Summary The approval was given at a meeting of the Capital Development Authority (CDA)'s Development Working Party (DWP). "But a simple notification from the Prime Minister Secretariat authorised the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to execute the metro project in the capital city," said an official of the CDA.
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Summary It was decided in the meeting that the natural beauty, environment and landscape of Islamabad will be protected and preserved. The meeting was informed that the 14-kilometre stretch of Metro Bus Project would be constructed in Islamabad territory. The funds for the Islamabad part of the project would be provided by the federal government.
Summary In this photograph made Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 a Washington Metro bus rolls across the Roosevelt Bridge over the Potomac River in Washington. In 2013, the number of trips stood at nearly 10.7 billion, the highest since 1956, according to data compiled by the American Public Transportation Association .
Summary Chairman Lahore Transport Company Kh Ahmed Hassan, Chairman Planning and Development, Managing Director Punjab Metro Bus Authority Sibtain Fazal Haleem, MD NESPAK, Director General LDA and other officials concerned were present. A briefing was given to the chief minister on the proposed monorail project.
Summary The American Public Transportation Association listed Metro as seeing a 3.4 percent ridership increase, but those numbers don't reflect additional school routes provided on weekdays that were counted for the first time, said Metro spokeswoman Jill Dunne . Metro is still studying its data, but Dunne said the agency believes weather and a lack of a rail option played a role in Metro's drop in ridership.
Summary In this photograph made Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 a Washington Metro bus rolls across the Roosevelt Bridge over the Potomac River in Washington. Nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013, to be precise, the highest number since 1956.
Summary ISLAMABAD - The project "Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Service (Islamabad Portion, length 13.656 km) costing Rs. 23.6 billion was approved on Thursday in principle subject to rationalization of cost and scope by a Committee headed by Secretary Cabinet Division.
Summary According to the design prepared by Nespak, a separate seven-metre-wide track would be built on the greenbelts on the I-8 /H-8 and G-8 sides of 9th Avenue and Jinnah Avenue for the metro bus service.
Summary It seems as if the capital's distinction as the country's only planned city is set to be erased. The CDA objected to the plan, positing that Nespak could use the 7.2 metre wide median on 9th Avenue instead of destroying the green belt.
Summary Senior police officer Abdul Khaliq Sheikh says 40 people were wounded Wednesday in the attack, which also saw assailants throw grenades in the Lyari neighbourhood of the port city of Karachi. Sheikh says police and paramilitary Rangers chased the gunmen and killed eight in a gun battle.
Summary The gunmen used machine guns and grenades in the attack that wounded more than 40 people in the Lyari neighborhood of Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province, senior police officer Shah Nawaz said. Hundreds of people have been killed in Lyari since 2009, and periodic operations by the paramilitary Rangers and police result in days of armed clashes, disrupting civilian life but not ending the violence, the report said.
Summary Officials claimed that the suspected terrorist is a resident of Dera Ismail Khan. According to the forensic report, the mastermind was also spotted in Islamabad on the day of court attack. On the other hand, a judicial committee formed to probe into the incident has formally kicked off its working.
Summary According to media reports, officials claimed that the suspected terrorists is a resident of Dera Ismail Khan. According to the forensic report, the mastermind was also spotted in Islamabad on the day of the court attack. On the other hand, a judicial committee formed to probe the incident has formally kicked off its working.
Summary The new monitoring program, which starts Monday, will require anyone back from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to check their temperature twice a day and report back daily to their local public health department, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said in a Wednesday press conference.
Summary The Apple-1 computer, built by hand in 1976 by Steve Wozniak in Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' garage or his sister's bedroom, fetched nearly twice its pre-sale high estimate, Bonhams said. It was bought by the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, the auction house said.
Summary Noah Wilson, 6, clung to his father Scott Wilson, Olathe, before game two of the World Series on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Lee Company, maker of Lee Jeans, head quartered in Merriam, Ks. held a Blue Jeans Trade-In event on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 to encourage residents to ditch their San Francisco-based Levi's during the World Series against the San Francisco Giants and wear their hometown Lee Jeans in support of the Royals.Those who traded-in their jeans received a coupon for 85% off a pair of Lee jeans on the company's website.
Summary The American musician created a stir when he tweeted Wednesday about his visit to the semiautonomous southern Chinese city, where thousands of student-led protesters have occupied streets for more than three weeks to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.