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  • 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...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • With or without a headcount

    However, delimitation can only be conducted after a census, as maintained by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

    The same principle may be employed to at least fix the skewed nature of constituencies across Pakistan and protect the spirit of equal representation as a prerequisite for free and fair elections in 2018...

  • Wajih’s petition seeks inclusion of foreigners in headcount

    ISLAMABAD: A petition seeking to ensure holding of just, fair and transparent census free from fake inclusions and unjust exclusions and calling for inclusion of foreigners in the headcount has been filed in the Supreme Court...

    The only criterion is whether one is located in Pakistan on the day the count is taken...

  • ‘If water ratio falls, Pakistan will be a water scarce country’

    ISLAMABAD: At present, 1,100 cubic metres of water are available for each person in Pakistan...

    Speaking at a consultation on the ‘Human Cost of Environmental Degradation’ hosted by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Dr Inayatullah said a heat wave is when the temperature of an area remains above 35 degrees Celsius for many days...

  • 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)...

  • Savings ratio falls to 13.1pc

    KARACHI: The country’s savings-to-GDP ratio, already the lowest in the region, missed the target set for the outgoing fiscal year and was even less than the preceding year’s number...

    The budget document for 2017-18 reveals that the savings ratio remains a cause for concern as it declined to 13...

  • Sindh’s child mortality ratio higher than Punjab’s: report

    “It is an indictment on the health sector in Sindh — of which public sector shares the maximum — in that it shows poor results in achieving millennium development goals (MDGs),” said an official quoting a part of the report titled ‘Dying children of Sindh (Pakistan) and SDGs (sustainable development goals)...

    The report quoted the demographic and health survey (DHS) and the MICS of the past, which shows that Sindh’s infant mortality...

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