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  • Saudi Arabia cracks case of smuggled beer disguised as Pepsi

    RIYADH: Customs officials in Saudi Arabia say they've cracked a case — and then some — of smugglers trying to bring illicit cans of beer through the kingdom by disguising them as Pepsi...

    In video posted Wednesday on Twitter, the customs officials show an officer using a box cutter to open a wrapped 24-pack of the fake Pepsi only to find the green-and-white Heineken cans beneath it...

  • Scandal-hit IPL loses main sponsor Pepsi, hunt on for new teams

    NEW DELHI: India's cricket officials on Sunday announced a new sponsor for the scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) after Pepsi pulled out of the glitzy Twenty20 tournament...

    Chinese mobile company Vivo is set to take over as sponsor of the eight-team franchised competition, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said after a meeting...

  • Driver of ride-hailing company shot dead in Karachi

    Police are investigating the alleged murder of a driver working for a ride-hailing company who was found dead in his car in Karachi's Korangi area earlier this week, police said on Friday...

    "The victim was associated with a ride-hailing company but at time of the incident, his vehicle was "offline", Abbasi said...

  • Deal inked with Chinese company to lift garbage from two Karachi districts

    KARACHI: Two more district municipal corporations (DMCs) of Karachi on Friday inked an agreement with a Chinese sanitation service group to lift piles of garbage in their limits as the Sindh local government minister hoped that the work would begin from next month...

    The DMCs of Malir and Karachi West through their chairman and administrator, respectively, signed the agreement with the Hang Zhou Jin Jiang Group Sanitation Service...

  • Case registered against Karachi company for chopping 70 trees

    KARACHI: A First-Information Report (FIR) was filed by the Sindh government after 70 trees lining a greenbelt along Shaheed-i-Millat road were cut down on April 3 allegedly by a construction company, Superintendent Police Jamshed Masood Bangash confirmed on Sunday...

    The incident comes as Karachi braces for another searing summer a year after a scorching heatwave claimed the lives of over 1,300 people in Sindh, with most of the deaths...

  • Chinese company to lift garbage in Karachi

    The Sindh government and a Chinese firm have inked an agreement for garbage collection in Karachi, where the solid waste problem has assumed crisis proportions...

    The agreement in this respect was signed between the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and Chinese company Wuzung, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Nepra fines power company for delays in submission of data

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) imposed on Monday a fine of Rs1 million on the Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA), also known as the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), for failing to provide information needed for monthly fuel price adjustments within the stipulated time...

  • Comedy troupe Bhai Log Company is ready for a comeback

    A comedy troupe trusted to take the mickey out of those in the limelight, the Bhai Log Company has announced its comeback in a teaser image put up on its Facebook page and website...

    According to the Bhai Log Company website, this new show will take place on August 8 at Karachi's Royal Rodale Club...

  • Alphabet passes Apple as world’s biggest company — now what?

    NEW YORK: Even before it became a household name, Google parent Alphabet has become the world’s most valuable company, vaulting past Apple in a sign of an evolving technology landscape...

    Apple ends a run of four years as the world’s largest publicly traded company, having overtaken Exxon Mobil on January 25, 2012...

  • Private company blocked from importing 20pc cheaper LNG

    ISLAMABAD: Amid legal vacuum surrounding the sale of around 140,000 tonnes of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a few bulk consumers, a private company’s bid to arrange import of 20 per cent cheaper commodity is reported to have been blocked...

    A senior government official said the CNG industry represented by Universal Gas Company had struck a deal with an LNG supplier at less than $7 per million British thermal units (mmbtu)...

  • All the world’s a stage: UK’s Royal Shakespeare Company in first tour of China

    LONDON: Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company embarks on its first major tour of China in 2016, presenting the Bard’s history plays about bloodshed, honour and kingship in mediaeval England to a new and potentially vast audience...

    Marking 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death, the prestigious theatre company will take productions of Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II and Henry V to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong in February and...

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