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  • Explosives, suicide jackets recovered

    PESHAWAR: The police claimed on Friday to have recovered a big quantity of explosives, toy bombs and suicide jackets during a search operation in limits of Paharipura police station here...

    A police spokesman said the explosives included toy bombs, 350 kilogram explosives packed in bags, suicide jackets and detonators...

  • China unblocks Google, keeps spare jackets at meeting venues for OBOR

    When male reporters turned up to the summit on Sunday, those not wearing a suit were asked to form a separate line before being handed second-hand jackets to make them more presentable...

    India, whose population is expected to surpass that of China in the coming years, pointedly avoided the summit, complaining that a Silk Road project that crosses Pakistan impinges on its sovereignty by passing through Kashmir...

  • ‘Charsadda attackers didn’t wear suicide jackets’

    PESHAWAR: The militant attack on the Bacha Khan University Charsadda appears to be the first of its kind in the province as the attackers didn’t wear suicide vests in sharp contrast to the past...

    Security officials say they’re curious to know why the militants didn’t use suicide jackets while storming the university...

  • Suicide jackets, explosives and arms seized in raids

    HYDERABAD: Sophisticated weapons, ammunition, suicide jackets, explosive material, mobile phones and other articles were seized in raids on two houses by law enforcement agencies personnel in Latifabad’s Unit-4 and 10 late on Tuesday night, an official statement issued by the area police here on Wednesday said...

  • Police claim recovering suicide jackets

    PESHAWAR: The city police on Friday claimed to have foiled a bid to attack Muharram processions in the provincial capital by recovering six suicide jackets and other bomb making material on the outskirts of the city...

    He said police recovered six suicide jackets weighing around 16 kilograms, four batteries, prima cord, eight detonators and maps...

  • Parachute jackets and bandage skirts: fashion in communist Poland

    KRAKSW: An elegant former hotel employee remembers dyeing gauze bandages and turning them into ruffled skirts to remain fashionable despite chronic shortages in communist-era Poland...

    “It was a major challenge; to make something that was impossible to get your hands on otherwise,” recalled Iwona Koczwanska, who groaned when asked her age
  • Two suicide jackets recovered from mosque

    PESHAWAR: The police on Monday recovered two suicide jackets from a mosque on the outskirts of the capital city...

    He said the cops recovered two suicide jackets containing about five kilogramme explosives from the room of the prayer leader of the mosque...

  • Life jackets declared must for boating in Indus

    SWABI: The district administration officials on Friday bound the boatmen to ensure the tourists enjoying boating in the Indus River during their visit to the Kund Park wore life jackets...

    Ms Tariq also met with other staff of the park, but her focus was the boat owners, telling them that the government had taken decision that they had to ensure life jackets for tourists when they wanted to use boat for a round of the Indus River...

  • Govt asked to support leather industry

    SIALKOT: National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs on Thursday urged the government to support the leather industry as well as boost efforts for diversification and value-addition to curtail export losses...

    On the occasion, exporters said leather exports have declined 25 per cent...

  • US urged to include textile, leather in GSP scheme

    KARACHI: Pakistan and the United States need to focus on improving bilateral relation particularly in areas of economy and trade as there exists a lot of scope and opportunities in both countries...

    This was stated by the head of political and economic affairs of the US consulate, John Robinson, in a meeting with members of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday...

  • Egypt pins export hopes on new leather city

    CAIRO: Just beyond the outskirts of Cairo on a desert road to the Suez Canal, a sprawling industrial zone is coming to life as Egypt’s leather industry leaves behind its ancient tanning quarters for modern workshops of Robiki Leather City...

    The new complex is part of a major expansion drive of a sector Egypt considers as one of its most competitive and the trade ministry has set an official target for leather exports to reach over $1...

  • Leather exports suffering due to DLTL delay

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has urged the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to immediately issue the submission procedure for new Drawback on Local Taxes and Levies (DLTL) against SRO1062 issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Textile on Oct 20...

    In a statement issued on Tuesday PTA Chairman Amanullah Aftab pointed out that the commerce ministry had authorised the SBP to issue further submission procedure for the claim of...

  • Cattle slaughter crackdown ripples through India’s leather industry

    Last month Modi’s government also banned trading cattle for slaughter, including not just cows, whose killing was already outlawed in most states, but also buffalo, an animal used for meat and leather...

    Much of India’s meat and leather trade takes place in the informal economy, meaning the impact of the closing of illegal abattoirs and ban on trading for slaughter is hard to measure...

  • Drawback rates on leather goods increased

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has increased duty drawback rates on export of leather products...

    43pc of the FOB value on export of cow or buffalo hide in finished form for furniture or upholstery leather (thickness 2...

  • Council to promote leather exports formed

    LAHORE: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan on Thursday announced the formation of Leather Export Promotion Council...

    Addressing the Pakistan Mega Leather Show and Conference 2016 on Thursday, the minister said that the government would resolve the problems faced by the leather industry...

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