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  • Timber smuggling bid through oil tanker foiled in Shangla

    Divisional Forest Officer, Shangla, Amjad Ali told reporters here on Friday that on special directives the staff of Karora forest checkpost foiled an attempt of precious timber smuggling through an oil tanker...

    He said the timber was being smuggled from Kohistan to Peshawar in a specially-designed oil tanker which had managed to evade many checkposts...

  • Cops suspended for links with timber smugglers

    PESHAWAR: Links with timber smugglers led to suspension of four police officials here on Friday...

    It was stated that the action was taken following a complaint of a sub-divisional forest officer, Abbottabad, to the IGP that he along with forest staff was going to arrest timber smugglers, but constable Waqar Ahmad of Elite Force and his colleagues rescued the smugglers...

  • Rs97m cheques handed over to people affected by timber market fire

    730 million as compensation among 220 people, affected by the Timber Market fire, at a simple ceremony held in Chief Minister House here on Thursday...

    Take a look: ‘90 families displaced by Timber Market blaze’The chief minister said on the occasion that he had fulfilled his promise he had made at the time of the tragic fire incident and recalled the government had formed a committee in consultation with the Karachi Chamber of...

  • Facing off the ‘timber mafia’ – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s forest crusade

    To transform this enticing slogan into a reality the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), governing the province of KP, developed a four pronged strategy: to plant new trees and regenerate existing forests; ensure a high level of transparency; maintain a focus on people centered development; and most importantly confront the powerful “timber mafia”...

    This deep rooted mafia treated forest timber as a booty to be plundered and shared...

  • Posts to be established to check timber smuggling

    ISLAMABAD: The civic authorities have decided to establish five ‘forest’ check posts and barriers at the capital’s points of entry and exit to check forest produceand wildlife, in a bit to end illegal tree felling and timber smuggling...

    An official from the Metropolitan Corporation (MCI) said a meeting was chaired last week by Additional Interior Secretary Rizwan Malik, during which it was decided that the MCI and the Capital...

  • Saw machines sealed, smuggled timber seized

    MANSEHRA: The forest department on Wednesday sealed four saw machines and confiscated the smuggled timber during raids here...

    They said the DFO Mr Siddique warned furniture makers and owners of showrooms and saw machines to not use smuggled timber in their businesses, otherwise they would be put behind bars...

  • Timber mafia blamed for Chitral floods

    PESHAWAR: Save Chitral Movement, an association of various political and civil society organisations, has blamed timber mafia for the recent flash floods and soil erosion in the district and demanded probe into the matter to award exemplary punishment to the people responsible for the destruction...

  • PFA asks honey dealers to ensure hygiene

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority has warned the honey manufacturers to meet food standards as per the PFA rules and regulations, otherwise strict action will be taken against them...

    The PFA has circulated a notice to all honey manufactures under the PFA Act 2011 to adopt Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of food and contact with PFA’s officials till Nov 9
  • SBP surprises currency dealers with 1pc margin

    KARACHI: The State Bank has allowed exchange companies to charge up to one per cent as spread between buying and selling, surprising even currency dealers who were doing business with half a per cent spread...

    Currency dealers said 1pc spread is too high since they were doing business with half a per cent spread — earning 75 paisa on a currency having a value of Rs150 for example...

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