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  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • Three-day bridal couture show begins

    KARACHI: With an average of eight designers showing everyday along with a grand couturiers segment, the three-day Telenor Bridal Couture Week got under way at the Palm on Friday night...

    In its 10th year now, the bi-annual show held in Karachi and Lahore has matured into an event that showcases the latest in bridal trends by both established and emerging designers and one that also triggers and introduces new trends...

  • 7th PFDC Bridal Fashion Week kicks off

    LAHORE: The gates to fashion and style swung open at Nishat Banquets, Johar Town, to fashion fanciers at three-day 7th PFDC Bridal Fashion Week on Saturday...

    The bridal and festive collection incorporated intricately textural embroidery techniques, including zardozi, bullion knots, handcrafted organza petals highlighted with pearls and beadwork, 3D embroideries; bugle bead tassels and Swarovski crystals...

  • Designers exhibit traditional bridal trends on Day 2

    LAHORE: The second day of Pakistan Fashion Design Council’s gala roped in a large number of fashion fanciers and other guests who thoroughly enjoyed the contemporary and traditional Pakistani bridal trends on Sunday evening...

    At the three-day fashion week ( Oct 14-16) being held at Nishat Banquets, Johar Town, the designers who turned the ramp into a dazzling rainbow while featuring bridal showcases were Jeem by Hamza Bukhari, Sara...

  • First person: The bridal juggernaut

    From Karachi’s Fashion Pakistan Council and Pakistan Fashion Design Council’s extravaganzas in Lahore to the regalia of her own home-produced bridal weeks, Sultana Apa — as she is fondly called in media circles — makes sure that local catwalks feature prominently on her TV network...

    It’s why 10 years ago, we introduced a bi-annual bridal week of its own...

  • Fashion fave or fail? Here are 5 best and worst moments from bridal week

    There's celebrities, there's dance numbers, there are even awards — call it a fashion week if you will, but Telenor Bridal Couture Week is more fanfare than fashion...

    After their no-show at Telenor Fashion Pakistan Week (where they were rumoured to be one Deepak Perwani's showstoppers), Wasim and Shaniera’s appearance for Asifa & Nabeel was a welcome sight...

  • Bridal fashion week concludes with glitz and glamour

    LAHORE: The three-day 7th PFDC Bridal Fashion Week concluded on Monday at Nishat Banquets...

    Farah & Fatima showcased their bridal collection ‘Meraki’ which had infused elegance of phulkari and chintz with contemporary designs that compliments the essence of a traditional bride...

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