Pakistan News

    Prime Plastic Pvt Ltd Karachi Pakistan

  • Plea against 20pc reduction in pvt schools’ fee disposed of for being infructuous

    KARACHI: Provincial authorities on Wednesday informed the Sindh High Court that a new notification had been issued to provide 20 per cent concession to parents in school fees for the months of April and May after amending the rules...

    In his comments, the heath secretary also attached the opinion of the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan which stated that there was no scientific evidence that spraying of...

  • 10 banks sign pact to create Pakistan Corporate Restructuring Company Ltd

    KARACHI: The country’s 10 banks signed an agreement on Friday to establish Pakistan Corporate Restructuring Company Ltd (PCRCL)...

    The shareholder agreement was signed by presidents and representatives from Habib Bank, National Bank of Pakistan, United Bank, MCB Bank, Allied Bank, Meezan Bank, Bank Alfalah, Bank Al-Habib, Habib Metropolitan Bank and Faysal Bank at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) headquarters...

  • Dutch company to acquire Engro Foods Ltd

    KARACHI: A Dutch dairy cooperative is set to buy out food giant Engro Foods Limited with an investment of around $460million, in what would amount to the largest private sector takeover by a foreign firm in the country's history...

    FrieslandCampina International Holding BV intends to acquire a 51 per cent stake of Engro Foods Limited, one of the largest listed companies at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), a notification on the...

  • AGP Ltd raises Rs2.8 billion

    KARACHI: AGP Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the fold of OBS Group, has raised Rs2...

    At the gong-ringing ceremony at the PSX on Monday that signalled the start of trading of company’s stock, AGP Ltd share price quickly hit the upper circuit of 5 per cent to take the stock price to Rs84, from the offered price of Rs80 a share...

  • Wonder Craft: Plastic bag dispenser

    All of us have a lot of plastic bags lying useless in our house despite knowing that plastic bags pose environmental hazard...

    A cylindrical plastic jar (you can use any)Glue stick/scotch tapeScissors/paper cutterWrapping paper (optional)Plastic shopping bagsWe will start work with the lid of the jar...

  • Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

    NAIROBI: Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world’s toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect...

    The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy...

  • Pollution & plastic bags

    An international research study says that every year more than 500bn plastic bags are used worldwide...

    The proper disposal of plastic bags is a cumbersome process...

  • 'Plastic-eating' fungus discovered in Islamabad garbage dump

    Pakistani and Chinese researchers have discovered a fungus which feeds on plastic in a rubbish dump in Islamabad...

    A study titled "Biodegradation of Polyester Polyurethane by Aspergillus tubingensis", authored by nine researchers from Pakistan and China ? who stress the need for "new, safer and more effective ways to degrade waste plastic" ? found that the fungus aspergillus tubingensis can break down non-biodegradable plastic in...

  • Govt bans non-biodegradable plastic bags

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday announced a ban on the production and sale of non-biodegradable plastic bags in the province...

    Mr Yousafzai, who is also the chairman of the government’s relevant committee, said the ban had been slapped on plastic bags to ensure provision of clean and healthy environment to the people...

  • Plastic rice? Traders say there’s no such thing

    KARACHI: Rice exporters and traders have ruled out there’s any such thing as “plastic rice” or rice mixed with plastic, after videos doing the rounds on social media asserted that plastic rice was being manufactured on a large scale in some countries and was smuggled into Pakistan as well...

    Besides, the market is abuzz with reports that a person complained about purchasing rice from a leading superstore in Karachi and later claimed...

  • Plastic pollution poses serious threat to marine life

    KARACHI: How polluted our sea has become was indicated on Thursday when fishermen at sea around 270km south of Karachi caught a flat needlefish stuck in the handle of a plastic cup in their catch, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported...

    “Continued dumping of plastic products in the terrestrial and marine environment has become a serious threat to animals and plants inhabiting coastal and offshore waters of...

  • More
Back to top