Sindh govt bans inter-city public transport

KARACHI: The Sindh government has issued a notification regarding a ban on inter-city public transportation across the province from April 30 amid the worsening coronavirus cases in the country. Sindh Transport Minister Owais Qadir Shah has issued stern action to

Inter-provincial transport to remain suspended on weekends

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has decided to ban inter-provincial transport on weekends from April 10. “In a session held at the NCOC, it was decided to ban inter-provincial transport for two days a week (Saturday and

CM Sindh suggests complete ban on inter-city transport

ISLAMABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah stressed that a complete lockdown should be enforced Pakistan to control the third wave of coronavirus. “Do a lockdown or don’t do it, smart lockdown is nothing,” said the chief minister while speaking

‘Ertugrul’ lead actor sings ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ for fans

ISTANBUL: Turkish star Engin Altan Duzyatan, who essayed the lead role in the play ‘Ertugrul’ has sent love to Pakistani fans by singing the iconic nationalistic song ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’. In a video circulating on Twitter, Engin Altan Duzyatan can

Luxembourg becomes first country with free public transport

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to offer free public transport, as the small and wealthy European country tries to help workers and reduce road traffic. Some cities have already taken similar but partial measures.

China closes transport as coronavirus death row rises to 25

BEIJING: China has ramped up efforts to combat a virus that has killed twenty-five people and infected over 800 people, China suspended public transport in ten cities, shutting down temples, and quickly building new hospitals to handle infected people. On

British officials review security arrangements at Karachi airport

KARACHI: A delegation comprising officials from the British Department for Transport (DfT) visited Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport to review security arrangements. The delegation was given a briefing over security arrangements by the officials of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The

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