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  • Green Line Train fare reduced

    LAHORE: Commuters opting to travel on the newly-launched Green Line Train on different sections between Islamabad and Karachi will be paying less from June 20...

    The fare cut has been introduced one month or so after the train started covering the distance between the federal capital and Karachi in 22 hours...

  • Revised timings of Green Line train

    LAHORE: The newly-launched Green Line Express Train will be operating between federal and Sindh capitals according to revised timings from May 22...

    A spokesperson said on Monday that from May 22, the Green Line train would leave Karachi Cantt at 10pm for Islamabad’s Margalla station where it would arrive the next day at 8pm...

  • ‘Green train’ signals PR revival, says PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he hopes that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects will benefit from the improvement in performance of Pakistan Railways...

    Addressing the launching ceremony of the ‘Green Train’ service at the Margalla railway station here on Friday, the prime minister said there should be a train service between Karachi and Kashgar and in the near future a train service to Turkey...

  • Green train

    LAHORE: The newly launched Green Line Train will start its 22-hour journey between Islamabad and Karachi from May 22...

    A decision was taken at a meeting held at the Pakistan Railways headquarters here on Saturday to review performance of the train inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday...

  • ‘Signal was green, goods train had no tail light’

    LAHORE: “The signal was green and the freight train had no tail light,” said driver Abdul Rauf Shamoon of the Awam Express which collided with a stationary goods train near Multan on Thursday...

    Shammon is the senior-most and best driver of the Multan Division of Pakistan Railways...

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • Senate adopts 92 recommendations for new 2015-16 budget

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Wednesday adopted 92 recommendations regarding the Finance Bill 2015-16 for its incorporation in the budget for fiscal year 2015-16...

    Mr Mandviwalla said that the government had made a commitment to complete the Western Route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project on a priority basis, but it allocated only Rs30 billion in the budget for the project while Rs100b is needed for completion...

  • India hopes new ‘green’ budget will revive growth

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed a “new chapter for India” as his re-elected government unveiled what he called a “green” budget aimed at reviving growth and creating a $5-trillion economy...

    Sitharaman said that nearly 20 million new houses would be constructed by 2022 and that all rural household would have drinking water by 2024...

  • Pakistan’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

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