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  • Daewoo launches its own ride-hailing app

    Daewoo was one of those ‘premium cab services’ back in the old days...

    The service is available in the following cities:Users in Karachi will be able to use the promo code DAEWOOFIRST to get Rs300 off their first ride in the city...

  • Daewoo to operate 128 BRT buses

    PESHAWAR: The TransPeshawar Company tasked with overseeing the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit project has selected the privately-owned Daewoo Pakistan firm for bus operation at one of the two terminals...

    A statement issued here said the TPC board had accorded formal approval to the Daewoo Pakistan company’s selection in the bidding process...

  • Sadiqabad-based obese man dies after being left unattended during mayhem at Lahore hospital

    A Sadiqabad-based taxi driver, who recently underwent treatment for health complications caused by obesity, passed away on Monday in a hospital in Lahore after an outbreak of violence by the relatives of another patient who had died at the facility...

    Noorul Hassan, weighing 330 kg, made national headlines last month when he was air lifted on a Pakistan Army helicopter to Lahore for treatment on special directives from Army Chief...

  • Death toll in Sadiqabad train collision rises to 23

    The death toll from a train collision in Sadiqabad rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said...

    The incident took place on Thursday in Sadiqabad — a subdistrict of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab— when a passenger train coming from Lahore rammed into a goods train that had stopped at a crossing...

  • Teacher held for throwing acid on students in Sadiqabad

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Police on Tuesday registered a case and arrested a man who allegedly threw acid on his students in a locality of Sadiqabad city, some 32 kilometres from here...

    According to first information report registered under section 336-B of Pakistan Penal Code, complainant Riaz Hussain of Haq Town said Osama used to teach the Holy Quran to his son Hasnain Ali (14) and other neighbouring children...

  • City’s managers prepare to make Islamabad a smoke-free city

    ISLAMABAD: Tobacco is grown on more than four million hectares of land in Pakistan, which could have been used to grow food for approximately 20 million people...

    The presence of World Health Organisation (WHO) officials has also played a role in the decrease in the prevalence of tobacco in the city...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    According to State Bank’s Inflation Monitor, June 2016, inflation in Karachi – once known as a poor man’s city – has been at its highest level during the year, leaving the capital city of Islamabad way behind...

  • Two Pakistan embassy officials allowed in Wuhan as city remains in lockdown: FO

    China on Monday accepted a "special request" by Pakistan as it allowed a two-member special task force from the Pakistan Embassy in Beijing to enter Wuhan and meet students in different universities to get an update on their well-being and safety, a press release from the Foreign Office said...

    "Under the supervision of Ambassador of Pakistan, an 11-member core group was constituted to daily monitor the evolving situation and respond...

  • Rain storms city

    LAHORE: A dust storm lashed Lahore on Sunday evening, blowing away heat that earlier gripped the city despite scattered light rain in the morning...

    The maximum temperature in the city was 40 degrees C and the minimum 28 degrees C...

  • Three electrocuted in city

    LAHORE: Three people were electrocuted to death in an under-construction building in Shalimar Town on Sunday...

    Bashir Ahmed, 55, his brother Naseer Ahmed, 48, and nephew Ahmed Nawaz, 18, of Shalimar Colony were reinforcing steel bars for a roof in an under-construction building at Shailer Chowk when they accidently touched a high-power transmission line supplying electricity to the colony
  • Hunting for batair in the garrison city

    RAWALPINDI: Batair or quail may be the favoured game for seasoned hunters, but its meat has become very popular among urbanised residents of the garrison city...

    But now, everyone can experience the taste of gamey quail meat within the confines of the city...

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