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    Anti Competition Rules In Pakistan Face

  • Army, Wapda boxers face stiff competition

    KARACHI: Strong pugilists of Sindh, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) matched the performance of holders Army and runners-up Wapda on the opening day of the 35th National Boxing Championship which commenced at the KPT Sports Complex on Wednesday...

    All the 15 affiliated units of the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) were competing in the event which concludes on Nov 29...

  • ‘End oil export ban, or face competition from Iran’

    WASHINGTON: If the United States does not lift its 40-year ban on crude exports, Iran could soon be competing in global markets that would be mostly shut to US oil companies, a report prepared for the head of the Senate energy committee said on Tuesday...

    The United States and five other global powers could reach a deal with Tehran over its nuclear program in early July
  • Pakistan Army's 2nd counter-terrorism competition ends

    The 2nd Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition, focused on counter-terrorism, concluded on Wednesday at the National Counter Terrorism Centre near Jhelum with 10 international military teams participating in the competition, said a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    He added that the competition afforded an opportunity to all participating countries to learn from each other’s experience in the domain...

  • Art competition held to celebrate 50 years of Swiss aid to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the UN information centre and the Swiss embassy commemorated the 50th year of the SDC’s engagement with Pakistan with an art competition titled ‘We the Peoples, We the Arts’, the award ceremony for which was hosted by Ambassador of Switzerland Marc P...

    The competition invited young artists enrolled in art colleges across Pakistan to illustrate the theme of ‘Zero...

  • Pakistan records protest with Netherlands against blasphemous cartoon competition

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Monday called the charge d'affaires of Netherlands to record protest against the "announcement by the leader of Dutch Freedom Party and Parliamentarian Geert Wilders to hold a competition of blasphemous caricatures...

    "According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, Pakistan's Ambassador in The Hague has also been instructed "to forcefully raise the issue with the Dutch government along with...

  • Competition Commission of Pakistan withdraws notice to Pharma Bureau

    ISLAMABAD: While setting aside its show-cause notice to Pharma Bureau (PB) for alleged cartelisation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has warned that the pharmaceutical sector is under its watch and any collusive or anti-competitive activity will be strictly dealt with...

    A bench of the CCP bench on Wednesday set aside the findings of its inquiry in the matter of alleged violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act...

  • Pakistan will give tough competition to Australia: Asad

    KARACHI: Senior batsman Asad Shafiq expressed the hope on Sunday that Pakistan would compete with Australia despite their wretched Test record Down Under...

    Speaking to reporters during an open media session at the National Stadium, the 33-year-old right-hander said Pakistan may had not won any series in Australia but had opportunities from time to time to beat the Australians in their own backyard...

  • UN rules for treatment of prisoners renamed as ‘Nelson Mandela Rules’

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has amended and renamed its Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners — the Nelson Mandela Rules, a UN press statement said on Wednesday...

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the adoption of NM rules as “a great step forward” but also drew attention to three areas that could be strengthened from a human rights perspective...

  • Competition Commission retains its three-star rating

    ISLAMABAD: The Global Competition Review (GCR) has maintained the three star status for the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) for its consistent performance in the annual ranking of the world’s top antitrust competition authorities...

    The Rating Enforcement is the annual ranking of the world’s leading competition authorities that provides an extensive evaluation of their performance and how they compare with each other...

  • Keeping competition out: Iran start-ups thrive despite sanctions

    “If he keeps talking about sanctions, that would increase the risk of investment in Iran, but at the same time it will keep a lot of competition out,” he told Reuters in a telephone interview from Tehran...

    Since that message, anti-US Iranian hardliners have followed the growth of start-ups suspiciously, branding them as vehicles of enemy infiltration...

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