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    Gorakhpur To Hyderabad Train Route

  • Spanish train driver clocks off mid-route

    MADRID: Over 100 passengers were stranded in Spain after their train driver left his post mid-route because he had reached the legal limit on the number of hours he could work, officials said Wednesday...

    The train stopped in the northern village of Osorno at 9:15pm on Tuesday, two hours after it left Santander for Madrid because the driver said he had “exceeded the hours of his shift”, state-run operator Renfe said in a statement... ...

  • A rare glimpse of historic Attock Khurd train route

    PESHAWAR: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with Pakistan Railways and Sehrai Travels organised a train excursion from Peshawar to Attock Khurd for families to mark the World Tourism Day...

    The train tour offered a rare glimpse of a section of historic Rawalpindi-Landi Kotal route...

  • 2 dead, several injured as train derailed near Hyderabad

    Two people were killed and a few others were injured when a train derailed near Hyderabad on Thursday, Edhi volunteers and hospital staff said...

    The Lahore-bound Jinnah Express, which had departed from Karachi, rammed into a goods train which was stationary on the tracksDetails to follow...

  • Inquiry blames driver, assistant for Hyderabad train crash

    LAHORE: A high-level inquiry team in its preliminary report has held the driver and his assistant responsible for the June 20 train crash near the Hyderabad railway station...

    “The preliminary inquiry concludes that the collision of 31-Up Jinnah Express in rear of the goods train between Kotri and Hyderabad stations was caused owing to overspeeding and non-observance of signals by the driver...

  • 2 injured as passenger train collides with cargo train near Khanpur

    According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Railways, a Shalimar Express train, travelling from Karachi to Lahore collided with Down 502 cargo train at 4:10pm near the Jheeta Bhatta railway station...

    The spokesperson added that the train's driver and assistant driver were "mildly injured" in the collision while all the passengers remained safe...

  • Parliamentary panel asks govt to give priority to CPEC’s western route

    ISLAMABAD: The Parlia­mentary Committee on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has recommended to the government that the western route of the project should be built as a dual carriageway at the outset and, eventually, there should be a motorway linking Gwadar with the rest of the country...

    A meeting of the committee presided over by its chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed was briefed on Monday by Chairman of the National...

  • Is APC new route for amendments, asks SC

    ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge wondered on Tuesday if an all-party conference was a new route to seek consensus before proposing major amendments in the Constitution instead of getting a fresh mandate from the sovereign through elections before altering its basic structure...

  • Nebraska regulators approve Keystone XL pipeline route in win for Trump

    LINCOLN: Nebraska regulators voted on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that US President Donald Trump wants built...

    The commission’s approval was not for TransCanada’s preferred route, but for a slightly longer alternative that could prove more difficult and costly to build...

  • PM to inaugurate CPEC’s western route in Zhob

    QUETTA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is likely to visit Zhob on Wednesday to inaugurate western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    “Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be visiting Zhob to inaugurate western route of CPEC,” they said, adding that he would also address a gathering of tribal elders and citizens there...

  • India starts trade route to Afghanistan via Iran

    India on Sunday shipped its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan by sea through Iran's strategic Chahbahar Port, launching a trade route bypassing longtime rival Pakistan...

    The new trade route follows an air freight corridor introduced between India and Afghanistan in June last year to provide greater access for Afghan goods to the Indian market...

  • KCR route cleared, project launch planned for Dec 25, CM tells Chinese diplomat

    KARACHI: With the clearance of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) route from encroachment, the project is ready to take off by the mid of December when its tender process will be completed for award of contract, said Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday...

    He said the KCR route had been cleared and Pakistan Railways was on board for acquiring the 360-acre land for right of way (RoW) for the circular railway...

  • Strike in Quetta against corridor route change

    QUETTA: A strike was observed in Quetta on Wednesday in response to a call given by the Awami National Party (ANP) to protest against the reported modification in the Gwadar-Kashgar route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    He said that through a sit-in held outside the Balochistan Assembly building on Tuesday and the strike observed on Wednesday people had rejected Islamabad’s aspiration to redesign the...

  • The Kenyan Connection: Drug bust exposes new heroin route

    Nearly seven months later the groundbreaking operation is in jeopardy as efforts to extradite the suspects founder, casting doubt on international efforts to block a new “southern route” funnelling heroin from Afghan poppy fields to European and American streets, via Africa's poorly policed eastern coastline...

    “The East Africa region has become a transit route for heroin,” said Hamisi Massa, who heads Kenya's Anti Narcotics Unit... ...

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