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  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

    “The increase in LPG price has been made without approval of Ogra...

  • LPG distributors give 72-hour ultimatum

    LAHORE: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distributors Association on Tuesday gave a 72-hour deadline to the government and marketing companies for withdrawing the illegal price hike or risk shutter down...

    Addressing a press conference, the association’s chairman Irfan Khokhar said that distributors will stop supplies to Lahore and Gujranwala divisions...

  • Pakistan now among 95 countries to have met sanitation MDG: UN report

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is one of the 95 countries that have met the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for sanitation aimed at halving the proportion of the population without access to basic sanitation, said a recently launched global report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP)...

    Pakistan is also placed among just 77 countries which have met both...

  • Drugs court rules: Warranties by wholesalers, distributors sheer violation of laws

    LAHORE: Declaring warranties by unuthorised medicine wholesalers and distributors illegal and sheer violation of laws, the Lahore Division Drugs Court has directed the provincial authorities to stop this menace to prevent sale of spurious and substandard life-saving drugs...

    “It is of great concern that such unlawful warranties are being produced by chemists/wholesalers/distributors which have been making the cases more challenging...

  • War in Pakistan, Afghanistan since 2001 has killed 149,000: study

    The study, called Costs of War and produced by Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, looks at war-related deaths, injuries and displacement in Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2001 to last year, when international combat troops left Afghanistan...

    It says war in Afghanistan since the 2001 US-led invasion overthrew the Taliban regime has killed almost 100,000 people, and wounded the same number...

  • Afghans suffer deadliest Ramazan since 2001

    Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest Ramazan since the US-led invasion in 2001 with over 200 killed and hundreds wounded, according to an AFP count based on official figures...

    “It was the deadliest month for pious Afghans who were all fasting,” political analyst, General Abdul Wahid Taqat told AFP...

  • PML-N rapped for ‘concealing’ 2001-14 LG audit reports

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf alleges the ruling PML-N is attempting to cover up Rs200 billion corruption committed by the local governments between 2001-14 by avoiding presenting the audit reports in the Punjab Assembly...

    “Financial irregularities worth Rs200 billion were committed in local governments during 2001-14 in Punjab but the chief minister is avoiding to put the audit reports (of the period) before the House,”...

  • OPEC in first joint oil cut with Russia since 2001, Saudis take 'big hit'

    Fast-growing producer Iraq also agreed to curtail its booming output, while non-OPEC Russia will join output cuts for the first time in 15 years to help the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries prop up oil prices...

    Following news of the deal, the price for Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, surged to settle up nearly 9pc...

  • US Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

    He might never have been caught except for the terrorist attacks and the aggressive response of officials who wanted to be sure there would be no follow-on strikes...

    When he was arrested in late September 2001, Abbasi said he readily admitted he was in the country illegally and assumed he would be quickly deported...

  • Opec, non-Opec agree first global oil pact since 2001

    VIENNA: Opec and non-Opec producers on Saturday reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices that overstretched many budgets and spurred unrest in some countries...

    This will boost the global economy and will help some OECD countries to reach their inflation targets,” Opec Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo told reporters ahead of the talks,...

  • 200 vehicles burnt: LPG leakage causes blast, inferno at petrol pump in Lahore, leaving one dead

    LAHORE: A massive fire followed by a huge blast at a Shahdara petrol pump, minutes after leakage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from an overturned tanker, left a man dead and 10 others injured, including a traffic warden, here on Wednesday...

    According to police and witnesses, the LPG tanker overturned at Shahdara Morr near a petrol pump, resulting in a massive gas leakage from its tank...

  • LPG pricing passed to producers

    ISLAMABAD: Amid regulator’s warnings about a conflict of interest, the federal cabinet has silently approved a policy to determine prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) through a committee of producers that would be binding on the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to notify and enforce across the country...

    No official announcement was made about the LPG pricing even though other decisions of the cabinet meeting presided over...

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