Tag Archives: Riding

Ban pillion riding

It has been seen that motorcycles are being used as more than a bike with three or even four adults sitting tightly with the driver sitting on the fuel tank. This makes

Pillion riding ban in city lifted

Pillion riding ban which was imposed owing to security concerns on the awe of Youm-e-Ali (R.A) has been lifted on Saturday. According to Sindh Home Ministry, pillion riding ban in Karachi has

The price of riding a car

A 23-years-old boy, who was shot dead in an alleged police encounter in Green Town Police Area during the wee hours of Monday along with a hardened criminal, was a student of

Ban on pillion riding lifted

Routine life in the city has normalised with the Sindh government lifting the ban on pillion riding on Friday. The Sindh Home Department had forbidden pillion riding on July 5 after incidents

SHC wants to know if crime rate and pillion riding are linked

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court has ordered the Home Department to submit a comparative chart of crimes committed during the time when pillion riding was banned.
A division bench comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ghulam Sarwar Korai issued the directives to the Sindh Home Department for submitting the chart within two weeks.
The bench was hearing a petition filed by Deedar Ali Chandio Advocate, pleading to exempt lawyers from the pillion riding ban.
Arguing on

Red Riding Hood – A flick far from legendary

NEW YORK – ‘Twilight’ director Catherine Hardwicke brings something borrowed; something new but certainly nothing blue to her girl-centric retelling of the old fairytale ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’
The new film, ‘Red Riding Hood,’ is a weird hybrid that means to tap the adolescent yearnings of Stephanie Meyer fans, but which will more likely suffer the same sorry fate as Amanda Seyfried’s last supernatural schlocker, ‘Jennifer’s Body.’
Seyfried’s saucer-eyed Riding Hood does

Pillion riding banned for 2 days

KARACHI – The Sindh government on Monday imposed a two-day ban on motorcycle pillion riding and carrying weapons in the city ahead of 12th Rabiul Awal. According to a notification issued by the Sindh Home Department, the pillion-riding ban would be enforced from Monday midnight and remain effective until midnight February 16.
It would not be applicable to women, children below the age of 12 years, senior citizens, disabled persons, journalists, law enforcing agencies personnel in

Pillion riding banned in Lahore for 2 days

LAHORE – City District Government and Lahore Police on Monday banned pillion riding for two days in the city to maintain law and order on Hazrat Imam Hussain’s (RA) Chehlum, today.
According to Police City Division Superintendent Dr Shahzad, the ban was imposed to prevent violence on Hazrat Imam Hussain’s (RA) Chehlum and appealed to motorcyclists not to violate the ban. However, he said that the pillion riding law would not apply to women, children and the elderly.

Asian Cup Quarter-finals – Jordan riding luck, Qatar cautious

DOHA – Uzbekistan coach Vadim Abramov set the scene for his team’s Asian Cup quarter-final with Jordan on Friday by calling them dangerous, but lucky. The Uzbeks have been impressive in reaching the last eight, beating hosts Qatar 2-0, overcoming Kuwait 2-1 and drawing 2-2 with China as they seek to make the semi-finals for the first time.
Jordan also held their own, drawing with three-time champions Japan, then beating Saudi Arabia and Syria as they too look for a maiden last