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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...

  • PM wants alternative expressway from Islamabad to Murree

    ISLAMABAD: In view of high volume of traffic on the Murree expressway, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed the Punjab government on Tuesday to explore the idea of construction of an alternative expressway from Islamabad to Murree and Patriata via Kotli Sattian At a meeting held to review development projects of Murree, he instructed the authorities concerned to prepare a proposal and a work plan for the road...

    He approved the plan...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

  • Map of resistance

    INVISIBLE to the frenzied world of urban dwellers, and anchored in the rural hinterlands of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, live communities of peasants — small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers — joined together in their tumultuous fight against forces bent upon usurping their rights to land, to produce and to continue their way of life...

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement...
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