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  • Coca-Cola to invest $350m in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Coca-Cola Company, led by its President Eurasia and Africa Group Nathan Kalumbu, met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday and briefed him about the company’s investment plans in Pakistan...

    The finance minister said the government offers a liberal investment regime and facilitates all foreign investors in accordance with existing regulations of the country, according to a statement issued by the...

  • Coca-Cola buys coffee chain Costa for 3.9 bn

    Coca-Cola on Friday said it had agreed to buy global coffee chain Costa from its UK owner Whitbread for 3...

    “Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the total beverage landscape where Coca-Cola does not have a global brand," Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey said in a joint statement...

  • Father of two jailed in France for feeding them on Coca-Cola

    The father of two boys, aged three and four, has been jailed in France for feeding them nearly exclusively on Coca-Cola, the children's lawyer said...

    The father, who can “neither read, nor write, nor count, doesn't realise the seriousness of the situation and spent all his welfare money on alcohol,” Carole Papon, a representative of the association French Victims 87, said on Wednesday...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: THE COLA WARS

    In February 2003, the BBC News website reported that during a protest rally at Hyde Park in London bottles of a new cola brand Mecca Cola were distributed free of cost to the protesters...

    Mecca Cola was launched in November 2002 by a Tunisian businessman settled in France...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Time and again ethnic violence has caused unrest in various parts of the country...

    Ethnic disturbances in Sindh first began in 1952 when, during an Ashura procession, some rumours created tensions between Sindhi and Urdu speaking residents and an infuriated crowd burnt down a police station...

  • Cricket Australia looking to cash in on India's commercial pull

    SYDNEY: World champions Australia will host India in five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals in January, it was announced Thursday...

    Cricket Australia (CA) said it wanted to build on the success of the World Cup co-hosted with New Zealand earlier this year when former champions India lost to Australia in the semi-final in Sydney...

  • India moves to ban booming commercial surrogacy business

    NEW DELHI: India’s government on Wednesday approved plans to ban the booming commercial surrogacy industry, a move that would block thousands of foreign couples who flock to centres to have a baby...

    “This is a comprehensive bill to completely ban commercial surrogacy,” Swaraj told reporters after the cabinet meeting...

  • India and Pakistan: Here's the history the government is hiding from us

    Secular liberal fascists in both India and Pakistan have for long been distorting the history of the region...

    One of their worst acts in this context has been the way they have managed to repress and even wipe out the names of men who are more vital and relevant historical figures than the ones found in the textbooks of India and Pakistan...

  • Pakistan, China agree to adopt uniform commercial codes

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China highlighted on Wednesday the need for adopting uniform commercial codes to address customs barriers as well as tariff, information technology and freight issues in view of growing bilateral trade activities...

    “Disputes between commercial entities of the two countries are bound to crop up...

  • Pakistan Railways gets new chief commercial manager

    LAHORE: The ministry of railways on Monday posted new chief commercial manager in place of Muhammad Hanif Gul who has refused to work under Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, the new minister in-charge of the department, declaring him “non-professional and ill-mannered...

    On the directions of the minister, Agha Waseem has been told to immediately take charge as the chief commercial manager, said the official...

  • “My film will be a commercial one”: Shehzad Roy

    When Shehzad Roy went from being a singer to an education activist his transition was smooth and seamless...

    "The film, unsurprisingly, will be a satirical take on the state of affairs in Pakistan, and will include dashes of romance, action and comedy to make it an all-out commercial film...

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