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69 killed in Nigeria petrol tanker accident

Road accident Zabul Province

ABUJA: Around 69 people were burnt to death in southeast Nigeria after a petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a busy bus station and burst into flames, the Red Cross and police said on Monday. “The lorry lost control and ran into a motor park (bus station) near (a) roundabout in Onitsha,” the commercial capital of Anambra state, area police spokesman Uchenna Ezeh said of Sunday’s crash. A senior Red Cross official in the Nigerian capital Abuja said the agency’s staff responded to the disaster immediately, navigating charred debris inRead More

PM to open Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus on June 3

ISLAMABAD, 01 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the 23-kilometer Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Service on Wednesday, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said Monday. The project cost 44.84 billion rupees. The Rawalpindi part cost 19.17 billion rupees while the Islamabad part 23.84 billion rupees that include five billion on the Peshawar Mor Interchange. It is signal free and dedicated corridor having two flyover, 14 pedestrian underpasses and 13 vehicular underpasses to make it signal free. A total of 68 articulated AC buses to be operated by a privateRead More

Ayyan Ali’s judicial remand extended till June 15

RAWALPINDI, 01 JUNE (DNA) – Supermodel Ayyan Ali’s judidcial remand has been extended till June 15. According to details, Ayyan was presented before the customs court for the ninth time. The hearing was headed by Judge Rana Aftab who expressed displeasure on not presenting the final challan and said that the case is being delayed due to it. The court while ordering to submit the final challan on next hearing extended the judicial remand of the suspect till June 15 on the request of custom authorities. Moreover, Ayyan’s lawyer LateefRead More

Mullick pays tribute to Pakistan Girl Guide Association

ISLAMABAD, 01 JUNE (DNA) – Chairperson Peace & Culture Organization and Kashmiri Hurriyat Leader Yasin Malik’s wife Mushaal Hussein Mullick emphasis on girls to dream big and never to give up in struggling to make their dreams come true. She was speaking as a guest speaker at a conference organized by Pakistan Girl Guides Association at its Headquarter yesterday. National Commissioner of PGGA senator NuzhatSadiq, Senator Habibullah, PGGA trainers and Girl guides from all over the country attended the event. National commissioner briefed attendees regarding National girl guides association, its aims andRead More

SHC suspends four cops in contempt of court case

KARACHI, 01 JUNE (DNA) – Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday suspended as many as four police personnel after reviewing the report submitted by Chief Secretary in contempt of court case. The hearing was conducted by division bench comprising of Justice Sajjad Ali Shawar and Justice Nasiruddin in Sindh High Court (SHC) during which the Chief Secretary Saddiq Memon submitted the report of the issue. The court after hearing the arguments suspended Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) South Chaudhry Asad, SP Major Saleem, SP Sadar and SP City. Moreover, the honorable judgesRead More

Islamabad to have modern metro-bus: Shahbaz

ISLAMABAD, 01 JUNE (DNA) – The Federal Capital Islamabad will have its first ever modern public transport service “Metro Bus” later this week to provide estimated ridership to 135,000 passengers per day, officials said on Monday. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Monday said that the landmark project is ready to provide service to public and it will be inaugurated later this week. “The projects will offer honorable, punctual and reliable transport service to common man with cheap ticket costing 20 rupees (0.20 U.S. dollar) and will save commuters’ time,” said theRead More