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  • Concerns over new govt plans to monitor online traffic

    KARACHI: Given government plans to monitor online traffic, the telecom industry and digital rights advocates have cited various privacy and transparency concerns over the process...

    The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) recently directed the telecom industry to deploy a suitable technical solution for monitoring, analysing and curbing grey traffic...

  • Karachi gets advice from Colombia to improve traffic system

    KARACHI: As mayor of Bogota, Enrique Penalosa transformed Colombia's crime-ridden, traffic-clogged capital and now he is helping Pakistan's sprawling metropolis Karachi as it seeks to shed its violent, chaotic image...

    Penalosa is hoping to bring to bear some of the lessons he learned in Bogota as Karachi embarks on creating its first proper mass transport system, the $1 billion Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network...

  • On-duty traffic policeman killed, another injured in Karachi

    Hours after at least nine policemen were killed in Lahore on Monday, a traffic policeman was killed and another injured in Karachi, DawnNews reported...

    Unknown assailants riding pillion on a motorcycle targeted two traffic policemen from the Sohrab Goth Traffic Station, Constable Kamran and Head Constable Mohammad Khan, at Abul Hasan Ispahani Road while they were busy regulating traffic...

  • Smooth traffic movement in Ramazan a big challenge for Karachi

    KARACHI: As newly-appointed Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and then provincial police chief A...

    Khowaja finalise a plan for security and traffic management during Ramazan, the officials at the helm of affairs believe that keeping movement of more than four million vehicles on city roads smooth would be a much bigger challenge during this year’s holy month compared to past years, with 22 key spots and intersections under...

  • Transporters call off strike as negotiations continue on movement of heavy traffic in Karachi city

    Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair on Wednesday said goods transporters in Karachi had called off their strike in protest of a Sindh High Court (SHC) ban on the movement of heavy traffic within the city during daytime, Geo News reported...

    The SHC had in March directed the transport secretary and the city traffic police chief to immediately enforce a ban on the movement of heavy vehicles in the city during daytime after citizens...

  • Citizen and traffic wardens come to blows in Karachi's PIDC area

    KARACHI: A fist-fight broke out on Monday between an enraged citizen and traffic police personnel as a row over motorcycle parking escalated near the PIDC traffic section at the intersection of Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road and Club Road...

    Television footage showed a citizen and traffic police personnel locked in a scuffle, with heavy punches thrown by each party...

  • Traffic mess as Islamabad stand-off spills over into Karachi

    KARACHI: A sit-in organised by an alliance of several religious parties — Tanzeemat-i-Ahle Sunnat — at Numaish and the subsequent closure of two key roads for the security of the official residences of the Sindh governor and the chief minister resulted in a traffic mess on major city arteries on Monday...

    Karachi police chief Additional Inspector General Mushtaq Mahar told Dawn that the protesting parties had agreed to stage their...

  • Karachi traffic police may jail drivers without licence from today

    KARACHI: A majority of Karachi drivers would face a big challenge while bringing their vehicles on roads as the traffic police could arrest and jail them for up to a month for not having their driving licences from Monday (today)...

    2 million people in the metropolis have driving licences; whereas the total number of registered vehicles in Karachi is 3...

  • Karachi traffic policemen get spy cameras for better policing, security

    KARACHI: Traffic police authorities have provided sunglasses and pens attached with spy cameras to some of their personnel in a move to monitor their behaviour towards road users and also for security surveillance, as eight traffic policemen have been killed in targeted attacks during the past one year, a top official said on Thursday...

    “In the first phase, we have distributed these camera-attached sunglasses and pens to our officers...

  • 6,000 traffic police personnel to be recruited for Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to recruit 6,000 traffic police personnel to streamline traffic management and provide better traffic services to the people of the city...

    These decisions were taken at a meeting presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at CM House on Monday to improve traffic management and traffic facilities to the people of Karachi...

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