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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...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

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