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What routes to take and avoid during IDEAS 2018 in Karachi

The police have issued a traffic plan for the four-day event at the Expo Centre

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November 25, 2018


Good news: Route of Green Line Bus expanded

Authorities have included Karachi’s I. I. Chundrigar Road in the route of Rs.24 billion Green Line Bus project. Watch this report…

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March 11, 2017


Route of PTI’s anti-corruption march

During its campaign against corruption, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is holding a five-day march from Karachi to Sukkur, led by senior party leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Watch this report on PTI procession’s route…

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April 26, 2016


'No funds allocated for southern route of CPEC'

ISLAMABAD: National Highway Authority on Friday briefed the Senate Standing Committee for Communications that no funds have been allocated for the southern route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, Samaa reported. NHA authorities briefed the committee that 150 billion rupees have been allocated for the northern route while no funds have been allocated for the southern…

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June 26, 2015


No change in CPEC route, to pass through all provinces: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has reiterated that there is no change in the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and it will pass through all provinces without any biasedness. Talking to Voice of America (VoA), he termed negative discussion on design of the CPEC 'hypothesis' and said the government…

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May 18, 2015


Imran warns against change in route of economic corridor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that his party would strongly oppose any attempt by the federal government to change the original route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Speaking to media persons at Bani Gala, Khan said that government must not change the route of corridor as it was a golden opportunity…

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April 29, 2015


Opposition walks out from Senate to protest CPEC route change

ISLAMABAD: Opposition parties on Tuesday staged walk out from session of the Upper House of parliament to protest alleged changes in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route. Speaking on a Point of Order, Senator Haji Adeel of Awami National Party (ANP) said that original route of the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been changed. He…

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March 3, 2015


PTI wants Wagah trade route closed

ISLAMABAD: Condemning Indian firing at working boundary, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has called upon the government to close Wagah Border trade route to the neighboring country, Samaa reported. In a statement, PTI spokesperson Shireen Mazari said India has been targeting the Line of Control and the Working Boundary since Ramazan, saying that New Delhi is ‘emboldened’…

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January 4, 2015


Watch route of 'Azadi March'

Watch here the route of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s Azadi March.

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August 13, 2014


Pakistan, India to allow greater trade through land route

NEW DELHI: Pakistan and India agreed on Saturday to allow round-the-clock movement of trucks and containers through their main border crossing, signalling a thaw in relations after a year's standoff over military tensions on the border.Trade ministers of the two countries meeting in New Delhi also approved a liberalised visa policy for businessmen to help…

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January 18, 2014


Silk Route Festival kicks off in Gilgit

Manzar Shigri makes a report on Silk Route Festival, which began in Gilgit.

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October 27, 2013


Islamabad Airport route opened for passengers

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: The route leading to Islamabad Airport has been opened for passengers, SAMAA reports.Chief Traffic Officer, Syed Ishtiaq Shah, has informed that passengers can go to Islamabad Airport through PAF Chowk way, after through checking.The passengers are not allowed to park those vehicles at airport, which will be used for their transportation, he added.Syed…

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August 7, 2013


Suspected N.Korea missile parts seized en route to Syria in May

UNITED NATIONS: A shipment of graphite cylinders usable in a missile program and suspected to have come from North Korea were found in May aboard a Chinese ship en route to Syria in what appears to have been a violation of U.N. sanctions, diplomats said on Tuesday.South Korean officials seized the shipment of 445 graphite…

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November 14, 2012


Armenian plane en route to Syria searched in Turkey

ANKARA: Turkey ordered an Armenian plane flying to the Syrian city of Aleppo to land and searched its cargo on Monday, in the latest move to prevent its airspace being used to supply the Syrian military.The plane was allowed to continue on its way after the search in the eastern Turkish city of Erzurum confirmed…

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October 15, 2012


Samsung's advanced TVs go missing en route to Berlin

SEOUL/BERLIN: Two of Samsung Electronics' advanced OLED television sets have gone missing while on their way to the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, the company said on Tuesday.The organic-light-emitting diodes (OLED) TVs disappeared between August 21 and 28, a company spokesman said, adding there was no threat to its presence at the show as…

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September 4, 2012


Pakistan suspends NATO supply route over security

PESHAWAR: Pakistan has temporarily stopped NATO supply trucks crossing its northwestern border into Afghanistan over security concerns due to fears of Islamist attacks, officials said. Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a convoy of NATO supply trucks, killing a driver, in the town of Jamrud near the main northwestern city of Peshawar, in the first such attack…

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July 27, 2012


Thousands protest opening of NATO supply route

ISLAMABAD: Thousands of supporters of hardline religious groups gathered in the Pakistani capital to protest their government's decision to re-open supply lines for U.S.-led NATO troops in Afghanistan.The protest was the largest so far against the reopening of the routes. Shops closed early in Islamabad and police set up barricades and cordoned off roads.Pakistan suspended…

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July 10, 2012


US envoy lauds opening of NATO supply route

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: US ambassador to Islamabad Cameron Munter has lauded the reopening of NATO supply routes by Pakistan. But added Washington’s concerns on Pak-Iran gas pipeline still persist. Speaking to reporters at Balochistan’s coastal city of Gaddani today (Saturday), Munter said the whole world is praising Pakistan for its decision to unblock NATO supply. The…

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July 7, 2012


Pakistan hopeful ties with US will improve after supply route deal

WASHINGTON: Severely strained ties between the United States and Pakistan are poised to improve after the two countries agreed on Tuesday to reopen ground routes key for thewar in Afghanistan, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States said.”We appreciate Secretary Clinton's statement, and hope that bilateral ties can move to a better place from here. I…

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July 3, 2012


Pakistan route cut-off costs U.S. $100 mln a month

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's closure of supply routes to the Afghan war is costing American taxpayers $100 million a month, said Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, as he recommended possibly setting conditions on future U.S. aid to Islamabad.Panetta's decision to disclose what had been a closely guarded figure at the Pentagon appeared to be another sign of frustration…

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June 14, 2012


NATO route row is all about the money for truckers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani truck drivers who deliver supplies to Western forces in Afghanistan seethe whenever they recall a cross-border NATO air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last year.Despite their anger, financial survival outweighs nationalist sentiment and the shame of helping what many see as the enemy.The drivers hope that talks between the United States and…

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May 30, 2012