Topic: Rickshaw
driver hurt rickshaw fire
September 25, 2014

Six schoolchildren, driver hurt in rickshaw fire

DERA GHAZI KHAN - Six schoolchildren and a rickshaw driver suffered burns when the rickshaw caught fire on Wednesday. They were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital for the treatment. As per rickshaw driver Sajid, he was going to drop the children to their homes when it caught fire near ...

rickshaw drivers union rally firs
August 29, 2014

NLF, rickshaw drivers union rally against FIRs

TOBA TEK SINGHThe National Labour Federation (NLF) took out a protest rally on Thursday to condemn the registration of cases against 24 labour leaders and rickshaw drivers for taking out a rally against traffic police.NLF Central President Shamsur Rehman Swati led the rally of rickshaw drivers and ...

gunmen target a bannu rickshaw kill
July 09, 2014, 12:49 pm

Bannu: Gunmen target a rickshaw, kill two

Bannu- Two people were killed and two sustained injuries as unknown gunmen target a rickshaw today. Police said that some unknown armed persons opened fire at a rickshaw, killing two passengers on board and two sustained injuries.The bodies and the injured have been shifted to the hospital.

mom teen burnt death rickshaw
July 07, 2014

Mom, teen burnt to death inside rickshaw

LAHORE - Two women were burnt alive to death after a gas cylinder of an auto rickshaw exploded on Walton Road, sources informed.The incident happened on Sunday morning at Walton road Stop No-27 when a 40-year-old woman Haneefan Bibi, and her teenage daughter Arooj were boarding the rickshaw to ...

dead rickshaw falls barrage
May 18, 2014

3 dead as rickshaw falls into barrage

NAUSHEHRO FEROZ - A motorcycle rickshaw Saturday plunged into a barrage in Nurpur in Sindh's Naushehro Feroz district, killing three persons, police said.The police said eight persons fell into the barrage along with the rickshaw, of which five were rescued while three others could not be saved. ...

Indian rickshaw driver stabs American wife, kills self

AGRA, India : An Indian rickshaw driver stabbed his American wife to death before setting himself ablaze, police said Saturday, in a violent end to a whirlwind romance scripted in the backdrop of the Taj Mahal.Bunty Sharma, 32, killed 35-year-old Arian Willingar from Pennsylvania on a deserted ...

Karachi rickshaw cylinder explosion injured
February 12, 2014, 4:53 pm

Two injured as the rickshaw gas cylinder explodes

KARACHI- Gas cylinder of an auto rickshaw exploded near Habib Bank chowrangi in SITE area today as a result of which two people got injuries, police said. The injured were identified as Zahid Ayub and Younus Sharif. They were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. The rickshaw and a Suzuki vehicle ...

rickshaw driver shot dead pindi
February 11, 2014

Rickshaw driver shot dead in Pindi

RAWALPINID: A 32-year-old rickshaw driver was shot dead over family dispute on Monday within the limits of the Police Station Pirwadhai. The deceased was identified as Zareef son of Zar Khanm hails from Hazara Colony.According to police, Zareef was plying his rickshaw in Pirwadhai area when he was ...

rickshaw stands mulled ease traffic
January 29, 2014

Rickshaw stands being mulled to ease traffic mess

MULTANTo facilitate citizens and regulate traffic system, the city district government is going to set up rickshaw stands at 12 spots in Multan. Sources said that the District Coordination Officer (DCO) Zahid Saleem Gondal has issued order for preparation of feasibility report. According to ...

rickshaw auto baby birth woman
January 18, 2014

Woman gives birth to baby in auto-rickshaw

LAHORE - A woman gave birth to a child in an auto-rickshaw stuck in a traffic mess at Canal Bank Road during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s movement in the provincial capital on Friday, hospital sources said. Tayyaba of Dharampura area was being driven to Services Hospital, but the ...

killed peshawar rickshaw blast
January 01, 2014

Three killed in Peshawar rickshaw blast

PESHAWAR  - At least three persons were killed and four others injured when a CNG kit exploded in a auto rickshaw in the outskirts of Peshawar on Tuesday.Sources said that the blast occurred in Phando square but it was not confirmed either the blast occurred due to CNG kit or transportation of ...

Rickshaw driver torches kids’ books

PESHAWAR - To record his anguish against day-to-day highhandedness of traffic police, an enraged rickshaw driver in Peshawar on Thursday burnt to ashes the school’s books and bags of his five children, calling Imran Khan that he committed this act in the PTI’s government. The driver ...

rickshaw driver clubbed
September 04, 2013

Rickshaw driver clubbed to death

HAFIZABADA rickshaw driver of Kalianwala (Piray Da Kot) was brutally tortured to death by influential landlords of the village today.According to police source, rickshaw driver Muhammad Farooq was on way to Hafizabad for dropping girls to their college. On the way accused Bashir, Yameen and others ...

woman dies rickshaw falls ravine
August 13, 2013

Woman dies as rickshaw falls into ravine

RAWALPINDI - A woman died while six others sustained severe injured when a motorcycle rickshaw fell into a ravine on late Sunday night, informed Rescue 1122 on Monday.According to details, the driver of the rickshaw lost control and the vehicle plunged into a deep ditch near Bakery Chowk, leaving ...

