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  • Half of extraction capacity unutilised on low oilseed production

    LAHORE: Almost half of the processing capacity of domestic solvent extraction companies remains unused because of unavailability of locally grown oilseeds and low prices of imported palm olein used to produce cheaper ghee in the country...

    Almost one-third of this requirement is met domestically by solvent extraction plants and conventional expellers,” Shahzad Ali Khan, a former chairman of the All Pakistan Solvent Extraction...

  • Trapped Thai team gets diving lessons as rescuers weigh extraction

    CHIANG RAI: Rescue teams in northern Thailand were giving crash courses in swimming and diving on Wednesday as part of complex preparations to extract a young soccer team trapped in a cave, and hoping for a swift end to their harrowing 11-day ordeal...

    Divers, medics, counsellors and Thai navy SEALS were with the 12 schoolboys and a 25-year-old assistant coach, providing medicines and food while experts assessed conditions for getting...
  • Unauthorised extraction of minerals, gravel in Thatta district continues

    Official and unofficial sources told Dawn during a recent visit to the areas that tonnes of the mineral resources were being extracted and transported to Karachi, Hyderabad and other cities every day...

    Wondering why no officials of the departments concerned kept a check on the illegal activity of extraction and transportation of these consignments, they apprehended that the traders and truckers were hands in glove with them in this...

  • Nescom’s role in developing missile systems praised

    RAWALPINDI: Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, visited the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (Nescom) on Sunday and highlighted its significant contributions to developing an array of state-of-the-art strategic missile systems that have made the country’s defence formidable...

    Expressing satisfaction over the development and progress of various strategic systems and capabilities, he...

  • Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

    Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers on Tuesday quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying...

    The purchase of the missile systems from a non-Nato supplier will raise concerns in the West over their compatibility with the alliance's equipment...

  • Pakistan Railways develops IT-based train accident reducing systems

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has developed two indigenous IT-based solutions, which are expected to reduce train accidents and help improve its safety record...

    The ‘Train Approaching Warning System at Level Crossing’ (TAWC) and ‘Train Collision Avoiding System’ (TCAS) have been finalised and five prototypes will be installed at the busiest level crossings by December this year to check the new signalling system
  • Saudi Arabia to buy Russian S-400 defence systems, other arms

    Saudi Arabia signed on Thursday preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defence systems and receive “cutting edge technologies” from Russia during King Salman's landmark visit to Moscow, the Saudi military industries firm said...

    Under the agreements, Saudi Arabia is set to buy S-400 air defence systems, Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems and multiple rocket launchers...

  • President for end to ‘experiments’ with systems of governance

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has called for halting experiments with the systems of governance in Pakistan and urged the nation to get united under the Cons­titution to ensure its supremacy which is vital for the country’s development...

    “Since creation of Pakis­tan, we have done different experiments with systems of government...

  • Serious flaws in KE’s distribution and generation systems detected by Nepra

    KARACHI: A team of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has found serious flaws in the “distribution and generation” systems of the K-Electric which led to prolonged outages in the city that has been witnessing one of the worst power crises in the recent history from the first day of Ramazan, sources and officials said on Sunday...

    “In Karachi, the team visited grid stations and other facilities of the K-Electric,”...

  • Al-Jazeera under cyberattack 'on all systems'

    Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said Thursday that it was under a widescale cyber attack which had targeted “all systems”, according to a statement released on social media by the broadcaster...

    “Al Jazeera Media Network under cyber attack on all systems, websites & social media platforms,” it said on Twitter...

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