Green Line metro bus service is now fully operational

KARACHI: The Green Line bus service has become fully operational from today (Monday), providing a modern means of transport for residents of Karachi. According to details, 80 buses will cover a track of 21 kilometers and will be operational for

Sindh govt to bring 50 news buses to Karachi

KARACHI: After the arrival of 40 buses for the Green Line BRT metro bus project, the Sindh government has also announced to bring 50 buses to Karachi under a provincial-funded transport project. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Mukesh Kumar Chawla made

18 passengers killed as bus overturns in Khuzdar

QUETTA: At least 18 passengers were killed and 30 others were injured on Friday morning when a coach crashed in Khuzdar district of Balochistan. The passenger coach was traveling from Wadh to Dadu in Sindh when it met with an

At least 13 passengers dead as speeding coach overturns near Sukkur

SUKKUR: At least 13 people were killed when a passenger coach overturned due to over-speeding near Sukkur. The passenger coach was going to Karachi from Multan when it crashed on the National Highway near Pano Aqi. At least 13 people

Karachi University to launch electric shuttle service

KARACHI: The University of Karachi has announced to launch an on-campus custom-built electric shuttle service. In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with NTS Logistics to provide six 23-seater roofless commuting vans which would increase in the

Seven killed, 20 injured in road accident near Sheikhupura

SHIEKHUPURA: At least seven people were killed and more than 20 others including women and children sustained serious injuries in a collision between a bus and van near Sheikhupura. Rescue officials told media that both vehicles caught fire after the

BRT Peshawar resumes service after one month

PESHAWAR: The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) metro bus system restored its service on Saturday after a month long suspension due to the frequent fire incidents in buses. The BRT service was suspended last month after repeated fire incidents compelled the

Punjab govt to launch double-decker tour bus in Bahawalpur

ISLAMABAD: Punjab government will launch a double-decker bus service in Bahawalpur for tourists to visit the historical places in the city, In a statement, Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister on Tourism Asif Mehmood said the move is part of the

Chaos at metro bus

The PTI government at last inaugurated the BRT Peshawar project a day before Independence Day. The next couple of days were marred by mismanagement and several incidents of misconduct which makes one realise whether we deserve modern facilities. Mass transit

‘Into the Wild’ bus removed from Alaska trail

ANCHORAGE: An abandoned bus made famous by ‘Into the Wild’ film directed by Sean Penn has been removed by officials in Alaska. The wrecked bus was airlifted from a remote trail outside Denali National Park after many people put themselves

Policeman allows bus operation from Korangi amid lockdown

KARACHI: A police officer alleged pocketed large amounts of money to allow the resumption of public transportation from Korangi industrial area amid lockdown restrictions, it has been revealed. Earlier it had been reported that several public inter-city buses were being

Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus incident

NEW DELHI: The four men convicted for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 were executed on Friday morning. The incident sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion over the long history of sexual

Escaping Accidents

About a month ago, I along with my colleague were on our way back from work riding a bike as we both live in the same area when we met with an unfortunate accident. My colleague was driving the bike

Yousafzai claims Peshawar BRT project cheaper than Lahore Metro bus

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa minister for education Shaukat Yousafzai on Thursday has dismissed the allegation of former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif on the cost of Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Yousafzai, said he would resign if the project cost proved to

Death warrants issued for 2012 Delhi bus rape convicts

NEW DELHI: A court in Delhi on Tuesday issued death warrants for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case of 2012. The convicts will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am. They will have 14

Bus-car collision claims two lives in Karachi

KARACHI: A speeding bus collided with a car in the Khayan-e-Ittihed area killing at least two persons and three others injured during the wee hours. The accident occurred during the wee hours of Friday in Karachi’s defence area. According to

Women’s transport woes

Aside from social norms and restriction, a crucial factor hindering women’s participation in the labour force, continuing their education, or engaging in other activities is access to public transport. There are deep-rooted cultural and religious norms against women coming in

EGV offers to invest in electric buses in Karachi

KARACHI: An international consortium has offered to make Karachi the leader in green public transport solutions by investing in modern high tech electric fleet of buses to service public transport. The Energy Global Venture (EGV) on Saturday met with Sindh

Six killed as gunmen open fire on bus in Hangu

HANGU: At least six people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus in Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to police, the incident occurred in Zargari area of district