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  • 4-storey factory collapses in Lahore

    LAHORE: At least 18 people were killed and over 70 injured on Wednesday evening when a four-storey factory collapsed in the Sundar industrial area...

    District Coordination Officer retired Capt Mohammad Usman told reporters that the death toll might rise because over 250 factory workers, including children and women, were feared trapped under the debris...

  • At least 25 dead as rescuers scrabble through Lahore factory rubble

    LAHORE: Rescuers have pulled more than 100 survivors from the rubble of a collapsed factory and are searching for dozens of others believed still trapped in a disaster that has killed at least 25 labourers, officials said on Thursday...

    Soldiers and rescuers in Lahore were carefully cutting through steel and using cranes to lift the debris of the building in a bid to find people still alive, with survivors saying that many of the...

  • Authorities ‘ignored’ building, labour laws violations at Lahore factory

    LAHORE: Blatant violations of building and labour laws had allegedly been going on in the factory that collapsed at Sundar on Wednesday, which were ‘overlooked’ by both the Punjab Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (PIEDMC) and the Sundar Industrial Estate (SIE) management...

    As the case unfolded it also emerged that some labourers of the factory had held a protest three days before the tragic collapse, complaining...

  • Lahore factory crash death toll climbs to 41 as hope fades for survivors

    LAHORE: Rescue crews continued digging through the rubble of a horrifying factory collapse in Sunder Estate, with the death toll rising to 41 as rescuers pulled out more bodies from the debris on Friday...

    At least 102 survivors have already been pulled from the fallen structure of the four-storey Rajput Polyester polythene bag factory near Lahore after it came crashing down on Wednesday evening, trapping scores of people inside... ...

  • Lahore factory collapse: Search operation till ‘recovery of last victim’

    LAHORE: The search and rescue operation at the collapsed Sundar factory that was to be stopped on Monday has been extended “till the recovery of the last victim” after a man claimed his young son was still trapped under the debris...

    Abid also identified the area of the factory where he had dropped his son on the day the tragic incident took place, a senior official told Dawn...

  • Pakistan 'export factory for terror', Indian FM says at UNGA

    India's foreign minister took a swipe at Pakistan on Saturday, telling the United Nations (UN) that Islamabad had given the world "terrorists" while India was producing top-notch doctors and engineers...

    "Why is it today India is a recognised IT superpower in the world, and Pakistan is recognised only as the pre-eminent export factory for terror?" Sushma Swaraj told the General Assembly...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Bangladesh charges garment factory owner with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder over the building's collapse in 2013 that killed more than 1,100 people...

    Rana and 17 others have also been charged with violating the building code, for extending the six-storey structure — which was initially approved as a shopping centre — into a nine-storey factory complex...

  • Six die after inhaling toxic gas in pickle factory

    KARACHI: Six people died after inhaling toxic gases emitting from an underground tank containing a chemical substance being used in making pickle in a food factory set up in a residential area of Korangi on Sunday, police and hospital officials said...

    The owner of the factory was among the dead and the remaining five were workers, two of them father and son, the police added...

  • Global factory growth picks up

    LONDON: Global manufacturing growth accelerated slightly last month but re­­mained weak as firms again turned to existing orders to keep active, a business survey showed on Monday...

    JPMorgan’s Global Manu­facturing Purchasing Mana­gers’ Index (PMI), produced with Markit, nudged up to 51
  • Gujranwala boiler blast: factory owner arrested

    GUJRANWALA: The Cantonment police arrested on Monday the factory owner for the death of eight workers in a boiler blast near Ghakkhar on GT Road on Saturday...

    His son Shoaib Altaf Cheema, PML-N district information secretary, factory manager and engineers Saleem, Abbas, Ahmad, Imran and Ashfaq are already in police custody...

  • Fireworks factory explosion kills seven in Italy

    ROME: At least seven people died in an explosion at a fireworks factory near Bari, on Italy’s Adriatic coast, on Friday...

    The ANSA news agency said the explosion destroyed the Bruscella factory in Modugno and that the death toll might rise once firefighters are able to gain full access to the site...

  • Families seek monument to Baldia factory fire victims

    KARACHI: A monument be erected at the place where the burnt-out facade of the Baldia garments factory stands and the culprits behind the country’s deadliest fire that claimed 259 lives on September 11, 2012 be arrested, demanded the families of the victims on the third anniversary of the incident...

    Congregated in front of the Baldia factory where they were received with red flags on Friday, the families once again relived the evening...

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