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March 20, 2018 12:00 AM LCCI urges PSQCA to stop raids

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has demanded the Pakistan Standard and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) to stop crackdown against cosmetics and food sector, as government should aim at standardisation registration, but not at a cost to business commodity, a statement said on Monday. LCCI acting president Khawaja Khawar Rashid

March 16, 2018 11:49 PM Festival of Lights to bring light for cancer patients

KARACHI: Students of Dawood Public School organized a fund-raising event, called the DPS Festival of Lights in order to create awareness and raise funds for Bait-ul-Sukoon Cancer Hospital. Students, teachers and parents participated in the Festival of Lights where various fun activities including parades, were organized to inculcate a sense of community-spirit

March 13, 2018 12:00 AM India’s retail inflation eases in February

NEW DELHI: India's retail inflation eased for the second straight month in February but remained above the 4 percent medium-term target of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), strengthening views it will hold rates steady at its April meeting rather than raise them. The central bank, which has kept rates steady since a 25-basis-point cut in August, is widely 16

March 12, 2018 3:33 PM Pakistan looks forward to strengthen partnership with IAEA

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said with decades of experience in the use of nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, Pakistan was ready to further strengthen partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency and contribute towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals worldwide. Talking to Director General of IAEA Yukiya 17

March 9, 2018 12:00 AM Venezuelans in Brazil suffer workplace exploitation

BOA VISTA, Brazil: As Venezuelans flood into Brazil in search of work, money and food, alarm bells are ringing over cases of workplace exploitation. Take the example of E., a 27-year-old woman with a university degree who was a journalist back home. Along with her husband she fled to Roraima state last year to escape Venezuela’s crippling economic crisis 20

March 9, 2018 12:00 AM Nooh confident he will win gold in CW Games

KARACHI: Pakistan’s prolific young weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt on Thursday said that he would win gold in the Commonwealth Games, pencilled in for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Australia. “I am training hard and will InshaAllah win gold,” the 20-year-old Nooh told ‘The News’ in an interview from Gujranwala. Nooh will represent Pakistan in the quadrennial 19

March 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘First National Water Policy soon’

LAHORE: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt General (retd) Muzammil Hussain has said that the first-ever National Water Policy would be launched soon to help overcome challenges. He was talking to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Malik Tahir Javed and other office bearers on Wednesday. WAPDA chairman 11

March 8, 2018 12:00 AM Senate body says support price limbo may lead to sugar crisis

ISLAMABAD: Senate standing committee on national food security and research on Wednesday feared a bitter sugar crisis was likely in the making as minimum sugarcane support price issue remains unresolved to this point. “In view of the prevailing situation the sugarcane cultivation seems to take a hit as frustrated growers were highly likely to shift to other 8

March 7, 2018 8:32 PM First-ever container vessel under CPEC arrives at Gwadar Port

Karachi: The first ever Container vessel MS TIGER under CPEC project arrived at Gwadar Port. Pakistan Navy Ships PNS DEHSHAT and KARAR escorted MS TIGER to Gwadar Port. This new Ship Container Service namely Karachi Gwadar Gulf Express will connect Gwadar Port with the Middle East hub of Jebel Ali as well as the neighboring UAE ports of Abu Dhabi & Sharjah 12

March 7, 2018 12:00 AM Matco Foods, Chinese firm sign deal

KARACHI: Matco Foods Limited signed an agreement for the supply of 20,000 tons/annum rice glucose manufacturing plant with Beijing Meckey Engineering Co, a statement said on Tuesday. This new expansion will increase the total production capacity of the company to 30,000 tons rice glucose and 3,000 tons rice protein per annum, respectively. Khalid Ghori 17