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 Banks, who was named first deputy by Bratton Tuesday, resigned Friday amid ongoing friction with the police commissioner over the previous Ray Kelly regime, sources familiar with the decision tell NBC 4 New York. Banks, 50, joined the NYPD in 1986 and began his career on patrol in the 81st Precinct.
Summary Police say 37-year-old Officer David Payne was stopped at a red light early Friday when a vehicle struck his motorcycle from behind. Authorities say the suspect, believed to be impaired by alcohol, would be booked into jail on suspicion of manslaughter and hit-and-run.
Summary The Knicks would not have beaten the Cavs last year. In the second game of Derek Fisher's tenure (a game on the road and on the second day of a back-to-back), the team had more assists than it did in any game last season.
Summary "Senator Graham is confident the people of South Carolina will judge him based on his record of accomplishment and will also put in its proper perspective these jokes, which were taken out-of-context and delivered in a private roast-type dinner before a well-respected charity in Charleston," said Graham campaign spokesman Tate Zeigler in a Thursday statement.