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  • New York cab driver jailed over Pakistan murders

    NEW YORK: A New York cab driver was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for ordering a double murder in Pakistan after his daughter fled a loveless, arranged marriage...

    US prosecutors say Choudhry's American daughter, Amina Ajmal, was sent to Pakistan and held against her will for more than three years on her father's orders and forced into an arranged marriage...

  • Taxi drivers protest against private cab companies in Islamabad

    Taxi drivers in Islamabad held a protest against the impact of online cab services on their livelihood on Sunday...

    Conventional cab drivers participating in the protest claimed that their income is being affected due to the growing number of private taxi service providers and called for the number of vehicles in the fleets of web-based services — like Careem and Uber — to be curtailed...

  • Rickshaw drivers in Lahore protest against ride-hailing services, Orange Cab scheme

    Rickshaw drivers in Lahore took to the streets on Thursday to protest against ride-hailing services Uber and Careem and the Punjab government's Orange Cab initiative to provide 100,000 cars to those unemployed in the province, a press release issued by the Awami Rickshaw Union stated...

    Regarding the Orange Cab scheme, he said, "Why doesn't the chief minister of Punjab give us the 100,000 taxis and take our rickshaws as surety?",...

  • Cab owners, drivers protest tax on taxi stands

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Dozens of owners and drivers of taxis on Monday blocked Shahi Road from bridge chowk to District Press Club Chowk by parking their cars against what they called illegal tax on taxi stands by the municipal committee (MC)...

    The protesters shouted slogans against the MC chairman and alleged that he imposed this illegal tax on approved taxi stands of the city
  • Cab rank rule

    HAVE you ever stood at a taxicab rank? Did you notice that taxicabs generally form a queue leading up to the rank and simply take the next passenger waiting? Did you also perhaps wonder why that was? The taxicabs are just following the unspoken rule of the cab-rank: if thou art at the head of the queue, thou shall not refuse the passenger before you!You would also have noted that cabbies strictly follow this rule and in fact, there is...

  • Istanbul mayor, CM Punjab launch cab service in Lahore

    LAHORE: Mayor of Istanbul Kadir Topbas and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated on Tuesday A-Taxi (cab) service after the Punjab government and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality signed an agreement in this regard...

    Under the agreement, Turkish firm Al-Baryak will operate the cab service, equipped with modern navigation and security features...

  • US charges man over Muslim cab driver shooting

    NEW YORK: United States police in Pittsburgh have arrested and charged a 26-year-old man with shooting a Muslim cab driver in the back in the early hours of Thanksgiving, officials said Wednesday...

    The driver told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the passenger asked whether he was from Pakistan and then talked about the militant Islamic State (IS) group killing people...

  • Uber pulls out of Denmark citing tougher cab standards

    The country’s transportation minister, Ole Birk Olesen, a keen supporter of Uber, was forced by other political parties to pen a proposal toughening standards on cab services...

    He called it “a pity” there was no majority to further liberalise Denmark’s cab laws that “would have it easier for Uber and similar services to operate legally in Denmark...

  • Cab-hailing service Careem launches women drivers

    KARACHI: Taxi-hailing service Careem introduced women drivers in Pakistan on Wednesday, a rare initiative in a country where women account for only 22 per cent of the workforce...

    Careem has a larger market share than rival Uber in most of the 32 cities in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan region in which it operates...

  • One arrested in cab driver’s murder

    ISLAMABAD: A man suspected of involvement in the murder of a Careem driver has been arrested, the police announced at a press conference at the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) Centre...

    Superintendent of Police (SP) (Investigation) Zubair Ahmed Sheikh said a man had been arrested for allegedly killing Junaid Mustafa during a robbery
  • Putin says he drove cab after Soviet fall

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the collapse of the Soviet Union spelled the end of “historical Russia,” revealing he drove a taxi to make ends meet following the USSR’s fall...

    Putin, a former agent of the Soviet Union’s KGB security services, who has previously lamented the USSR’s fall, said the disintegration three decades ago remains a “tragedy” for “most citizens”
  • Changes in White House to increase pressure on Pakistan: experts

    WASHINGTON: This week’s shake-up in the Trump White House could also lead to greater pressure on Pakistan to create a condition that allows the United States to win the war in Afghanistan, US experts say...

    But the new South Asian desk in the White House National Security will now be headed by a person who wants Pakistan to align its policies on terrorism and Afghanistan with those of the United States...

  • High-flying White Ferns face winless Pakistan today

    TAUNTON: A big win over the West Indies pushed New Zealand back into the top four after four games at the ICC Women’s World Cup but skipper Suzie Bates knows that every game is crucial ahead of Saturday’s clash with the winless Pakistan side in Taunton...

    The White Ferns responded to the defeat against Australia in the best possible fashion here on Thursday, hammering the West Indies by eight wickets and chasing down a target of 151...

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