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  • Shah Allah Ditta caves to be preserved

    ISLAMABAD: The stalled project of restoring the Shah Allah Ditta caves will be resumed and city managers have also decided on developing a tourist site near the caves, which make up one of the most important heritage sites in the region...

    CDA officials took the decision of preserving the caves located in the Margalla Hills in D-13 in a meeting on Friday with Member Administration Amir Ali Ahmed in the chair...

  • CDA yet to begin preserving Shah Allah Ditta caves

    ISLAMABAD: The change in leadership at the Capital Development Authority (CDA) will not bring any change to the Shah Allah Ditta caves, a historic archaeological site in the federal capital...

    In 2010, the CDA prepared a PC-1 for the preservation and protection of the site, in addition to the development of Sadhu ka Bagh, a tourist attraction next to the caves...

  • PM directs CDA, capital administration to develop Shah Allah Ditta caves

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration to development the historic Buddha Caves in Shah Allah Ditta...

    A follow-up letter addressed to the concerned ministries from the Prime Minister’s Office said the CDA and ICT administration should collaborate with the ministry to develop the caves...

  • Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah protesters ordered to vacate Jinnah Avenue

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration on Monday warned organisers and activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah to immediately vacate Jinnah Avenue where they are staging a sit in and served them a notice in this regard as well...

    The notice reminds the protesters that in the wake of the current law and order situation and recent terrorist attacks, section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in Islamabad which bans large...

  • Nation urged to seek Allah’s help in fight against coronavirus

    ISLAMABAD: Acting President Sadiq Sanjrani and National Assembly Speaker Assad Qaisar have appealed to the nation to offer special prayers seeking help from Allah Almighty in the nation’s and the government’s unprecedented battle against coronavirus pandemic...

    “We need to pray to Allah Almighty to protect us from this calamity,” the acting president said in the video message to the nation...

  • Huge cache of arms, ammunition found in caves and tunnels

    The weapons and ammunition stocked in caves and tunnels included anti-aircraft guns, rockets, mortars, light combat weapons and thousands of kilogrammes of explosives...

    Caves and tunnels in the areas, security officials said, were infested with landmines and stocks of arms and ammunition...

  • Living in caves still a way of life in Khyber Agency

    Taking a short break, he revealed to the curiosity of this scribe that around 3,000 to 4,500 people of Lala Cheena, Shagai, Katta Kushta and Ali Masjid areas had been living in caves since long...

    Mr Afridi said that life in caves had been rather comfortable and easier than life in normal concrete block-homes...

  • Five killed as seminary roof caves in

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Five children, two brothers among them, were buried alive while eight others were injured when the roofs of a double-storey building of a seminary on Dera-Multan Road caved in during construction...

    According to eyewitness account, labourers were engaged in construction when the roof of the seminary’s upper storey collapsed triggering a chain reaction leading to fall of the roof of the ground floor where children were...
  • Two hurt as Edhi Centre roof caves in

    HYDERABAD: Two men suffered injuries when a large portion of the roof of the Edhi Centre zonal office in Gari Khata collapsed on them on Thursday...

    One of the injured identified as Mohammad Iqbal was rushed to the Liaquat University Hospital while the other who could not be identified had minor injuries, said in-charge of the Edhi Centre Meraj
  • Index caves in on selling pressure

    KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) recorded some early gains but later succumbed to selling pressure with the KSE-100 index closing in the red for sixth consecutive session on Tuesday, posting a loss of 113...

    18 points to settle at 30,564
  • IED-making factories, caves unearthed in Khyber Agency

    LANDI KOTAL: Security forces unearthed tunnels, caves and improvised explosive device-manufacturing factories during a search operation in the Nangrosa-Lagad area of Barra Bara in Tirah valley on Thursday...

    The Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement that a huge quantity of arms and ammunition had been recovered from four caves and explosives-manufacturing factories in the forested and mountainous region of Nangrosa which...

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