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LHC issues stay order over demolition of Punjab Governor House’s walls

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Monday has issued a stay order over a petition seeking halt to demolition of the walls of Governor House, Punjab, with immediate effect, ARY News reported.  The judge of LHC, Justice Mamoon Rashid while issuing stay order to stop demolition of the walls of the governor house Punjab till further orders, has asked that court should be apprised that on whose order the walls were being removed.? " According to the orders of the Supreme Court such steps needs approval from the cabinet," Justice…

North Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

SEOUL: Invited foreign journalists began a long journey up North Korea's east coast Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime's nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen. In a surprise announcement Pyongyang said earlier this month that it planned to "completely" destroy the Punggye-ri facility in the country's northeast, a move welcomed by Washington and Seoul. Punggye-ri has been the staging ground for all six of…

Top Indian politicians charged over Babri mosque demolition

NEW DELHI: An Indian judge charged a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and senior leaders from his ruling party with criminal conspiracy on Tuesday in connection with the 1992 destruction of Babri mosque by a Hindu mob. The demolition of Babri mosque in northern Uttar Pradesh state unleashed some of the deadliest religious riots across the country since independence in 1947, killing about 2,000 people. Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and stalwarts of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by L.…

Three policemen including SHO suspended over demolition of old school in Karachi

KARACHI: Three policemen, including a SHO, were suspended on Monday over negligence in the incident of demolition of decades old school in Garden area of Karachi, ARY News reported. On directive of Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, SSP East suspended the three police personnel, including SHO Soldier Bazaar Irshad Soomro. A group of land mafia bulldozed the octogenarian school on Sunday night, where more than 1,000 children were getting education. Local residents had contacted police helpline, 15, however nobody…