Baloch, better known as Mama Qadeer, and Farzana Majeed were on Tuesday allowed by the Sindh High Court to travel abroad...

    They moved the SHC against the travel ban after Mama Qadeer was stopped on March 5 at Karachi airport where he had reached to board a New York-bound flight...

  • Dr Qadeer moves SC for enforcement of fundamental rights

    ISLAMABAD: Nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, seeking enforcement of his fundamental rights, including free movement across the country...

    Advocate Zubair Afzal Rana filed the petition on behalf of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan requesting the Supreme Court to pronounce that fundamental rights, including the freedom of movement, could not be abridged, curtailed or denied arbitrarily merely on...

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