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  • Genetically modified cotton seed ‘blights’ Pakistan’s cash crop

    ISLAMABAD: “Bt”, the genetically modified cotton seed surreptitiously introduced in Pakistan in 2005, is proving a disaster than a boon to the country’s strategic crop...

    Growers say Bt has disproved its superiority over the indigenous seed which it has all but banished and in fact has introduced new pests, leaving them more and more dependent on the multinationals which hold exclusive rights on marketing the Bt varieties and the...

  • KTH moves to implement modified healthcare system

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) is rapidly moving to implement a modified mechanism of health care delivery system outlined in the Medical Institutions Law...

    About two months ago, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had ordered enforcement of the new law in the KTH, Lady Reading Hospital and Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, and Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, with a view to fully utilise the available resources and...

  • NA body briefed on genetically modified crops

    ISLAMABAD: The Nat­ional Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research on Thursday was briefed on the prospects for the introduction of genetically modified (GM) food crops in the country...

    The report enlisted the consequences that have health and environment impact as per stakeholder and would also hit exports since a major corn oil producer now marketing its product in Pakistan had conveyed to authorities...

  • NA body briefed on genetically modified crops

    ISLAMABAD: The Nat­ional Assembly’s Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research on Thursday was briefed on the prospects for the introduction of genetically modified (GM) food crops in the country...

    The report enlisted the consequences that have health and environment impact as per stakeholder and would also hit exports since a major corn oil producer now marketing its product in Pakistan had conveyed to authorities...

  • Toyota Boshoku to invest more in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Toyota Boshoku Corporation (TBC) is willing to increase its investment in Pakistan for the manufacturing of interior components, its chairman Dr Shuhei Toyoda said on Friday...

    He was visiting a plant of Thal Boshoku Pakistan (TBP) — a joint venture between Thal Limited, Pakistan and Japan’s Toyota Tsusho Corporation and TBC...

  • Toyota, Suzuki eye partnership as industry consolidates

    TOKYO: Toyota and Suzuki said Wednesday they are holding talks about a possible partnership to handle “unprecedented” changes in the global auto industry, as Japan's vehicle sector sees a wave of consolidation...

    Toyota, the world's biggest automaker, and small car specialist Suzuki did not announce details but suggested any partnership could focus on new safety and environmental technologies...

  • Toyota leads Porsche at Le Mans Race

    LE MANS (France): New Formula One chief Chase Carey waved a gold tassled French tricolor to start the Le Mans 24 Hour Race on Saturday with Toyota enjoying a perfect getaway from pole...

    Toyota are seeking a first-ever win at the iconic four-wheeled endurance test after 18 attempts since 1985...

  • Porsche win Le Mans, agony for Toyota

    LE MANS: Porsche floored Hong Kong actor and stuntman Jackie Chan’s audacious bid for Le Mans glory as Toyota suffered fresh torment in a gripping 85th edition of the 24-hour endurance race on Sunday...

    While Bernhard, who won with Audi in 2010, and his New Zealand co-drivers and childhood chums Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley were celebrating, Toyota’s agonising wait for a maiden title continued...

  • Toyota sees profit sliding 20pc on US sales incentives, yen gain

    Toyota Motor Corp, Japan's biggest automaker, forecast operating profit for the current year to slide by a fifth due to increased spending to push sales in a slowing US market and the lingering impact from a stronger yen...

    The prediction of a second straight year of profit decline by Toyota comes at a time when data shows a strong run of US demand for cars seen in the past several years may be ending...

  • Toyota unveils car that can drive itself

    TOKYO: Toyota on Tuesday unveiled a car that can drive itself along a highway, the latest foray by a major manufacturer into the world of automated vehicles...

    The car, a modified Lexus GS, uses sophisticated sensors to navigate roads, merge lanes and overtake other vehicles...

  • Toyota willing to help probe over IS truck fleet

    TOKYO: Toyota Thursday said it was willing to help the United States (US) probe how the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group has managed to get hold of so many of its notoriously tough trucks...

    Fleets of Toyota trucks are a common feature of IS propaganda videos out of Syria, Iraq and Libya — many converted into fast moving heavy gun platforms known as "technicals"...

  • CCP probing Toyota, Suzuki practices

    ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has initiated an inquiry into the possible anti-competitive behaviour of two car manufacturers who are putting unreasonable financial burden on the consumers...

    Similarly, one of the gravest predicaments faced by consumers of new cars is the requirement of hefty advance payments for placing the order to book a car...

  • Toyota recalls 3.37m cars

    WASHINGTON: Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3...

    Toyota on Wednesday said evaporative fuel emissions control units in models produced from 2006 to 2015 including the Prius, Auris compact hatchback and its popular Corolla models were prone to cracks, which could expand over time and lead to fuel leaks...

  • Toyota falls behind VW in world’s biggest automaker race

    TOKYO: Toyota is in danger of losing its crown as the world’s biggest automaker this year as sales fall behind those of German rival Volkswagen, new figures showed on Thursday...

    The German automaker had pulled ahead of Toyota in the first half of 2015 as well, until a massive emissions cheating scandal dented sales...

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