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  • Temporary ban on sale of luxury diesel cars

    ABOUT five years ago, when then-environment minister Jairam Ramesh described the growing tendency of affluent Indians to drive SUVs and luxury cars that guzzled diesel (a fuel that was heavily subsidised by the government) as ‘criminal,’ he was widely criticised by the automobile industry, and even the United Progressive Alliance government did not take him seriously...

    Last week, taking into consideration the seriousness of air...

  • ‘Karachi’s dependence on cars may increase despite BRTS project’

    KARACHI: “The Bus Rapid Transport System or BRTS project is of immense significance to Karachi, carrying physical, social and environmental impacts, which would be felt throughout the city,” said urban planner, writer and educator Farhan Anwar during his lecture ‘Karachi BRTS Project — An Opportunity For Urban Renewal’ arranged by the architecture department research lab at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture on Monday... ...

  • Only 19 cars registered in other districts against 91,449 in Karachi alone, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was on Monday informed that over 91,000 cars were registered in Karachi during 2014 and 2015 compared to only 19 vehicles registered in other parts of the province during the two-year period...

    The information was provided by Sindh Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Chawla during the assembly’s Question Hour in response to a question by Leader of the Opposition and Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislator...

  • Karachi fetches highest bid in sale of PSL franchises

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) project received a big boost here on Thursday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the franchise rights of all five outfits participating in the high-profile league have been sold out for a whopping US$93m for a 10-year period, with the Karachi franchise fetching the highest bid...

    “The PCB is proud to announce that the PSL’s commercial rights for franchises, title sponsorship...

  • SC bars Bahria Town from sale, purchase of land in Karachi

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday barred Bahria Town from the sale and purchase of land in Karachi after declaring the allotment of land to the company, and an exchange of land between the Malir Development Authority and Bahria Town illegal...

    The court also held Bahria Town responsible for encroachment on forest land in Takht Pari area near Islamabad, and separately declared constructions in the Marri area illegal, ordering Bahria...

  • Webb posts 11 luxury watches, three cars to secure $10m bond

    The indicted football official is providing 11 luxury watches to secure the $10 million bond that provided his release from custody along with his wife’s wedding ring, three opulent cars and 10 properties...

    According to an order filed Monday setting the conditions for release, Webb secured the bond with a five Rolex watches plus a Cartier Roadster, Hublot, Breitling, Panerai, Royal Oak Offshore and Luminor Marina...

  • Letter from Mumbai: Non-registration of high-end diesel cars

    A TEMPORARY ban imposed by the Supreme Court on the registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi and the National Capital Region has shaken the automobile industry and led to heated arguments over the merits or demerits of the fuel...

    Responding to a plea by environmentalists citing high atmospheric pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR), the apex court earlier this year imposed a temporary ban on the registration of...

  • Courts mulls ban on new diesel cars as Delhi chokes

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Tuesday said it was considering banning new diesel-guzzling SUVs and luxury cars from the streets of New Delhi in a bid to improve the capital’s notoriously toxic air...

    The Supreme Court said it was mulling a ban on purchases of new diesel vehicles with engines over 2000cc, typical of SUVs, jeeps and large cars made by BMW, Toyota and others...

  • Thousands of cars seized over hijab offences in Iran

    TEHRAN: Iran has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a headscarf, Tehran’s traffic police said on Tuesday...

    “In most cases, the cars were impounded and cases were referred to the judiciary,” he said, while some of the women stopped could face cash fines or warnings...

  • Driverless cars hit British streets in landmark trial

    MILTON KEYNES: Driverless vehicles carrying passengers took to Britain’s streets for the first time on Tuesday in a landmark trial which could pave the way for their introduction across the country...

    The compact two-seater cars trundled along a pedestrianised zone in Milton Keynes, north of London, in a trial by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) which plans to roll out 40 vehicles in the city...

  • Renault signs new agreement to assemble cars in Pakistan

    KARACHI: After suspending talks with Ghandhara Nissan Ltd (GNL) last week, French automaker Renault is making another attempt to assemble and distribute its vehicles in Pakistan in partnership with Al Futtaim, a Gulf-based business house...

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim have signed definitive agreements to assemble vehicles in a new plant in Karachi, a statement said on Monday...

  • From sculptures to making cars

    From carving micro-scale sculptures out of thin lead sticks to making cars, Fizza Shabbar works with a commitment and passion...

    “I lost my brother in 2011; he was a car enthusiast and we used to talk a lot about cars...

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