Terror bid foiled as explosive-laden rickshaw seized

QUETTA : A police team foiled a terror bid as it seized an explosive-laden auto rickshaw near an Easter Bypass area here on Monday. According to police, unidentified miscreants had parked an explosive-and rickshaw near a petrol pump at Hazaragani in the outskirts of Quetta. Suspecting it ...

Rickshaw owners rally against LTC, police

LAHORE – Hundreds of rickshaw owners took out a rally on Canal Road, from Thoker Niaz Beg to Jail Road, against the Lahore Transport Company and traffic police.Led by Awami Rickshaw Unions, the drivers of three wheelers chanted slogans against the company and police, saying they were crushed ...

Rickshaw pullers fleecing commuters

There was a time when it was compulsory for the public transport such as rickshaws and taxis to have meters to charge fare at per-kilometre rate. Passengers usually complained about the rigging of these meters as majority of these transporters were seen either arguing or fighting with passengers on ...

Rickshaw drivers stage protest against police

PAKPATTAN - The Rikshaw Drivers Union staged a protest in front of the DPO office against police torture on a rikshaw driver here the other day. As per detail, the Fareed Nagar Police arrested Sabir Ali on suspicion in a theft case. During investigation, the police badly tortured him allegedly in a ...

Rickshaw stop, garbage heaps vex Pindora residents

RAWALPINDI  - Heaps of garbage and rickshaw stop on Saidpur Road close to Pindora Graveyard is causing trouble for residents, besides jeopardising splendour of the place. The residents of Siadpur Road and visitors to the graveyard expressed resentment over the heaps of garbage and rickshaw ...

Rickshaw, taxi stand demanded

TOBA TEK SINGH - The Pasban Rickshaw-Taxi Drivers union has warned the TMA officials that if a rickshaw and taxi stand was not established for their vehicles they will not pay TMA parking fee in the upcoming financial year 2012-13.While addressing a meeting of union members here on Wednesday, ...

rickshaw pullers arms
March 19, 2012

Rickshaw pullers up in arms

On 16th March, 2012, a dozen rickshaw drivers climbed up a high-voltage tower in Lahore, threading to commit suicide, as a protest against the corruption of the traffic police. The protesters stayed up on the tower for 6 hours, exhausting themselves without food or water, and risking ...

Rickshaw drivers win Babu Sabu battle

LAHORE – The entire Babu Sabu interchange locality turned into battlefield on Friday, shortly after protesting rickshaw drivers went on the rampage, thrashed policemen, and pelted the cops with stones. More than 10 people including protesters and policemen sustained injuries and were rushed ...

Train Crushes Rickshaw Driver Death
January 15, 2011

Train crushes rickshaw driver to death

FAISALABAD/ARIFWALA - A rickshaw driver was killed while his brother received critical injuries on Friday near Chak Jhumra, a tehsil of Faisalabad district, when a train hit the vehicle amid dense fog. Sources said the train struck the rickshaw, FSD-1757, at open crossing in Jandianwala, resulting ...

Woman Delivers Baby Auto Rickshaw
August 06, 2010, 2:44 pm

Woman delivers baby in auto rickshaw

Failing to reach the hospital on time due to the tense situation in Karachi, a woman had to deliver her baby in an auto rickshaw on Friday morning. The husband of Sadia, a resident of New Karachi, said they preferred staying at home till morning due to ongoing unrest in the city. As soon as the sun ...

Rickshaw Killed Rams Train Multan
October 26, 2008, 11:13 am

2 killed, as rickshaw rams into train at Multan

Two persons riding a motorcycle rickshaw died in Multan, when it rammed into a passing train. Police sources told that a motorcycle rickshaw, while crossing the railway line, was hit by a passing train that left the driver of the rickshaw, Muhammad Sharif and Allah Bukhsh dead. The deceased were ...

Bangladesh Glory Ride Idols Rickshaw
October 07, 2008

'Rickshaw Idols' ride to glory in Bangladesh

DHAKA (AFP) - On the busy streets of Dhaka, Omar Ali snakes his way through the city's gridlocked traffic, pedalling passengers around town on his cycle rickshaw. As one of an estimated one million rickshaw drivers in the Bangladeshi capital, the 45-year-old blends in on his colourful ...

Fuel prices boost cause of SAsia's maligned rickshaw

THE bicycle rickshaws that weave through New Delhi's narrow lanes have long been scorned by authorities here for congesting the city's already fierce traffic. The creaking carriages crawl alongside luxury sedans, book hawkers, horse-drawn carts, hulking buses and cows, said a report published in ...