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  • 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...

  • Rs228bn irregularities detected in two govt housing projects

    ISLAMABAD: The auditor general of Pakistan has found Rs228 billion irregularities in two housing ventures of the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) in the federal capital...

    The audit report claimed that in violation of the prime minister’s directions the FGEHF gave preference to the superior courts, media and the Ministry of Housing and Works, the parent ministry of the foundation, in the allotment of quota...

  • SBP to finance two pilot housing projects

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday set up a Steering Committee on Housing and Construction Finance to prepare for and implement sustainable market-led financing of housing projects and mortgages in order to promote the development of housing and construction industry in the country...

    “Housing finance was a priority area for the central bank and the SBP will play a facilitative and supportive role for its promotion...

  • Asad, Taufiq put SNGPL on top, bowlers thrive in Hyderabad

    The batsmen continued to struggle for the second game running at the Niaz Stadium in Hyderabad where 16 wickets went down in the Group-II fixture between United Bank Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC)...

    Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan was conspicuous by his absentee from the UBL line-up against SSGC in Hyderabad...

  • Hyderabad withstand Zampa spell to go top

    VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite Adam Zampa claiming the second best figures in the history of Indian Premier League, Sunrisers Hyderabad edged Rising Pune Supergiants by four runs here on Tuesday night...

    Hyderabad’s effort — the lowest total defended in this year’s tournament —took them to the top of the table and shut the door on Pune’s aspirations of making it to the playoffs...

  • MQM set to secure top positions in Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

    HYDERABAD:The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), for the first time since 1987, looks set to repeat history in Hyderabad Municipal Corporation by securing the slots of HMC’s mayor and deputy mayor...

    It trounced Jamaat-i-Islami and Jamiat Ulema Pakistan (Noorani) backed ten-party alliance — Tameer-e-Ittehad Hyderabad — formed on a one-point agenda: to beat the MQM...

  • Top national security body reviews CPEC projects

    ISLAMABAD: Amid Beijing’s growing concerns about the safety of two of its abducted nationals, the National Security Committee (NSC) on Wednesday reviewed the security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects and Chinese nationals based in the country...

    A press statement issued by the PM Office on the committee’s meeting did not give the details except for noting that “security for CPEC projects also came under discussion”...

  • Top habits of top students

    Despite trying to be as discreet as possible in our admiration, we do get impressed by how they make it seem so easy to get top grades while most of us struggle for B and C grades...

    The rest of the ordinary denizens of the class too can do well and excel if they just pay attention to the productive habits of top graders...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    In Hyderabad, the Jogi, a Gujrati-speaking Hindu minority artisan community survives in miserable socio-economic conditions in a small, ghetto-like slum settlement near the central city area...

    Socially excluded, they live in poverty without any state support such as housing, sanitation, drainage and proper working facilities for their livelihood...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

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