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  • China regrets EU duties on cold-rolled steel

    BEIJING: China’s Commerce Ministry said on Thursday it “regrets” the European Commission’s decision to put anti-dumping duties on Chinese cold-rolled steel plates, the latest spat between the trade partners battling a global steel glut...

    China’s steel industry, a major employer, has struggled to meet targets to reduce its overcapacity, and rising prices for steel have encouraged firms to ramp up production for export...

  • Sydney warm-up abandoned over ‘rolled mud’ pitch

    SYDNEY: New Zealand’s warm-up against Cricket Australia XI was abandoned here on Friday over a pitted and deteriorating pitch described as “rolled mud”, leaving the tourists searching for more practice ahead of next week’s opening Test...

    Coach Mike Hesson slammed the Blacktown pitch in Sydney’s west as “rolled mud” and “a jigsaw puzzle with half the pieces missing”...

  • First batch of dual-seat JF-17 aircraft rolled out

    Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was the chief guest on the occasion, said a press release issued by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF)...

    The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex and China National Aero-Tech­nology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) also signed an agreement for co-production of Chinese commercial aircraft...

  • Builders protest ‘high’ prices of steel, cement

    KARACHI: Builders are agitating against high prices of steel, cement and ceramics, and have asked the government to protect interests of the general public instead of the industry...

    In a statement issued on Thursday, Association of Builders and Deve­lopers (ABAD) Chairman Mohsin Sheikhani said manufacturers were seeking a permanent anti-dumping duty on the import of steel meant for construction...

  • Steel makers ignore steep fall in global prices

    KARACHI: Big players in the domestic steel market have kept bar prices at Rs80,000-82,000 per tonne despite the fact that global prices have fallen steeply in the last one year, market dealers said...

    However, two leading steel bar makers contested the claim, saying, “We have also reduced prices to Rs75,000-76,000 from Rs82,000 per tonne in the last five months despite rising cost of doing business...

  • Steel makers jack up prices after Gadani fire incident

    KARACHI: The price of steel bars has gone up by Rs8,000-Rs10,000 per tonne after the fire incident at the Gadani ship-breaking yard last month that claimed at least 19 lives...

    Traders in Sarya Market said the price of regular-quality steel bar, which was available at Rs56,000-Rs57,000 prior to the Gadani incident, has now surged to Rs68,000 per tonne...

  • Cement sales plunge; steel bar prices rise

    KARACHI: The average daily cement supplies into the market plunged by 73 per cent to 40,000 tonnes from 150,000 during the first three days of this fiscal year...

    In addition to that, citing persistent fall in the rupee’s value, the steel bar manufacturers on Thursday also raised prices by up to Rs7,000 to Rs116,000 per tonne...

  • Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

    KARACHI: As Karachi continued to sizzle at 42 degrees centigrade, hot and dry weather gripped entire Sindh on Tuesday with Dadu and Nawabshah becoming the hottest places in the country where the mercury rose to 46 degrees Celsius...

    While no heatstroke case was reported in Karachi, some 22 people fell unconscious in various areas of Dadu district and were admitted to private hospitals since there was no heatstroke centre at the...

  • Hot air from Rajasthan power plants may have fanned Karachi heatwave

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said that the coal-powered plants in Rajasthan, India, could have contributed to the deadly Karachi heat wave...

    His remarks caught many by surprise as his own PML-N government has ambitious plans to generate power from coal to overcome the electricity crisis, which is partly blamed for nearly 800 heatstroke deaths in Karachi in the past five days...

  • Hot spell continues to torment Karachi

    LAHORE / KARACHI: Karachi, and some other cities and towns in Sindh, continued to be in the grip of an abnormally hot weather for a second day, with the mercury touching the 43 degrees Celsius mark...

    The extremely hot weather has been affecting parts of Sindh because of a monsoon depression, which is otherwise bound to produce flood-generating rains in Punjab and over catchments of its rivers over the next two to three days...

  • 60 Karachi areas become ‘hot spots’ for mobile phone snatching

    KARACHI: The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee has identified 60 places in the sprawling metropolis where incidents of street crimes, particularly snatching of mobile phones, have increased alarmingly, it emerged on Sunday...

    Law-enforcement officials believed that with the identification of the 60 “hot spots” the area police could manage to cut the number, if not curb the menace entirely, of street crimes by effective patrolling and...

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