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  • Wheat growers demand gunny bags

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Hari Committee has condemned non-provision of gunny bags to wheat growers...

    At a meeting held under the chairmanship of Azhar Jatoi here on Tuesday, the committee said that it appeared as if gunny bags were meant only for PPP jiyalas or influential landowners...

  • Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

    NAIROBI: Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world’s toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect...

    The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy...

  • British writer Ishiguro bags literature Nobel

    STOCKHOLM: Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of The Remains of the Day, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of “exquisite” novels that the Swedish Academy said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen...

    The writer said winning the award was “flabbergastingly flattering”
  • Pollution & plastic bags

    THE use of polythene bags causes pollution and adversely effects our planet...

    An international research study says that every year more than 500bn plastic bags are used worldwide...

  • Commission orders opening of sealed vote bags

    ISLAMABAD: Accepting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) request, the inquiry commission investigating allegations of rigging in the 2013 general elections finally allowed the opening of sealed election bags for the retrieval of copies of the Form 15 from all polling stations for each constituency of all national as well as provincial assemblies...

    “After inviting opinions from the counsel representing various political parties, it...

  • ICC bags award for innovation

    KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday received the Innovation award in the inaugural SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Federation and Association Awards...

    The award was given in recognition of the ICC’s progressive approach including the successful introduction and integration of men’s and women’s Twenty20 international cricket, the use of on-field technology and its suite of pioneering digital and social media...
  • Farmers to get gunny bags after a week

    SAHIWAL: Punjab Food Minister Bilal Yasin has said the distribution of gunny bags to wheat farmers has been delayed for another week...

    Earlier, gunny bags were scheduled to be distributed among farmers before April 20...

  • 750 flour bags meant for IDPs seized in Kohat

    KOHAT: The police on Monday seized a truck carrying 750 flour bags meant for the internally displaced persons, and arrested two alleged smugglers...

    They said that they had changed the bags which carried inscription of ‘Not for Sale’...

  • French immigration thriller bags Cannes Palme d’Or

    CANNES: A French thriller spotlighting the plight of traumatised refugees building new lives, “Dheepan”, captured the Palme d’Or top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

    As countries around the world grapple with an influx of people fleeing global crises, a jury led by Hollywood filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen chose the gritty picture about Sri Lankan asylum-seekers by acclaimed French director Jacques Audiard among 19...
  • Few bags for heaps of grains

    MUZAFFARGARH: Farmers have rejected, what they say, the complex process of getting gunny bags for wheat from the food department...

    The complex process and the provision of short number of bags mean the farmers have no other choice but to turn to the middleman and selling wheat at around Rs1,000 per 40 kilo against the official rate of Rs1,300...

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