Tag: Factories

Fire erupts in two factories

Fires broke out in two factories in new Karachi which damaged structure and destroying stocks. A fire brigade official said that fire fighters with...

SC directs govt to shift factories from Lahore residential areas

Proceeding on a suo motu notice on deaths of dozens of people after a sealed drug manufacturing factory in Lahore collapsed due to cylinder...

China’s factories falter, pro-growth policies eyed

China’s factory activity shrank again December as demand at home and abroad slackened, a purchasing managers’ survey showed on Friday, reinforcing the case for...

Asia’s factories quieter as exports slip

Slumping export demand slowed factory activity in some of Asia's biggest economies in August, although China fared better thanks to solid domestic growth, a...

40 new ginning factories set up

At least 40 new ginning factories have been added at an investment of more than three billion rupees during the year to enhance ginning...

ISI leaked intel on bomb-making factories: McCain

The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) had leaked the US intelligence information on bomb making factories in Pakistan’s tribal areas, a top republican senator said as...

Pakistan rejects US reports on failed raids at IED factories

The Pakistani Army on Friday rejected as baseless reports in the US media that elements in Pakistan’s security apparatus had tipped off terrorists in...

Factories being shifted to industrial estate to check urbanisation in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD - Faisalabad Divisional Commissioner Tahir Hussain said on Tuesday the industrial units located in the urban areas were being shifted gradually out of the city to the industrial estate near Khurrianwala to overcome the problems of urbanisation and industrial pollution.
He was talking to a 16-member team of under-training officers from National Institutue of Management (NIM) Peshwar, who arrived here for a five-day field study tour to get acquainted with the

Two fake milk factories sealed

OKARA - Two fake powdered milk factories have been sealed in the areas of Depalpur.
DDO Health Dr Abdul Aziz received information that adulterated milk was being produced at a large scale through hazardous chemicals in Kot Fazil Dakhli, Faridkot. Acting on the information, Dr Abdul Aziz raided the factory and recovered 250 litres ready powdered milk and chemicals.
The milk was taken into custody and Muhammad Jafar and Hashim Ali were arrested. A case against them was also

Kite twine factories operating in Faisalabad despite ban

FAISALABAD - An illegal network of kite-thread factories is working under cover in different parts of the city despite the government's ban on the sale of kite flying material. Reportedly, these factories worked overtime during Basant festival this week to cater the needs of the kite flyers who took pleasure to violate the ban on the kite-flying, loud music and firing in the air.
However, it is reported that some of them have been arrested by police after a censure from the

Buner marble factories taking toll on locals

PESHAWAR - Not only contaminating the area's potable water, marble factories in the residential areas of Buner district are also a cause of the residents' psychological and physical diseases.
Suffocated by the factories, the residents told Pakistan Today that huge boulders were transported through the narrow streets of the residential area and could cause accidents, while the yelling of workers and the grinding of stone and the dust produced made them anxious and was also

No gas for Punjab’s factories

LAHORE: The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) has stopped the supply of gas to all industries in Punjab for an indefinite period.
The provincial industrial sector had already been subject to five days per week gas suspension and the latest decision could be a last nail in the industry's coffin.
SNGPL General Manager Retail and Sales Rehan Nawaz said the gas supply had been shut due to growing domestic demand. He said priority was to meet domestic needs and