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  • Uber to launch ride services in Pakistan

    LAHORE: If the job vacancies on Uber's website are anything to go by, the app-based transportation service is making inroads into Pakistan...

    "We can confirm we are currently recruiting for a team in Lahore, and are very excited about launching in Pakistan as we see huge potential in the way we can help people move around their city safely and reliably...

  • Can private ride-hailing services solve the commute crisis in Pakistan?

    But can multiple ride-hailing services manage this issue for our metropolitan cities?“There are 45 people struggling for one seat in a public bus in Pakistan,” Zeeshan Baig, General Manager at Careem Pakistan said on Saturday during a panel discussion on transport and mobility at the 021Disrupt tech conference that took place in Karachi...

    “Imagine the multiple opportunities that exist in this sector in Pakistan,” he continued,...

  • Pakistan launches new polio vaccine, aims for 2016 wipeout

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday formally launched an injectable polio vaccine, an important step to accelerate its polio eradication campaign as the authorities vowed to wipe out the disease by 2016...

    More than four million children will benefit from the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), which will be incorporated into the country's routine immunisation schedule and given to children alongside other jabs...

  • Call for introducing diabetes vaccine in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Professor of medicine at the King Edward Medical University, Dr Irshad Hussain, has called for introduction of vaccine in Pakistan to prevent diabetes since the prevalence of the disease has almost doubled in adults/children...

    “Pakistan is facing a potential threat of diabetes outbreak, particularly in adults due to unhealthy lifestyle,” Prof Irshad told Dawn...

  • Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation

    Pakistan urged Facebook to remove harmful polio-related content from the social networking site on Friday, saying it was jeopardising eradication initiatives and putting the lives of vaccinators at risk...

    In recent months social media in the country has been inundated with fake news reports and videos — garnering thousands of views and shares in the last week alone — claiming numerous children have been killed by the polio vaccine......

  • A ride on the PML-N's shiny new toy

    Yet, there was something to Islamabad decades ago, in its infancy, which had it destined to become something spectacular; something out of the ordinary, something that would make it the center of Pakistan, yet not – as many people would say – “the real Pakistan”...

    It was with a mixture of relief and skepticism that I went ahead for a ride on it yesterday...

  • CINEMASCOPE: A BUMPY RIDE

    When I first learned that they were remaking Murder on the Orient Express, the question that instantly popped into my head was ‘Why?’...

    Another cinematic interpretation when the 1974 version still holds up well felt pointless
  • Investors fuel a multibillion-dollar ride-sharing frenzy

    Investors including Japan's SoftBank and Google-parent Alphabet are fuelling a drive to a ride-sharing future, betting on startups such as industry giants Uber and Lyft which have so far failed to deliver profits...

    A recent Goldman Sachs study projected that the worldwide ride-sharing market could grow eight-fold by the year 2030, reaching $285 billion annually...

  • Driver of ride-hailing company shot dead in Karachi

    Police are investigating the alleged murder of a driver working for a ride-hailing company who was found dead in his car in Karachi's Korangi area earlier this week, police said on Friday...

    "The victim was associated with a ride-hailing company but at time of the incident, his vehicle was "offline", Abbasi said...

  • Rickshaw ride costs Bangladesh skipper Mortaza

    DHAKA: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza's preparations for the One-Day International series against India have been disrupted by hand injuries sustained while riding to training in a cycle rickshaw...

    The injury-prone paceman was travelling to the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday morning when a bus shunted the rickshaw from behind, the Daily Star newspaper reported
  • ‘Over 200,000 commuters to ride on metro bus’

    RAWALPINDI: Metro bus service would facilitate over 200,000 commuters using public transport daily and the project would bring a revolution in the public transport sector...

    Chairman Metro Bus Project Monitoring and Implementation Committee Hanif Abbasi said this while talking to this agency
  • Mediapersons take a ride on metro buses

    ISLAMABAD: Two days before the formal inauguration of the metro bus service, over 300 mediapersons from across the country, led by Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed, had their first ride on the much-awaited mass transit facility on Monday...

    The round trip on three buses started from Pakistan Secretariat bus station in Islamabad to Saddar in Rawalpindi and back...

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