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October 18, 2017 2:30 AM Import duty on eatable, luxury items raised by up to 50pc

ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed regulatory duty on import of 36 new products and raised its rates on the existing 240 items in a fresh move to curtail rising trade deficit of the country. The import of these eatable and luxury items — on which the duty has been raised by up to 50 per cent — saw approximately 40pc growth in the first three months 1

October 13, 2017 4:33 AM Temperatures in Karachi to drop from today

KARACHI: Hot weather persisted on Thursday as the mercury once again touched 41° Celsius on Thursday, the ‘real feel’ was 45°C due to the absence of sea breeze and prevalence of dry northwestern winds. The past five days have seen a rise in temperatures in the usually cool Karachi due to the low pressure areas being created off the Indian Coast in the Arabian 9

October 13, 2017 1:22 AM PARB awards Rs 21.9m project to GCU for crops

The Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) has awarded Rs 21.9 million research project to the Government College University (GCU) Lahore Department of Environmental Sciences for cost effective improvement in nutritive value of rice and wheat crops through nanoparticles dopted biochar in saline-sodic soils. Punjab Agricultural Minister Mr. Muhammad 2

October 12, 2017 11:19 PM Civil-Military Tensions Are Rising in Pakistan

The latest sign of a rift came Oct. 2, when paramilitary troops barred their boss, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, from entering the court hearing a corruption case against former premier Nawaz Sharif. "I cannot be a puppet interior minister," Iqbal said, threatening to resign in protest. “There will be one rule, one government.” Although military spokesman 4

October 12, 2017 9:27 AM PFA to ban banaspati ghee by 2020

Lahoreabout 1 hour ago BY Staff Report LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has decided to place a complete ban on the production and sale of banaspati ghee by 2020. The decision came after a meeting was held by the PFA’s scientific committee. The use of banaspati ghee leads to According to experts, as large amount of trans-fatty acid and nickel are used in the industrial 10

October 12, 2017 8:48 AM PFA to ban banaspati ghee production, sale by 2020

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will place a complete ban on the production and sale of banaspati ghee by 2020. The decision to place a ban came after a meeting held by the PFA’s scientific committee on Wednesday. The use of banaspati ghee leads to obesity, diabetes, mental, cardiac diseases and cancer. According to experts, a large amount of trans-fatty 10

October 11, 2017 5:16 PM Punjab Food Authority to ban banaspati ghee

LAHORE : The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has decided to ban the manufacture and sale of banaspati ghee by July 2020 due to its extremely hazardous effects on the human body. The authority has also decided to restrict the quantity of trans fats (trans-fatty acids) up to 0.5%. The Scientific Panel of the provincial food watchdog made this decision in a meeting 7

October 11, 2017 5:00 AM Saudi-bound PIA flight makes 'technical' landing in Lahore after smoke detection

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight heading to Saudi Arabia from Sialkot on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Lahore after smoke was detected by the plane's computer systems, officials said. PIA flight PK-755, which departed Sialkot for Riyadh at 6am, made an emergency landing at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after smoke 4

October 9, 2017 4:49 AM Man sets wife on fire in Sialkot

LAHORE: A man set his wife on fire at their house in Sialkot on Sunday. The victim M* had sustained severe burns and is being treated at the Mayo Hospital, Lahore. Police said the victim was in love with a man named Bilal and they tied the knot two months ago. Bilal was already married to his cousin and has two children from his first wife. Police have arrested 5

October 7, 2017 12:42 PM PM visits Sindh, announces huge development package

NOWSHERO FEROZE/KANDHKOT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday announced a comprehensive development package worth Rs 2.5 billion for the infrastructural uplift of Nowshero Feroz district in the Sindh province for the provision of gas, electricity and the construction of roads. Addressing a public gathering, he said that Rs 1.5 billion would 7