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February 21, 2018 7:32 PM After Punjab, Sindh govt also bans Ajinomoto salt

KARACHI: The Sindh government has imposed a ban on import, manufacturing and sale of salt, Ajinomoto, after the essential Chinese ingredient was earlier barred in Punjab. The provincial ministry of interior passed out a notification pronouncing the ban on Wednesday, in concerns that it is hazardous to human health. The notification, under the effect 1

February 21, 2018 2:33 PM Pakistan adopts latest IAEA’s protocols on nuclear trade

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has conveyed to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) its intention to subscribe to the ‘Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources’. According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, guidance supplements the code of conduct on the safety and security of radioactive sources which although non-legally binding 1

February 18, 2018 12:00 AM US proposes hefty import curbs on steel, aluminum

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Commerce Department has recommended that President Donald Trump impose steep curbs on steel and aluminum imports from China and other countries ranging from global and country-specific tariffs to broad import quotas, according to proposals released on Friday. China´s Commerce Ministry responded by saying the report was "baseless" 7

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Games: POA inspection body’s visit to Quetta delayed

KARACHI: The visit of a committee of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) to Quetta for inspecting venues being prepared for the 33rd National Games has been delayed, ‘The News’ reliably learnt on Tuesday. The POA had announced last month after its sports commission meeting in Lahore that the venue inspection committee would visit Quetta in the second 1

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM ICI Pakistan expands soda ash output

KARACHI: ICI Pakistan has announced successful commissioning and commencement of operations of Phase I of the 150,000 tons per annum (TPA) expansion project, at its soda ash manufacturing facility in Khewra, an official said in a statement on Monday. Subsequent to the addition of 75,000TPA expansion in Phase I, the nameplate capacity of the soda ash plant 3

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Auto sales jump 22 percent in Jan to post biggest monthly increase

KARACHI: Sales of passenger cars posted their biggest ever monthly increase in January, as soft loans and a robust economy offset the impact of price increases due to recent rupee devaluation, analyst and industry officials said on Monday. Sales of passenger cars increased 22 percent to 23,562 units in January 2018 compared to 20,884 units sold in the same month 5

February 12, 2018 12:00 AM DRAP Medical Device Board gets new members

Islamabad: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has appointed 10 members to the Medical Device Board for a period of two years. The MDB is responsible for the enlistment or registration of medical devices, licensing of establishments and issuance of permits for export and import of medical devices and dealing with the relevant matters

February 7, 2018 12:00 AM Distributors demand removal of duty on LPG

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association (LPGDA) Chairman Irfan Khokhar on Tuesday asked for the withdrawal of 5.5 percent advance tax and regulatory duty on import of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to ensure smooth supply at affordable rates across the country. “I fear a LPG crisis in the coming days, if concerns of LPG importers regarding advance 4

February 7, 2018 12:00 AM US trade deficit rises to nine-year high on robust imports

WASHINGTON: The US trade deficit widened more than expected in December to its highest level since 2008, as robust domestic demand pushed imports to a record high, potentially putting pressure on the Trump administration as it renegotiates trade deals. The import-driven surge in the trade gap reported by the Commerce Department on Tuesday also suggests 8

January 28, 2018 12:00 AM Customs Collector Shahnaz Maqbool transferred

ISLAMABAD: Customs Collector Shahnaz Maqbool, belonging to Balochistan, who had seized 31,000 smuggled mobile phones worth over Rs500 million, has been transferred. The Customs collector is transferred after two years. During her posting, she had arrested many smugglers and worked against strong mafia of mobile phone smuggling. The reason of transfer 14