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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab Food Authority team attacked in Murree

MURREE: A Punjab Food Authority (PFA) team, headed by Director-General Food Authority Noorul Amin Mengal, was attacked and held hostage near Murree, Geo News reported on Saturday evening. The team was ultimately rescued by the police. The PFA team was attacked after raiding a five-star hotel in Bhurban near Murree, the hotel staff first threatened the team and then held them hostage

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Venezuela urged to stop spread of measles, diphtheria

WASHINGTON: The Pan American Health Organization on Friday painted a bleak picture of Venezuela’s healthcare system, calling for urgent action to stop the transmission of measles and diphtheria amid an intensifying crisis that has seen an exodus of doctors. The Americas were declared measles-free in 2016, but the viral disease, which causes pneumonia

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Industrially-produced trans fats kill more than 500,000 people every year: WHO

Rawalpindi: Industrially-produced trans fats kill more than 500,000 people every year apart from causing serious health threats for hundreds of thousands of people around the globe. According to WHO, eliminating trans fats is key to protecting health and saving lives as every year, trans fat intake leads to more than 500,000 deaths of people from cardiovascular

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Monitoring teams formed in Lower Dir

TIMERGARA: The Election Commission of Pakistan has constituted election monitoring teams, headed by deputy commissioner, for conducting free and fair elections in Lower Dir district. The district Election Commission Officer Lower Dir, Noor Said Khan Khattak, told journalists at his office on Thursday that different monitoring teams would monitor the upcoming

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM $6m UN funds to control cattle diseases

Islamabad: The United Nations will provide Pakistan with over $6 million funds to control foot-and-mouth disease in the cattle. An agreement in this respect was signed in Islamabad by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the national food security and research ministry. At the request of the government of Pakistan, the FAO will implement the project 2

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Starbucks closing 150 cafes

NEW YORK: Starbucks Corp forecast slower sales growth than Wall Street expected this quarter and plans to close about 150 U.S. cafes next fiscal year to boost performance, sending its shares down 2 percent after hours. The world´s largest coffee chain is facing competition both from upscale coffee houses and lower-priced fast-food chains like McDonald 1

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Textile exports increase to $1.204 billion in May

KARACHI: Textile exports clocked in at $1.204 billion for May, up 28.4 percent year-on-year and 4.8 percent month-on-month, official data showed on Wednesday. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data showed that textile exports amounted to $938 million in May last year and $1.148 billion in April. Analysts attributed a nominal sequential surge in exports 2

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Over 2,700 candidates facing multiple charges

ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan’s democracy, corruption, money laundering, rape, murder and criminal charges really can pay. Yes, because around 2,715 out of around 21,482 candidates running for 1,070 seats in the Provincial Assemblies (PAs) as well as the National Assembly (NA) elections face corruption, criminal, rape, dual nationality, money laundering, extortion 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Farmer’s eye gouged out

PAKPATTAN: Four accused gouged out one eye, cut tongue and nose of a farmer over an old enmity at Chak Salamat on Monday. Accused Ghaffar and his accomplices gouged out an eye, chop tongue and nose of farmer Muhammad Rafiq. The Rescue-1122 rushed Rafique to the DHQ Hospital. Police have arrested three accused. FOUR KIDS FALL ILL AFTER EATING TOXIC FOOD: Four children

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Visitors throng recreational places on Eid holidays

LAHORE: Lahorites celebrated Eidul Fitr with traditional festivity as a large number of citizens thronged public parks and other recreational places including Lahore Zoo, cinemas, Lahore Fort, etc. during Eid holidays. Heavy rain on early morning on Eid ended humidity and hotness and people enjoyed the weather by going recreational places. Children were seen purchasing