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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...

  • Rooney receives two-year driving ban for drunk-driving

    Former England football captain Wayne Rooney was banned on Monday from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink-driving...

    He was stopped by police when driving a woman's black Volkswagen Beetle at around 2am on September 1 and later arrested and bailed...

  • Saudi university to open driving school for women

    A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted...

    “Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in cooperation with the relevant authorities,” the women's university said on Saturday...

  • 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...

  • PAC okays unauthorised arms deal between intel agency, motorway police

    ISLAMABAD: Despite opposition from a PML-N lawmaker, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday hastily settled a para regarding an unauthorised weapons deal between Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP)...

    “I cannot understand why we feel insecure,” he said, adding: “Had it been any other institution, the inspector general of police (IGP) would have been given exemplary...

  • Motorway police foil attempt to blow up railway track

    GUJRAT: An attempt to blow up a railway track between Islamabad and Lahore near Jhelum was foiled on Thursday morning when a terrorist blew himself up after he had been challenged by Motorway police personnel...

    A Lahore-bound rail car was to pass through the area after about half an hour when some passersby spotted the man acting suspiciously at the place...

  • Matter of scuffle between motorway police, army officers under investigation: ISPR

    ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday clarified that the matter of a reported scuffle between officials of the National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) and some army officers was being investigated...

    Earlier, a communiqué sent from the office of Inspector-General National Highways and Motorway Police to DIG Operations NH&MP narrated the entire series of events...

  • 928 personnel of Motorway Police sent back to parent depts

    KARACHI: As many as 928 policemen from all over the country inducted into the National Highways and Motorway Police on deputation were on Tuesday ordered to be repatriated to their parent departments by the Sindh High Court...

    A division bench headed by Justice Shafi Muhammad Siddiqui also directed the authorities concerned to ensure the repatriation of the deputed police officials within four months and file a compliance report in...

  • Motorway Police to train 100,000 drivers by next year

    KARACHI: Nasir Meh­mood Satti, DIG Motorway Police South zone, at a certificate distribution ceremony for 120 young drivers who were trained jointly by the Motorway Police, said that next year around 100,000 individuals more would be trained...

    Earlier, Faisal Edhi of the Edhi Foundation distributed certificates among the trained drivers and appreciated the efforts of the Motorway Police...

  • Driving licence drive postponed amid chaos at traffic police offices

    KARACHI: A fresh campaign to “streamline and discipline” road traffic by checking driving licences of motorists with a penalty as strict as imprisonment for those who fail to acquire their licence within a week faced a major blow on Monday amid chaos and violence at driving licence branches, said officials and witnesses...

    The situation attracted intervention from the higher authorities who postponed the campaign for a month with the...

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