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  • Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry for new SOPs for industry to avoid fanaticism, violence

    GUJRAT: The business fraternity of Sialkot has decided to formulate new standard operating procedures (SOPs) for production operations in factories to avoid tragic incident like lynching of a Lankan factory manager in future...

    An emergency meeting of the business leaders of Sialkot was held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) office on Saturday with SCCI president Mian Imran Akbar in the chair...

  • IMF extends SDR update, eyes inclusion of yuan

    The move prolongs from year-end until September 30, 2016, the official update of the “special drawing rights” (SDR) basket, which takes place only every five years...

    One week later, indeed, Beijing both devalued the currency and moved to let it float more broadly, allowing it to respond further to market forces, which the IMF holds as an important condition for SDR currencies...

  • China’s red-back in the SDR basket

    Initially 16, currently 4; the SDR — a synthetic currency — created by the IMF in 1969 — has changed over time to include the currencies of countries with the largest share in exports of goods and services...

    China’s reminbi (RMB) became the fifth currency in the SDR basket on Sunday...

  • Sialkot sports goods industry pins hopes on PSL

    SIALKOT: Manufacturers and exporters of sports goods based in Sialkot hope Pakistan Super League (PSL) will prove to be a bonanza for the industry, giving a boost to both local and foreign sales...

    Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President Major (retired) Mansur Ahmed believed that the cricket fever that has gripped the country with the start of PSL, followed by Asia Cup and World T20, would open the new business...

  • Sialkot sports industry seeks incentives

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Sports Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association has urged the government to announce incentives to help develop the sector, especially research and development (R&D) funds it needs to modernise...

    The Sialkot-based exporters of sports goods said the government must invest in the sector, which was one step behind its regional peers, such as China and India, as it was unable to diversify into non-traditional...

  • Early upgradation of Sialkot’s surgical industry stressed

    SIALKOT: Experts from the United Kingdom have expressed the need for early upgradation of the city’s century-old surgical goods manufacturing industry...

    Addressing a gathering of manufacturers and exporters at Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP) on Thursday, these experts also ensured all-out efforts to help upgrade the industry through meeting global trade challenges besides taking notice of child...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The science ministry feels that when EV technology is available it will not just impact the auto sector but it will also affect the power utility industry, petroleum, construction and building industries for providing charging facilities and urban transportation...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

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