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  • 12 killed in fire at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel

    At least 12 people were killed and 75 others injured when a huge fire erupted at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel early Monday, police and a doctor said...

    Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar speaking to reporters outside the hotel said the cause of the fire could not be immediately ascertained...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    NEW DELHI: India's government took Al Jazeera news channel off the air on Wednesday for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of disputed Kashmir...

    Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available”...

  • India’s inter-ministerial committee recommends taking Al Jazeera off air in map row

    NEW DELHI: India, forever sullen about maps depicting its territorial claims against its liking, has found a quarry in Al Jazeera, reports said on Friday...

    The Hindu said an inter-ministerial committee of the Information and Broadcasting ministry has found that Al Jazeera channel violated the programme code by showing wrong maps of India on repeated occasions and recommended that it be taken off air...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

  • School principal in India charged with sedition over 'incorrect' Kashmir map

    NEW DELHI: An Indian school principal and two others have been charged with sedition for printing an 'incorrect' map of disputed Kashmir, police said Wednesday, an offence technically punishable by a maximum of life in jail...

    The principal was arrested on Monday along with the school's owner and a printing press owner following a complaint by a right-wing Hindu activist, who spotted the map in a school diary...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    “We’ve charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar said, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Three held in Tahir Plaza arson case

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Monday claimed to have arrested three men allegedly involved in the 2008 Tahir Plaza inferno case in which six people, including a lawyer, were burnt to death...

    “Rangers while carrying out action against criminals in the metropolis arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the Tahir Plaza tragedy case,” said a spokesperson for the Rangers...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash has been constructing a multi-storey plaza on a service road behind the Aabpara Sunday Bazaar...

  • Work on Shahabuddin Market plaza resumes after six-month hiatus

    KARACHI: Work on the construction of the Shahabuddin Market and Parking Plaza (SMPP), which had been suspended last year amid a power tussle between the local bodies and the Sindh government, has finally resumed, officials and sources said...

    Hundreds of shopkeepers having their business establishments in the old Shahabuddin Market were relocated to a temporary market constructed in the Lines Area with a promise that they would be...

  • Eleven injured in plaza fire

    LAHORE: A young man died and 11 others suffered multiple burns when a huge fire erupted in a plaza at Ichhra on Tuesday...

    The youth identified as Shahzad was a sweeper who jumped from the fourth floor of the nine-storey Gold Mine Plaza and died...

  • Three-year-old boy booked in plaza occupation case

    ISLAMABAD: A local court on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to the station house officer (SHO) of Shalimar for booking a three-year-old boy in a plaza occupation case...

    According to the FIR, Mohammad Khalid complained to the police that Adil Asghar, his brother Usman, Mohammad Ishtiaq Bangash, Rafiq and Mustafa had occupied the basement of his plaza in Sector F-10...

  • Over 25 shops gutted in Gul Plaza

    KARACHI: More than 25 shops were burnt in a huge fire that broke out in a multi-storey market, Gul Plaza, on main M...

    The fireman said in the Gul Plaza fire incident the firemen broke the shutters of the shops since these were closed and one of their firemen was miraculously saved during fire fighting...

  • Currency universe different now from days of ‘Plaza Accord’

    ”These lines come not from the statement issued last weekend by the Group of 20 leading economies meeting in Turkey but from one of the most famous inter-governmental economic communiques ever, signed 30 years ago this month and remembered with awe in financial markets as the “Plaza Accord”...

    On Sept 22, 1985, at the Plaza Hotel in New York, the Group of Five leading industrialised powers — the United States, Japan, West Germany,...

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