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  • Courier companies decry proposed logistics regulation bill

    KARACHI: Courier and logistic operators said that they have not been consulted on the bill titled ‘Pakistan Courier and Logistics Regulatory Authority Act 2017’...

    Sources said the proposed act would regulate the functions of the courier and cargo sector, help generate funds for the government and set tariffs for courier services in a transparent and fair manner...

  • Senate body approves bill to regulate courier, logistics services

    ISLAMABAD: Nine years after its inception, the draft bill to establish a regulatory body for courier and logistics businesses has been approved by the Senate Standing Committee on Postal Services...

    Since committee chair Senator Khushbakht Shujat also moved The Pakistan Courier and Logistic Regulatory Authority Bill 2018, the meeting was chaired by Senator Bahramand Khan Tangi...

  • 50,000 testing kits imported by Sindh govt arrive via courier service flight

    KARACHI: A consignment of 50,000 testing kits — sufficient for testing suspected Covid-19 patients for the next 15 days — has arrived through the flight of a private courier service after Sindh got “no response from Islamabad” on its request to allow cargo flight operations to bring imported items from China and the United Kingdom, officials and industry sources said on Saturday...

    ”He said an international courier and cargo company...

  • Phelps wins again at Santa Clara

    SANTA CLARA: Olympic great Michael Phelps won the 200m individual medley at the Santa Clara Pro Swim here on Sunday for his second victory in as many nights...

    “That’s kind of what we wanted to do, to be able to progress throughout the year,” added Phelps, whose comeback pointed at the 2016 Olympics was disrupted last year by a drunk-driving incident that saw him banned for six months by USA Swimming...

  • Santa Cruz announces international retirement

    ASUNCION: Paraguay striker Roque Santa Cruz, a veteran of three World Cups, announced on Tuesday he will retire from international football after their qualifiers against Peru and Bolivia...

    “With this call-up I am bringing to an end my time in the national team,” Santa Cruz told reporters after a team practice on Tuesday...

  • If Santa Claus were Pakistani

    Tis’ the season to be jolly, but earlier this month when the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota welcomed its first-ever black Santa Claus, the public reaction was a bit wonky...

    By all accounts the kids and parents who came to the mall loved African-American Santa...

  • Family, friends mourn Pakistani exchange student killed in Santa Fe school shooting

    Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani scholar participating in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme in the US, was one of the 10 people killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in the Santa Fe High School in Texas yesterday...

    According to the Wall Street Journal, she was a "honour roll student" at the Santa Fe High School...

  • NON-FICTION: TRACKING BIN LADEN

    It has been more than six years since Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid conducted by the United States Navy Seals on his compound in Pakistan’s garrison city of Abbottabad, just a stone’s throw away from the military academy...

    But it took almost a decade for the US intelligence agencies to track down the world’s most wanted terrorist after he fled the Afghan city of Kandahar in October 2001
  • Sindh govt to make tracking devices compulsory for all motorcycles

    The Sindh government has announced that tracking devices should be installed on all motorcycles across the province, in an attempt they claim will help curb the menace of street crimes...

    The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and attended by tracking companies, motorcycle manufacturers, Sindh police, excise department, Rangers and Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC)...

  • ‘Sindh govt mulling over introducing tracking devices in motorcycles’

    KARACHI: The Sindh government is set to make it mandatory for bikers to install tracking devices in their motorcycles by introducing necessary legislation — a decision which many stakeholders believe is “ambitious” and “technically impossible” for a host of reasons...

    He added the government would make sure that people should not spend heavy sums on the purchase of the tracking device...

  • Nasa launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

    CAPE CANAVERAL: Nasa launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital link to astronauts in orbit as well as the Hubble Space Telescope...

    The end of the era came with a morning liftoff of TDRS-M, the 13th satellite in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite network...

  • Tracking extremism

    THERE is apparently no direct link between the brutal lynching of Mashal Khan, the arrest of Naureen Leghari, a convert to the so-called militant Islamic State (IS) group, and the surrender of Jamaatul Ahrar (JuA) leader Ehsanullah Ehsan...

    Together, however, these incidents may depict varying expressions of tendencies in extremism and terrorism
  • Sound bytes: Haj pilgrims to have tracking devices

    This year, the federal ministry of religious affairs is already concerned about possible accidents during Haj and is considering various steps, including a digital tracking system, for better coordination with the pilgrims...

    One of them is introduction of a tracking system...

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