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  • Hashmi says social media pics of his ‘torture’ are old

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi has said he is not afraid of being killed and will not step back from his stand...

    Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Mr Hashmi said a false propaganda was being spread against him on social media that he was tortured by posting old pictures
  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    So amongst other things, Pop-Tarts are off the shelves in many stores, along with imported jelly, sweets and several European brands of chicken soup...

  • Rangers offer Diwali sweets to Indian BSF

    LAHORE: The Pakistani border force, Punjab Rangers, on Wednesday offered sweets and exchanged greetings with their Indian counterparts at Wagah borders to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali in resumption of the customary exchange of good wishes suspended for the last many months due to tensions between the two neighbouring states...

    Punjab Rangers had refused to accept sweets from Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Eidul Fitr this...

  • Shop owner’s brother ‘mixed’ poison in sweets

    LAYYAH: The mystery of 31 deaths caused by poisonous sweetmeats was resolved on Thursday when the younger brother of the sweet shop owner reportedly confessed to have mixed pesticide in the products...

    Khalid Mahmood, younger brother of shop owner Tariq Mahmood, told police that he spiked the sweetmeats with pesticide after exchange of words with his elder sibling “to teach him a lesson”
  • In 'mithai diplomacy' move, Pakistan Rangers gift sweets to Indian BSF on Holi

    SAMBA: Pakistan Rangers in an exchange of customary greetings gifted sweets to Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in Indian-held Kashmir's Samba sector on the occasion of Holi on Thursday, Times of India reported...

    The move comes just a day after the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border on the eve of Pakistan Day celebrations, when Rangers Deputy Director General Brigadier Zahid Hussain gifted sweets to his Indian...

  • Eid of sweets and vermicelli

    Ramat Jan Kaka, 66, while explaining the significance of sweets being shared and presented to guests on the eve of Eidul Fitr said, sweets and vermicelli would mean to forget about the bitterness, if any, that occurred before or during Ramazan...

    The tradition of sweets and vermicelli has lingered on despite drastic changes in its way of preparation and presentation down the ages...

  • Over 70 flights delayed at Lahore airport; thousands stranded

    Over 70 domestic and international flights were delayed due to heavy smog at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport on Friday for the fourth day running, leaving thousands of passengers and their relatives inconvenienced, DawnNews reported...

    Passengers and their relatives began protesting at the airport against the delays...

  • PM inaugurates integrated security system at Lahore airport

    LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif launched on Monday the Integrated Security System at the Allama Iqbal Airport, making it the first airport in the country to have a modern security system...

    Director General Airport Security Force (ASF) Maj Gen Sohail Ahmed briefed the prime minister about the system that would help ensure better security of the premises, aircraft and passengers...

  • LHC stays Lahore airport outsourcing

    LAHORE: Expressing concern over national security, the Lahore High Court chief justice on Tuesday stayed process of outsourcing management control of the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore...

    Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah directed the federal government to explain as to how national security would be ensured after handing over the airport’s control to a foreign organisation...

  • Chinese company awarded contract to reconstruct Lahore airport: report

    The Pakistani government has awarded a contract worth nearly $382 million to a Chinese company to reconstruct Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport, the Chinese state-owned People's Daily newspaper reported Tuesday...

    6 billion RMB contract to engineer, procure, and construct the reimagined Lahore airport, which will become Pakistan's largest after the reconstruction is completed, the report claimed...

  • Dollar imports through Lahore airport allowed

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday allowed the currency dealers to import dollars through Allama Iqbal Inter­national Airport (AIIAP), Lahore...

    Earlier, imports were allowed only through Jinnah International Airport (JIAP), Karachi...

  • Lahore Airport gets equipment to fight fog disruption

    LAHORE: The Allama Iqbal International Airport has become the first airport in the country and second in South Asia where the latest instrument landing system (ILS) CAT III-B has been installed to improve visibility during fog...

    Throughout August, the CAA closed the main runway of the Lahore airport for 12 hours a day to install it...

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