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  • Lyceum, Alpha and Nixor win TT, badminton finals

    KARACHI: Lyceum College overcame a stiff challenge from Alpha College in the final of the under-19 girls table tennis competition to win 2-0 on Friday at the DA Degree College campus...

    The event was held as part of the Karachi School-College Games being held in the city under the auspices of Pakistan School Sports Olympics...

  • Lyceum School, Alpha College excel in TT, badminton ties

    KARACHI: The Lyceum School beat Alpha College 2-0 and Alpha College beat DA Degree College 2-0 in the U-19 girls table tennis competition held at the DHA Boys and Girls Degree College on Tuesday during the Karachi School-College Games being held in the city...

    In the under-19 boys table tennis contests, also held at DHA Boys and Girls Degree College, The Nixor College beat Alpha College 2-0, Habib Public School beat DA Degree College...

  • Britain's Tesco tests waters in Pakistan with Alpha Supermarkets tie-up

    “We have agreed on a wholesale partnership with Alpha Supermarkets in Pakistan, under which Tesco products will be stocked at two of its stores,” Jared Lebel, head of new market development at Tesco, told Reuters...

    He said that Limestone Private Limited, which owns the Alpha Superstores chain, planned to open 50 smaller express stores and four Alpha stores stocking Tesco products within the next three years...

  • 19 containers fall into sea as ships collide at Karachi port

    KARACHI: A vessel carrying containers collided with another when it was being given the alongside berth at South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT), Keamari, on Monday, ports and shipping sources said...

    The vessel ‘Tolten’ belonging to Hapag Lloyd carrying transit-containers collided with the other stationary vessel in the process of being given the alongside SAPT berth No 4, resulting in damage to the berth and the ship...

  • Efforts to retrieve sunken containers begin at Karachi port

    KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Tuesday began efforts to retrieve containers which fell into the sea after two vessels collided at South Asia Pakistan Terminals (SAPT) a day earlier, port and shipping sources said...

    They said due to an operation launched by the KPT to retrieve the sunken containers the movement of ships at the SAPT remained suspended on Tuesday...

  • Afghan govt orders release of 2,000 Pakistani containers

    PESHAWAR: The Afghan authorities have agreed to release 2,000 containers of Pakistani exporters confiscated earlier this month, Additional Director, Directo­rate of Transit Trade Amjad-ur-Rehman said on Monday during a meeting on Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) issues...

    Some 2,500 containers of Pakistani exporters were confiscated by the Afghan authorities at the Khwar Maidan area near Torkham border...

  • Containers to cordon off Red Zone

    ISLAMABAD: Containers have been brought back for sealing Islamabad’s Red Zone to intercept a rally coming from Lahore, according to officials of the capital administration and police...

    The capital police have meanwhile brought in dozens of containers to the city which were placed at the entrance to the Red Zone...

  • Probe into non-payment of containers’ rent ordered

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday directed the Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) to appoint an officer of rank of deputy inspector general (DIG) for holding an inquiry into a dispute of non-payment of rent against the containers used by police to block roads during Azadi and Inqilab marches last year...

    Rana Shahid Jamil filed a petition and stated through his counsel that he had supplied 30 containers to police and a...

  • Garbage containers lying unused in Shangla

    SHANGLA: Garbage containers purchased with millions of rupees for the Chakesar tehsil are rusting away on the roadside owing to negligence of the quarters concerned...

    “The garbage containers were bought by Alpuri tehsil convener Shaukat Ali some two years ago, but these are yet to be put to use,” Majid Khan, a local, complained...

  • Govt admits losing Rs2.5bn in missing containers case

    5 billion when FBR’s Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigations (DG-I&I) detected 265 containers removed clandestinely from Karachi’s Port Qasim between Oct 2006 and June 2007...

    The report was submitted in compliance with the court’s Feb 18 order asking the government to explain how a large number of containers had been removed covertly from the port and what items were in the containers...

  • Containers impounded in Punjab ahead of PTI ‘lockdown’

    LAHORE: The Punjab police have begun impounding hundreds of containers, most of which were carrying exports goods headed to Karachi port, in different parts of the province apparently to stop activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led opposition parties from enforcing the lockdown of Islamabad on November 2...

    The district police with the help of traffic police started impounding containers on Wednesday night and continued the...

  • Nawaz lambasts PTI: 'KP's leaders only found on containers'

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lambasted the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday after being re-elected president of the ruling PML-N in Islamabad, saying the PTI's leadership has spent all its time on containers and dancing instead of serving Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    They are searching for those who promised them a 'Naya Pakistan' but they are only found on containers," he said in a veiled reference to PTI chief Imran Khan...

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