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Israel to crack down on illegal migrant workers

Israel to crack down on illegal migrant workers

JERUSALEM: Israel approved a plan on Sunday to hold and deport thousands of illegal migrant workers whom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “threat to the character of the country”.
In remarks to the cabinet, Netanyahu said thousands of migrants who have entered Israel mainly through Egypt in past years would be housed at a special holding facility, due to built in Israel’s southern Negev desert.
“We must stop the mass entry of illegal migrant workers because

Punjab government flouts LHC orders on illegal speed breakers

LAHORE: Despite calling upon the federal government to implement verdicts of the superior courts, the Punjab government and its entity, the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has not implemented the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) judgment ordering the removal of all illegal speed breakers in Lahore with immediate effect, Pakistan Today has learnt.
LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on November 3 had ordered the municipal authorities to remove all illegal speed breakers

Iran to cooperate with Nigeria on illegal arms probe

ABUJA: Iran has promised cooperation in a probe of an illegal arms shipment discovered in Lagos and sent from an Iran, Nigeria’s foreign minister said Friday after meeting his Iranian counterpart.
Iran’s cooperation will include granting Nigerian authorities access to an Iranian believed to have taken refuge in the Iranian embassy in Abuja, Foreign Minister Odein Ajumogobia told journalists.
“One of the individuals connected to the shipment was an Iranian national who we

SC seeks reply on alleged illegal lease of gold mines

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday issued notices to the federation and other respondents in a petition seeking court’s direction to the federal government not to lease out gold and copper mines in Balochistan to foreign companies in an unlawful manner.
The bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was hearing a petition filed by Tariq Asad against the lease of gold and copper mines, including the

Where’s the CDGL? – Illegal stalls thrive on The Mall

LAHORE
Illegal roadside stalls continue to thrive at the behest of the City District Government (CDGL) officials, causing a loss of millions of rupees to the government exchequer and creating traffic problems in the service lanes on both sides of The Mall.
There are approximately 1,000 shops on the iconic Mall road and more than 5,000 people visit offices, banks and other work areas everyday. Illegal stalls, unchecked by the CDGL, have mushroomed on the service lanes of the

FBR, Customs employees irked by illegal hirings

LAHORE
Illegal hiring of lower staff in the Customs Department has angered employees of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Customs Department, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to sources, dozens of lower division clerks (LDC) in Basic Pay Scale (BPS-7) were appointed across Pakistan, primarily in Lahore, in the last two months without following the rules of business.
According to sources, the high-ups of the FBR were not in favour of activating the Customs

SHC orders MDA to provide reports for the alleged illegal occupation of land

EDO says MDA has illegally occupied 14,000 acres of land
MDA has failed to pay the Rs 10 billion price for this land
MDA allots six acres to MNA’s son without permission
KARACHI
The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered the Malir Development Authority (MDA) on Tuesday to furnish details about 14,000 acres of its land by October 26, after the City District Government Karachi (CDGK) executive district officer (EDO) revenue claimed that the authority

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