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  • Thatcher’s iconic handbags to go on auction

    LONDON: Handbags owned by late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, whose apocryphal use of them to bludgeon opponents gave rise to the term “handbagging”, are to be auctioned after a museum said talks about adding items from her wardrobe to its collection had led nowhere...

    The bags are among 350 “historic and personal lots”, also including clothes, signed copies of speeches, Thatcher’s wedding dress, her red prime ministerial...

  • Branded vs generic drugs

    Often when you are switchedfrom a branded drug to a generic drug, you think that it’s going to work the same way...

    There is a long time and effort required to bring a research molecule (branded drug) to the market...

  • Branded a traitor, Russian sports whistleblower hides abroad

    The sportswoman who blew the whistle on doping in Russian athletics is in hiding abroad, pursued by a barrage of criticism from former colleagues and officials at home who accuse her of betraying her country...

    Yulia Stepanova, an international runner who was herself suspended for doping offences, secretly recorded Russian coaches and athletes over almost two years describing how they used performance-enhancing drugs
  • England tourists branded as masquerading cricketers by Australian media

    SYDNEY: England were dismissed as ‘tourists masquerading as cricketers’ by Australia’s media which turned the screw on Monday after Ben Duckett was fined for pouring beer over team-mate Jimmy Anderson...

    Duckett was slapped with a reported $1,500 (Aus$2,000) fine and will play no further part in the remaining England Lions matches following the late-night bar prank in Perth on Thursday
  • Branded as ‘infiltrators’, Muslims in Assam fear for their future

    According to online magazine Scroll, Assam’s coalition government, which is led by Modi’s party, has removed tribunal members if their “performance” falls short...

    In January the lower house of parliament passed legislation that will grant citizenship to people who moved to India from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan at least six years ago — but not if they are Muslim...

  • German choirs silenced as singing branded virus risk

    When the Berlin Cathedral Choir gathered for a rehearsal on March 9, the new coronavirus was still a distant concern, with fewer than 50 confirmed cases in the German capital...

    But five days later, one of the ensemble's 80 singers contacted choir director Tobias Brommann to say she had tested positive for Covid-19
  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    They require banks to provide consumers with the means to key in a non-reusable password to authenticate an online purchase more securely...

    The rise in online fraud prompted the guidelines to avoid a gap until the mandatory rules come into effect, Goffinet said...

  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    However, in spite of its global appeal and massive growth, this sector is not emerging as a large industry player in Pakistan...

    The first reason is the cultural aspects of household shopping in Pakistan where the first choice for consumers is the traditional retail markets and emerging of new cash and carry model stores...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    The court has issued directions to the FIA in a case filed by a citizen against an online company for allegedly committing fraud with him...

  • Online shopping surges but customers wary

    KARACHI: Online shopping is growing at a rapid clip thanks to wider Internet access, ubiquitous smartphones and frantic discounts...

    Optimism runs so high that one stakeholder believes “the actual shopping would only happen online in the next three years and malls would only be there for leisure”...

  • Online shopping takes a hit in Malaysia

    Malaysian online shoppers are turning to local sites as the weaker ringgit has made shopping on foreign sites much more expensive...

    Local online retailer Lazada Malaysia said the drop in the ringgit’s value has not really affected sales on its site...

  • Online shopping sites place big bets on Black Friday

    KARACHI: This year will be the second time Web merchants in Pakistan will ramp up crazy deals on Black Friday and entice consumers to open their wallets a bit wider...

    The foreign concept of going on a shopping splurge following the Thanksgiving holiday came home last year thanks to aggressive advertising and heavy discounts by shopping sites...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Alibaba said that by midday Saturday the gross value of sales processed by Alipay, its online payment system, had equalled the $17...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Eighteen hours later, at 6pm (1000GMT) on Saturday, Alibaba said the gross value of sales processed by its online payment system Alipay was nearing $21 billion — roughly equivalent to the annual economic output...

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