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  • Attabad road link with China restored

    GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated on Monday a 24km re-aligned patch of the Karakoram Highway, with five tunnels, restoring a road link with China that had been cut after a massive landslide blocked the Hunza River and created the Attabad Lake in January 2010...

    06 million project was completed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation in three years and two months...

  • Balochistan’s road link with KP, Punjab remains cut off

    QUETTA: Road link of Balochistan with Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan remained cut off for the second consecutive day on Saturday as transporters observed a strike against kidnapping of Asad Khan Tareen, the son of Local Government Minister Sardar Mustafa Tareen...

    Passenger coaches, buses, wagons, trucks and other modes of transport remained off the road...

  • UoG link road full of potholes

    GUJRAT: The three-kilometre road linking Gujrat-Jalalpur Jattan Road to the Univeristy of Gujrat’s Hafiz Hayat Campus is full of potholes...

    A varsity official told Dawn the road had damaged buses while students threatened to hold protests at the pathetic condition from the DCO office to the Chief Minister’s House in Lahore if the road was not built...

  • Waseem Akhtar to run Karachi via 'video link' from behind bars

    KARACHI: The imprisoned politician and newly elected mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar will run the teeming metropolis via “video link” from his prison cell, his lawyer said on Wednesday...

    Waseem Akhtar, who was arrested last month on suspicion of aiding alleged militants, arrived in an armoured police vehicle at the British-era Karachi Metropolitan Corporation building to cast his vote in the final round of elections that has his party...

  • Bus service to link six major cities of Sindh from tomorrow

    KARACHI: The Sindh government will formally launch on Tuesday the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Intercity Bus Project with initially 50 buses to be run between Karachi and five other cities of the province, it emerged on Sunday...

    Under a public-private partnership contract with the government, a private company Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Ltd will cover five routes from Karachi to Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Benazirabad and...

  • MR Link Canal shut due to water shortage

    SIALKOT: The Marala-Ravi-Link (MR Link) Canal has been lying shut for the last two weeks due to water shortage in the river Chenab at Head Marala...

    Irrigation department officials told Dawn the water was decreasing day by day in the Chenab at Head Marala due to which the MR Link Canal was shut...

  • Trump sees no link between guns and mass shootings, but others do

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Monday he saw no link between mass shootings and guns, but demands for strict gun control laws grew louder after the Texas church tragedy...

    But on Monday, President Trump refused to see a link between the mass shootings and guns, saying that the Texas church massacre “isn’t a guns-situation,” but instead “a mental health problem at the highest level”...

  • Egypt hangs six convicted militants with link to Islamic State

    CAIRO: Egyptian authorities hanged six men convicted of killing soldiers Sunday, police said, ignoring appeals to spare them amid allegations that two of them had been in custody at the time of their alleged crimes...

    Prosecutors said they were members of the Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis jihadist group, which late last year pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria
  • PU says HT activist has no link with VC

    LAHORE: The alleged member of banned Hizbul Tehreer arrested in the Punjab University on Monday was a relative of PU Vice-Chancellor Mujahid Kamran, say police...

    Iqbal Town Division Operations SP Mohammad Iqbal told Dawn that Qari Shehryar, who was arrested for distributing hate material and preaching the students to join his banned organisation, is nephew of Mujahid Kamran’s former wife
  • Sindh protests release of water to Chashma-Jhelum link canal

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Friday strongly protested the release of irrigation water to the Chashma-Jhelum link canal, calling it a violation of the inter-provincial agreement by the Indus River System Authority...

    Mr Khuhro said when the Chashma-Jhelum link canal was built in the 1970s as a flood canal, an agreement was signed with Sindh that water to the canal could be released only with the consent of Sindh...

  • Erdogan opens hospital thru’ video link

    MUZAFFARGARH: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated on Thursday the upgraded Tika Hospital through a video link at a ceremony presided over by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here in Muzaffargarh district...

    Addressing the people through video link, Erdogan said: “Turkey is helping people of those countries who are helpless...

  • No operational link between IS, Taliban: US

    ” In an earlier statement on Wednesday’s attack in Karachi, US Secretary of State John Kerry said that there was more strength in the respect and solidarity the United States and Pakistan felt for one another than there could ever be in any terrorist attack...

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