DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The municipal authorities on Sunday removed encroachments on 630 kanals of government land in Daraban Bazaar.

Dera deputy commissioner Nasrullah Khan had directed Daraban assistant commissioner Nadir Nazar to retrieve land from the encroachers.

Mr Nazar along with officials of finance department, tehsil municipal administration and police took action against the land mafia. During the operation, 630 kanals of government land worth millions of rupees was retrieved from occupiers in Daraban Bazaar.

Meanwhile, the assistant commissioner also imposed heavy fines on shopkeepers for profiteering in Daraban Bazaar.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2022

Opinion

Editorial

Delay in the offing?
Updated 03 Feb, 2023

Delay in the offing?

Govt must realise that political stability in the country cannot be achieved by extra-constitutional actions.
Divisions in PML-N
03 Feb, 2023

Divisions in PML-N

DISCORD and drama in PML-N ranks escalated this week when Shahid Khaqan Abbasi revealed he no longer holds a party...
Wikipedia ‘downgrade’
03 Feb, 2023

Wikipedia ‘downgrade’

ATTEMPTS to police the internet by states, often by giving opaque justifications for the action, are never a good...
Mianwali raid
Updated 02 Feb, 2023

Mianwali raid

The military needs to share intelligence with civilian agencies to neutralise the militant menace nationwide.
Corruption unlimited
02 Feb, 2023

Corruption unlimited

PAKISTAN’S consistent slide on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index over the last several...
Women police officers
02 Feb, 2023

Women police officers

IN a heartening development, a second female police officer has been appointed as DPO in Attock, weeks after the...