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  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

    According to the association, the marketing companies on Monday increased the fuel’s price by Rs5 per kilogram...
  • Drugs court rules: Warranties by wholesalers, distributors sheer violation of laws

    LAHORE: Declaring warranties by unuthorised medicine wholesalers and distributors illegal and sheer violation of laws, the Lahore Division Drugs Court has directed the provincial authorities to stop this menace to prevent sale of spurious and substandard life-saving drugs...

    “It is of great concern that such unlawful warranties are being produced by chemists/wholesalers/distributors which have been making the cases more challenging...

  • LPG distributors give 72-hour ultimatum

    LAHORE: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distributors Association on Tuesday gave a 72-hour deadline to the government and marketing companies for withdrawing the illegal price hike or risk shutter down...

    Addressing a press conference, the association’s chairman Irfan Khokhar said that distributors will stop supplies to Lahore and Gujranwala divisions...

  • Why privatising major airports is not a good idea

    THOUGH the pre-bid meetings to finalise the outsourcing of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad airports is in progress at the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) headquarters, the decision to outsource breadwinner airports, after investing huge amounts of money in building them, seems preposterous...

    An organisation rich enough to finance such big projects is not in need of any kind of help from the private sector
  • No idea where Dawood Ibrahim is, Indian government tells parliament

    In a reply submitted to the Indian Parliament on Tuesday, the Home Ministry said the government had no clue about the whereabouts of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Indian media reported...

    Indian Minister of State (Home) Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary stated that the former Mumbai underworld don is not on Indian intelligence's radar, and it would only be possible to bring him back to the country once his whereabouts were discovered
  • NGO sells idea of promoting peace to govt

    LAHORE: The divisional administration on Friday allowed a non-government organisation to have stalls in all Sunday and upcoming Ramazan bazaars to create awareness among the visitors about interfaith harmony...

    The decision was taken at a meeting held at Commissioner’s Office to plan how to maintain peace during Ramazan
  • A high-energy commercial during a sad show: bad idea

    The standard practice in commercials is to present high-energy, upbeat messages, but research by Nancy M...

    Puccinelli of Oxford University and two colleagues suggests that this tactic is likely to be less effective for ads placed in and around serious, somber TV shows and movies, which constitute 40pc of media offerings
  • Uproars rock NA budget debate; live telecast idea half dead

    ISLAMABAD: Uproars rocked the budget debate in the National Assembly on Wednesday as the concept of its live telecast for the first time in Pakistan was declared virtually half dead only on the second day of the discussion...

    The general debate on the budget for fiscal 2015-16 was repeatedly interrupted and overshadowed by furores after some lawmakers from both the opposition and ruling party benches accused the state-run Pakistan...
  • ‘Our bodies have become an idea of identity for a lot of people’

    ”Ms Junejo said her last exhibit in Islamabad was two years ago, and “I feel I have taken that idea further because my work has been the same since I started painting in 2010”...

    Within the study of anatomy I am trying to talk about how our bodies have become an idea of identity for a lot of people and how our bodies are controlled and restricted by the cultural and social values...

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