Farrukh Baseer

  • T LAHORE -  PTI chief Imran Khan has expressed the fear that suicide bombers would return if the supply route for Nato forces in Afghanistan was restored. In an interview with Nawa-i-Waqt on Friday, Imran flayed Foreign Secretary’s statement that the restoration of the route is in ...

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  • TSARGODHA - At least seven people were killed and 18 were injured when three vehicles collided with each other due to dense fog on Sunday. As per details, a passenger van (LWN/0615) was heading towards Gujranwala from Khushab. When it reached at 33-Phatak Ajnala Road in the limits of Saddr Police ...

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  • TLAHORE The sale of rail tickets in black is in full swing at the Lahore Railway Station and some porters and police officials are involved in the malpractice. Faisal, a Karachi-bound passenger, while talking to this scribe said that he came back empty handed when he went to the reservation office ...

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  • TLAHORE The ongoing war on terror poses a serious threat to the country as it is providing the enemies with an opportunity to advance their interests, Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan says. In an interview to Nawa-i-Waqt on Wednesday, he said in this war Pakistan had suffered a loss of ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan Railways, a victim of severe financial crunch of billions of rupees, seems set to close its passenger operations due to unavailability of the engines and their spare parts to run the trains, it is learnt. The department had 500 engines in 2009 while 100 engines had become out of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Railways has sought permission from the federal government for deciding fare at its own, importing 150 locomotives from the US and 50 from China. Besides that the Railways has also asked the government to suspend Rs 42 billion overdraft, long-term loan and Rs 6 billion annual ...

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  • TLAHORE - Audit General annual report of 2009-2010 has revealed various embezzlement cases worth billion of rupees in Pakistan Railways. According to detail, the management of PR has miserably failed to recover long-standing dues from various departments including Wapda, Defence, Royal and Palm ...

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  • TLAHORE - SNGPL MD Rasheed Lone has said that country has over 33 trillion cubic feet gas reservoirs which are sufficient for another 25 years. New gas reservoirs have been discovered in Kohat, Sindh and sea while development work cannot be started in Balochistan where natural gas has recently been ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Railways, generally considered to be a the poors means of transportation, is currently on the verge of total collapse mainly because of its surmounting debt that has reached up to Rs52 billion, while the development projects, started in 80s and 90s, have become unfeasible and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Environment Department Punjab Saturday launched a crackdown against the factories involved in illegal manufacturing of black polythene shopping bags during which an amount of Rs0.9million was collected as fine from them. The action was taken on the special directives of Secretary ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Railways Ministry has ordered officials working in PRACS even after the expiry of their contract tenures to quit without delay. Those not obeying these orders will have their jobs terminated on Wednesday night. According to sources, Executive Director Commercial Chaudhry Nazeer Ahmed, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ministry of Railways has shown serious concern over departments outstanding amount worth over Rs 1.25 billion from various government and non-government defaulter departments and urged the GM Railways, three Addl GMs and F&CAOs to take measures in ensuring immediate recoveries that have ...

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  • TLAHORE - Irregularities in purchasing furniture for official residence of MD PRACS - a subsidiary of Pakistan Railways - worth millions of rupees and delivery of printing material before tender have been revealed here on Wednesday. Worker unions of PR in an appeal, sent to Chief Justice of ...

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  • TLAHORE - In order to renovate the dilapidated buildings of railways schools, Directorate of Schools has demanded 80 million rupees from Railways Ministry. It was informed to the National Assembly Standing Committee on Railways during a presentation that there are 22 educational institutes ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has issued notices of gas loadshedding to big industrial units owing to closure of Qadirpur and Sawan gas fields in Sindh in October producing 750 million cubic feet gas per month and gave directives to concerned staff to put off annual repair ...

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