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  • Two Hazara men killed at bus stand

    QUETTA: Two Hazara men were killed and another was injured in a gun attack on the booking office of a bus-coach service in Satellite Town area here on Monday...

    “They wanted to go to Taftan without informing the police,” city police chief Razaq Cheema said, adding that the staff at the bus stand had informed them that they could not travel without security...

  • Construction of new bus stand awaited

    ISLAMABAD: Construction of a new bus stand by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in I-11/4 is still lingering, much to the inconvenience of both the transporters and passengers...

    According to the plan, the CDA had approved construction of bus stands in I-11/4 in 2011, and existing bus terminals at Faizabad, G-9 Markaz and Pirwadhai were to be relocated to the new facility in I-11/4...

  • IED defused near bus stand in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An improvised explosive device, weighing three to four kilograms, was defused near the Haji Camp Bus Stand in Peshawar by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) personnel on Thursday...

    The bomb was planted along the roadside near the bus stand...

  • Toba bus stand to be shifted to bypass

    TOBA TEK SINGH: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Waqas Alam directed on Thursday Regional Transport Authority Secretary Arooj Fatima and Toba Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO) Rana Ghulam Dastagir to find state land to shift the general bus stand from the city to bypass road...

    The DCO also directed TMOs to arrange surveillance cameras at bus stands besides drinking water, fans in waiting rooms for passengers and rest rooms for...

  • RYK awaits completion of new bus stand

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The city is waiting for its new general bus stand to become functional for almost last two years...

    Sukkur Adda the old bus stand near the fruit and vegetable market on Shahbazpur Road was scrapped and the Govt Girls Degree College was established at its place...

  • Transport owner killed over bus stand fee

    GUJRANWALA: Two motorcyclists on Monday shot dead a transport owner and injured two others over recovery of bus stand fee at Lohianwala bypass intersection...

    It was stated that Hamid was involved in extorting money in the form bus stand fee from other transport owners...

  • Punjab govt eying control of Pirwadhai bus stand

    RAWALPINDI: The Pirwadhai general bus stand has become a bone of contention between the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) and the Punjab government with the latter eying control of the lucrative property...

    The general bus stand spreads over 207 kanals and has 36 bays, two petrol filling stations, 800 shops, four hotels, one canteen, two bank branches, a police checkpost and a post office...

  • Sindh chief secretary told to play role for allocating land to KMC for truck, bus stand

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday directed the chief secretary to arrange a meeting with the Karachi commissioner, municipal commissioner and director (land) of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to solve the issues of land for the proposed truck and bus stand...

    In the last hearing, a representative of the All Pakistan Bus and Van Welfare Association had submitted that 30 acres of private land was available near the Lyari...

  • Over 40 Kohistan schools non-functional

    MANSEHRA: Forty-two government primary schools, including 39 for girls, are non-functional in Upper and Lower Kohistan districts, claimed a local nongovernmental organisation on Wednesday...

    “There is a complete educational mess in Upper and Lower Kohistan districts as at least 42 schools are not functional there due to the neglect of the education department,” Abdul Hafiz, chairman of the Kohistan Development Associate, told...

  • Over Rs800m of Kohistan funds unspent due to absence of LGs

    PESHAWAR: The Rs829 million development funds allocated for Kohistan during the last three years haven’t been spent due to the absence of local bodies in the province’s most backward district...

    However, Kohistan didn’t get the district development funds due to the nonexistence of local bodies as the local government elections wasn’t held in 2015 due to the pendency of the Kohistan district bifurcation case with the Peshawar High...

  • 90 per cent of teachers in Kohistan untrained

    MANSEHRA: The sub-divisional education officer of Kohistan Tanveer Khan has said that about 90 per cent teachers in the district are untrained and less educated, which is the main cause of education mess in this backward district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Mr Khan said that the Unesco had proposed for Pakistan to spend 4 per cent of the GDP, but whatever the KP government would earmark for education in the coming budget would determine...

  • Drought in Kohistan

    THE drought in Kohistan and Kachho covering Thatta, Jamshoro, Dadu and Qamber-Shahdadkot districts of Sindh is getting severe...

    Kohistan and Kachho have not only been ignored by the government and elected representatives, but civil society and international humanitarian organisations have also overlooked the area...

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