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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...

  • Man arrested for allegedly luring woman on pretext of job, raping her on M-4 motorway near Punjab's Gojra city

    Police claimed on Thursday to have arrested one of the three suspects booked for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman on the M-4 motorway near Gojra city in Punjab's Toba Tek Singh district on Monday...

    She said she let her niece travel with them and the two male suspects raped the victim twice, holding her at gunpoint, on the M4 motorway while on their way to Faisalabad...

  • 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...

  • CCPO refuses to deploy cops on Lahore-Sialkot motorway

    LAHORE: Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh has refused to deploy police personnel at the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway for the security of the motorists, citing shortage of the force...

    Inspector General of Punjab Police (IGP) Inam Ghani had ordered the Lahore police to deploy personnel for patrolling the Lahore-Sialkot motorway after a woman was gang raped there on Sept 9 in front of her three children, after her car ran...

  • 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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