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  • SHC orders investigation into use of funds by Civil Hospital Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court has directed Hyderabad Commissioner Syed Asif Hyder Shah to conduct a thorough probe into utilisation of funds by the Civil Hospital Hyderabad (CHH) between June 2014 and June 2015...

    A division bench comprising Justices Salahuddin Panhwar and Sadiq Hussain Bhatti passed the order on a petition filed by Aamir Lutuf Ali Zardari who accused the CHH management, including its...

  • SHC tells govt to expedite Hyderabad civil hospital rehabilitation

    HYDERABAD: After perusal of the interim report of an inquiry by Hyderabad Division Commissioner Syed Asif Hyder Shah into affairs of the Civil Hospital Hyderabad, a division bench of the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit has directed the provincial government to improve hospital affairs...

    The bench directed the Sindh government to expedite the rehabilitation scheme of the hospital and ensure immediate action preferably within six...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    3bn people use smartphones, which have become central to daily life, used for messaging, shopping, news and entertainment, ordering taxis and meals, and serving as digital wallets for a range of point-of-sale purchases... ...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    3 billion people use smartphones, which have become central to daily life, used for messaging, shopping, news and entertainment, ordering taxis and meals, and serving as digital wallets for a range of...

  • Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

    “Shopping through speakers is still an early adopter activity,” said Creative Strategies analyst Carolina Milanesi...

    Voice-controlled shopping, for now, involves mainly straightforward, repeated buys such as laundry soap or dog treats, with people tending to want to actually see big-ticket items, especially if they involve style or color choices, she contended...

  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    LONDON: Banks should provide customers with the means to create one-off passwords from August to make buying over the Internet safer, European Union banking regulators said on Thursday...

    The European Banking Authority announced details of its plans over the coming years to make e-commerce safer, breaking new ground for the watchdog in the retail payments sector
  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    The first reason is the cultural aspects of household shopping in Pakistan where the first choice for consumers is the traditional retail markets and emerging of new cash and carry model stores...

    E-commerce websites should keep in mind that it’s ethical practices, fair pricing and efficient delivery that win the hearts of consumersIn the absence of other cultural activities and entrainment events, the shopping presents an escape from...

  • Sindh IG orders comprehensive traffic plan for shopping centres

    The IGP observed that since Eid shopping in major markets would increase after 15th Ramazan, the traffic pressure would enhance, causing inconvenience to the citizens...

    Keeping this in view, Mr Khowaja directed the DIG traffic to chalk out a comprehensive traffic plan for all shopping centres and inform the masses about alternative routes...

  • Eid shopping frenzy continues amid security concerns

    A visit to Karachi’s various markets (Zainab Market, Bohri Bazaar, Hyderi and Jama Cloth), shopping plazas (Gulf Way, Rabi Centre, Gold Mark I and II) and malls (Dolmen, Forum and Atrium) highlights the stark contrast between the security steps taken to keep harm at bay...

    While the malls spend millions on monthly security, the crowded markets and shopping plazas, despite having more shops and high sales, very often have chowkidars in...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    “The judge has directed the FIA Cyber Crime Circle, Karachi, situated at FIA building, 1st Floor, Near Darul Sehat Hospital, Johar Chorangi to investigate the matter...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet...

  • Shopping mania

    Their kind gets an inexplicable high by stuffing shopping carts mindlessly...

    Lured to mega shopping malls by advertising, they return home with stuffed plastic bags, laughingly dismissing their excess as ‘retail therapy’...

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