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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...

  • 12 suspects arrested in Lahore motorway gang rape: Punjab govt

    Punjab government spokesperson Mussarat Cheema on Thursday said police had arrested 12 men suspected of involvement in the alleged gang-rape of a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway...

    Two "robbers" allegedly raped the woman at gunpoint in Gujjarpura area on Wednesday while she was waiting for help on the motorway after her car developed a fault...

  • Motorway gang-rape: CM's prerogative to remove Lahore CCPO, says Raja Basharat

    As the calls for the removal of Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umer Sheikh over his remarks on the gang-rape of a woman grew, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat on Friday said that the government and chief minister were aware of the demand and that ousting or keeping him on the post was the latter's prerogative...

    Basharat was speaking to the media at the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway, where the incident took place...

  • 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...

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