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    Helmet Price In Karachi

  • Helmet relief period ends

    KARACHI: Helmet-wearing became mandatory for motorcyclists on Monday after the week-long relief in the enforcement of the order given by the authorities came to an end, said an official...

    “Helmet-wearing is mandatory even for female pillion-riders from Monday,” said a Karachi traffic spokesman...

  • Bailey thanks new helmet after bouncer scare

    VISAKHAPATNAM: Austr­alian batsman George Bailey felt like he was ‘hit on the face with a truck’ when a Nathan Coulter-Nile bouncer knocked his helmet off in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday...

    In the seventh over of Rising Pune Supergiants’ reply, Delhi Daredevils paceman Coulter-Nile, who made his Australia Twenty20 debut under Bailey’s captaincy in 2013, banged in a short delivery that deflected off...

  • Clarke opts for new-style helmet

    His death prompted Masuri, one of the leading manufacturers, to develop a helmet with a clip-on foam guard that provides additional protection and comes with an adjusted face grille...

    “I got rid of my old helmet there and then and made up my mind I am using the new one...

  • CA toughens helmet standards after Hughes review

    Hughes was wearing an Australian standard helmet when he was struck but the Curtain report said even the newer British standard helmet available at the time would not have afforded him extra protection from the blow...

    He said CA was also encouraging players to adopt the use of stem guards, which are attached across the back of the helmet, but conceded more research was required to prove that they afforded extra protection...

  • Helmet prices rising amid blame game

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s decision to make helmets mandatory for motorcycle riders has driven buyers towards the markets where traders are now cashing in on the rising demand by charging an additional Rs300-400 per helmet...

    Owners of roadside stalls in various areas were seen demanding Rs1,000-1,200 for a medium-quality Chinese helmet which was sold for Rs700-800 apiece before the decision...

  • Helmet a must for pillion riders from Dec 1

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday directed the chief traffic officer (CTO) to start enforcing the condition of wearing safety helmet on pillion riders from Dec 1 without any discrimination...

    He said 324,000 motorcyclists had been issued challan tickets so far for not wearing helmet...

  • Drugs in Karachi in short supply as price hike looms

    KARACHI: As a price hike looms, many medicines are ‘out of stock’ for the past few months while some are in ‘short supply’, retailers said while talking to Dawn...

    After getting a revised enhanced price list from the distributors, many retailers cut the original prices printed on the boxes and instead write the new prices...

  • Consumers in Karachi get fresh shock as tomato price jumps to Rs320 per kg

    KARACHI: Tomato prices hit Rs320 a kilogram on Saturday, sending a shockwave to consumers with a massive jump from Rs160 per kg in a single day...

    City govt has quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato; item unavailable at this rate in the metropolisThe city government had quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato which was Rs147 on Friday...

  • Tomato price again crosses Rs300 mark in Karachi markets

    KARACHI: Traders on Saturday increased the per kilogram price of tomato to Rs300-320 from Rs240-250 per kg even before the arrival of Iranian tomato in Karachi markets...

    Consumers in the second week of the current month had to pay over Rs300 for a kilo of tomato and many people are not able to pay the high price of the commodity...

  • Tomato price hits record high at Rs400 a kilo in Karachi

    KARACHI: The price of tomato hit a record high in Karachi on Tuesday and reached Rs400 per kilogram from Rs300-320 per kg on Monday...

    In the absence of any landed price of the Iranian tomato, greedy traders also brought the price of Swat and Sindh crop at par with the Iranian tomato rate to make huge profits...

  • Tomato price starts to fall in Karachi

    KARACHI: The import of Iranian tomato has gained pace as 1,276 tonnes reached the country over the past one week while the government has allowed further import to curb meteoric price hike...

    In Karachi, some 16 containers carrying 22 tonnes each arrived on Wednesday, taking the total to 19 containers since the government had allowed the import of Iranian tomato a week earlier...

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