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  • Ikea’s frugal billionaire founder Kamprad dies aged 91

    STOCKHOLM: Ingvar Kamprad, the farmer’s son turned multi-billionaire who founded the Ikea empire that revolutionised furnishing, has died aged 91, the firm said on Sunday...

    Kamprad “passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones” at his home in the southern Swedish region of Smaland on Saturday “following a brief illness”, Ikea said in a statement...

  • Ikea closes all stores in China over new coronavirus

    Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Thursday it will close all of its Chinese stores "until further notice", in response to the spread of the new deadly coronavirus...

    Ikea announced on Wednesday that it had already closed half of its stores in the country, after first announcing last week the closure of its store in Wuhan, where the outbreak of the new coronavirus started in late 2019...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • Tech tools helping to combat counterfeiting

    KARACHI: SMS verification/serialisation, Quick Response codes, and colour shifting film are good measures available to help combat counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry of Pakistan, said Executive Director Pharma Bureau (PB) Ayesha Tammy Haq on Monday...

    In a statement, she said that although Pakistan has continued its efforts to advance Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement through raids, seizures, and arrests by...
  • Use of high tech phones dents CD business in Swat

    We would release dozens of local dramas and albums of new Pashto songs on Eid, but introduction of hi-tech mobile phones has changed the situation,” said Abdul Qayyum, owner of a DVD and CD production house in Shalimar market of Mingora where only few shops now remained in business...

    The DVD and CD business was considered profitable as once over 300 shops operated in three main markets of Mingora city...

  • India joins elite missile tech group controlling global sale

    NEW DELHI: India has joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology...

    The Indian foreign secretary on Monday signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), aimed at preventing the unchecked proliferation of missiles and their delivery systems
  • China FDI at two-year high as manufacturing, hi-tech boom

    BEIJING: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China rose the most in more than two years in September, likely boosted by strong growth in the country’s manufacturing and hi-tech sectors, the commerce ministry said on Friday...

    Foreign investors’ interest in China’s high-tech manufacturing and services sectors also remained strong, the ministry said, with FDI in those areas rising 27...

  • From flying taxis to robocops, Dubai as a tech pioneer

    DUBAI: From flying taxis to Batman-style surveillance motorcycles, Dubai’s Gitex expo this week showcased innovations that were symbols of the city-state’s ambitions to be a metropolis of the future...

    At this year’s 37th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (Gitex), which runs until Thursday, city authorities were keen to show off they remain on the cutting edge...

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