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  • Invoice monitoring installed at 50 restaurants in Lahore

    LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) on Thursday achieved its target of installing electronic Restaurants Invoice Monitoring System (RIMS) at 50 restaurants in posh localities of the provincial capital to calculate 16 percent sales tax...

    Majority of restaurants where RIMS has been installed with the help of the Pakistan Revenue Automated Limited and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for e-monitoring of billing invoices...

  • Control room in Lahore starts monitoring election proceedings

    LAHORE: As 5,715 Rangers have been placed at the disposal of the Punjab government while the province would also have an estimated 200,000 army personnel for election duty, the home department has set up a digital central control room at the Civil Secretariat to directly monitor the election proceedings, law and order and quickly react to any emergency...

    According to officials, Caretaker Chief Minister Hasan Askari Rizvi is likely to...

  • 2 restaurants sealed, managers arrested

    PESHAWAR: The district administration on Monday sealed two restaurants in Peshawar cantonment and arrested their managers for selling substandard and expired food items...

    Meanwhile, another official said the restaurants and departmental stores sealed during the past some days had been allowed to reopen as they paid the fine and assured the administration to rethink their standard operating procedures and maintain quality of food...

  • Restaurants’ pollution

    There are several kebab restaurants on both sides of Alamgir Road, DMCH Society, and a couple of marriage halls on one side which lead to parking of cars on both sides, causing heavy traffic jams in the locality...

    Due to the restaurants, the locality is badly polluted because of there being thick black smoke from evening till midnight while kebabs are cooked...

  • Can reincarnated restaurants recapture old magic?

    But the capital’s diners, it would seem, as just as discerning as Siskel and Ebert when it comes to picking restaurants...

    Even the presentation is on par with most international-standard restaurants; the sizzling chocolate brownie skillet is one of the most sought-after desserts in the city...

  • ‘Ramazan best time to repair and renovate restaurants’

    KARACHI: The light orange Windsor style dining chairs and tables are all lined on the footpath as they get their new dark-brown coat of polish at the little corner restaurant, which misses its usual crowd during the day due to the holy month of Ramazan...

    Inside the big deep freezer is pushed out of the way to one side next to the manager’s counter while the floor is being washed
  • Four restaurants sealed

    FAISALABAD: The district government has sealed four restaurants in different areas on charges of functioning in unhygienic conditions and without having pure food licences...

    He said the teams sealed two restaurants -- Qulim in D Ground and Al-Maida Pizza at Harrianwala Chowk -- in People’s Colony on Sunday and two restaurants -- Fri-Chicks and Khayyam -- on Jail Road on Monday...

  • The vanishing Irani restaurants

    There were more than a hundred Irani restaurants (Irani hotels in common parlance) in Karachi in the 1970s but today hardly 10 remain...

    The middle class localities and commercial areas of the city were once punctuated with Irani restaurants...

  • Traders oppose raids on restaurants, hotels

    ISLAMABAD: Terming it a ‘half-baked and ill-conceived move’, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Monday called upon the capital administration to halt the ongoing raids on hotels and restaurants without first issuing a warning...

    “The local administration should first develop proper standard operating procedures (SOPs), checklists and parameters for hotels and restaurants defining a neat and clean food...

  • Where have the Iranian restaurants gone?

    On one side is a staircase leading you to a mezzanine family room with big windows overlooking the main cafeteria...

    The city, some seven decades ago, boasted of many Iranian restaurants though today there are hardly eight to 10 of them around...

  • Two restaurants sealed in Gulberg

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed on Saturday two more renowned restaurants in Gulberg, as many on Multan Road and a food production unit in Shalimar Town for flouting pure food regulations...

    The owners of both restaurants reportedly failed to produce medical certificates of staffers and ensure proper cleanliness of their premises...

  • No tipping means more great restaurants

    Of all the countries with Michelin-starred restaurants, waiters in the US probably have the highest tip expectations...

    The US has a bizarre government-imposed system that bans servers from sharing tips with cooks, dishwashers and other staff who do not interact with customers and at the same time allows restaurants to pay waiters just $2...

  • ‘Restaurants in Margallas, new Parade Avenue violate master plan’

    ISLAMABAD: A high-powered environmental commission has claimed that a number of modern developments in the capital – such as the construction of the Pak-China Friendship Centre near Shakarparian and the presence of restaurants at Pir Sohawa and Daman-i-Koh – are violations of the Islamabad master plan...

    ”The report said: “Construction of Monal, Capital View, La Montana restaurants at Pir Sohawa and Kashmirwalas restaurant at...

  • For Iranian restaurants in Saudi Arabia, it’s business as usual

    Yet in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, popular Iranian restaurants are outselling feverish calls for a boycott and stand as a reminder of when ties between the two countries held promise...

    The bold signs on their storefronts proclaiming the restaurants as the “House of Iranian Cuisine” are daring in a country where Iran is now viewed as an existential threat...

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