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  • Pakistan seeks 500,000-tonne petrol for Dec-Jan

    SINGAPORE: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is seeking 500,000 tonnes of petrol for delivery over December and January, according to two tender documents seen by Reuters on Tuesday...

    In the second tender, PSO is seeking two 30,000-tonne cargoes of 95-octane petrol for delivery in December and January...

  • Three-quarter-tonne kite plunges into crowd in Japan

    TOKYO: A giant kite weighing three-quarters of a tonne crashed into a crowd of spectators in Japan at the weekend, an official said on Monday, hurting four people, including an elderly man...

    In 2004, eight people were hurt when a one-tonne kite smashed into a crowd in Kanagawa, near Tokyo...

  • SECMC signs 3.8m-tonne coal supply agreement

    35 a tonne, which will be equivalent to imported coal on a ‘dollar per million British thermal units’ basis, the statement said...

    TEL is the subsidiary of Hub Power Company Ltd, one of the largest independent power providers in Pakistan...

  • 8,000-tonne capacity sugar mill to be set up in DI Khan

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alman Seyyam Sugar Mills (Pvt) Ltd to establish a new industrial set-up in Dera Ismail Khan...

    “This is indeed another milestone achieved by KPEZDMC to promote industrialisation and sustainable economic development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” said a statement issued on Wednesday
  • Vietnam seizes one tonne ivory shipment

    HANOI: Vietnam customs officials have seized nearly one tonne of ivory hidden in a timber shipment from Kenya, an official said on Thursday, the third major illegal haul of precious tusks in less than a month...

    5 tonnes of ivory have been discovered at the city’s Cat Lai port this month, all in crates of wood, including a hefty two-tonne haul packed into a single shipment...

  • There are a tonne of books about Prince out there and the publisher originally wanted me to write a biography.

    “There are a tonne of books about Prince out there and the publisher originally wanted me to write a biography...

    His documentary Generation Jihad was nominated for the BAFTA and he is the winner of the 2011 pan-BBC ideas competition Pitch to Win, as well as a Foreign Press Association nominee for Inside Gay Pakistan and a One World Media Award nominee for The Trouble with Pakistan’s White Stripe...

  • Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

    An iceberg the size of Delaware, one of the largest on record, was set adrift after snapping off a West Antarctic ice shelf that is now at increased risk of collapse, scientists said Wednesday...

    A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf, a drifting extension of the land-based ice sheet, finally broke through after inching its way across the ice formation for years
  • Navy commissions indigenously built 32-tonne tug

    The handing over ceremony of 32-tonne Bollard Pull tug indigenously built for Pakistan Navy was held at Karachi Shipyard on Wednesday, read a statement issued by the military media wing...

    ”The 32-tonne tug has a 34-metre overall length with a displacement of 481 tonnes, having a maximum speed of 12 knots, said Pakistan Navy...

  • Surfer escapes unscathed from shark attack

    SYDNEY: Australian surf champion Mick Fanning on Tuesday called his escape from a shark attack a “miracle” and vowed to return to the waves, while paying tribute to “warrior” mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help...

    The 34-year-old three-time world champion fought off a large shark during the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province on Sunday in dramatic scenes beamed live around the...

  • Entangled baby whale shark rescued

    KARACHI: A juvenile whale shark was rescued and released back into the sea on Thursday after it got entangled in a fishing net about two kilometres north of Churna Island in Balochistan...

    The shark was about 7...

  • Dead whale shark hauled in to Karachi Fish Harbour

    A whale shark was brought to the Karachi Fish Harbour early Thursday to be auctioned off to bidders, but harbour authorities said they will be arresting the fishermen who hauled it in because the fish is a rarity in Pakistani waters and not supposed to be hunted...

    Weighing about three tons and measuring 16-17 feet in length and 4ft wide, the shark was reportedly 'caught' in the proximity of Indian waters after it reportedly injured...

  • Shock as Aussie surf pro fights off shark attack in South Africa

    SYDNEY: Australian surf champion Mick Fanning's shocked mother feared she had lost another son after he was attacked by a huge shark in South Africa, with the sport's top names also left shaken Monday by the terrifying close call...

    "It's the worst thing I've ever seen happen to any of my family because it was just there in front of me," she said of the shark attack while fighting back tears...

  • Djokovic wary of 'shark' attack at French Open

    PARIS: World number one Novak Djokovic will go 'shark' hunting at the French Open on Thursday as he looks to seal a place in the last 32...

    Djokovic, seeking to take a step closer to a first Roland Garros title and complete the career Grand Slam, faces Belgian qualifier Steve Darcis whose nickname is 'The Shark'...

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