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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Parliament Watch: Putting the cabinet in cold storage

    Though the federal cabinet is the top decision making body in the country, the prime minister, who usually chairs its meetings, is not available to explain his government’s policies and actions to both houses of parliament...

    He is abroad, attracting investors to the country’s economic potential while terrorists shake the nation, igniting a blame game among the political parties about the efficacy of the National Action Plan (NAP) they...
  • China offers cold storage, other facilities at Torkham

    PESHAWAR: Hailing round-the-clock functioning of the Torkham border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan for trade, Chinese ambassador to Islamabad Yao Jing said Beijing was ready to build cold storage and other facilities in the border town to promote trade and commerce in the region...

    “The functioning of the Torkham border crossing is very meaningful for expansion of trade in future,” the envoy told reporters on the sidelines...

  • ‘CPEC placed in cold storage due to influence from West’

    KARACHI: Well-known economist Dr Kasier Bengali has said that Pakistan’s economic policies are being made in Washington and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has sent its people to sit in major institutions, which is why there is no mention of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the budget 2020-21...

    Speaking during a webinar organised by the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler) on Sunday, he said...

  • Nasr pours cold water on India’s cold start doctrine: Bajwa

    “Pakistan has successfully undertaken a series of training launches and tests/trials during the current week for validation of new technical parameters of ‘NASR’,” the ISPR said in a statement on the training launch carried out in Sindh...

    Introduced in April 2011, Nasr was developed in response to India’s cold start doctrine, whose existence was officially confirmed by Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat earlier this year...

  • Vaccine storage and management system put in place

    However, a three-member committee, consisting of Joint Secretary Amir Sheikh, Executive Director Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC) Huma Qureshi and Adviser Mazhar Nisar, was constituted to probe the matter...

    On Thursday, mediapersons were invited to the EPI building at Chak Shahzad to brief them on the new arrangements for the storage of the vaccine...

  • Govt mulls surcharge to boost POL storage capacity

    ISLAMABAD: The government may soon impose a surcharge on the sale of all transport fuels to enhance storage infrastructure and product stockpiles for strategic defence requirements...

    “No decision has so far been made, but a proposal was discussed to levy a storage charge at the rate of 10 paisa per litre on petroleum products to enhance strategic reserves to at least 45 days of consumption,” a senior official told Dawn...

  • Building grain storage capacity

    THE shortage of grain storage facilities results in huge post-harvest losses that range from 15pc to 35pc and affects national agricultural output...

    For decades, Pakistan’s storage facilities and technologies primarily in the hands of the public sector have lagged behind the required capacity to store grains...

  • Mitigating risk through storage

    The country’s oil storage capacity and stock levels have a direct bearing on the strategic national security perspective along with affecting smooth functioning and movement of people and businesses...

    While building stocks of important petroleum products — involving a conventional time span of 90-100 days from placing an order for import to delivery on ports — can be easier said than done, from a logistic angle it would also be...

  • Blasts at gas storage facility claim 11 lives in Afghanistan

    HERAT: At least 11 people, most of them children, were killed when a series of explosions at an Afghan gas storage facility triggered a massive inferno in a nearby settlement for displaced people, officials said on Tuesday...

    “Around midnight (Monday) a gas tanker exploded which triggered blasts in a gas storage plant, killing 11 people and injuring 10 others,” Herat police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi said...

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