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  • LHC vacates Bahria Town's stay on construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III

    Vacating a stay on the construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III, which had been issued on property developer Bahria Town's plea, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has given the Punjab government permission to begin construction on the project...

    Seventy-one houses and three constructed and four under-construction plazas reportedly fall in the path of the Ring Road's Southern Loop...

  • Tokyo park closed after high-level radiation

    Soil underneath a slide at the park in the northwest of the Japanese capital showed radiation readings of up to 480 microsieverts per hour, the local administrative office said...

    “Many children play in the park daily, so the ward office should explain the situation,” Kyodo News quoted a 62-year-old local woman as saying...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Whisky, clubs, music: Karachi's nightlife behind closed doors

    KARACHI: Karachi, Pakistan's biggest and most diverse city, was once home to a famous nightclub scene where alcohol flowed freely and luminaries from the world of jazz played to packed crowds eager for a taste of Western culture...

    Today, a new generation is seeking to revive the partying traditions of their parents and grandparents ? albeit behind closed doors...

  • Whisky, clubs, music: Karachi’s nightlife behind closed doors

    KARACHI: A new generation is seeking to revive the partying traditions — albeit behind closed doors — of the metropolis that was home to several nightclubs before the country was fundamentally altered by the Islamisation in the late 1970s...

    After decades of violence, bitter political acrimony and bloody turf wars, Karachi’s golden era is being revived by the youths...

  • All five cases of Karachi knife attacks closed for lack of proof

    KARACHI: All five cases relating to recent knife attacks on women in the city were declared on Tuesday ‘A-Class’ — or closed — for want of evidence and the so-called ‘facilitator’ of the suspected attacker was ordered to be released as the city police failed to make any headway in the matter...

    The police, which had earlier claimed to have arrested a ‘facilitator’, Shehzad, in Karachi submitted a report in an antiterrorism court...

  • Army-run schools in Karachi to remain closed till Jan 31

    KARACHI: All army-run educational institutes in the metropolis will remain shut throughout the week starting Wednesday, school administration officials said...

    Students and parents were informed that all institutes under the Army Public Schools & Colleges System in Karachi will remain closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and will reopen after the weekend on Monday, officials told DawnNews...

  • Asian Development Bank to fund IT park in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide financing for setting up of a benchmark model information technology park in Karachi as well as help in developing a strategy for national IT parks, it was learnt here...

    The information technology ministry will implement the project in Karachi to construct the benchmark IT park...

  • Karachi’s iconic park given to Bahria Town

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday handed over Karachi’s iconic park — Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim — to real estate giant Bahria Town for 10 years in a move which the provincial authorities claimed would save funds and encourage private organisations to carry out social work and public service...

    A notification issued by the Sindh local government ministry stated that the decision to hand over the park “for adoption” had been taken after...

  • Bahria Town will not take over Karachi park until all stakeholders approve: Malik Riaz

    Malik Riaz, the owner of real estate giant Bahria Town, said Friday that his company will not take over Karachi’s iconic park — Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim — until all stakeholders, including mayor Waseem Akhtar agree to hand it over to them...

    Riaz's statement is a response to Friday's news report saying the Sindh government had decided to hand over the park to Bahria Town for 10 years in a move which the provincial authorities claimed would...

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