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Traffic plan unveiled for Pakistan Day parade rehearsal

ISLAMABAD: National Highways and Motorways Police have issued a traffic advisory in connection with Pakistan Day parade on March 23.  All types of heavy transport vehicles (HTVs) will be barred from entering Islamabad during the March 23 parade. . The

SMS service launched to alert motorists about traffic jams in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has launched a short message service (SMS) to help commuters avoid getting stuck on the roads. The alerts would inform road users about the latest traffic updates, including traffic jams and alternative routes, said Senior

Traffic police gears for action against officers embezzling fine amounts

RAWALPINDI: Authorities are set to take legal action against 27 traffic policemen who are accused of not returning fine amounts and causing immense losses to the traffic police department. A list of 300 employees has been prepared which showed that

Karachi faces traffic woes during Pakistan-South Africa match

KARACHI: While Karachi is hosting the first test match against South Africa starting January 26, the traffic faces the brunt as major thoroughfares being blocked due to heightened security on Shahrah-e-Faisal and Stadium road. The match will be played at

Rawalpindi traffic warden arrested over wife’s murder

RAWALPINDI: A Rawalpindi traffic warden has been arrested over domestic abuse and murder of his wife. The accused identified as Iqtidar Hussain was apprehended by police during a raid while trying to flee the city. The suspect had brutally clubbed

Ali Zaidi vows to resolve traffic congestion issue on Kemari Road

KARACHI: Federal minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi chaired an important meeting on Saturday at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to resolve traffic congestion problems faced by goods transporters on Keamari Road. The meeting was well attended by Member National

Heavy fog continues to engulf parts of Punjab

LAHORE: Dense fog engulfed many areas of Punjab in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday, heavily crippling road traffic and paralyzing daily life. The Motorway road from Lahore to Darkhana, the Motorway road from Khanewal to Multan (M4), the Motorway

Goods traffic suspended as transporters strike enters eighth day

KARACHI: Supplies of freight remained suspended throughout the country on Monday as the strike by freight transporters continued on the eighth consecutive day and the government remains silent to the billions of rupees worth of loss to the economy in

Traffic constable fleecing Murree visitors on New Year’s Eve

ISLAMABAD: As people flock to the hill station of Murree on New Year’s Eve, they are increasing facing harassment from traffic police officers. According to reports, there is a large of vehicles from Islamabad and other parts of the province

Driving in Karachi

The challenges and frustrations with driving a vehicle in Karachi are known to residents commuting on a daily basis. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the commercial hub and most populous city of Pakistan has been ranked among the

Federal Govt to launch new traffic regulations

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to launch new traffic regulations complying with the international standards in the federal capital Islamabad. Interior Minister Ijaz Shah reached this decision while chairing a high-level meeting with other stakeholders. He directed the authorities

3-day annual Urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi begins

KARACHI: A three-day Urs celebrations of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi started on Thursday in Sindh’s capital. The celebrations will be held at Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s mausoleum in Clifton from 22nd August till 24th August. Hundreds of people from all across