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  • ‘Unesco concerned over Orange Line threat to Shalimar Gardens’

    ISLAMABAD: Human rights activist Asma Jahangir on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) had expressed concern that the Orange Line Metro Train could pose a threat to the Shalimar Gardens, a world heritage site...

    “[Unesco’s] World Heritage Committee, in its 40th session in 2016, had expressed serious concern about the development of the Orange Line and had...

  • Uber launches ride-hailing service in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

    Ride-hailing service Uber will now operate in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, taking the total number of cities where the service is offered to four, said a press release issued by Uber...

    Uber Middle East and Africa Anthony Head Le Roux said that the newly launched ride-hailing service in Islamabad "will shape the future of urban mobility to benefit riders, driver-partners and the environment...

  • Rawalpindi-Kohat train service a victim of neglect

    KOHAT: The road transport mafia has been monopolising the inter-provincial and intra-provincial routes while discouraging train service on Kohat-Rawalpindi and Kohat-Peshawar routes for decades now...

    Besides, the government has also been neglecting the restoration of rail service not only in Kohat district, but also in the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Metro bus runs over medical student in Rawalpindi

    A medical student was killed when a Metro bus she was travelling on ran her over in Rawalpindi Friday, police said...

    Sameera, a 19-year-old student of the Shifa College of Medicine, was travelling to Islamabad when the driver pulled the emergency brakes near the Rehmanabad bus station, apparently due to ongoing construction work in the area...

  • Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project not waterproof

    ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: Some newly constructed metro bus stations, worth millions of rupees, could not withstand the heavy monsoon showers on Tuesday and were flooded with rainwater...

    The worst affected bus stations were Peshawar Mor, Centaurus, 7th Avenue, Kutchery and Shaheed-i-Milat stations where water flowed down the staircases and dripped from the ceiling, inundating the stations...

  • 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...

  • PTDC starts Pindi-Naran bus service

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation started on Monday its bus service between Rawalpindi and Naran...

    PTDC Managing Director, Kabir Ahmad Khan while inaugurating the bus service, said that with the restoration of peace in the country, tourism activities will start picking up to defeat the terrorism...

  • Shahbaz offers to help launch bus service in Karachi

    KARACHI: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has offered cooperation to Sindh government in launching a Metro-style bus service in Karachi...

    Mr Sharif arrived here on Wednesday to invite Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Service...

  • Intercity bus service launched

    KARACHI: The Sindh government and Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Ltd launched the first phase of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Intercity Bus Service at a ceremony held at Chief Minister House on Tuesday...

    He said the Sindh government had asked the Daewoo company to invest in intra-city routes of Karachi, to which they had agreed and hopefully the next phase would be Intra-city Bus Service for Karachi...

  • It’s now Pakistan Metro Bus Service

    ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday formally announced to rename the metro bus service as the Pakistan Metro Bus Service...

    It may be noted that at the launch of the bus service at the Convention Centre three days ago, the chief minister had expressed his desire to rename the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus service...

  • Shuttle service for metro bus passengers

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government will ply red buses on 14 routes of the garrison city to transport people to and from metro bus stations...

    Talking to Dawn, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall said: “The new red bus service will charge Rs5 to Rs6 per head from Soan Bus terminal, Pirwadhai Bus Terminal, Railway Station, Pirwadhai Mor to Saddar or other bus stations so that the people will avail metro bus service for...

  • PM Sharif launches metro bus service for twin cities today

    RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates the much delayed mass transit metro bus service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad today (Thursday)...

    Though buntings and streamers festoon the elevated track of the bus in Rawalpindi, the ceremony is being held at the Convention Centre in Islamabad for security reasons...

  • Metro bus service next month

    RAWALPINDI: Work on all eight packages of metro bus project will be completed by Sunday, but the bus service will be launched next month...

    This was said by Commissioner Zahid Saeed on Friday after visiting the metro bus project site from Saddar to Pakistan Secretariat along with senior officials of the Punjab government...

  • Rawal festival to mark metro bus service inauguration

    RAWALPINDI: The local administration has launched Rawal Sports and Cultural Festival to celebrate the inauguration of Metro Bus Service in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad scheduled to be held on June 3...

    Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) held a Mushaira in this regard at its auditorium in collaboration with Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA)...

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