KARACHI: The Green Line bus service would remain suspended for three days till Ashura, official said on Sunday.

They said that the route of the federal-funded bus service would remain mostly sealed due to security arrangements for Muharram that would not allow both passengers to avail service and management to operate as usual.

“The service would remain suspended from Muharram 8 to 10,” said an official.

Launched in January 2022, the service was availed by close to six million citizens in six months who travelled through its dedicated corridor on 80 buses in the given period.

Published in Dawn, August 8th, 2022

Opinion

Editorial

Breaking the deadlock
09 Dec, 2022

Breaking the deadlock

It is time for PDM and PTI to show flexibility and realise that the future of over 240m people is at stake.
A targeted killing
09 Dec, 2022

A targeted killing

IF there were any doubts about a sinister, transnational plot to kill journalist Arshad Sharif, the 592-page report...
Dog-bite epidemic
09 Dec, 2022

Dog-bite epidemic

AN exploding population of stray canines has fuelled a dog-bite epidemic in Sindh, with the provincial health...
Worsening hunger
Updated 08 Dec, 2022

Worsening hunger

THAT the dollar liquidity crunch has started hurting the import of essential items such as vegetables and raw...
Bannu beheading
Updated 08 Dec, 2022

Bannu beheading

The state must take up the cudgels and neutralise barbarism before it spreads.
Smog misery
08 Dec, 2022

Smog misery

IF 2022 has taught us anything, it is that generations of reckless disregard for Mother Nature has accrued very ...