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  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Ownership of rest house in Nathiagali in limbo

    PESHAWAR: A defiant provincial police chief and a weak provincial chief executive, the result: the ownership of a rest house in the cool climes of Nathiagali that was supposed to have been transferred to the department of tourism, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa way back in June, remains in limbo...

    Dawn has in its possession details of the correspondence between the police department and the office of the chief secretary including the approval of...

  • Pims deputes medical teams at Sihala rest house

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) on Thursday deputed medical teams at the Police Training College Rest House Sihala...

    The all-women teams of doctors and nurses will stay at the rest house round the clock as will an ambulance of the hospital...

  • SC directs authorities to move Omar Sheikh from death cell to rest house

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed authorities to move Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the prime accused in the 2002 killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl, from a death cell in the Karachi Central Prison to a government rest house within the next two to three days...

    The apex court also directed authorities to ensure complete security of the rest house, and allowed Sheikh's family access to him from 8am to 5pm, while hearing a...

  • PTI lawmakers, workers storm Wapda House

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf parliamentarians and activists stormed the Wapda offices here on Wednesday to protest the excessive power outages in semi-urban areas...

    A local Wapda official said protesters smashed the building’s main gate...

  • KP govt to lock Wapda House in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Reacting to the excessive loadshedding in the province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has warned his government would close down the main offices of Wapda in Peshawar...

    “My government has decided to lock up Wapda House once the assembly passes the budget...

  • CM repeats threat to close Wapda House

    NOWSHERA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has reiterated threat to close down the Wapda House in Peshawar after Eid over the federal government’s failure to give due electricity share to the province...

    We’ll close down the Wapda House in Peshawar after Eidul Azha if the federal government doesn’t give us the due share in electricity,” he told reporters here in the hujra of excise and taxation minister Mian...

  • Asif takes 11 as Wapda whip Islamabad

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif capped a grand return to action by grabbing a 11-wicket haul as holders Wapda defeated Islamabad inside two days in their third-round Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship fixture on Tuesday...

    After a dramatic opening day on Monday during which 24 wickets went down, Wapda completed a swift demolition job at the Diamond Club Ground as they surged to top of Group ‘A’ with 24...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • 10 people injured in a house fire in Islamabad

    At least 10 people, including three children, were injured when a house caught fire due to a gas leakage in the Loi Bhir area of Islamabad, DawnNews reported on Friday...

    Station House Officer (SHO) of Loi Bhir police station Mehboob Ahmed told DawnNews that the house, situated in PWD area of Loi Bhir, caught fire due when the residents tried to light a gas stove that was left turned on overnight...

  • All eyes on Zardari House as Bilawal hosts 'informal get-together' for opposition in Islamabad

    All eyes are on Zardari House in Islamabad where the top leadership of all opposition parties will put their heads together at an "informal gathering" on Sunday in yet another effort to forge a grand opposition alliance...

    Sources in the PPP told Dawn earlier that launching an anti-government campaign was discussed by senior party leaders on Friday during a meeting of the party's core committee in Islamabad...

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