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  • Mehbooba vows to shun Indian flag until J&K flag, special status are back

    KARACHI: In her first press conference after being released from detention of 14 months, the chief of Occupied Kashmir’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti said she would raise the Indian flag only when Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) flag, constitution and special status (under Article 370) were restored...

    She categorically said that she would hold the Indian flag in her hands only when the J&K flag was back, pointing to the...

  • Cancer-causing chemicals in one puff of cigarette

    He said about 100,000 deaths in Pakistan were caused annually by smoking alone...

    “Over 4,000 chemical compounds are created by burning a cigarette – 69 of those chemicals are known to cause cancer,” he said and stressed upon the need to share this information with smokers to a maximum level...

  • US firm offers ‘coal to chemicals’ technology

    KARACHI: An American company on Tuesday offered a new technology for production of various chemicals from the emissions of coal-fired plants in Sindh...

    Under ‘coal to chemicals’ technnology, emissions of coal-fired power plants are stored and out of them different chemicals are produced...

  • Cement, chemicals help stocks gain 303 points

    In pharmaceutical, Abb­o­tt Pakistan, GlaxoSm­ithKline and Searle Company closed in red as chief justice directed the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan to freeze prices of medicines in the country...

    On the flip side, Nestle Pakistan, down 3...

  • Monsanto known for controversial chemicals

    German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer acquired Monsanto in June for $63 billion...

    Last year, a citizen court consisting of a panel of professional judges in The Hague (Netherlands) found Monsanto guilty at a mock trial of human rights violations for harm caused by chemicals...

  • Probe begins into anchoring of ship with dangerous chemicals at Gadani

    QUETTA: Authorities have launched an investigation into the anchoring of a ship at the Gadani shipbreaking yard despite Interpol’s warning that the ship contains dangerous chemicals...

    However, the authorities of both countries did not allow its scrapping at their shipbreaking yards due to loading of dangerous mercury-mixed chemicals in the ship...

  • Probe team inspects ship loaded with dangerous chemicals at Gadani

    QUETTA: A two-member team headed by Technical Director of the Balochistan’s Environment Protection Department Mohammad Khan Utimankhail on Sunday examined the ship which reached the ship-breaking yard at Gadani despite a warning from Interpol that it contained dangerous chemicals...

    The team collected samples of the chemicals from the ship for sending them to the government laboratories for tests...

  • Judoka Shah Hussain to be Pakistan's flag bearer at Rio Olympics

    KARACHI: Judoka Shah Hussain will be Pakistan's flag bearer at the Rio Olympics, kicking off in Rio De Janeiro from August 5, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director Akhtar Ganjera told DawnNews on Wednesday...

    Traditionally, the captain of the Pakistan Hockey Team used to lift the national flag at the Games...

  • Change of plans: GM Bashir to bear Pakistan flag at Rio Olympics

    RIO: In a drastic change of plans on the eve of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Thursday nominated shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir, also known as GM Bashir, to bear Pakistan's flag despite having named Judoka Shah Hussain for the task earlier...

    Well-placed sources told DawnNews that there were differences between the PSB and the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) over who would be Pakistan's flag...

  • ‘No disagreement over selection of Pakistan flag-bearer’

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has contradicted the media reports that there was difference of opinion between them and the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) over the selection of shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir to lift Pakistan flag in the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics...

    “It is being reported that there has been a last minute change in the flag-bearer of the Pakistan contingent and that there are difference of opinion...

  • This week 50 years ago: Pakistan flag hoisted on Indian tank

    Going through the 1965 India-Pakistan war archives will reveal that the effects and implications of the conflict refused to go away (as they should not, some might argue) from the hearts and minds of those governing the country and the public for a long, long time...

    Pakistan’s armed forces achieved considerable success in keeping the aggressors at bay, so much so that they even captured their armoured vehicles...

  • Kashmiris hoist Pakistan flag in Srinagar

    SRINAGAR: Members of the Asiya Andrabi-led Kashmiri group Dukhtaran-i-Millat hoisted Pakistan flags at several places here on Wednesday, when Pakistanis celebrated Pakistan Day...

    Ms Andrabi’s group has been hoisting Pakistan flags every year on the occasion of Pakistan Day and independence day of Pakistan...

  • Angered by bills, Indian unfurls Pakistan flag

    A young man was so miffed by his inflated electricity bill in Kanpur that he staged an unusual protest — he unfurled the Pakistani flag on his terrace, apparently aware that he would be slapped with a sedition case, the Indian Express said on Saturday...

    It said Chandrapal Singh, 36, from Sisamau area of Kanpur district was arrested on Friday after he unfurled the Pakistan flag on his terrace as part of his protest against the...

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