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  • Nawaz inaugurates Rs144bn Havelian-Thakot Motorway in Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: "Pakistan is poised for an economic takeoff," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif claimed at the inauguration ceremony of the Havelian-Thakot Motorway section in Mansehra on Thursday...

    The 120-kilometre section of the motorway, part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is expected to be complete in 42 months with a cost of Rs133...

  • Hasan Abdal-Havelian highway to have six lanes to ‘absorb savings’

    ISLAMABAD: Amid poor utilisation of funds in the transport sector, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to convert a four-lane highway under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) into a six-lane motorway to absorb ‘savings’ secured in the contract award...

    Nevertheless, there was a substantial non-contracted amount available in $200 million co-financing of the ADB and Department for International Development of the United...

  • Havelian air crash victims’ relatives demand release of probe report

    ISLAMABAD: “Eight years ago my husband died in a PIA plane crash and a year ago today I lost my son when an ATR of the national flag carrier came down in Havelian,” said the mother of Ahmed Janjua, the pilot of the plane that crashed while coming to Islamabad from Chitral on Dec 7, 2016...

    On the other hand, rather than paying the insurance amount to the heirs, the families were forced to go from different cities to Chitral, then...

  • Foreign experts visit Havelian to probe PK-661 crash

    ABBOTTABAD/ RAWAL­PINDI/KARACHI: A team of foreign experts from the ATR manufactures visited the crash site in Havelian of a Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 flight on Tuesday to help a Pakistani probe team working to ascertain the causes of the Dec 7 deadly incident that claimed the lives of all 47 people on board...

    Earlier, the six-member team had arrived in Islamabad on Monday to assist the Pakistani authorities in the...

  • Children’s fight during cricket match leads to killing of 7 in Havelian

    A clash between children during a cricket match claimed the lives of seven members of two rival groups, including two real brothers on both sides, at Village Ghari Pulgran in Havelian tehsil, Abbottabad, late Friday evening...

    Moreover, an injured man Saleem was taken to Ayub Teaching Hospital in critical condition while bodies of the deceased were shifted to Havelian and District Headquarters Hospital in Abbottabad...

  • Technical faults caused 2016 PIA plane crash near Havelian, says final report

    A final investigation into the 2016 air crash near Havelian found that three technical faults caused the accident that killed all 47 on board, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) said on Thursday...

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ATR-42 aircraft smashed into a mountain in Havelian 50 kilometres short of its destination, Islamabad, after taking off from Chitral in December 2016...

  • Chinese police shoot man dead at railway station

    SHANGHAI: Chinese police shot dead a man at a railway station in the country’s north-eastern Heilongjiang province on Saturday, saying that he was threatening public security and assaulting police, the official Xinhua news agency reported...

    Public sensitivity to security at China’s railway stations has heightened following a series of incidents including a mass stabbing at a train station last March in the south-western city of...

  • Narowal railway station gets new look

    NAROWAL: The railway station of Narowal is being revamped by the consultants of the National Engineering Services of Pakistan (Nespak) at a cost of Rs539 million and will be completed by August this year...

    The covered area of the Narowal Railway Station is 59,046 sq ft...

  • Work suspended for a month: Railway station plan may miss deadline

    BAHAWALPUR: Work on the new building of Bahawalpur railway station has been suspended for the last one month, giving rise to apprehensions that the project may miss the December 2017 deadline...

    Railway Divisional Engineer Raja Iftikhar Ali confirmed to Dawn on cell phone on Thursday that construction was suspended adding there were some problems on the part of contractors of National Logistics Cell, the agency responsible for the...

  • Security measures at Pindi railway station enhanced

    RAWALPINDI/ ISLAMABAD: Security measures were enhanced around the Rawalpindi Railway Station after the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) informed railway authorities that a terror group had threatened to carry out attacks on the Rawalpindi and Lahore railway stations during the first week of this month...

    Cellular services were suspended around a 10 kilometre radius around the station due to the terror threats and in some parts of...

  • PFA seizes suspicious meat at railway station

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) seized on Wednesday 120 kilogram ‘pig meat’ from the parcel office adjacent to the Lahore Railways Station...

    A PFA team headed by Director Operations Ayesha Mumtaz raided the railway station and confiscated a meat parcel...

  • 22 killed as trains collide near Karachi's Landhi Railway Station

    At least 22 people were killed and more than 40 injured when two passenger trains collided Thursday morning near Karachi's Landi Railway Station, officials said...

    Divisional Superintendent (DS) Railway Nasir Nazeer said up to 60 people could be injured in the accident, adding that there could have been up to 1,000 passengers in both trains...

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