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  • Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mock-up, embraces Trump’s lunar timetable

    com Inc’s chief executive waved an arm and a black drape behind him dropped to reveal the two-story-tall mock-up of the unmanned lander dubbed Blue Moon during an hour-long presentation at Washington’s convention centre, just several blocks from the White House...

    ” While Bezos went out of his way to praise Pence’s timeline, the billionaire has been the target of repeated criticism from President Donald Trump, who has referred to him...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    The project was made a part of the CPEC by the governments of China and Pakistan at the 6th joint coordination committee held in December...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    The prime minister gave this assurance when the chief minister drew his attention towards the KCR which,...

  • Japan out as China emerges new contender in Karachi Circular Railway project

    ISLAMABAD: China will now cooperate with the Sindh government to help it revive the long-delayed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) within three years under a recently signed memorandum of understanding, the Senate’s Standing Com­mittee on Planning and Development was informed on Monday...

    Briefing the committee, Planning Secretary Shoaib Siddiqui said the Rs270 billion project was to be completed with the assistance of the Japan...

  • CM to perform Karachi Circular Railway groundbreaking on Quaid’s birthday

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah will perform groundbreaking of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) on the birthday of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah (Dec 25) at a ceremony to be held at Wazir Mansion — the residence of the founder of the nation...

    The initial estimated cost of the project, which has been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is about $2 billion...

  • 22 killed as trains collide near Karachi's Landhi Railway Station

    At least 22 people were killed and more than 40 injured when two passenger trains collided Thursday morning near Karachi's Landi Railway Station, officials said...

    Divisional Superintendent (DS) Railway Nasir Nazeer said up to 60 people could be injured in the accident, adding that there could have been up to 1,000 passengers in both trains...

  • Karachi Circular Railway faces derailment — again

    GETTING around is going to get tougher with time for Karachiites as the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) has hit snags — yet again...

    “The future of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) in Pakistan depends on the fair distribution of its benefits across all provinces,” he added bitterly...

  • Pakistan refuses ADB loan for railway as China becomes sole financier

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has refused part financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the $8 billion Karachi-Peshawar Railway Line (ML-1) after China said it wanted to fund the project single-handedly...

    The minister said he would not comment whether the Ministry of Railways has resisted the Chinese request for fears of monopoly, but said the entire financing would now come from China...

  • French railway seeks action

    PARIS: The French state railway company on Monday demanded police action against “irresponsible” Paris-Roubaix cycle race riders who breached a safety barrier seconds before a high speed train hurtled by...

    The last of the riders went through the barrier in northern France about eight seconds before the TGV train arrived at the Waller crossing, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from the end of the so called “Hell of the North” race...

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