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  • Meeting on using local iron ore to make steel

    LAHORE: Chief Secretary Khizar Hayyat Gondal on Wednesday ordered speeding up the consultation process on steel-making from iron ore deposits in Kalabagh and Chiniot areas...

    He was presiding over a consultative meeting regarding exploiting the potential of locally-available iron ore deposits at Kalabagh and Chiniot, here at the Civil Secretariat...

  • Review: Child 44—A killer behind the Iron Curtain

    While Russia’s shortsighted ban on Child 44 for ‘distortion of historical facts’ cannot be condoned, at least its saves its audience from the displeasure of viewing a dense ‘thriller’ where the long list of talented American and European actors speak in thick Russian accents for over two hours...

    Child 44 is especially disappointing, because its plot -- based on the real convicted serial killer Andrei Chikatilo—has all the ingredients...

  • China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports

    China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting Tuesday, following through on new UN sanctions after US pressure for Beijing to strongarm Pyongyang over its ally's nuclear programme...

    Beijing had pledged to fully enforce the latest sanctions after the United States accused China of not doing enough to rein in its neighbour, which relies heavily on the Asian giant for its economic survival...

  • Iron cookware is not a thing of the past

    Gali Loharan, a narrow street that connects Pirwadhai to Dhoke Hassu, Dhoke Mangtal and Railway colonies, houses shops where workers fashion iron into cookware and other household and commercial utensils...

    Although non-stick cookware has gained currency, iron utensils are still in use, and readily available in an old part of the city where such items are manufactured...

  • Israel says willing to loosen iron grip on Palestinians' lives 'at Trump request'

    In a statement, Trump's administration welcomed the moves, saying he “has been encouraging both sides to take steps that improve the environment for peace making...

    ”In what the Israeli official described as a “gesture for Trump's visit, which does not harm Israel's interests”, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet on Sunday approved the enlargement of a Palestinian industrial zone on the edge of the southern West...

  • India’s ‘Iron Lady’ decision to end 16-year hunger strike is battle half-won

    True that the “Iron Lady” of Manipur has spoken on those lines when announcing a Aug 9 end to her agitation, but in the wake of the apex court ruling that negated the concept of immunity when employing excessive force, the battle had been more than half-won...

    It is significant that while for several years the military had pressed for the continuance of the draconian law, and painted a grim picture of what might follow its dilution,...

  • Sevilla stun Liverpool to retain iron grip on Europa League trophy

    It also ensured Spain will sweep Europe’s club competitions for a third straight year, ahead of the Atletico Madrid-Real Madrid final of the Champions League on May 28...

    The England striker had already had a header hacked off the line and Liverpool had two vociferous penalty appeals for handball waved away by referee Jonas Eriksson as they turned the screw on their opponents...

  • Brexit crisis to test ‘Iron Ladies’ Merkel, May

    May took office on Wednesday as Britain’s second woman to occupy 10 Downing Street after Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” with whom both she and Merkel have frequently been compared...

    Beyond noting their shared passion for mountain hikes and cooking, it quoted a 2012 interview May gave the Daily Telegraph in which she hailed Merkel’s no-nonsense approach...

  • India’s ‘Iron Lady’ ends hunger strike to enter politics

    GUWAHATI: An Indian rights activist who has waged what is thought to be the world’s longest hunger strike ended her 16-year fast on Tuesday after vowing to continue her struggle by standing for election in her home state...

    Irom Sharmila, dubbed the “Iron Lady of Manipur” for her protest against alleged rights abuses by security forces in the north-east Indian state, wept as she removed the tubes that were used to force-feed her from...

  • FBR mulls 10pc duty on imported iron, steel products

    ISLAMABAD: The Fed­eral Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed 10 per cent regulatory duty on import of iron and steel products estimating revenue generation of Rs1...

    Talking to Dawn, the official said the FBR had submitted a summary to the Econ­omic Coordination Co­m­­­mittee (ECC) of the Cabinet for consideration...

  • Sherpao's QWP seeks 'iron-clad guarantees' to rejoin KP govt

    In November 2013, KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak had sacked from his cabinet Minister for Labour and Manpower Bakht Baidar and Minister for Environment Ibrar Hussain – both belonging to Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao’s QWP – over corruption allegations...

    “… Therefore QWP will require iron-clad guarantees to rejoin the provincial government,” reads the draft agreement...

  • Letter from Paris: Waiting for the song of the Iron Lady

    LONG before the legendary British prime minister Margaret Thatcher could be named Iron Lady, the Eiffel Tower was always affectionately referred to by the French as la Dame de Fer...

    So, inevitably, the musical event devoted to it and to be launched soon has already been baptised by the local media as ‘the song of the Iron Lady’...

  • Tutankhamun dagger likely made from meteoric iron

    CAIRO: Scientific analysis of one Tutankhamun’s 3,300-year-old daggers found buried with him “strongly supports” a theory it was made of meteoric iron, according to a new study...

    “Our study confirms that ancient Egyptians attributed great value to meteoritic iron for the production of precious objects,” said the Italian and Egyptian scientists who performed X-ray analysis of the dagger, which took place at the Egyptian Museum in...

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