Shuttle train between Pindi, Golra Sharif soon


The Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Pakistan Railways are launching a joint venture to run shuttle train between Rawalpindi Railway Station and Golra Sharif.
The decision was taken by the CDA and railway authority in a meeting held in the CDA headquarters the other day. Senior officials of the CDA and Railways were present in the meeting.
The meeting has decided that 1-9 railway station, which is now being used as a dry port would be upgraded for passenger train service.
Meanwhile, it was said in the meeting the 1-9 railway station would be linked with 9th Avenue by laying railway track while the CDA would build bus terminal at that point and from there bus service would be ply for Blue Area, Secretariat and several other destinations.
During the meeting it was decided that the railway track would be laid down between 9th avenue and Faisal Avenue in second phase of the project.
Security heightened at Rawalpindi Railway
station: Security has been placed on high alert at Rawalpindi and Chaklala Railway stations after the bomb explosion in Sibbi Railway station
IG Railways has directed for deployment of police constables and commandoes at the entrance and platforms of stations who will strictly monitor all activities.
While all close circuit cameras have also been installed to monitor any suspicious activity. Women police constables have also been deployed.
Clerk sacked for making bogus medical certificate: Executive Education Officer, Rawalpindi, has dismissed a junior clerk, a subordinate of Deputy DEO (women), Iffat Shaheen, for making a fake medical certificate of a class-4 employee.
An inquiry committee has been constituted for investigations against the junior clerk, namely Zubair.
According to details, the clerk working under Deputy DEO (women) made a bogus medical certificate of Ameer Khan to benefit his son, namely Imran.
The district education department was also apprised through an application about the fake medical examination.
Sources said if there were any evidence for involvement of Deputy DEO (women), Iffat Shaheen, in the scandal, action would also be taken against her in accordance with the rules of education department.
Meanwhile, Imran, who is son of the class-4 employee, Ameer Khan, has registered a case against the education department in the High Court.
Deputy DEO, Iffat Shaheen was phoned to take her stance over the matter but she could not be reached.