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India Grants Land Ownership To 1947’s Refugees

India Grants Land Ownership To 1947’s Refugees

Refugees in India’s western state of Maharashtra have been granted land ownership rights 70 years after fleeing from present Pakistan when the countries were partitioned at independence, officials announced. Refugees in Maharashtra were housed in about 30 government-owned “camps” or colonies across the state, with limited rights to sell or redevelop their homes. The move […]

India grants land ownership rights to refugees who fled Pakistan 70 years ago

India grants land ownership rights to refugees who fled Pakistan 70 years ago

Refugees in India s western state of Maharashtra have been granted land ownership rights 70 years after fleeing what is now Pakistan, officials said. The move is part of a wider push to give more rights to certain refugee groups in different parts of India. About 3 million refugees from the Sindh and Punjab provinces in […]

Imran’s Bani Gala land purchased through ‘Benami transaction’

Imran’s Bani Gala land purchased through ‘Benami transaction’

Imran’s Bani Gala land purchased through ‘Benami transaction’ ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad administration informed an anti-terrorism court on Friday the land purchased by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Bani Gala in the name of his first wife, Jemima Khan, through a ‘Benami transaction’. In a report, officials stated that when the land, measuring 300 […]

Israel stealing land of Palestinians: Arab League

Israel stealing land of Palestinians: Arab League

CAIRO (Yes News) – The Arab League has said that Israel is stealing the land of Palestinians. The statement came after Israeli move to legalize thousands of settler homes on Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.  “The law in question is only a cover for stealing the land and appropriating the property of Palestinians,” […]

Oscars 2017: La La Land leads the race with 14 nominations

Oscars 2017: La La Land leads the race with 14 nominations

Hollywood gears up for its most prestigious awards night, The Academy Awards on February 26 as #OscarNoms are revealed. Romantic musical La La Land is the movie to beat at the Academy Awards after earning 14 nominations in a diverse list that silenced the #OscarsSoWhite controversy of the last two years. Whereas last year all […]

Karachi: Plot owners using residential land for commercial activities to be fined

Karachi: Plot owners using residential land for commercial activities to be fined

KARACHI (Yes News) – Director General (DG) Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Syed Nasir Abbashas said that commercial institutions like hotels, schools and tuition centers on resident plots are basic violations of allotments. KDA will soon develop a scheme to fine those owners whose resident plots are being used for commercial purposes and allocate the collected […]

Zardari to land in Karachi tomorrow afternoon

Zardari to land in Karachi tomorrow afternoon

PPP Co-Chairman Asif Zardari will land at Karachi’s old Jinnah terminal on Friday afternoon, PPP leader Nisar Khuhro said during a press conference Thursday. The former president is returning to Pakistan after abruptly leaving the country last year following a hard-hitting speech in which he lashed out at the military establishment for overstepping its domain. […]