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  • Dutch company to acquire Engro Foods Ltd

    KARACHI: A Dutch dairy cooperative is set to buy out food giant Engro Foods Limited with an investment of around $460million, in what would amount to the largest private sector takeover by a foreign firm in the country's history...

    FrieslandCampina International Holding BV intends to acquire a 51 per cent stake of Engro Foods Limited, one of the largest listed companies at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), a notification on the bourse's...
  • AGP Ltd raises Rs2.8 billion

    KARACHI: AGP Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the fold of OBS Group, has raised Rs2...

    At the gong-ringing ceremony at the PSX on Monday that signalled the start of trading of company’s stock, AGP Ltd share price quickly hit the upper circuit of 5 per cent to take the stock price to Rs84, from the offered price of Rs80 a share...

  • High Court Bar Association members oppose invitation to Maryam Nawaz to address bar

    LARKANA: A group of lawyers led by vice president of High Court Bar Association have opposed inviting PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz to address the bar during her scheduled visit to Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto on Dec 27 and urged Sindh High Court registrar to cancel the invitation “to avoid complications”...

    HCBA vice president Mazhar Ali Mangan and senior advocate Qadir Bakhsh Bhatti said at a press conference at local press club on...

  • Khanabadosh Writers Cafe opens

    HYDERABAD: The Khanabadosh Writers Cafe established on the premises of the Sindh culture department’s Sindh Museum was formally opened on Sunday evening for providing some private space to writers, poets, intellectuals and creative minds...

    The cafe initiative was taken by Amar Sindhu, writer, teacher in Sindh University and woman rights activist...

  • Bangladesh marks first anniversary of cafe attack

    DHAKA: Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday at the site of one of the worst Islamist attacks in Bangladesh’s history to mark the first anniversary of the deadly attack on an upscale Dhaka cafe...

    Weeping mourners laid flowers outside the old premises of the Holey Artisan Bakery, the cafe which five young men armed with guns and knives stormed into on July 1, 2016, taking dozens hostage and killing 22 people...

  • Dhaka cafe attack suspect dies in custody after 'torture'

    DHAKA: A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week's deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in custody, with his family insisting he was a hostage and alleging torture by security forces...

    Meanwhile the country's police chief said Saturday that extremists from Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a local militant group blamed by the government for the cafe siege, were behind a separate attack on an Eid...

  • Dutch students open world’s first drone cafe

    THE HAGUE: Would you like a drone with your cocktail? The world’s first cafe using the tiny domestic unmanned aircraft as servers has opened in a Dutch university...

    The pop-up drone cafe will be serving up all weekend as part of celebrations for the “Dream and Dare” festival marking the 60th anniversary of the Eindhoven University of Technology...

  • Bangladesh police shoot dead suspected cafe attack mastermind

    DHAKA: Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout just outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three extremists, including the suspected mastermind of an attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month...

    He is the Gulshan attack mastermind and the leader of JMB (Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh),” he said, referring to a Bangladeshi-Canadian citizen believed to be behind the attack on the cafe in Dhaka...

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