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    Hyderabad Deccan To Gulbarga Trains In Europe

  • The night my family miraculously escaped Hyderabad Deccan for Pakistan

    My mother’s family lived in Hyderabad Deccan in a beautiful house commissioned by my nana abba, Syed Taqquidin, then the Finance Secretary to the Nizam of Hyderabad...

    History: Two countries, shared traumasWanting to maintain its independence, the Nizam of Hyderabad went against British advice and refused to accede his state to either India or Pakistan...

  • Eastern Europe rejects migrant quotas as Europe divided over crisis

    PRAGUE: Eastern Europe rejected migrant quotas on Friday despite German warnings over the "biggest challenge" in European Union (EU) history, amid disturbing footage of refugees in Hungary being fed "like animals...

    Record numbers of people, many of them fleeing war and conflict, continued to pour into Europe, with around 7,600 entering Macedonia in the last 24 hours...

  • Japan trains let cats roam to raise awareness of strays

    OGAKI: A Japanese civic group teamed up with a railway operator on Sunday to let some 30 cats roam on a local train at an event, hoping it will raise awareness of the culling of stray cats...

    Passengers on a local train in Ogaki, in central Japan, were greeted by meowing companions on a moving train, where some passengers mingled with the felines while others enjoyed lunch
  • Mahboob trains Afghan umpires

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan legendary Test umpire Mahboob Shah returned here on Friday from Afghanistan after conducting Level-I Umpiring Courses for local umpires...

    These four-day courses were organised by the Afghanistan Cricket Board under the auspices of the Asian Cricket Council
  • 'Pakistan Railways earns Rs 4.4 bn annually from 4 trains after outsourcing'

    416 billion annually after outsourcing the commercial management of four passenger trains as compared to the earning of Rs 1...

    Pakistan Railways has outsourced the commercial management of four trains including Night Coach, Hazara Express, Fareed Express and Shalimar Express under public private partnership to private sector parties under PPRA-Rules, 2004 through a bidding process...

  • Call to start cargo trains between Karachi, Peshawar

    He said that local exporters were transporting their goods to Karachi though private carriers as Pakistan Railways was not operating export cargo trains...

    He said that before 2008, nearly 11 passenger trains used to be operated from Peshawar that included Rail Car, Thal Express, Awami Express, Tezro, Lahore Passenger Train, Abasin, Chinab, Khushal and Quetta Express...

  • 50pc discount on Eid trains

    LAHORE: Commuters opting to travel by special Eid trains from Lahore to Karachi from July 14 to 16 will pay 50pc less fare...

    All the special trains between Punjab and Sindh capitals would also be stopping at Multan and Sadiqabad, Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique told a press conference here on Monday...

  • More security for trains, stations

    LAHORE: Security has been enhanced at railway stations, trains and other installations...

    Railway police commandos have been deployed on passenger trains running from Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Quetta and other major railway stations on a recent directive by Railway Inspector General (IG) Munir Ahmad Chishti...

  • PPRA rules ‘violated’ in outsourcing two trains’ passenger, cargo services

    LAHORE: The Ministry of Railways has sought comments from the Pakistan Railways (PR) authorities regarding outsourcing of passenger facilitation and cargo handling of two express trains in 2006...

    “The addendum changed the entire intent and direction of the contract by allowing PRACS to meet all expenditure from total revenue instead of its own share of revenue, thus substantially reducing the total earning of the PR from the two...

  • 20 killed as trains collide head-on in Italy

    ROME: At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in the southern Italian region of Puglia, in one of the country’s worst rail accidents in recent years...

    The collision happened on a bend in the track in open countryside and flung the front carriages of both trains into olive groves bordering the line, slinging bits of metal from the wreckage...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Special trains for Eid

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways (PR) has announced 10 special trains to facilitate people planning to travel for Eidul Azha...

    The trains will start on Sept 21...

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