Monthly Archives: July 2013


Real estate business doing well in Islamabad

BY FAZAL SHER & WAQAR LILLAH The real estate business in federal capital has witnessed 50 percent increase during the last few months due to migration of a number of well-off families from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Karachi to Islamabad because of deteriorating law and order situation in areas where […]


FIA puts DHA value, business at stake

By Ashraf Javed (“The Nation” report) LAHORE: While terming the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s order as judicial activism, a senior official of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) has said that depositing more than Rs 22 billion on a short notice was impossible. Talking to The Nation on the condition of […]


Supreme court orders freezing DHA Islamabad accounts

The Pakistani Supreme Court on Friday ordered freezing of accounts of the Islamabad and Rawalpindi wings of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), a establishment run under the umbrella of the army. The top court ordered the freeze during the hearing of a case related to alleged irregularities in the accounts […]


Right of vote to overseas Pakistanis 2

Senate body prepares draft act Islamabad: Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis has been informed that draft act regarding the right of vote to overseas Pakistanis has been prepared; meanwhile its approval would be taken from federal cabinet soon. The expatriate Pakistanis would use their right of vote in the next […]


More benefits for overseas Pakistanis 2

After sending a record amount of remittances to the country about $ 14 billion, the federal government is looking kind to overseas Pakistanis, media quoting sources reported on Tuesday. The government has been working upon different measures to benefit the overseas Pakistanis, a strong earning hand for the country in a time of economic […]


Islamabad Sector I-15 still awaits uplift work 32

The development work in Sector I-15 could not be started despite the approval of revised layout plan by the Capital Development Authority (CDA). According to the revised layout, project of the construction of flats has been cancelled and allotees of flats will now be given plots.


Facility for overseas Pakistanis

 Senate body for increase in insurance policy to lifetime * Recommends increasing insurance policy from two years to lifetime By Ijaz Kakakhel The Senate’s Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis on Monday recommended the government to increase the insurance duration for overseas Pakistanis from current initial two years till their return […]