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  • Wooden packaging banned

    ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed a ban on the use of wooden packaging material for exporting perishables with effect from May 20, 2015...

    Through a notification, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has warned that no official certificate will be issued to any perishable including fruits and vegetables in wooden packaging for export...

  • India brides get wooden paddles to beat drunk husbands

    An Indian state minister has given hundreds of wooden bats to newly-wed brides, urging them to use the paddle as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive...

    Bhargava told the brides to reason with their husbands first, adding that they should "let the wooden paddles do the talking" if their spouses refuse to listen...

  • Mango growers defend ban on wooden crates

    MULTAN: Mango Growers’ Cooperative Society Limited chairperson Syed Zahid Husain Gardezi says that ban on the use of wooden crates for the export of mango by the Plant Protection and Quality Control Authority (PP and QCA) is in line with the demand of the mango growers to add value and food safety to the exotic fruit...

    Mr Gardezi said the use of wooden crates for marketing horticulture produce not only degenerates the quality of...

  • Culture Circle: Exhibition portrays beauty of old wooden doors

    An exhibition of photographs based on a research project titled ‘Dastak’ by Amna Arif, a graduate of Punjab University College of Art and Design on Lahore’s old wooden doors and heritage, attracted a large number of historians and nostalgic souls to Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall recently...

    Elaborating her project’s theme, Amna said the city has several old wooden doors with detailed wood work, geometrical and floral work that...

  • Ancient wooden mosque in Timergara still holds its grandeur

    TIMERGARA: The wooden Baba Jee Mosque situated in the centre of Timergara city with unique artisan work has retained its original structure even after over 115 years of its construction, attracting a large number of visitors...

    The wooden ceiling has been decorated in Mughal-era Islamic architecture which attracts the eye of every visitor...

  • Wooden boats still alive in South Asia

    KARACHI: The wooden boats, which have become extinct in the rest of the global shipping arena, are still favourites in South Asia, which fetch handsome economic fortune for the builders and their customers...

    “Wooden boats are no longer in use in the rest of the world, but they are still in vogue in South Asia and parts of the Persian Gulf,” said Mohammad Haroon, a boat-builder, in his den at the KFH...

  • Delay in new car number plates irks buyers, dealers

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has collected over Rs20 million for number plates over the last 10 months but it has yet to deliver them, much to the inconvenience of buyers of new vehicles...

    Car dealers have informed the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department that number plates were not being issued for vehicles being registered in Karachi of the series BCA onwards since August 2014...

  • Foreign firm to make customised number plates for vehicles in Punjab

    LAHORE: Chief Minister’s Strategic Reforms Unit, in collaboration with excise and taxation department, is scheduled to launch customised vehicle number plates project today (Thursday) by awarding a contract to a foreign manufacturer...

    The project is aimed at legalising customised specialty number plates for vehicles in Punjab following a set of specifications...

  • Vehicles’ personalised number plates from October

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has started the process of selecting companies having expertise in preparing personalised (alphanumeric) and specialty (vanity) number plates for vehicles which it expects to launch in October this year...

    The specialty number plates will be issued upon paying a premium...

  • Action against vehicles with AFR, fancy number plates ordered

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the authorities to ensure that no vehicles having number plates with Applied for Registration (AFR), non-duty paid or with fancy number plates shall run on the roads in Sindh...

    The bench also expressed its concern over the failure of the excise and taxation department to issue registration number plates to applicants in time...

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