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‘Parents of children playing at railway tracks to face action’

LAHORE: "Parents of children playing cricket at the railway tracks will be taken into custody", warned Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday. Rasheed said schools and small factories built near railway tracks will be closed, "action will continue against people who are occupying railways' land", said the railways minister. Briefing the media after chairing meeting of the department at Railways' headquarters in Lahore today, Rasheed announced to reduce railway fares of economy class by 30 percent.…

Shocking footage: Man calmly walks away after pushing woman onto railway track in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A shocking footage is going viral on the social media from Hong Kong showing an alleged hate attack on a woman at a railway station. CCTV footage shows the 59-year-old being pushed in the back, injuring her jaw. The man, wearing a beige cap, green shirt and brown trousers, had walked towards her along the platform before shoving her with his right hand. No train was passing by during the assault. A man was arrested following the incident in Hong Kong on Saturday at the Yuen Long terminal. A police …

‘Ghost’ girl spotted in woods near US town

A blurry photo of what appears to be a little girl walking in the woods near the town of Cambridge, New York has the whole town talking about the spirit world. And now locals are wondering: Is the youngster a present-day person or a ghost from the past? The snapshot, captured by a trail camera placed on a recently-purchased piece of land, is drawing mixed opinions from the locals. “I think it’s a ghost,” one Cambridge resident told WTEN-TV.  “There’s some creepy stuff in this town,” said resident…

Railway tracks to be made gate-free, signal-free under CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Railway tracks from Karachi to Peshawar would be made gate-free and signal-free under the next phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, said a Press Information Department release on Sunday. According to official sources, a fence would be built around the tracks, similar to Motorway, and an underpass or overhead bridge would be built at every gate on the tracks. “Work on the project would be initiated from January. The first phase of the project would focus on railway tracks between…