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  • Pakistan Railways to introduce solar-powered traffic signalling system

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Railways was informed on Thursday that Pakistan Railways would shortly introduce a modern solar-powered traffic signalling system, under which there would be an alarm system to alert train drivers of any activity on the track within a distance of 3...

    He said that with the lease of 34 acres to the DHA, Pakistan Railways would have to realign its 140km-long track...

  • Delay in new car number plates irks buyers, dealers

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has collected over Rs20 million for number plates over the last 10 months but it has yet to deliver them, much to the inconvenience of buyers of new vehicles...

    Car dealers have informed the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department that number plates were not being issued for vehicles being registered in Karachi of the series BCA onwards since August 2014...

  • Foreign firm to make customised number plates for vehicles in Punjab

    LAHORE: Chief Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit, in collaboration with excise and taxation department, is scheduled to launch customised vehicle number plates project today (Thursday) by awarding a contract to a foreign manufacturer...

    The project is aimed at legalising customised specialty number plates for vehicles in Punjab following a set of specifications...

  • Vehicles’ personalised number plates from October

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has started the process of selecting companies having expertise in preparing personalised (alphanumeric) and specialty (vanity) number plates for vehicles which it expects to launch in October this year...

    The system is being introduced under the Provincial Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1965, amended by the Punjab Assembly for the purpose early this month...

  • Action against vehicles with AFR, fancy number plates ordered

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the authorities to ensure that no vehicles having number plates with Applied for Registration (AFR), non-duty paid or with fancy number plates shall run on the roads in Sindh...

    The bench also expressed its concern over the failure of the excise and taxation department to issue registration number plates to applicants in time...

  • Computerised number plates offer gets poor response in Punjab

    LAHORE: Punjab excise and taxation department’s fresh move, offering motorists and motorcyclists having manual number plates the computerised ones has so far drawn a poor response as only less than 2,000 people have availed the facility in the first 40 days of the initiative...

    The department had issued a circular to all its regional directorates on January 14, 2016 to launch a vigorous campaign for replacing the manual number plates...

  • Action against fake number plates

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday ordered action against vehicles plying without registration number plates, officials told Dawn on Saturday...

    Initially, the traffic police will carry out a campaign for two weeks aimed at educating people about the importance of number plates...

  • Drive against illegal number plates: Excise dept asks governor, CM to ‘lead from the front’

    LAHORE: Extending the scope of the crackdown under the National Action Plan (NAP) to illegal use of number plates, the Excise and Taxation Department has requested the chief minister, the governor and the members of the National and Punjab assemblies to “strictly abide by rules”...

    The crackdown on use of illegal number plates is in full swing all over the province...

  • Solar power price slump casts shadow on India’s green future

    NEW DELHI: Solar power prices in India have hit rock bottom, but it is not all good news for the electricity-starved country as the phenomenon has hit investor confidence and threatens the country’s effort to push its green credentials...

    India is the headquarters of an international solar energy alliance and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to reinforce the notoriously polluted country’s green credentials...

  • 'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system: US scientists

    MIAMI: A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced on Wednesday...

    Nicknamed Planet Nine, the object "has a mass about 10 times that of Earth" and follows a "bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the distant solar system," said a statement by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)...

  • Tubewells to be converted to solar system: Zehri

    QUETTA: Chief Minister of Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri has called for early implementation of the plan to convert all tubewells of agriculture sector to solar system without any delay...

    Talking to a delegation of growers here the other day, the chief minister advised the officials concerned to take the growers and agriculturalists into confidence on progress to convert the tubewells to solar system...

  • How did an Urdu greeting reach the edge of our solar system?

    In 1977, Nasa launched a spacecraft called the ‘Voyager’, which was equipped with scientific instruments to increase our understanding of outer planets, the solar system, and the worlds beyond it...

    After 38 years of sailing through space and traveling a distance of some 19 billion kilometers, the Voyager has now exited our solar system and entered the interstellar space...

  • A solar system of one’s own

    Greater affordability and awareness have pushed solar energy into the purchasing psyche of common citizens...

    Even in 2016, grid electricity hasn’t yet reached this part of the world —a remote fishing village in District Thatta — but villagers have found a way out: solar power...

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