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  • Cloth of the nation

    Pakistan’s fashion weeks, lawn sales and award shows can go beyond the parade of the beautiful and bountiful by invoking questions regarding how ethically the goods are producedIf these mechanisms are used to expose unsafe, unfair and exploitative practices within Pakistan’s own consumer market, then there could be some possibility of a better future for the millions that toil in the dark factories, spin and weave and stitch the cloth of the...

  • Cut from another cloth

    With the death of veteran politician Mairaj Mohammad Khan in Karachi on Friday, the country has lost one of its most outspoken and courageous champions for democracy and the rule of law...

    By many accounts, personalities such as his that tower over their peers are few and far between in the modern political landscape
  • Indian cigarettes, Chinese electrodes, silk cloth seized

    LAHORE: The anti-smuggling squad of Customs Collectorate on Friday seized 14 cartons of Indian cigarette, 1,000kg Chinese welding electrodes and 700kg of foreign silk cloth in three separate operations in the provincial capital...

    In the third strike, officials seized 700kg of silk cloth with assorted colours worth approximately Rs250,000...

  • Beggars, transgender persons to sell cloth, paper bags

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has invited beggars and transgender persons to join the campaign to promote cloth and paper bags in the city, sources told Dawn...

    Both segments of the society have been asked to sell paper and cloth bags at a point of their choice and become part of the campaign...

  • Textile manufacturers disappointed

    LAHORE: The large-scale textile manufacturers on Friday rejected the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 as disappointing, saying that it did not contain any measure to help them reduce their cost of doing business and become competitive in the global markets...

    Speaking at a news conference, All Pakistan Textile Manufacturers Association (Aptma) Chairman S...

  • Sports goods manufacturers demand incentive package, ‘football village’

    SIALKOT: Sports goods manufacturers and exporters on Friday demanded a special incentives package for the Sialkot-based industry, with special focus on setting up a ‘football village’ with training and development facilities...

    Meeting a group of journalists, leading manufacturers and exporters from the north-eastern city in Punjab said the sports goods industry is in dire need of government patronage...

  • ‘Food manufacturers, hotels ordered to use iodised salt’

    Senior officials said they had planned a campaign against food manufacturers, outlets and eateries not using the iodised salt...

    “We have given a month’s time to the food manufacturers, hotels and shop owners to process or use iodised salt otherwise legal action will be taken against them,” said Dr Aijaz...

  • Tobacco manufacturers lobby to scuttle govt’s decision

    ISLAMABAD: The tobacco manufacturers are lobbying to stop the implementation of the government decision to have pictorial warning on 85 per cent of cigarette packets...

    At a meeting held on Thursday evening, the tobacco growers, manufacturers and other stakeholders spent hours to convince Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Saira Afzal Tarar that the decision on the pictorial warning was not in the best interest of the...

  • Urea manufacturers seek extension in export deadline

    KARACHI: Fertiliser manufacturers have asked the government to extend the urea export deadline to December, which will help them dispose of their surplus production...

    The government allowed local manufacturers to export 300,000 tonnes of urea by the end of April...

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