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 On a suo motu, Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani summoned detailed reports from the chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CAD), Maroof Afzal, and Commissioner Rawalpindi and director of the project Zahid Saeed with a direction to allay the fears by explaining whether the project would pose threats to the Islamabad Master Plan and the greenbelts of the city or not.
Summary The Islamabad portion comprising 13.9 kilometers, would include Peshawar Mor Interchange as designed by the Capital Development Authority and 14 bus stations with allied facilities. The construction of long awaited Peshawar Mor Interchange under this project will go a long way in redressing the congestion problem at this intersection, provide relief to the people, and help in smooth flow of traffic during peak hours.
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 Hussain, who is the convener of the senate sub-committee on environment, has also scheduled a public hearing of the sub-committee on March 17 to discuss the controversial proposal. The green belt to the right of the carriageway will be flattened to make room for three new traffic lanes, according to the Nespak's proposal.
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 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 Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a... New members of the Afghan National Army march during graduation at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday.
Summary One of the biggest broking houses in London is poised to stop advising companies listed on AIM in the latest blow to the junior stock market for growth companies. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is understood to be actively reviewing whether to remain a nominated adviser (nomad) on AIM, and a decision to withdraw is considered likely.
Summary The comedy series stars Robinson as a journeyman musician who gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school, reported Deadline. Crichlow, 29, will play Victoria Wavers, a successful former Wall Street trader who left the Street to pursue her true calling as a high school English teacher.
Summary NEW YORK (AP) -- It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. And with the rise of family plans, parents are getting cheaper phones for their kids while choosing the latest and the greatest for themselves, he says.