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  • 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,...

  • Work inspired by impressions of locations showcased

    The contributing artists, Mamoona Riaz and Farrukh Adnan, shared artwork that was mutually inspired by impressions of spaces and locations...

    “This exhibition presents multi-layered, exquisitely crafted pieces inspired by fragments, memories and impressions of locations that have impacted these two artists...

  • Hostage locations difficult to track and may be getting harder

    WASHINGTON: The US drone strike that accidentally killed two hostages in Pakistan exposes intelligence shortfalls that former and current US officials say appear to be growing more frequent as militants expand their safe havens and as Washington gathers less on-the-ground human intelligence...

    But as unrest spreads, militants are acquiring more safe havens, from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Syria, Libya, Yemen and Iraq, complicating...

  • Lists of LG constituencies being displayed at 231 locations

    KARACHI: The process of delimitation of constituencies of union committees, union councils and wards for holding the upcoming local government elections has been completed and currently the lists of proposed constituencies in the 29 districts of Sindh are on display at 231 designated centres and locations, it emerged on Monday...

    Sources close to the Election Commission of Pakistan told Dawn that all efforts were aimed at compliance...

  • DG ISPR issues open challenge to Indian army to share locations of targeted 'terror camps'

    The Pakistan Army's media wing on Monday issued an open challenge to the Indian army to share locations of the alleged terror camps the latter had claimed to have targeted in Azad Jammu and Kashmir...

    The challenge came in response to a tweet by Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, who noted that the Indian high commission in Pakistan has not yet responded to an offer made by the director general of the Inter-Services...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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)...

  • ‘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)...

  • Rules for Pakistan Halal Authority approved

    ISLAMABAD: After a delay of almost five years, the federal cabinet has finally approved operational rules for Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA)...

    The mandate of the authority is to promote trade and commerce in ‘Halal’ food items, stamping halal status of the edible and certain non-edible products...

  • Sitcom 'Halal in the Family' explores being Muslim in America

    Called "that rarest of things in popular entertainment, a sympathetic Muslim family at the center of its own show," by The New York Times, web series Halal in the Family went live last week, showing audiences the lighter side of being Muslim in America...

    Aired on website Funny or Die Halal in the Family was conceived of by actor-comedian Aasif Mandvi and his writing partner from popular late night show The Daily Show, Miles Kahn... ...

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