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    Halal Slaughterhouse In Pakistan

  • Demo against slaughterhouse in residential area

    PESHAWAR: Dwellers of Landi Sarak, Charsadda Road here on Sunday held a demonstration against the Municipal Corporation Peshawar (MCP) for setting up a slaughterhouse inside the populated area and demanded its early shifting to rid them of foul smell and dirt...

    Holding banners and placards inscribed with demands for shifting the slaughterhouse, the protesters warned to block the main road if MCP didn’t pay immediate attention towards...

  • Kohat’s only slaughterhouse in state of disrepair

    KOHAT: The city’s only slaughterhouse is in a state of disrepair and there is no lighting system there, though the slaughtering of animals is carried out from 11:00pm to the time of morning prayers...

    The slaughterhouse has no lighting system and its floor is broken from several places where pools of blood could be seen...

  • IEA takes oil market bulls to the slaughterhouse

    PARIS: Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced, the IEA said on Tuesday, noting Opec is responsible for the latest glut of supplies on the market...

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its monthly report that “it is very hard to see how oil prices can rise significantly in the short term
  • Over 13,000 hanged in Syria’s ‘slaughterhouse’: Amnesty

    BEIRUT: The prison north of Damascus was known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse” and in it, as many of 13,000 people were hanged in only four years after a series of sham trials, according to a new report issued by Amnesty International...

    They were being taken to the slaughterhouse,” Hamid, a former detainee, told Amnesty...

  • RCB seals unhygienic poultry slaughterhouse

    RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) on Wednesday sealed poultry slaughterhouse besides imposing Rs80,000 fine on two food catering services for making food in unhygienic condition and served notices to five marriage halls...

    He said that slaughterhouse was sealed as the chickens were slaughtered in unhygienic conditions and they did not have the RCB licence...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • Sitcom 'Halal in the Family' explores being Muslim in America

    Called "that rarest of things in popular entertainment, a sympathetic Muslim family at the center of its own show," by The New York Times, web series Halal in the Family went live last week, showing audiences the lighter side of being Muslim in America...

    Aired on website Funny or Die Halal in the Family was conceived of by actor-comedian Aasif Mandvi and his writing partner from popular late night show The Daily Show, Miles Kahn... ...

  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Poultry sector vies for piece of global halal pie

    While policymakers in Pakistan may have, time and again, committed themselves to pursuing an export-led plan for rapid economic growth and reduction in the country’s external account vulnerabilities, no government has ever formulated an effective policy to boost exports...

    Owing to a policy emphasis on import substitution, Pakistan’s export base remains narrow and skewed in favour of textiles and clothing, which have historically...

  • Institutional anomalies in halal trade

    NOW that the Pakistan Halal Authority Bill needs only a formal nod of the Senate to become a law, many must be expecting a major breakthrough in halal trade...

    The current arrangement, under which the Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA) will function, suffers from lack of synergy between the related bodies which can jointly run the project successfully...

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