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  • Wasim paints bleak picture of Karachi’s fire brigade

    KARACHI: City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Friday that over Rs5 billion was needed to improve the fire-fighting facilities and for procurement of modern equipment for the fire brigade of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation...

    He lamented that despite significance of Karachi in the national economy a negligible amount was being invested — that also without taking the local government representatives into confidence or getting their...

  • Moscow exhibition paints rosy picture of Soviet leader Brezhnev

    MOSCOW: In the West former Soviet supremo Leonid Brezhnev was reviled as the embodiment of a corrupt totalitarian system who sent troops into Czechoslovakia and Afghanistan and crushed dissent at home...

    But a new exhibition in Moscow largely glosses over the dark side of Brezhnev’s 18-year rule — emphasising instead the stability and global clout many Russians associate with his time in power, as the same spin is being put on the...
  • Tomato battle paints streets of Spanish town red

    BUNOL: Thousands of half-naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes on Wednesday in the town of Bunol in eastern Spain, bathing the streets with red goo in the 70th annual “Tomatina” battle...

    A string of trucks laden with 150 tonnes of tomatoes rolled through the town’s narrow streets, as teams on board distributed the load to surrounding crowds for people to throw at each other during the hour-long morning festivities
  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...
  • Melody Food Park paints a sorry picture

    Once the go-to destination for local foodies, Melody Food Park has lost its charm over the years...

    Set up in 2002 in the G-6 Markaz, the park was a popular spot for years after it was established, with thousands of twin cities’ residents visiting daily
  • Rs5m fine imposed on Reliance Paints

    ISLAMABAD: The Competi­tion Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs5 million on Reliance Paints Pakistan for fixing a minimum resale price of its products and making its dealers adhere to a price fixing agreement that is a violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2010...

    The CCP’s inquiry found that Reliance Paints was in an agreement with its dealers to maintain the resale price through a price control list... ...

  • Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

    US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing...

    The G7 gathering is taking place against a backdrop of worries about a global economic downturn and coincides with an era of international disunity across an array of issues
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