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December 14, 2017 12:00 AM EU Parliament fails to skewer kebab meat phosphates

STRASBOURG, France: The European Parliament on Wednesday narrowly failed to block a proposal to allow the use of phosphates in kebab meat, an additive which critics say is linked to heart disease. As a result, the European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, can now authorise the addition of phosphates to “vertical meat spits” — the official EU term for the rotating 1

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM Food Street with music concert inaugurated in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A music concert was arranged in Hayatabad Phase 6 Saturday night on the occasion of the inauguration of the much-delayed Food Street. However, some people criticized the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) for organizing the mixed gathering in which young girls and boys were seen clapping and enjoying the evening. Most people living in the neighbourhood 3

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM McDonald’s Malaysia refutes Israeli ties

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian franchise of McDonald’s Corp said it was "disappointed" with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant chain in apparent retaliation to the United State’s recognition of Occupied al-Quds as the capital of Israel. Social media users in the Muslim-majority country called on boycotting various US companies following 3

December 7, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan a minority-friendly country: Hindu delegation

LAHORE: Leader of a visiting Hindu delegation has said Pakistan is a minority-friendly country and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has undertaken exemplary steps to promote religious tourism. Speaking to the media here at ETPB chairman’s residence on Wednesday, delegation leader Shiv Partab Bajaj said the delegation was warmly welcomed in Pakistan 2

December 1, 2017 12:00 AM Civil, military institutions owe Rs1.28b to KPT, PAC body told

Civil, military institutions owe Rs1.28b to KPT, PAC body told ISLAMABAD: Revelation made before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sub-committee that Wapda as well as the security agencies--ISI, MI, IB, FIA, Anti-Narcotics Force and other departments--have to pay Rs1.28 billion to the Karachi Port Trust. The PAC sub-committee held its meeting on Thursday

November 27, 2017 5:46 PM Pak Navy ship provides assistance to Yemeni cargo stranded in Gulf of Aden

Islamabad: Pakistan Navy Ship –TARIQ-- while patrolling in Gulf of Aden observed a stranded cargo Dhow/boat namely ABDAIHAN of Yemen. Upon investigation it was revealed that the boat left Boosaaso (Somalia) on 10 Nov for transporting fish to Al Mukalla (Yemen). During voyage at sea her propulsion got non operational due to loss of propeller. The dhow had been drifting 3

November 24, 2017 12:00 AM ‘One Pakistan, One Food’ rules urged

LAHORE: Stakeholders of food and beverages sector have expressed identical views on the standards and regulatory framework, calling for “One Pakistan, One Food” rules. In his opening remarks at an event on food standards on Thursday, Rana Tanveer Hussain, federal minister for defence production said, "Pakistan’s food industry is the second largest and plays 2

November 20, 2017 12:00 AM MKRMS seminar: ‘COPD third biggest cause of death in the world’

LAHORE: Chronic respiratory diseases include disorders that affect any part of the respiratory system, not only the lungs but also the airways, nose and throat. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has become the third cause of casualties in the world and it is estimated that by 2030 the disease will cause approximately 45 million casualties 3

November 18, 2017 12:00 AM PCSIR to organise conference

LAHORE: Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) under the ministry of science and technology in collaboration with Nestlé Pakistan is organising a national conference titled, “Food safety and harmonisation: shaping a healthier nation”, a statement said on Friday. The conference aims at addressing the issues around food harmonization 11

November 15, 2017 12:00 AM PFA warns strict action against violations of food standards

Rawalpindi: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Director General Noorul Amin Mengal has said that PFA will deal with iron hands to salt processors who will not meet the PFA food standards and ensure food fortification in salt after February 15, 2018. This was decided in a meeting with office bearers of different salt processors associations from across the Punjab 12