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  • Britain marks 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

    RUNNYMEDE: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth led celebrations on Monday to mark 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta, one of the world’s most significant historical documents and credited with paving the way for modern freedoms and human rights...

    On Monday, in fields by the banks of the River Thames at Runnymede to the west of London, England’s King John agreed to the demands of his rebelling barons and accepted the Magna Carta,...

  • View from abroad : From the Magna Carta to the Royal Ascot

    And over the last week, there was much to celebrate: the 200th anniversary of the victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo; the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta; and the annual Royal Ascot horse races...

    Britain, however, was a pioneer in introducing democratic principles as early as June 15, 1215, when the Magna Carta was sealed by King John at Runneymeade, then a boggy field near Windsor...

  • Chinese varsity cancels Magna Carta event

    BEIJING: An event to display the Magna Carta at a Chinese university in Beijing this week was cancelled at the last minute and subsequently moved to the British embassy on Wednesday...

    “We made the decision to display the Magna Carta at the residence based purely on administrative and logistical practicalities,” said a spokesperson for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who declined to be named...

  • Magna Carta in Hong Kong after China controversy

    HONG KONG: The Magna Carta went on display in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after it courted controversy during the China leg of the historic document’s worldwide tour...

    “We were really delighted that thousands of people in mainland China came to see Magna Carta,” Caroline Wilson, British Consul General for Hong Kong, said when asked for comment on the China venue changes...

  • British man jailed for trying to steal Magna Carta

    LONDON: A British man was jailed on Friday for attempting to steal a priceless 1215 original version of Magna Carta, which has defined rights and liberties around the world...

    Mark Royden attacked the protective glass surrounding the manuscript at Salisbury Cathedral in southern England but was chased off by two American tourists and cornered by a group of stonemasons...

  • Journalists attacked by University of Agriculture Faisalabad guards

    Multiple journalists were injured after guards employed by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) attacked them for covering a student-related incident, media outlets reported Tuesday...

    SAMAA TV reported that its reporters, cameraman and driver were "severely beaten up by security guards at Faisalabad’s Agriculture University"...

  • SHC stays allotment of 21,000 forest acres for industries

    The petitioners, represented by Advocate Mureed Ali Shah, submitted that the provincial authorities had started dispossessing the farmers from the forest land, which was being given to an industrial group for commercial purposes...

    Also read: Allotment of forest land to army opposedTheir counsel contended that the forest land could not be utilised for any commercial or industrial purpose under the law and its allotment to the...

  • Promising performance of large industries

    Industries have also invested in capacity building...

    In the last fiscal year, LSM growth came on the heels of higher public sector spending on construction and infrastructure, improved security situation, generous bank lending to private sector at low interest rates, better access of industries to gas and electricity supplies and a 3...

  • Centre has assured Sindh of no gas outage for industries, Qaim tells SITE body

    However, we are exploring the ways and means to hand over the collected amount to SITE Limited for development of the infrastructure of SITE area,” he said and directed Industries Secretary Ms Shazia to float a summary for the purpose...

    The meeting was attended by Qasim Siraj Teli, Zubair Motiwala, Principal Secretary to CM Alamuddin Bullo, Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqi, Industries Secretary Shazia, Local Government Secretary...

  • Efficient use of water by industries stressed

    LAHORE: World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) in collaboration with Cleaner Production Institute (CPI) organised a training workshop on Best Water Management Practices (BWMPs) for leather industries at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)...

    The workshop was attended by general managers and engineers from 26 industries...

  • Hospitals, industries violating environmental laws

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan told the Senate on Thursday that both hospitals and industries were violating environmental laws on the safe disposal of hazardous waste...

    “There are gaps as far as compliance is concerned both by hospitals and industries...

  • ‘Plastic is mother of all industries’

    Mr Zakaria Usman, Patron-in-chief Pakistan Plastic Manufactures Association (PPMA) said plastic is the mother industry of all industries and many countries in the world like Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Korea had developed by promoting their plastic industry...

  • PHC stays recovery of gas cess from industries

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday stayed the recovery of arrears on account of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) from around 450 CNG stations and industrial units by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) for the period for which the superior courts had declared the levy of such cess illegal...

    After holding a preliminary hearing into six almost identical petitions, a bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar...
  • Auto, aerospace industries warm to 3D printing

    EDEN PRAIRIE: New 3D printing technology unveiled this week sharply increases the size of objects that can be produced, offering new possibilities to remake manufacturing in the auto, aerospace and other major industries...

    Stratasys says the applications of the robotic technology are broad and could also be utilised in the oil and medical equipment industries...

  • Rs1.5bn package for reviving Bara industries welcomed

    Expressing his satisfaction over restoration of peace in the terrorism-affected Bara sub-division, Haji Tibat Shah, a power loom owner, told Dawn that all the five clusters of silk industries, including Karegar Garhai, Sultan Garhai, Malak Garhai, Nasir Garhai and Zulfiqar Garhai, were now secured as the security forces and local Khasadar and Levies force had established various checkposts there...

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