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  • Dalda plans Rs7bn share offer for public

    KARACHI: Dalda Foods Ltd and its parent company are going to raise more than Rs7 billion through the stock market by selling 25 per cent shares in the edible oil business, according to a recent regulatory filing...

    Dalda Foods wants to reduce its reliance on the import of edible oil by backward-integration...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • Concern over flouting ban on setting up sugar mills

    BAHAWALPUR: Local cotton growers have expressed concern over the alleged permission given to some businessmen by the Punjab government to set up sugar mills in Channigoth area despite a ban, warning that it would affect economy in the “cotton belt”...

    Dawn has learnt that recently, with the permission of Punjab government, some influential businessmen have acquired more than 50 acres of land near Channigoth near...

  • SSGC told to resume supply to Steel Mills

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah expressed deep concerns over the discontinuation of gas supply to Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) to be effective from July 28 and directed the managing director of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) to ensure uninterrupted supply, as well as maintain production levels...

    Organised by the Pakistan Steel People’s Workers (CBA) Union at the Karachi Press Club, workers were seen carrying banners...

  • Ittefaq sugar mills files appeal against LHC verdict on Bahawalpur plant

    ISLAMABAD: The Ittefaq Sugar Mills Limited, believed to be owned by the Sharifs, has approached the Supreme Court to assail the Sept 11 Lahore High Court order of dismantling the sugar plant from the relocated area of Bahawalpur within three months...

    The entity had relocated its sugar mills from Pakpattan district to Bahawalpur district for commencing crushing at the new site for the 2015 season when a ban was already in place on...

  • New SC bench appointed to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on Nov 28

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered the constitution of a three-member special bench to hear a petition pertaining to the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on November 28...

    "Naming former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, their deceased brother Abbas Sharif and five other family members as respondents, NAB has urged the court to declare the LHC judgement in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference void and...

  • Relocation of Sharif family's sugar mills to south Punjab is illegal: LHC

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday declared the relocation of Ittefaq Sugar Mills, Haseeb Waqas Sugar Mills and Chaudhry Sugar Mills — all owned by members of the Sharif family — to southern Punjab as illegal, DawnNews reported...

    Headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, the division bench was hearing intra-court appeals of the three sugar mills challenging a single bench order which, in October 2016, had stopped shifting of...

  • Supreme Court to deliberate reopening Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday ordered the formation of a Supreme Court (SC) bench to deliberate a reference pertaining to the Sharif family's Hudaibiya Paper Mills...

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had appealed to the apex court against the Lahore High Court's 2014 decision to acquit Nawaz Sharif and several members of his family in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case...

  • SECP ex-chairman Hijazi's acquittal plea dismissed in Chaudhry Sugar Mills record tampering case

    A special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday dismissed former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi's acquittal plea in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills record tampering case...

    The court indicted Hijazi on October 27 for tampering with records related to the Sharif family's sugar mills by pressuring his subordinates to change dates on documents pertaining to the mills...

  • Relocation of Sharifs’ sugar mills illegal: LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday rejected appeals regarding the relocation of three sugar mills, owned by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his relatives, to southern Punjab districts, declaring the move illegal...

    The court also ordered the appellants to move the mills back to their previous locations within three months...

  • Ex-SECP chief Zafar Hijazi indicted for tampering record of Sharif family's mills

    A special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) indicted former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi for tampering with records related to the Sharif family's Chaudhry Sugar Mills on Friday...

    Hijazi was taken into FIA custody earlier this year after a report released by the Panama Papers case joint investigation team (JIT), probing then prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family's...

  • Centre’s help sought for recovery of Steel Mills land

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) has sought urgent help of the federal government to recover more than 1,800 acres of land from the Sindh government and private parties amid the Centre’s efforts to dole out pricy land near Karachi’s Bin Qasim Port for ‘selective’ settlement of liabilities on the balance sheet of the sick unit...

    In a latest report to the federal government, the acting CEO of the PSM has updated the land...

  • Sugar mills’ relocation divides farmers in Punjab

    This previous week sugarcane growers from south Punjab descended on Lahore with plans to lay a siege to the Punjab Assembly in an attempt to make their voices heard on the relocation of some sugar mills...

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) has recently ordered the transfer of Ittehad, Chaudhry and Haseeb Waqas sugar mills from Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Muzaffargarh, respectively, to central Punjab, where these units were originally set...

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