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    Business Express Karachi To Lahore

  • Thousands rally in Lahore and Karachi to express solidarity with Palestinians

    Thousands of protesters rallied in Lahore and Karachi on Sunday to condemn US President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel's...

    In Karachi, the march was organised by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) to express solidarity with Palestinians against the United States' decision; while in Lahore the anti-American rally was organised by Defence of Pakistan Council (DPC) under the leadership of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) leader...

  • PR takes control of Business Express

    LAHORE: The first joint venture of the Pakistan Railways under the private-public partnership reached the inevitable conclusion with the PR authorities taking over control of the Business Express on Wednesday...

    “We have taken over (the Business Express)...

  • Business Express revenue goes down

    LAHORE: Within four days after taking over control of Business Express, the Pakistan Railways (PR) authorities are finding it hard to generate even half of revenue they were getting from the private company which operated the train between Lahore and Karachi till Oct 28...

    “Occupancy rate of Business Express, having a capacity of 486 passengers per trip, has been less than 30 per cent since we took over,” a PR senior officer told Dawn...

  • Railways opens bids for Business Express today

    LAHORE: Pakistan Railways authorities will open financial bids for the auction of luggage van attached with Business Express on Monday (today)...

    Auctioning luggage portions and brake vans attached with another eight express trains seems to have become an uphill task, an officer of the railways commercial wing told Dawn...

  • Railways effects changes to have ‘express business’

    LAHORE: The Business Express will soon be running with new composition, while it started having two-minute stoppage at Bahawalpur station from Wednesday...

    The extra stoppage was allowed 22 days after the Pakistan Railways (PR) administration took over control of the 303-Up/304-Down Business Express from the private company, operating the non-stop train between Lahore and Karachi under the first joint venture under public-private...

  • Delhi-bound Samjhota Express returned to Lahore with all passengers

    LAHORE: The Delhi-bound Samjhota Express, carrying both Indian and Pakistani passengers, was called back from the Wagah border to the Lahore Railway Station after Indian authorities cautioned their Pakistani counterparts of disruptive farmers protests in Indian Punjab province...

    In February 2007, alleged Hindu extremists bombed the Samjhota Express, killing 68 people, 42 of whom were Pakistanis...

  • Civil society members express concern over 'shutdown' of exhibit on Rao Anwar at Karachi Biennale

    An installation titled 'Killing Fields of Karachi' by artist Adeela Suleman displayed at Karachi's iconic Frere Hall as part of the Karachi Biennale 2019 was "forcibly shut down" on Sunday, allegedly by law enforcement agencies...

    Naqeebullah Mehsud — an aspiring model and shopkeeper from South Waziristan — and others were killed in a fake police encounter, led by former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, in Karachi in 2018...

  • PBA temporarily suspends Express group’s membership

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has “temporarily” suspended the membership of Express and issued a show-cause notice to the media network for alleged tempering with viewership ratings through employees of a rating company, Medialogic...

    Also read: Medialogic CEO alleges Express Media Group manipulated TV ratings system“The PBA board noted with concern that all types of disinformation was being spread about the...

  • Arthur wants Pakistan players to ‘express their characters’

    While talking to DawnNews on Tuesday, Arthur believed the only way for the Pakistan players to perform, who come with natural flair and flamboyance, is to go out and express themselves on the field...

    “That means really good technique and mental and physical toughness which will allow them to express their characters because that’s when players play at their best,” added the 47-year-old...

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