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  • Legal issues hamper plan to revive KP cooperative bank

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s plan announced in 2011 to revive the cooperative bank has fizzled out due to legal and other problems...

    They said since 2011, the government had allocated Rs200 million annually to resuscitate the bank but the money remained unspent due to litigations from former employees and legal issues raised by the law department...

  • PTI says ECP was 'non-cooperative'

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) counsel Abdul Hafeez Pirzada on Monday alleged that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) remained non-cooperative and did not produce documents which the PTI intended to present as evidence before the judicial commission...

  • Rangers detain ex-chief of fishermen cooperative for 90 days

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, informed the administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts on Wednesday about the 90-day preventive detention of former chairman of Fishermen Cooperative Society (FCS) Dr Nisar Morai for questioning...

    The Rangers had also detained for 90 days Saeed Baloch, the general secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum and the FCS employees’ union, in January for allegedly funding outlawed People’s Amn...

  • Pindi’s revenue dept admits housing societies have encroached 600 acres

    ISLAMABAD: Perhaps for the first time in six years, the revenue department of Rawalpindi has agreed that private housing societies have encroached upon 600 acres of the forest department’s land in Rawalpindi...

    In a report submitted to the Supreme Court on August 12, the revenue department admitted that 638 acres of the 2,175 acres forest land had been encroached by the housing societies...

  • 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...

    The complainant said after the senior officials of the department arrived at the scene, Bahria Town employees left from the place but leaving behind a machine which was confiscated by the forest department...

  • 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

    A Rawalpindi magistrate on Thursday ordered an assistant registrar of the Supreme Court (SC) and four other accused to submit surety bonds worth Rs50,000 each to ensure their appearance during the trial of a gun attack case filed against them...

    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...

  • 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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