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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...

    The board confirmed last week that it was in discussions with Pepsi to find a solution to some “concerns” raised by the global drinks maker, without detailing the problems...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: THE COLA WARS

    In February 2003, the BBC News website reported that during a protest rally at Hyde Park in London bottles of a new cola brand Mecca Cola were distributed free of cost to the protesters...

    Mecca Cola was launched in November 2002 by a Tunisian businessman settled in France...

  • Coca-Cola to invest $350m in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Coca-Cola Company, led by its President Eurasia and Africa Group Nathan Kalumbu, met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday and briefed him about the company’s investment plans in Pakistan...

    He added that Coca-Cola is already a leading US investor in Pakistan...

  • Coca-Cola buys coffee chain Costa for 3.9 bn

    Coca-Cola on Friday said it had agreed to buy global coffee chain Costa from its UK owner Whitbread for 3...

    “Hot beverages is one of the few remaining segments of the total beverage landscape where Coca-Cola does not have a global brand," Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey said in a joint statement...

  • Bilawal to camp in Lahore after Eid: Raja Riaz

    KARACHI: Raja Riaz, the vice president of the PPP’s Punjab chapter, has said that predicting the party’s annihilation on the basis of a couple of defections is injustice to hundreds of its office-bearers determined to wage struggle on the call of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari...

    Mr Riaz said the PPP was still a large party in Punjab...

  • Renowned writer Fahmida Riaz laid to rest in Lahore

    Renowned poet and prose writer Fahmida Riaz, who passed away a day earlier from prolonged illness, was laid to rest on Thursday afternoon in Lahore...

    The deceased's funeral prayers, held at Jamia Masjid Askari I in Lahore, were attended by scores of prominent individuals, including literary figures and personalities from the showbiz...

  • Imran to address rally in Lahore on Friday

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will address a public meeting in Lahore on Friday as ‘his contribution’ to the campaign of his party’s candidate for by-election for the National Assembly seat NA-120, polling for which is scheduled for Sept 17...

    Mr Mahmood said that despite being the only PTI member of the National Assembly from Lahore, he was unable to participate in the election campaign of the party...

  • PM to address tit-for-tat rally near Lahore on 30th

    LAHORE: The confrontation between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf heated up on Wednesday with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s camp announcing that he would address a rally on Sept 30 in Sangla Hill, on the other side of Lahore, the day the opposition party would hold its Raiwind march...

    “A formal request has also been made to the Lahore police chief for providing security cover to the protesters,...

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