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  • New Google chief Sundar Pichai joins illustrious Indian club

    India's high flyers have proudly welcomed the appointment as Google's new chief executive of Sundar Pichai, the latest home-grown engineer to rise to the top of the US corporate world...

    Pichai, who started at Google in 2004, joins an illustrious club of Indian-origin business leaders who have made it to prestigious chief executive positions overseas, including Indra Nooyi at PepsiCo and Ajay Banga at MasterCard...

  • CM announces industrial estate in Bahawalpur

    BAHAWALPUR: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced the establishment of an industrial estate in Bahawalpur...

    Dawn learnt that four trucks laden with flexes had been brought from Lahore on Monday night by the district administration...

  • Phase II of Rahim Yar Khan industrial estate to be complete soon

    LAHORE: The second phase of the 456-acre Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) would be completed soon and an independent grid station would be set up to facilitate investors, PIEDMC Chairman Rizwan Khalid Butt said on Friday...

    Talking to a group of investors from Rahim Yar Khan, the Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company (PIEDMC) said a consultancy firm has prepared feasibility report for approval of the...

  • Five years on RYK industrial estate yet to be completed

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) has not been completed despite a delay of five years...

    Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had in 2011 inaugurated the Rs2 billion project at Chak 5-NP on the national highway near Sadiqabad for the establishment of an industrial zone on 456 acres in southern Punjab...

  • RYK industrial estate to be operational next month

    LAHORE: Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company Chairman S M Tanveer on Tuesday said the Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate would be operational by August 2015...

    He said 450 acres industrial estate in RYK was near completion and it would initially be supplied with six megawatt electricity for industrial activity...

  • Farmers protest land acquisition for industrial estate

    GUJRAT: Scores of farmers and landowners from different villages along the Gujrat-Sargodha road on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the district government complex against a proposal to acquire land for the establishment of phase II of the industrial estate area...

    At least 480 acres of agricultural land between Saroki and Sheikh Sukha along Sargodha Road have been earmarked by the local land revenue department and...

  • Bostan Industrial Estate declared economic zone

    QUETTA: The Balochis­tan government on Monday declared Bostan Industrial Estate (BIE) an economic zone, making it a part of the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corr­idor (CPEC)...

    Mr Bizenjo said Balo­chistan would take the benefit of industrial development when local raw materials would be utilised in the industries and jobs will be available for local people...

  • Cabinet to okay funds for Rashkai industrial estate

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet will approve funds for the acquisition of 1,600 acres land for the Rashkai industrial estate in its next meeting, said Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Wednesday...

    The chief minister said the government was also working to open the Rashkai industrial zone spread over 1,000 acres in near future...

  • Industrial estate project in Chunian to be turned into aqua business park

    LAHORE: The Chunian (Kasur) Industrial Estate Project will be converted into Pakistan’s first seafood species breeding, growing and export hub — Chunian Aqua Business Park — after the land acquired for the industrial estate was found unsuitable for an industrial estate due to rising saline groundwater table...

    The Punjab government has approved a proposal of the Punjab Industrial Estate Development Management Company (PIEDMC) seeking...

  • Sundar rescue operation concludes

    LAHORE: The 131-hour long joint rescue and search operation at the Rajput Poly-Plant at Sundar Industrial Estate concluded in the wee hours on Tuesday...

    The rescue personnel made an announcement to end operation at 5am on Tuesday in the presence of the Lahore DCO and other senior officers of the respective agencies, an official told Dawn...

  • Terror case registered against ‘architects’ of Sundar factory tragedy

    LAHORE: The Sundar police on Saturday registered a case against two architects, chief engineer and the owner of the ill-fated factory under Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and murder attempt charges...

    A high-level team probing the factory collapse in the Sundar Industrial Estate has held the Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company (PIEDMC) chief executive officer, construction contractor, resident...

  • Architects of Sundar factory arrested

    LAHORE: Police claimed on Monday to have arrested two architects who were among the main nominated accused in Sundar Industrial Estate factory collapse case...

    A case was registered under terrorism, murder and attempt to murder charges against five people on the complaint of Sundar Industries Officer Azhar Husain...

  • Sundar victims: Authorities in a fix over CM’s ‘outrageous’ aid promise

    LAHORE: The chief minister’s compensation package for heirs of workers who died in the Sundar factory collapse has put authorities in a quandary about how to fund the package, which is above and beyond the limits set in relevant laws...

    Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had visited the collapsed factory in Sunder Industrial Estate last Wednesday and announced financial assistance of Rs2 million for heirs of each deceased worker...

  • Quest for Sundar factory ‘survivors’ on its last legs

    LAHORE: All hopes to rescue 20 or so people believed to be alive under the debris of the collapsed Sundar factory are dwindling with every passing day...

    An official told Dawn that the rescue experts were lacking management skills in dealing with the structural collapse emergencies, saying they launched operation in the first 24 hours without seeking original map to strike in the right direction...

  • HRCP for remedial action after Sundar episode

    LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the provincial government to ensure that the many breaches of official responsibility revealed by the collapse of a factory building in Sundar Industrial Estate last week, in which more than 50 lives were lost, are not swept under the carpet...

    In a statement on Wednesday, the commission said: “HRCP was greatly saddened by the high death toll in the factory...

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