Category: National

IHC orders capital authority to seal Monal Restaurant today

Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered authorities on Tuesday to seal off Monal Restaurant and evict Margalla Greens Golf Club built on encroached land. Additionally, the military’s claim to 8,000 acres of Margalla Hills National Park was declared illegal. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah issued the order to Islamabad Capital Territory Chief Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmed. The case concerned encroachments in a national park.

leopard preservation zone opens in Islamabad

The government has established a leopard preservation zone in Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP) in Islamabad. The goal is to create a “balanced relationship” between humans and nature through the conservation of critically endangered species. The Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) inaugurated this week the Asian Leopard Preservation Zone in Margalla Hills to protect and preserve the felines. 

IHC orders demolition of ‘illegal’ Navy Sailing Club

The Islamabad High Court ordered the demolition of the “illegal” Navy Sailing Club within three weeks. The club was established on the bank of Rawal Lake. The IHC ordered action against the former naval chief. In a brief ruling today, the IHC CJ said Pakistan’s military has an important status that is mentioned in the constitution.

5th grader becomes honorary assistant commissioner Islamabad for 1 hour

The dream of a young girl to become a CSS officer comes true. The Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad fulfills her dreams. Hamza Shafqaat appointed Rebecca Shahbaz, a fifth-grader who is motivated to become a CSS officer, as honorary Assistant Commissioner for one hour. Hamza Shafqaat made this decision after the young girl expressed her dreams to him.

Justice Ayesha Malik is set to become the first woman to serve as Supreme Court judge

Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) approved the elevation of Lahore High Court Justice Ayesha Malik to the Supreme Court on Thursday. The appointment makes her the first woman to sit on the apex court in the country. Justice Gulzar Ahmed chaired the meeting during which Justice Malik’s elevation was approved by a vote of five to four.

Sindh government to punish employers hiring labour under 12 years

Sindh police have launched a crackdown on businesses employing underage workers. Business owners who refuse to comply risk arrest. Children under the age of 12 cannot work in small shops, tyre shops, or hotels, according to senior police officers. Violators will face consequences under child labour laws. Police arrested two shopkeepers during a raid on Tuesday. 

Shaniera Akram distributes warm clothes in Karachi, encourages others to do the same

Shaniera Akram urged the public to donate warm clothes and other accessories to people in need during this cold season. The activist distributed some winter clothing to the needy during the heavy rains in Karachi. She shared it on social media as a way to motivate her followers. She has always been very vocal about social work and she does what she advocates.

Pakistani man Muhammad Ahmar crosses border to meet lover in Mumbai

A Pakistani man named Muhammad Ahmar from Bahawalpur fell in love with an Indian girl from Mumbai on social media and reached India. The young man arrived in India at the invitation of the girl. He claimed that he was forced to take illegal action after his visa application was rejected. According to the Indian official, Ahmar was unaware that Rajasthan and Mumbai were 1,400 km apart.

Sindh chief minister Murad Ali Shah eager to launch new PSL team

Syed Murad Ali Shah, chief of Sindh in Karachi, met with emerging Pakistani pacer Shahnawaz Dahani from Larkana. He vowed to promote the 23-year-old pacer and other national athletes during the meeting. He told Dahani that his government would promote him in all senses so that he could focus on sports.

Pakistani Freelancer provides prayer service for Data Darbar Shrine at Fiverr

The Pakistani freelancer now offers spiritual coaching via Fiverr to people around the world. He listed different packages for people who want a Fiverr user to pray for them at the Data Darbar, a largest Sufi shrine in South Asia. Online marketplace Fiverr allows freelancers to connect with customers worldwide. It allows users to post and apply for small, one-time jobs online.