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  • Tax amnesty scheme extended, oil prices raised

    ISLAMABAD: With a surge of interest in declaration of foreign and domestic assets, the government has extended the tax amnesty scheme for one month with a cut-off date of July 31, according to a highly placed source in the federal cabinet...

    In addition, a federal cabinet meeting also decided to raise prices of petroleum products mainly due to depreciation of the exch­ange rate...

  • 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...

    However, in the absence of the elected council, its powers are being exercised by the KMC administrator, an unelected person and a...

  • ‘Airport-like terrorism plot foiled’, 11 suspects held in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled a “major terrorism plan” in Karachi after they arrested nearly a dozen suspected militants associated with the Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) following an encounter that left a policeman wounded...

    “They had been involved in targeted killings and terror incidents in Karachi during the past two years,” said the officer...

  • NAB Karachi initiates inquiry against Fazaia Housing Scheme for allegedly 'cheating public'

    The National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Karachi chapter has requested its chairman to start a fresh inquiry against Fazaia Housing Scheme (FHS) Karachi on the allegation of "cheating public at large", a press release issued by the accountability watchdog said on Friday...

    It said that NAB Karachi is determined to complete the inquiry at a fast pace and "hold accountable all the persons involved"...

  • Netanyahu has lost the plot – maybe because truth hurts

    Has Benjamin Netanyahu gone bananas? I don’t mean this as an aberration, like a politician who loses his marbles during a particular crisis...

    No, it was when I read the Israeli prime minister’s response to Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary- General, that I realised he just might be a bit insane
  • 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 suspects, including Peshawar TB Association president Dr Iqbal Safi, vice president Haji Riaz Bacha, lawyer Shahzad Zahoor and property dealer...

  • 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...

    Three were sentenced in absentia after fleeing to Iran, Ahmad al-Hamadi, head of the counter-terrorism prosecution, said in a statement on Twitter
  • 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

    Israeli prosecutors charged two Arab citizens on Thursday with plotting to carry out a shooting in the streets of Jerusalem's Old City out of loyalty to the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    Prosecutors alleged that the pair, who were arrested on September 6, had tried unsuccessfully to travel to Syria to fight with IS and then decided to target fellow Israelis instead, inspired by a deadly gun and knife attack in July
  • Turkey sentences 34 to life in jail over Erdogan murder plot

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

    Erdogan has said the assassination plot left him minutes from death after he fled the resort in Marmaris, where he had been holidaying with his family, and went back to Istanbul by plane...

  • Restoration of commercial plot raises questions

    ISLAMABAD: Amid strong opposition from two members, the CDA board has restored a commercial plot at D-12 Markaz to its former successful bidder after he failed to make the payments on time...

    Member Estate Khushal Khan presented the case before the board meeting held on June 9 and convinced Mayor and temporary CDA Chairman Sheikh Anser Aziz and Member Planning Asad Mehboob Kayani to restore the plot...

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