Stories for: Zaheer Mahmood Siddiqui

New locos to ‘anchor’ railway

The first batch comprising of five units of the locomotives provided by a Chinese company arrives Karachi.

Haj policy ‘not sighted’ yet

Undue delay in initiating Haj process confirms fears that peaceful pilgrimage would be impossible under govt's scheme.

‘India interested only in sale, not trade’

LAHORE: A serious lack of trust dominated the recent meeting of the Pakistan India Joint Business Forum (PIJBF) in...

The price to pay for signal-free corridors

LAHORE: Commuting between Naseerabad and Gajjumatta by one’s own vehicle has been proving to be the test of...

A sister sobs her heart out

LAHORE: "Ma Chuke Balochani… (We are the sons of the Baloch…)" rendered Farzana Majeed and other participants in...

Missing Baloch’s voice gets a sympathetic ear

LAHORE: “We have been taught to shoulder a dead body being carried to graveyard. Our Baloch brethren are in need ...

‘MAINTAIN’ MANTRA FOR RAILWAYS

Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique sees signs of improvement in the Pakistan Railways (PR) under him. The PR is ...

Heavy cost of going off the track

LAHORE: For the last three years or so, the Pakistan Railways (PR) has been losing Rs3.15 million daily by not...

Government plans to ‘formalise’ motorcycle-rickshaws

LAHORE: The headcount of motorcycle-rickshaws has begun in the city in pursuance of the Punjab government plan to...

Railways embraces ‘catering cartel’

LAHORE: For the last three months or so, a ‘catering cartel’ has been hampering the Pakistan Railways efforts to...

Infrastructure for first sanitary landfill complete

LAHORE: Basic infrastructure for Lahore’s first sanitary landfill at Lakhodair to built at a cost of Rs7 billion,...

Illegal barriers make streets no-go areas

LAHORE: Iron gates installed for the security by residents of several blocks of Allama Iqbal Town, Gulshan-i-Ravi ...

Audit finds PR staggering loss

LAHORE: Detention of trains as a result of delay in execution of project for restoration of signaling system at the...

Firm stops paying PR

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has suffered a loss of over Rs1.1 million during the last nine days as its commercial wing...

PR freight service gets boost

LAHORE: After about three years, Pakistan Railways got a boost as five freight trains left Karachi for upcountry...

Students kill ticket examiner

LAHORE, Dec 14: Some time a bit late proves to be too late. The colleagues of Special Ticket Examiner (STE) Rana...

Auditors term PRACS a parasite harming railway

LAHORE, Oct 30: The Pakistan Railways Advisory and Consultancy Services (PRACS) is a ‘parasite’ that is almost...

Businessmen advised to build brands

LAHORE, Oct 24: Pakistani entrepreneurs should focus on building their own brands instead of promoting trademarks of...

PR team off to Seoul to acquire locos

LAHORE, Oct 19: A delegation of Pakistan Railways left here for Seoul to expedite the process for getting 10 used...

Infant killed, 35 injured in train blast

TOBA TEK SINGH / LAHORE, Aug 5: An infant died and 35 passengers suffered injuries when a bomb exploded in the...

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