Tag: Factory

4 die in separate incidents, fire engulfs cardboard factory

Tariq Nazeer, a 25-year-old resident of Ghaziabad, was found dead in canal, within Ichra Police precincts, on Thursday. Tariq had died after receiving bullet injuries...

LHC summons DCO for ‘illegally’ sealing factory

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday summoned Lahore District Coordination Officer Ahad Cheema in court on October 19 on a petition against sealing an...

Police raid fake soda bottling factory

Nilore police raided a fake beverage factory in Tumair area. The company was involved in preparing fake drinks under the names of well-reputed brands,...

Factory GM kills employee

A chemical factory general manager killed an employee on Wednesday on suspicion that he was stealing old tyres from the factory. Muhammad Nazeer, 40, was...

Factory workers protest torture on colleagues

Around 400 workers of Star Laboratories on Tuesday staged a protest against the factory administration for allegedly ordering torture of four workers by factory...

Sherankot policemen torture, rob a factory owner

LAHORE - Sanda police have yet not registered a case against some policemen from the Sherankot Police Station for trespassing on a factory, torturing the factory's owner and robbing him of valuables and cash. The policemen from the Sanda Police accepted the complaint from the victim after 30 hours of the mishap.
Mian Shabbir, a resident of Abu-Bakar Colony in Sanda police precincts, told Pakistan Today that he was in his office inside his factory Thursday noon when six or seven

At lesat 50 killed, 58 hurt in Yemen ammunition factory blast

ADEN - The death toll in an ammunition factory blast in south Yemen rose to between 50 and 55, doctors at a government hospital in the town of Jaar said. Witnesses said the blast took place after Jaar residents broke into the factory to steal ammunition a day after clashes broke out in the town between militants and the army.
Earlier reports indicated that 58 others were wounded by the blast.

Cylinder blast in Barki ice factory kills one, injures another

LAHORE - Muhammad Ikhlaq, 20, died while his cousin, Suhail sustained injuries when a cylinder filled with ammonia gas exploded in an ice manufacturing factory in the Barki Police precincts on Sunday. The deceased was a resident of Hadyara village and a cousin of factory owner, Suhail, who also was injured.
Edhi officials said the two were alone at the factory when a cylinder filled with ammonia blew up. The blast was so intense that it damaged all chillers and cylinders

Fake beverage factory seized in Kasur

KASUR - Kasur police seized a factory for manufacturing fake cold drinks. Reportedly, Manzoor Ahmed, a driver in Elite Force, was running a factory of fake cold drinks of Pepsi and Coca Cola in village Rangpur. On a tip off, the police raided the village and recovered 56 bottles of fake cold drinks.
Traders rally against rising crime: Traders took out a rally against the failure of the police to control the rising crime in the district.
The traders observed a complete

Tetra Pak inaugurates packaging factory

LAHORE - Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions provider, will inaugurate, today, its state-of-the-art packaging material factory in Lahore, Pakistan. The factory is set to meet the growing demand of Pakistan's juice and dairy industries for aseptic packaging.
Demand for dairy beverages, juices, nectars and still drinks (JNSD) has been increasing steadily over the past six years, with a 15 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for dairy drinks

Adulterated food seized from factory

FAISALABAD - A district health team raided a factory and recovered tons of adulterated red chili being packed by its employees. The raid was a part of Distirct Coordination Officer (DCO) Nasim Sadiq's ongoing crackdown against those playing with the lives of people by selling unhygienic and adulterated food items.
The DCO had recently formed a special committee headed by Dr Captain Muhammad Akram to root out adulteration from the city. The committee was tipped off that a factory

Fire erupts at soap-manufacturing factory

LAHORE - Valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees were reduced to ashes when a fire erupted at a soap-manufacturing factory in the Shalimar Town Police Station precincts on Monday. According to details, Muhammad Imran, a resident of the Shalimar Town, owned a soap-manufacturing factory at the Shalimar Link Road in which a fire erupted due to short-circuit.
Rescue 1122 fire fighters reached the spot and extinguished the fire. According to rescue officials, no casualties

Fire destroys Rs 5 million factory machinery and weaving material

FAISALABAD - A fire sparked by short circuit in a weaving factory destroyed the weaving material and machinery worth Rs 5 million. Reportedly, Maqsood Weaving Factory at Faizabad in Ghulam Muhammadabad area caught fire at night due to short circuit.
The fire engulfed the whole factory within no time and destroyed the weaving material and machinery worth Rs 5 million. Rescue 1122 service fire fighters took six hours to bring the fire under control.

New ‘pilot factory’ to become operational soon

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is in the process of establishing the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Flight Academy in Benazirabad (formerly Nawabshah), a PIA spokesperson said on Wednesday.
The academy is being established with the aim of producing exceptional commercial pilots, who will make professional cockpit crew for the PIA and other airlines.
The PIA would use modern training aids, such as simulators, computer-based training, models and actual aircraft

Factory sacks 16 workers, 200 labourers without notice

Workers of STHAL Co. engineering factory staged a protest against the illegal dismissal of 16 of their colleagues, on the allegation of being involved in the formation of a union.
The protestors gathered at Assembly hall and blocked Mall road for half an hour. They chanted slogans against the administration of the factory and Provincial Minister of Labor Ashraf Sohna.
Leader of the protest Gulzar Ahmad Chaudary told Pakistan Today that the administration of the

Case registered against factory owner for selling animal food for humans

Police informed the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday that a case has been registered against the owner of Whiskas juice factory for selling animal food for human consumption after repacking it as mango juice.
The Shera Kot Police Station SHO submitted a report in the court of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed stating that accused Amjad Javed, owner of Whiskas juice factory in Lahore, was arrested and sent to jail after registering an FIR against him. But a local court