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Blast derails engine of Shalimar Express

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Locomotive of a passenger express train derailed after a bomb blast tore through the railroad track around midnight in Rahim Yar Khan, SAMAA reported on Sunday. The railway track blast took place near Chandrami area of Rahim Yar Khan moments after midnight. The bombing caused engine of Shalimar Express to be derailed….

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August 8, 2015


AirAsia boss says latest flight incident 'not stalled engine'

SURABAYA: AirAsia downplayed Sunday an incident that saw one of its planes turned back before takeoff in Indonesia, a week after another of its jets crashed into the Java Sea with 162 on board. Indonesia AirAsia flight 7633 was taxiing in preparation for takeoff Saturday at Surabaya airport — where last week's doomed flight also took…

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January 4, 2015


Only railway engine can stop Saad Rafique

Federal Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique’s performance speech is disrupted by railway engine’s siren. Watch this report.

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May 17, 2014


Airbus studies engine revamp of A330: sources

PARIS: After increasing sales of its A320 jet by revamping it with newer and more efficient engines, Airbus (AIR.PA: Quote) is studying whether to repeat the process with a larger jet, the A330, industry sources and analysts said.Sales of the 20-year-old A330 have enjoyed an unexpected boom in recent years after Boeing's (BA.N: Quote) radically…

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January 10, 2014


Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

BRUSSELS: An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.The world's most popular search engine has been under investigation for three years by the European Commission, which acts as the bloc's antitrust regulator, over complaints…

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October 1, 2013


Asiana grounds Boeing 777 in U.S. due to engine oil leak

SEOUL: Asiana Airlines Inc on Wednesday said it grounded one of its Boeing 777 jets in Los Angeles when an engine started leaking oil, less than two weeks after one of the South Korean carrier's 777s crash landed in San Francisco.The leak was found on Monday as the plane prepared for takeoff from Los Angeles…

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July 17, 2013


Quetta Express engine fails near Ghotki; railway traffic suspended

Staff ReportGHOTKI: Engine of Quetta-bound Quetta Express train failed near Ghotki area, on its way from Rawalpindi, rendering hundreds of passengers helpless in a rather deserted area of Sindh, SAMAA reported.According to reports received so far, Quetta Express was standing idle at Sarhad Railway Station, near Ghotki, as authorities had called for a substitute locomotive…

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June 18, 2013


British Airways plane makes Heathrow emergency landing after engine fire

LONDON: A British Airways plane travelling from London to Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow on Friday after a technical fault in an engine.”The BA762, Heathrow to Oslo service, returned back to Heathrow shortly after take-off due to a technical fault,” BA parent company IAG said. The Airbus A319 aircraft was…

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May 24, 2013


Pentagon suspends all F-35 flights due to crack in engine blade

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Friday suspended the flights of all F-35 fighter planes after a routine inspection revealed a crack on a turbine blade in the jet engine of an F-35 test aircraft in California.The F-35 program office said it was too early to know the fleet-wide impact of the engine issue, but it was…

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February 22, 2013


Passengers protest after Millat Express engine failed at Shorkot Station

Staff ReportSHORKOT: Millat Express passengers started stern protest after engine stopped functioning at Shorkot Cantt Station while Railways staff fled from the scene to avoid public wrath, SAMAA reports.Millat Express has been halted for many hours at Shorkot Cantt Station after oil tank of the engine blasted there and engine stopped functioning.After many hours wait…

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December 18, 2012


British company claims biggest engine advance since the jet

LONDON: A small British company with a dream of building a re-usable space plane has won an important endorsement from the European Space Agency (ESA) after completing key tests on its novel engine technology.Reaction Engines Ltd believes its Sabre engine, which would operate like a jet engine in the atmosphere and a rocket in space,…

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November 29, 2012


Karachi: PIA flight makes emergency landing after engine fire

Staff ReportKARACHI: A passenger plane of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) made an emergency landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International airport on Sunday after its left engine caught fire. No one was hurt, SAMAA reported.All passengers were safely evacuated from the plane with no injuries reported.Sources said the fire erupted in left engine of PK-787 when…

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November 18, 2012


China tries building own jet engine

HONG KONG: China has designed nuclear missiles and blasted astronauts into space, but one vital technology remains out of reach. Despite decades of research and development, China has so far failed to build a reliable, high performance jet engine.This may be about to change. China's aviation sector is striving for a breakthrough that would end…

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October 30, 2012


Chinese company denies PR engine repairing deal

Naeem Ashraf Butt reports Chinese company’s denial of Pakistan Railways’ engines repairing deal.

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September 15, 2012


Millat Express engine fails at Ghotki

Staff Report GHOTKI: Engine of Millat Express failed here while it was going to Faisalabad to Karachi on Tuesday. Violent and angry passengers blocked the railway track and staged a protest against worsening railway service. The express stopped here for around four hours leading passengers angry. The protesters also broke some of the railway items…

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May 8, 2012


Railways engine drivers on strike; PR minister calls for talks

Staff ReportLAHORE: Train drivers of Pakistan Railways went on strike to get their demands, SAMAA reports Thursday.Railways minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, taking notice of the disruption in rail service, called the protesters for negotiations.Train drivers Association continued their strike across the country including Lahore. The demonstrators held back the engine of Allama Iqbal Express at…

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March 8, 2012


Karakoram Express engine catches fire near Hyderabad

Staff ReportHYDERABAD: The engine of Karakoram Express suddenly caught fire on Detha Station near Hyderabad today, SAMAA reported on Thursday.According to details, Karachi bound Karakoram Express arrived from Punjab at Detha Station near Hyderabad this morning when suddenly its engine caught fire.The train passengers suffered greatly for delay caused by engine fire but no one…

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December 15, 2011


Engine failure stops train near Ghokti

Passengers broke windowpanes of Allama Iqbal Express in protest against its engine failure at Mir Pur Mathelo near Ghotki, Sindh.

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October 15, 2011


PR engine oil’s stock ends again, all trains delayed

Staff ReportKARACHI: Pakistan Railways' (PR) engine oil stock has ended once again; it is feared that the trains, already late, will be further delayed now, SAMAA reported on Thursday.PR engines, infrastructure, services and oil stock are deteriorating further with every passing day; train passengers face great difficulty and long delays every day while travelling to…

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August 4, 2011


PR engine drivers refuse to drive unfit locomotives

Kifayat Ali Shah informs us why Pakistan Railways’ engine drivers have refused to drive unfit locomotives.

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August 2, 2011

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