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  • The high environmental cost of Islamabad's latest metro bus project

    I was attending a public hearing for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report that had been readied for the latest metro bus project connecting the Federal capital with the New Islamabad International Airport...

    The new airport is to be inaugurated on 14th August this year, hence the government is in a rush to have the new Rs18 billion metro bus operational in time for the airport's opening...

  • Islamabad's Metro bus fails to achieve commuter targets

    ISLAMABAD: The PML-N’s flagship project, the metro bus service, has failed to achieve its estimated ridership figure during its first eight months since its operations in Rawalpindi and Islamabad...

    Citing a report from July 1, 2015 to Feb 29, 2016, a source in the Punjab Metro Bus Authority (PBMA) said ridership was below the National Engineering Services Pakistan’s (Nespak) estimated figure...

  • Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project not waterproof

    ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Some newly constructed metro bus stations, worth millions of rupees, could not withstand the heavy monsoon showers on Tuesday and were flooded with rainwater...

    The worst affected bus stations were Peshawar Mor, Centaurus, 7th Avenue, Kutchery and Shaheed-i-Milat stations where water flowed down the staircases and dripped from the ceiling, inundating the stations...

  • Commuters to pay Rs30 fare for Islamabad metro bus from Friday

    RAWALPINDI: The fare for the metro bus between Rawalpindi and Islamabad will be increased from Rs20 to Rs30 per person on Friday...

    The Punjab government has given the Punjab Masstransit Authority (PMA) the green light to increase fares for the service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad and in Lahore, while the fare in Multan will remain unchanged...

  • Interior ministry, Punjab govt to run Islamabad’s metro bus service

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior and Punjab government have agreed to jointly run Islamabad Metro Bus Project (IMBP) which has become an example of government’s negligence even though 90 per cent work is complete...

    After a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Communication, a senior NHA official told Dawn that the Capital Development Authority (under the interior ministry) and the Punjab Mass Transport Authority (PMTA) of...

  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    Ordering a complete ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of the MQM supremo till the court...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    ”As all the consecutive full moons are captured at the same scale, the images highlight the changes in its apparent size...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    According to sources, Brandon Stanton, who was recently in Pakistan publishing heart-warming images from the country on HONY’s Facebook page, had deleted a few sets of images...

    While the pictures that have been published on the HONY page are being praised for promoting an alternative Pakistan, these unseen images give us even more insight into the country’s hidden treasures...

  • Space probe grabs rare images as comet skirts Sun

    The samples as well as images Rosetta took of the comet as it came within 186 million kilometres of the Sun at about 0200 GMT will be analysed in the coming weeks and months, the European Space Agency said...

    Experts, however, sounded a hopeful note that the lander could wake up again and transmit scientific data as well as images from the surface of the comet to Rosetta...

  • Enemy images

    They won’t change unless Islamabad is able to take steps that clarify new thinking towards India and Afghanistan...

    A new relationship has to be forged; otherwise, enemy images will only harden...

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