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  • Delay at D-Chowk: PTI announces Lahore rally on Oct 9

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has postponed its October 4 sit-in scheduled to be held at Islamabad's D-Chowk, party's central organising committee told media on Tuesday...

    The announcement came after local administration on Wednesday reminded the PTI that gatherings and processions in the Red Zone are prohibited and further said that the party will now hold the rally in Lahore on October 9...

  • Azadi Train chugs into Karachi amid cheers

    KARACHI: Though August 14 was almost two weeks ago, the spirit of independence was revived as Pakistan Railways’ Azadi Train travelled throughout the country while gracing several cities along the way...

    Mohammad Saeed, the engine driver of the Azadi Train, said that several drivers drove the train as it travelled from province to province and city to city but he himself took charge at Tando Adam...

  • Azadi Train attracts Lahorites

    LAHORE: People belonging to all walks of life continued thronging Lahore railway station on Wednesday to have a glimpse of the Azadi Special Train being run by the Pakistan Railways in connection with the 70th Independence Day celebrations...

    Folk artists, singers and musicians besides puppeteers accompanying the Azadi train remained attraction of a large number of schoolchildren, mostly in their uniforms...

  • This is not a conspiracy, this is naya Pakistan: Imran sends message to Nawaz at Liaquat Bagh 'Azadi' rally

    Leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Awami Muslim League (AML) shared a stage Sunday night at Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi, where a large number supporters turned up on the call of Imran Khan and Sheikh Rashid for an "Azadi jalsa"...

    In nearly all of Sharif's speeches that he delivered on his way to Lahore from Islamabad, he demanded to know the reason for his disqualification...

  • Jiu-Jitsu Azadi Cup

    LAHORE: Pakistan Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) celebrated the 68th Independence Day of Pakistan by organising the Jiu-Jitsu Azadi Cup at the PSB National Coaching Centre here on Saturday...

  • ‘Azadi Train’ to begin month-long journey today

    RAWALPINDI: The ‘Azadi Train’ will begin its journey on Thursday, and will travel 4,000 kilometres in a month, from Islamabad to Karachi via Peshawar, Lahore and Quetta...

    The train, which was prepared at the Islamabad Carriage Factory, depicts the cultures of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Jammu and Kashmir, as well as various projects carried out by the PML-N government – including Lahore’s...

  • Azadi Train a tribute to national heroes

    During his visit to Peshawar Railway Station here, he appreciated the arrangements for running the Azadi Train by Pakistan Railways...

    The governor said Azadi Train was an effort to pay rich tribute to national heroes and to recall the sacrifices of forefathers of the nation...

  • Azadi Photo Walk

    LAHORE: The Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) has kicked off Independence Day celebrations...

    As part of the celebrations, the TDCP organised an Azadi Photo Walk on Thursday at Minar-i-Pakistan to commemorate the valour, bravery and struggle that the Muslims of the subcontinent under Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah displayed almost seven decades ago...

  • ‘Azadi Train’ arrives at Sialkot

    SIALKOT: Azadi Train was accorded a warm welcome when it arrived at the local railway station on Saturday...

    Azadi Train has been prepared by PR, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage...

  • New road, PR land acquisition increase cost of Kahna Kachcha Flyover

    LAHORE: The cost to be incurred on land and structure acquisition and other ancillary services for construction of the Kahna Kachcha Flyover has doubled in the revised PC-I of the project...

    The project, which will be launched at the Railway Line Crossing on Defence Road at Kahna Kachcha Railway Station, is a part of the Lahore Urban Transport Master Plan 2011-2030...

  • Habibabad flyover opens

    KASUR: The Habibabad flyover on Multan Road near Pattoki was opened to traffic on Wednesday...

    The flyover which replaced an old bridge built in 1986 is 867-metre long and 26...

  • New flyover develops cracks

    GUJRANWALA: The newly-constructed flyover on Rawalpindi (Lohianwala) bypass which was opened to traffic a month ago has apparently developed cracks...

    The flyover contract was given to the National Logistic Cell (NLC) by the district administration...

  • Bab-i-Peshawar flyover approved

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally approved construction of two-level flyover at Phase-III square of Hayatabad-Jamrud Road that is named as Bab-i-Peshawar (gateway of Peshawar)...

    An agreement to this effect has also been signed between the Peshawar Development Authority and NLC wherein the latter will construct this flyover in three months...

  • 500m flyover added to signal-free project

    LAHORE: The signal-free project from Liberty roundabout to Shadman via Jail Road has been amended with construction of a four-lane flyover that will approximately cost Rs400 million...

    Sources told Dawn on Friday that the plan to construct a 500-metre-long flyover from near McDonald’s on Main Boulevard, Gulberg, to around 200 to 300 metres before Sherpao bridge via Fawara Chowk has been approved by the authorities...

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