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  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • CDA to hold workshop on food, hygiene standards

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is holding a three-day workshop on the maintenance of food and hygiene standards at hotels and restaurants...

    The purpose of the workshop is to guide restaurant and hotel owners or managers in keeping their outlets clean and maintaining the quality of food served,” Ramzan Sajid, CDA spokesperson, said...

  • Provinces agree on uniform standards for packaged food

    ISLAMABAD: The provinces have finally agreed over the establishment of uniform standards for food and other consumer items across the country with the condition that enforcement will be the responsibility of respective provincial authorities...

    All provinces agreed to have a uniform standard of food and other consumer products, set by the Pakistan Standard and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA), an attached department of the Ministry...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

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

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • 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...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • Nutrition: beyond the noise

    UNDERNUTRITION is a challenging development dilemma in Pakistan that has been in the policy spotlight over the last few years — in-depth surveys, seminars, donor missions, government meetings, political statements, media write-ups and the increasing involvement of a number of local and international NGOs highlight the concern...

    Yet why is action so slow? Part of the problem is that the ‘noise’ created about nutrition is detracting...

  • Political noise reverses intraday gains from rupee devaluation

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday saw investor sentiment seesaw considerably, with the benchmark KSE-100 index surging to a day's high of 46,358 points from a low of 45,153 962, before settling nearly flat with a gain of 19 points at market close...

    Senior analyst and head of research at Elixir Securities Pakistan, Hamad Aslam had earlier told Dawn...

  • Noisli Noise to help you focussed!

    For some, noise whether it is of someone talking, music, or the TV, is so distracting when writing or trying to concentrate on a project, presentation or anything important...

    However, to some, noise doesn’t make any difference on their productivity, in fact their productivity is boosted by the noise (of their choice) and for those people the web has a lot to offer, just like Noisli...

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