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Kasur-Depalpur Road: Punjab govt’s largest project

KASUR – The Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) has said the Kasur-Depalpur Road project is currently the largest road project of the Punjab government. In a press release, the FWO said it took full advantage of the local expertise, labor, materials and services, adding that this mega road project would bring tremendous benefits for the locals and people of other cities as well. It said the dual road would serve as an important link between Lahore and Multan via Kasur, Khudian and

Africa’s largest state set to split on July 9

KHARTOUM – South Sudan voted overwhelmingly to declare its independence in final results of a referendum made public on Monday, opening the door to Africa’s newest state and a fresh period of uncertainty for the fractured region.
A total of 98.83 percent of voters from Sudan’s oil-producing south chose to secede from the north in last month’s referendum, according to a video display of the vote seen by Reuters at the venue of the announcement.
The referendum is the climax of

Brazil to be fifth largest economy by 2016: Lula

RIO DE JANEIRO – Outgoing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has claimed that Brazil would be the world’s fifth biggest economy by 2016, as he laid the cornerstone of a new Fiat factory.
“Fiat was right to set up in north-eastern Brazil, and if it were up to me, whether I am president or not, other companies would set up in other states” in the region, Lula said Pernambuco state. “Brazil will be the fifth largest economy in the world before the Olympic Games” to be held in Rio

Country’s largest steel mills to start production in March

KARACHI: “We currently are in the cold commissioning phase; our project will then enter the hot commissioning phase. In March 2011, our plant will commence production with an expected output of 1.28 million tonnes per annum solely reliant upon local raw materials,” told TSML Director (Projects) Zaigham Adil Rizvi in an exclusive interview to Pakistan Today.
He revealed that the TSML complex is spread over an area of 220 acres at Bin Qasim and employs the world’s most advanced