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  • Fire damages control room of major KP grid station

    PESHAWAR: A fire caused by electricity overload damaged the control room of Sheikh Mohammadi grid station on the outskirts of provincial capital on Sunday, the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) and rescue officials said...

    They said that the fire started at around noon and it was brought under control after over two hours by the Rescue 1122 firefighters...

  • Chief Election Commissioner satisfied with election arrangements after visit to ECP control room

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob on Sunday visited the 'monitoring and control room' formed by the commission to receive complaints on election day...

    Regarding the performance of the RTS, the officers present within the control room said that the system had delivered results with a 90 per cent success rate...

  • Control room in Lahore starts monitoring election proceedings

    LAHORE: As 5,715 Rangers have been placed at the disposal of the Punjab government while the province would also have an estimated 200,000 army personnel for election duty, the home department has set up a digital central control room at the Civil Secretariat to directly monitor the election proceedings, law and order and quickly react to any emergency...

    According to officials, Caretaker Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi is likely to...

  • Trump lays out plan to privatise air traffic control system

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump outlined a plan on Monday to privatise the US air traffic control system to modernize outdated systems and lower the cost of flying, but the proposal faced immediate criticism from Democrats...

    Trump’s White House East Room announcement on air traffic control is part of a week-long push to publicize his plans to overhaul the country’s aging infrastructure as the White House confronts a growing probe...

  • Traffic control system needs an overhaul

    Lahore often witnesses the worst traffic jams on its busiest roads during peak hours...

    Despite the Punjab government’s efforts to solve traffic-related problems and the money spent on various projects, such as signal-free roads and elevation of U-turns, clogged roads remain a nuisance...

  • World T20: No room for experiments in Pakistan squad, says Shaharyar

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan slammed the fitness levels of Pakistan's limited- overs squad but cautioned the team management against too many 'experiments' in the Twenty20 side with World Championship in India just four months away...

    Khan, who was speaking to the media on Thursday amid reports of divisions within the Pakistan camp, clarified that all 'stake holders were on the same track' and team selections...

  • No room for extremism in Quaid’s Pakistan: PM

    “The present democratic government has resolved to leave no stone unturned to make the country the Quaid’s Pakistan in a real sense,” he said in a message on the 68th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation...

    The prime minister said the best way of paying tribute to him was to strive for making Pakistan a peaceful, moderate, welfare and developed Islamic state in accordance with his vision...

  • Bodies of man, woman recovered from hotel room in Bahawalpur

    Police on Monday recovered bodies of a man and woman, who had allegedly been shot dead, from a hotel room in Bahawalpur, DawnNews reported...

    The hotel's manager informed the police that the couple had claimed to be husband and wife and told him that they had a doctor's appointment in the evening and hence needed a room to stay till then...

  • Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said on Tuesday...

    Lombardo said he is "absolutely" confident authorities will find out what set off Paddock, a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler...

  • No room for the truth

    — Zafar Ali KhanMUCH water has flown under the bridge, assuming that what flows into the Ravi these days is water, since Khawaja Asif began to be lambasted for speaking truthfully about some of the problems that involvement in the Afghanistan conflict has saddled Pakistan with...

    Maybe, the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services should do something in this regard...

  • The dragon in the room

    A SOUTH ASIAN crisis is still brewing after US Secretary Rex Tillerson’s speed visits to Afghan­istan, Pakistan and India...

    The brief encounter in Islamabad confirmed the gulf in Pakistan-US positions...

  • No dressing room help for Perera: SLC

    KOLKATA: Sri Lankan cricket board on Sunday defended Dilruwan Perera after television replays suggested the batsman looked to the dressing room during a delayed review call in the first Test against India...

    Although the Indian players did not complain, there was speculation — including from television commentators — that he had received advice from the Sri Lankan dressing room...

  • New driving licence plan ‘leaves little room to cut corners’

    Prepared by the Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (SMU), the scheme was approved in the wake of a study in which it was observed that more than 90pc driving licences were issued to ‘untrained drivers’ by the traffic police all over the province, an official told Dawn...

    According to the study, he said, more than 100,000 driving licences were being issued by the Punjab traffic police including the Police Driving School of the...

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