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  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • After Test flop, Herath axed for Pakistan ODIs

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka have dropped Test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their one-day squad for the five-match series against Pakistan starting on Saturday...

    Herath managed just two wickets in the first two Tests against Pakistan before being dropped from the squad for the series-deciding third match currently taking place in Pallekele...

  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • Agro-food products: access to export markets

    The agro-food sector is the largest non-textile component of the national export basket, and has been the main driver of export diversification during the last 15 years — since 2001...

    The share of textiles has declined from 68pc to 60pc, whereas that of the food sector has increased from 10pc to 19pc...

  • Thompson seeking Brussels redemption after London flop

    BRUSSELS: Elaine Thompson will bid to salvage her season when she races a potentially lucrative season-ending 100 metres in Brussels on Friday after flopping in the world championships...

    A last outing over the blue riband event, with $50,000 (43,000 euros) on offer to the winner as prize money, would be a perfect tonic to take back to Jamaica
  • Real forwards flop

    MADRID: Real Madrid paid more than 200 million euros ($227...

    76 million) to assemble their forward line of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema but the attacking trio failed them against Juventus
  • Embattled Moores in the firing line after Caribbean flop

    LONDON: England captain Alastair Cook has denied there is any need for a review of the team’s failure to win the Test series against West Indies but embattled coach Peter Moores may feel uneasy on the flight back from the Caribbean...

    Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves promised in March there would be serious questions asked should England not beat a team he termed ‘mediocre’
  • Coach blames captain, seniors for Women’s World Cup flop

    ISLAMABAD: Sabih Azhar, Pakistan women’s cricket team coach, has held skipper Sana Mir and senior players responsible for the team’s disastrous show in the recently-held Women’s World Cup...

    A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told APP on Wednesday that in the report submitted by Sabih, he has blamed Sana for adopting negative approach and of being completely self-obsessed during the mega event...

  • Foreign front: Pay per flop

    This is when Rajinikant was asked to pay for the flop...

    But the question is: should the actors and directors pay back, especially when the money paid to rope in the top stars runs into several crores?It is said that in the Hindi film industry, A grade actors like the Khans (SRK, Salman, Aamir, Saif), Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgan and a few others charge big — between Rs15 crores to Rs50...

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