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  • New enquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

    WASHINGTON: A new letter by federal intelligence investigators says secret US government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: email is forever...

    Clinton, the former secretary of state and now the leading Democratic presidential candidate, wants to focus on the economic issues she and her team believe will drive the 2016...
  • 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...

    Eight other development projects also okayedThe route of the proposed KCR will be constructed along the existing (abandoned) track which...

  • 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 chief minister also asked Mr Abbasi for allocation of gas quota for installing a 12MW LNG-based power...

  • 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...

    The 43-kilometre-long railway line will go through Landhi, Wazir Mansion, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, COD, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, Orangi Town and Chanesar Goth... ...

  • 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 chief minister formed a task force under the Karachi commissioner for removal of encroachments from the project area, where 67 acres have been encroached upon...

  • 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...

    It was reluctant to follow government directives on granting right of way, handing over the control of the Karachi Urban Transport Corporation and transfer of land on the KCR route for stations to Sindh government...

  • 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...

  • Eight injured as blast hits railway track in Jacobabad

    JACOBABAD: At least eight people were injured in a blast on Saturday on a railway track near Jacobabad's district jail...

    Also read: Blast near railway tracks injures 25 in JacobabadEarlier this year, at least 25 people were wounded in a remote-controlled explosion on railway tracks near Jacobabad's Dil Murad station...

  • Khakwani’s take on allocation for railway

    He said the Metro Bus would always be subsidised whereas development of railway structure would not only help lower the cost of the goods transportation but would also provide comfort to much greater number of commuters all over the country...

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