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  • NAB directed to probe financial irregularities in construction of Islamabad airport baggage terminal

    The Senate's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe allegations of financial misconduct surrounding the construction of the baggage terminal at Islamabad's new Airport...

    The meeting, led by PAC Chairman Khursheed Shah, was briefed that misappropriations had been made in the construction of the baggage terminal at the new Islamabad airport...

  • Rome airport in chaos after fire devastates terminal

    ROME: Scores of flights were cancelled and thousands of passengers had their travel plans wrecked on Thursday after a fierce fire devastated part of a terminal at Rome’s Fiumicino airport...

    The city’s main airport was closed to passengers for several hours after a blaze triggered by an electrical fault in a bar broke out in terminal three, which is used for international flights...

  • CAA to outsource airport terminal

    A CAA statement issued on Sunday said the airport terminal side may be outsourced to operators but the airports would remain the property of the government...

    He said that due to non-availability of international flights from the state-owned airline in cities like Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad and Turbat, a few international airlines would be allowed to operate there to ensure competitive fares and boost export of perishable goods... ...

  • Rich, famous to get special terminal at Los Angeles airport

    LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles International Airport officials have approved opening a special terminal for the rich and famous to wait for their flights far from the paparazzi and riffraff...

    “We are very focused on making LAX a world-class airport and offering a wide variety of amenities,” Flint said in an e-mail...

  • Bus owners demand closure of CBH-run terminal

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Bus Owners Association on Thursday appealed to the Sindh chief minister, chief secretary and corps commander to restrain the Cantonment Board Hyderabad (CBH) from running the Qasim Chowk bus terminal illegally and charging parking fee, in line with a judgement of the Supreme Court...

    Speaking at a press conference held at the local press club, association president Mir Afzal Khan, general secretary Abdul Rasheed...

  • KP’s largest bus terminal being run without tax collection contract

    PESHAWAR: Auction for the tax collection contract of the largest general bus stand of the province in Peshawar couldn’t be held for the last over two years because of irrational terms and conditions set by the local government department, according to sources...

    Officials in the LG department said that even the contractors were not ready to participate in the bidding for auction of the bus stand tax contract as the Town-I...

  • Sindh chief secretary ordered to resolve bus terminal land issue

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday directed the chief secretary to resolve the matter related to 100 acres for a proposed bus terminal along the Sup­erhighway...

    When a set of petitions related to the issues of heavy vehicles and deteriorating traffic situation came up for hearing, the transport and mass transit department secretary, a senior member of the Board of Revenue and a representative of the intercity bus transporters...

  • Five hurt in IED blast at Sheerin Jinnah bus terminal

    KARACHI: Five people were wounded when a bomb exploded at the entrance of a bus terminal near Sheerin Jinnah Colony on Tuesday, said police officials and hospital sources...

    Police investigators said it was an improvised explosive device (IED) that was planted at the gate of the terminal...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Islamabad International Airport does not have bomb disposal, detection squads

    RAWALPINDI: Despite being one of the sensitive airports, the Islamabad International Airport (IIA) does not have bomb detection and bomb disposal squads...

    The intelligence intimated that since the IIAP is a sensitive airport covered by greenwoods and located at a quite long distance from Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Attock, it should have rescue teams available 24 hours...

  • Qurban Niazi puts on live performance

    RAWALPINDI: Renowned folk singer Qurban Niazi put on a lively performance at a musical night at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Monday...

    Qurban Niazi has been performing folk songs throughout his life and no one can compete with his songs, said MPA Hanif...

  • Shaheer Niazi, the 'electric honeycomb' researcher, aims to bring the Nobel home

    Shaheer Niazi, the 17-year-old Pakistani student who recently surprised much older scientists with his groundbreaking research on electric honeycombs, recounted his journey beginning with the "World Cup of Physics" to being recognised by the Royal Society and the media in DawnNews show 'Newswise' on Friday...

    Upon returning from the International Young Physicists' Tournament in Russia in 2016, Shaheer said he decided to get published...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    Age, for Muhammad Shaheer Niazi, is a mere number that should never have to hold anyone back...

    The bespectacled curly-haired student from the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus, got published a research paper in the journal, Royal Society Open Science, based on research he had conducted for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Russia last year...

  • Muneer Niazi eulogised on his birth anniversary

    KARACHI: To commemorate the birth anniversary of renowned poet Muneer Niazi, a literary sitting was held at the Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu office, organised by the Anjuman’s youth committee, on Saturday morning...

    Hayat Amrohvi Rizvi also said that Muneer Niazi acknowledged that Karachiites and Urdu had given him recognition as a poet...

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