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  • Karachi-Lahore Motorway: Irregularities alleged in award of Rs148bn motorway project

    ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority has awarded a contract of Rs148 billion to a Pakistan-China joint venture firm for building a 230-kilometre section of the Karachi-Lahore Motorway amid allegations of irregularities...

    Take a look: First phase of Karachi-Lahore motorway launchedOne of the construction firms, which participated in the bidding process, has served a legal notice on the NHA for alleged irregularities...

  • TTP claims IED attack on army truck near Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza

    PESHAWAR: A soldier was injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near a security forces vehicle on the Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway toll plaza on Sunday, the Inter-Services Public Relations said...

    Following the explosion, which was later claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) via an email to journalists, the motorway was sealed and aerial surveillance of the area was conducted...

  • PTI sets up camp on motorway for Islamabad protest

    SWABI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has set up its camp near the Indus River bridge on the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway near the border with Punjab where party workers from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata would gather to proceed to Islamabad on Nov 2...

    Adviser to the chief minister on information Mushtaq Ghani told Dawn in Peshawar that the chief minister, ministers, MPAs and MNAs would assemble at the camp on Nov 2 from where they...

  • Rs9bn credit for Sialkot-Lahore motorway approved

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Friday approved the issuance of Rs9 billion standby credit for the Sialkot-Lahore motorway, one-month salary to Pakistan Steel Mills’ (PSM) employees and extension in incentives for exporters...

    Informed sources said the motorway project was being developed on a build-operate-transfer basis at an estimated cost of Rs45...

  • Construction of Lahore-Sialkot Motorway to begin next month

    SIALKOT: The Lahore-Sialkot Motorway to be built in two years will open new vistas of socio-economic and human development in Sialkot region, especially in the “golden export triangle” comprising Sialkot, Gujrat and Gujranwala districts...

    He said the region’s remote and rural areas had been linked to the 90-kilometre long motorway starting from Sahowala-Sambrial and ending at Kala Shah Kaku via Daska, Gujranwala and Kamonki... ...

  • Decision to travel to Lahore via motorway was taken at party meeting: Nisar hits back at Nawaz's remark

    Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has hit back at the suggestion by a PML-N leader that he had recommended former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to take the motorway to Lahore as part of his homecoming rally following his disqualification last year...

    In an impassioned speech addressed to the former prime minister, State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry can be heard saying in the video: "You revised your decision to...

  • Despite the weather, Islamabad Carnival draws crowds

    ISLAMABAD: Despite Sunday’s high temperatures, 11-year-old Habibullah seemed more than willing to tolerate the heat as he took in the rides and activities at the Islamabad Carnival 2016, at the Arts and Craft Village in Shakarparian...

    Samiullah, his father, agreed that the event was interesting, but didn’t seem convinced it was worth the hot weather, saying it was too hot to stay for long...

  • Extreme weather drives late-night shopping in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Extreme weather in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has changed the shopping pattern this Ramazan, and even the corporate brands are keeping their outlets open late at night ignoring the official timings...

    ”The Rawalpindi-Islamabad region has faced a different weather pattern this year, not only due to high temperature but also because the humidity increased the heat index...

  • Children among 12 killed in motorway crash

    RAWALPINDI: At least 12 people, including children, burned to death after an overcrowded Rawalpindi-bound wagon caught fire after colliding with a heavy trailer on the M2 Motorway near Chakri on Tuesday...

    According to a spokesperson for the National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP), the accident occurred when the passenger wagon (LZT-1212) reached near Chakri...

  • Rs260bn motorway to burden people, Khursheed tells PM

    ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah has advised Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to upgrade the National Highway (N-5) to an eight-lane road instead of “wasting” Rs260 billion on the Hyderabad-Sukkur Motorway...

    In a letter to the premier, Mr Shah said the Motorway, comprising a 300-kilometre six-lane road, was the most expensive project in the history of the country...

  • Govt asked to change motorway route to protect heritage site

    MINGORA: Activists on Friday expressed fear that the construction of the Swat motorway would destroy the 2,000-year old Kushan-era Shah Kot pass in the Malakand district, which is an important heritage site of the region...

    ”Civil society activists said the ancient track must be excluded from the Swat motorway...

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