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  • China adds two satellites to homemade global navigation system

    China has added two satellites to its homegrown global navigation and positioning network that seeks to reduce reliance on the United States-based Global Positioning System, state media reported on Monday...

    The system started operating in mainland China in 2000 and then expanded to cover the Asia-Pacific region in 2012...

  • CAA to upgrade aircraft navigation infrastructure at Lahore airport

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is upgrading its navigation infrastructure at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, to counter foggy weather and low visibility that affect landing of aircraft there...

    A CAA statement says the project involves the upgrading of Instrument Landing System (ILS) to CAT-IIIB at the Lahore airport and it will address the issue of disruption of flights during foggy conditions, ensuring...

  • ‘Karachi’s dependence on cars may increase despite BRTS project’

    KARACHI: “The Bus Rapid Transport System or BRTS project is of immense significance to Karachi, carrying physical, social and environmental impacts, which would be felt throughout the city,” said urban planner, writer and educator Farhan Anwar during his lecture ‘Karachi BRTS Project — An Opportunity For Urban Renewal’ arranged by the architecture department research lab at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture on Monday... ...

  • Only 19 cars registered in other districts against 91,449 in Karachi alone, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was on Monday informed that over 91,000 cars were registered in Karachi during 2014 and 2015 compared to only 19 vehicles registered in other parts of the province during the two-year period...

    The information was provided by Sindh Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Chawla during the assembly’s Question Hour in response to a question by Leader of the Opposition and Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislator...

  • Renault signs new agreement to assemble cars in Pakistan

    KARACHI: After suspending talks with Ghandhara Nissan Ltd (GNL) last week, French automaker Renault is making another attempt to assemble and distribute its vehicles in Pakistan in partnership with Al Futtaim, a Gulf-based business house...

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim have signed definitive agreements to assemble vehicles in a new plant in Karachi, a statement said on Monday...

  • Renault to start assembling cars in Pakistan by 2018, says Board of Investment

    Renault, a French car manufacturing company, is expected to start assembling cars in Pakistan by 2018...

    After approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's economic policy and vision, Special Assistant to the PM and Chairman of the Board of Investment (BoI) Miftah Ismail held meetings with stakeholders in Pakistan and foreign companies in the automobile sector, the BoI said in a statement released on Thursday...

  • Renault to produce cars in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Renault will start producing vehicles in Pakistan in 2018, the Board of Investment (BOI) announced on Thursday...

    Miftah Ismail, the BOI chairman, told Dawn that the French car manufacturer had submitted its application to the government for the manufacture of vehicles...

  • Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan in venture with textile group Nishat Mills

    Hyundai Motor Company plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat Mills, an official from Nishat said on Friday...

    Hyundai's return to Pakistan will boost the government's efforts to shake up the Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda and Suzuki, who assemble cars in Pakistan with local partners...

  • S.Korea's Kia to start assembling cars in Pakistan: Lucky Cement

    South Korean carmaker Kia Motor Co will start assembling cars in Pakistan, according to a local partner that is planning to invest Rs12 billion ($115 million) to set up a plant and manufacture the Kia vehicles...

    Karachi-listed Lucky Cement, which is part of the vast conglomerate Yunus Brothers Group, said in a statement on Thursday it planned to set up a new company to start "manufacturing, assembling" Kia vehicles...

  • Webb posts 11 luxury watches, three cars to secure $10m bond

    The indicted football official is providing 11 luxury watches to secure the $10 million bond that provided his release from custody along with his wife’s wedding ring, three opulent cars and 10 properties...

    According to an order filed Monday setting the conditions for release, Webb secured the bond with a five Rolex watches plus a Cartier Roadster, Hublot, Breitling, Panerai, Royal Oak Offshore and Luminor Marina...

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