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  • Business, transport suspended in India during 14-hour lockdown for coronavirus

    At least 341 people have so far contracted the disease and four deaths have been reported in India due to the coronavirus, according to official data on Sunday...

    While the curfew was voluntary and not an outright ban on the movement of people, Modi’s national appeal for social distancing dramatically reduced the number of people taking to India’s densely crowded streets...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

  • 'India-backed' terrorist group busted in Hyderabad, police claim

    Hyderabad police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang which was reportedly getting funding from India to sabotage China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and target security personnel in Sindh...

    Hyderabad DIG Javed Alam Odho and SSP Pir Mohammad Shah held a joint press conference to share the details of the suspected terrorist group with the media...

  • Police drive against CNG use in public transport vehicles

    MIRPURKHAS: District administration officials along with police on Thursday launched a crackdown on public transport vehicles and CNG (compressed natural gas) stations in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions as well as other parts of Sindh in compliance with an order of the Sindh High Court against use of gas in such vehicles...

    CNG kits along with cylinders found functional in dozens of buses, minibuses, coaches, cabs and other such...

  • Chinese delegation discusses revival of KCR with Sindh transport minister

    A Chinese delegation called on Sindh Minister for Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah to discuss the revival of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project, read a press release...

    Secretary Transport and Mass Transit Saeed Ahmed Awan apprised the delegation about the progress, modalities and design matters with particular reference to the revival of the KCR...

  • Making transport easier in KP

    The BRT will pave the way for restructuring the province’s public transport industry...

    The provincial government’s plan to develop the urban transport system will provide broader access to markets, jobs and public services...

  • Van art — a reflection of local culture in public transport

    Truck art typically brings to mind the brightly and intricately painted large trucks that can be spotted across the country, but another lesser known, but no less ubiquitous, form of truck art, called Suzuki art, is often used to decorate public transport vehicles around the city...

    There are up to 5,100 public transport vehicles running on 22 routes in the city...

  • Karachi’s transport woes discussed

    KARACHI: Various experts at a workshop organised by the Shehri-Citizens for a Better Environment with support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation examined the issues relating to ‘Transport Dilemma of Karachi’ at the Institute of Engineers Pakistan here on Saturday...

    Giving a history of the city’s transport scene, architect and town planner Arif Hasan pointed out that there were some 37 motor cars in Karachi after Partition, which...

  • Experts demand efficient transport system for city

    Titled ‘Sustainable transport, a solution to traffic issues in Pakistan,” the event was organised by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as part of its project funded by the United Nations Development Programme and Global Environment Facility...

    Giving a presentation on the impact of transport emissions on human health, Dr Zafar Fatmi, head of a research group at the division of environmental health sciences of the...

  • Pakistan, Turkmenistan vow to enhance transport and communication links

    ASHGABAT: Pakistan and Turkmenistan on Wednesday decided to enhance connectivity by establishing transportation and communication links and to pay special attention to establishing air, road and rail links on priority basis...

    During a two-day official visit to Turkmenistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held talks in the sphere of mutual interest concerning bilateral, regional...
  • CNG: public transport

    THIS is apropos difficulties being faced by the people in Karachi during CNG closure for at least three days in a week while public transport is not available...

    We do not know the extent to which the people of Karachi are being punished by the transport mafia and local administration...

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