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  • Terminals and travellers

    KARACHI: The carts selling fruit and other eatables, the little shops offering blankets, stoles, caps, jackets, etc, and the teashops are scattered all over the place on the bumpy dusty grounds where the big shiny intercity coaches — Waraich Tayyara, Jeeo Mithal, Shalimar Coach, Shahryar Coach, Choudhry Express, Zamindaran Green, Manthhar, Makkah Coach, Al Mumtaz, etc — are parked, some just back after a long journey, some just raring to go,...

  • Plan to build intercity bus terminals on Lahore outskirts

    LAHORE: The government has finally decided to construct three state-run intercity bus terminals outside the city under a plan to vacate the main bus stand in Badami Bagh and shift or distribute its entire operations/load to the new ones...

    The plan to construct three intercity terminals was envisaged in 2012 after the World Bank expressed grave concern over an environmental impact on important heritage sites (Lahore Fort, Walled City,...

  • Port Qasim to have two more LNG terminals

    KARACHI: Two more liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals will be set up at the Port Qasim with a cumulative capacity of one billion cubic feet per day (bcfd), the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) said on Tuesday...

    Speaking at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), PQA Chairman Agha Jan Akhtar expressed hope that the addition of these terminals would help end the shortage of gas in the country...

  • East Wharf to have multi-purpose, environment-friendly terminals

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port is going to develop multi-purpose and environment-friendly terminals at East Wharf where some of the collapsed berths along with others have recently been reconstructed at an estimated cost of Rs130 million...

    Responding to a question, a Karachi Port Trust (KPT) official said the port will continue to operate on the basis of the “landlord concept...

  • Plan to set up five more LNG terminals

    LAHORE: The petroleum ministry is working on proposals for the construction of five more terminals at the Gwadar and Karachi ports for handling, regasification, storage, treatment and processing of 3,000 million cubic feet per day of liquefied natural gas (LNG) it plans to import by 2018...

    If the new proposals are approved, the government plans to build at least two LNG terminals in Gwadar and three at the Karachi ports...

  • UN says world faces worst humanitarian crisis since World War II

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in four countries...

    The world body’s humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien called on Friday for an urgent mobilisation of funds — $4...

  • Economist's report marks Karachi as most unsafe city in world

    Karachi has been named among the least safe cities of the world in a report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group...

    Asia and the Middle East and Africa dominate the bottom of the index as Dhaka, Yangon and Karachi are at the bottom of the list...

  • Karachi least safe in 60 world cities: report

    KARACHI: Karachi has been named amongst the least safe of 60 major cities of the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group — in a report released earlier this week...

    Karachi was rated at the last rank in the list of 60 cities, which shows Tokyo, Singapore and Osaka are the top three safest cities in the world...

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