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  • LDA stops commercialisation of Wapda Town main boulevard

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority has decided to stop temporary or permanent commercialisation of the Wapda Town main boulevard after its town planning wing received applications from residents individually and jointly...

    Wapda Town is a posh locality situated at southern area of Lahore, linking Khayaban-i-Jinnah, Johar Town, Valencia Town, Tariq Garden and NFC Society (phase-1)...

  • Lahore’s Bilawal House still owned by Bahria Town: spokesperson

    ISLAMABAD: The property known as Bilawal House in Lahore is currently in the name of Bahria Town, a spokesperson for the housing society clarified on Sunday...

    In a statement issued apropos a news item titled, ‘Who owns Lahore’s Bilawal House’, published in this newspaper on May 10, the Bahria Town spokesperson stated: “Bahria Town has [until] now only received an amount of Rs170 million, against a total value of Rs0...

  • 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...

    The stay was issued in January 2016 after Bahria Town petitioned the courts since the said road was to pass through an under-construction housing scheme owned by the property...

  • NAB launches probe against Bahria Town megaprojects in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi

    In accordance with the orders of the apex court, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched a formal probe against Bahria Town Karachi, Bahria Town Lahore and Bahria Town Rawalpindi, according to a press release issued by the watchdog on Monday...

    Take a look: Bahria Town Karachi: Greed unlimitedOn May 4, the Supreme Court, in three hard-hitting verdicts against the real estate empire, had declared the procurement of land...

  • Israel blocks non-residents from Ramallah after attack

    Sunday’s attack saw a Palestinian who had worked as a guard for the attorney general’s office in Ramallah open fire at a checkpoint outside the city, wounding three Israeli soldiers before being shot dead...

    A large number of Palestinians, aid workers and diplomats commute to Ramallah for work or other reasons on a daily basis...

  • Corruption at higher level blocks foreign investment: Imran

    MINGORA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said that a country cannot see progress and development if its prime minister is involved in corruption which, at higher level, blocks foreign investment...

    That’s why the PTI is launching a campaign against corruption at the higher level on Sept 3 from Lahore,” he said, adding that the campaign was not against any political party, but for the survival of the country...

  • China blocks US request for WTO arbitration

    GENEVA: China on Thursday blocked a US request for the World Trade Organisation to create an expert panel to resolve a dispute over Chinese restrictions on imports of American grain...

    Washington takes issue with China’s so-called tariff rate quota system for rice, wheat and corn, which it has said are so “opaque and unpredictable” that it dramatically limits imports...

  • Seven oil, gas blocks lying dormant: KP

    LAHORE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alleges that the federal government instead of playing a positive role is creating hurdles in the way of issuance of no-objection certificate (NOCs) for the approval and bidding of new oil and gas exploration blocks in the province...

    “The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa got approval from the Ministry of Defence for five exploration blocks...

  • CCI accepts demands for audit of 5pc census blocks

    ISLAMABAD: The Coun­cil of Common Interests (CCI) on Friday conceded demands for an independent audit of five per cent of census blocks and sharing with the provinces in real time data on oil, gas and electricity production and consumption...

    According to sources, the statistics division strongly opposed an increase in third-party validation of randomly selected census blocks from one to five per cent and hiring of an international or...

  • US House blocks Obama trade agenda, for now

    The vote, in which some two thirds of the House opposed the so-called Trade Adjustment Assi­sta­nce, was a stinging defeat for Oba­ma, who personally came to Capitol Hill in an effort to get fellow Dem­ocrats on board with his trade plan...

    Immediately afterward, the House narrowly passed the bill that would give Obama Trade Promotion Authority to rapidly conclude the Pacific trade deal and send it to Congress for an up-or-down vote,...

  • Thousands flee after landslide blocks Nepal river

    KATHMANDU: Thou­sands of panic-stricken villagers fled their homes fearing flash floods after an overnight landslide blocked a river in quake-hit Nepal’s mountainous northwest, officials said on Sunday...

    The landslide at around midnight sent mud and rocks tumbling into the Kali Gandaki river in Myagdi district, causing water levels to rise by 150 metres, said local official Yam Bahadur Chokhal
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