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  • Nespak to upgrade 14 railway stations

    LAHORE: The National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) will upgrade and modernise 14 railway stations in two years with an estimated cost of Rs500 million...

    The land adjacent to railway stations will be developed for commercial purposes under an agreement signed between Nespak and the Pakistan Railways (PR) at railways headquarters here on Saturday...

  • Railway stations’ security tightened

    RAWALPINDI: Security around Chaklala and Rawalpindi railway stations was beefed up in the light of an intelligence report which claimed that a terror group might attack the installations...

    According to sources, the security branch of the deputy inspector general of police headquarters informed the railway authorities about the threat to the two stations...

  • Railway stations to have modern facilities, says Saad Rafiq

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways (PR) would upgrade its Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi Cantonment stations to bring facilities there at a par with international standards, Railways Minister Saad Rafiq said on Friday...

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Rafiq said that after completion of the up-gradation work the stations would be handed over to the administration managing affairs of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

  • Metro bus stations lack cooling system

    RAWALPINDI: Imported glass sheets have been used to build the metro bus stations but there is no cooling system for passengers in the summer days...

    Even the roofs of the stations are not heatproof and this will increase the temperature inside the stations during humid days...

  • Fences to be installed at metro bus stations

    RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) will install fences around 24 bus stations of the metro bus service in Rawalpindi and Islamabad to avoid encroachments...

    After receiving complaints about encroachments in and around the bus stations, especially 6th Road, Marrir Chowk, Liaquat Bagh and Faizabad, the authority has decided to install fences...

  • Glass windows at metro stations serving as advertisement space

    RAWALPINDI: The glass windows of some metro bus stations are now serving as advertisement space for the Punjab chief minister and his accomplishments...

    In many of the advertisements, pasted on the glass windows at stations from the Secretariat to Saddar, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s picture is accompanied by details of projects started by the provincial government, from the wind power project to the reduction in the price...

  • Nadal, Federer on collision course in Shanghai

    SHANGHAI: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters here on Thursday and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev...

    “I played a very good match, I don’t know how many mistakes I made, but very few,” said the 16-time Grand Slam winner and top seed in Shanghai...

  • Nadal faces Federer in classic Shanghai decider

    SHANGHAI: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet in the Shanghai Masters final here on Sunday, just the latest chapter in their storied rivalry...

    And the 31-year-old Nadal, who has never won the Shanghai Masters, will be slight favourite this time because he goes into the showdown on a terrific run of form, and his opponent faces a quicker turn around...

  • Chinese president's former secretary gets top Shanghai job

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has promoted an ally to the top job in Shanghai, media reported Sunday...

    Part of his power accumulation efforts include promoting allies from Zhejiang province, which is near Shanghai and where Xi once led the Communist Party, to senior party, government and army posts...

  • Federer brushes aside Nadal for Shanghai title

    SHANGHAI: Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival...

    The Swiss world number two beat Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters and in the last 16 at Indian Wells earlier this year, and never looked like losing to his long-time rival in Shanghai, firing 10 aces as he cruised to...

  • Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai retirement

    SHANGHAI: Nick Kyrgios said a stomach bug and a shoulder problem had forced him to retire after losing the first set in his Shanghai Masters first-round match against American Steve Johnson on Tuesday...

    Another notable exit in Shanghai was the seventh seed Pablo Carreno Busta, beaten by fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos Vinolas...

  • James, Oliver win but Fraser-Pryce downed in Shanghai surprise

    SHANGHAI: Olympic 400m champion Kirani James stormed to victory and defending world champion David Oliver won the 110m hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday, but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was a disappointing fifth in the 100m before her world title defence...

    He retired a month ago at the age of 31 due to recurring injuries, depriving hometown fans of farewell races in Shanghai and at the world championships...

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