Tag Archives: Highway

CDA begins work on Kashmir Highway without ECNEC’s approval

ISLAMABAD – The Capital Development Authority has started the construction work of Kashmir Highway without sending its fresh PC-1 worth over Rs 3 billion to National Economic Council (NEC).
“The old PC-1 of Kashmir Highway project is Rs 2.2 billion, which was approved by the NEC in 2007 but the CDA has not sent the new PC-1 of Kashmir Highway project of over Rs 3 billion under which they tendered and started the project,” a source in CDA finance wing told Pakistan Today.

BC to guard Sibi-Quetta Highway

QUETTA – Around 200 personnel of Balochistan Constabulary (BC) will perform duty along with Levies Force to ensure security on the Dera Allahyar-Sibi-Quetta Highway. According to the official sources, the BC will assist Levies Force in providing security to power and natural gas installations and traffic on the road linking Balochistan with Sindh for which the Home Department issued a notification on Sunday. The district administration of the relevant areas will deploy the BC

Residents block highway to protest against WASA

FAISALABAD – Poor sanitation, bad smell, boiling gutters and flooding streets forced the residents of Rasoolpura and Mehar Colony to take out rallies against Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) and their elected representatives. Hundreds of protestors blocked the main Jarranwala Road at NFC Chowk, disrupting the two-way traffic by burning tyres and throwing stones on the main road.
The protesters were carrying placards and banners inscribed with anti-WASA and anti-government

Cash-strapped CDA set to start Kashmir Highway project

ISLAMABAD – The cash strapped Capital Development Authority (CDA) is all set to start construction work for Kashmir Highway while the civic body has stopped its many ongoing projects owing to the paucity of funds.
The CDA had decided to start construction work on the Kashmir Highway in March that would cost Rs 2.60 billion while around Rs 2 billion was required to complete those projects over which the CDA had stopped or slowed down the work due to the scarcity of funds, an

It’s either Ferguson’s way or the highway

As the drama at Manchester United unfolded over the week, things seemed to be getting unstuck for the premier English football brand. Rumours in the media found authentication from a flabbergasted Alex Ferguson that Wayne Rooney wanted out. The ace striker too released a statement, stating United’s lack of ambition as the reason behind his failure to extend his contract.
Surely the differences were too big to be bridged, or they seemed to be, and a January

‘Overloaded trucks on the highway: accidents in making’

Overloaded and improperly loaded trucks were an important factor leading to accidents on the highways and motorways, said National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) Inspector General Dr Wasim Kauser while inspecting the N-5 central zone (Lahore-Multan-Rahim Yar Khan) with patrolling officers.
He said that overloaded trucks posed a very serious danger as they had a tendency to loose control especially during an attempt to avoid any collision with road side animals