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Pak Suzuki denies car recall rumors

LAHORE - Given safety concerns voiced in the media over Faber CNG cylinders fitted in Suzuki vehicles, the company has sought to address any misconceptions and categorically denied any recall of vehicles. Faber cylinders were introduced in vehicles after due consideration of safety and quality, after approval by the concerned regulatory authority and Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, the company stressed.
It was acknowledged that there are certain difficulties being faced in the

Pak skiers return from Czech Republic

LAHORE - A two-member national ski contingent has arrived back after attending a training camp at Harrachov in the Czech Republic. The two-week long training camp on cross-country skiing was organized and sponsored by the International Ski Federation (FIS).
The training was aimed at launching X-country events as a regular feature of national ski competitions and is expected to help Pakistan ski team to qualify for X-country events besides the Alpine skiing in Olympic Winter Games

Ministry says Pak EPA DG not sent on ‘forced leave’

ISLAMABAD - A spokesman of Ministry of Environment has refuted a news item regarding leave of Director General (Pak EPA) published in Pakistan Today and clarified that Asif Sujha Khan was never asked for any illegal acts and no body forced him for issuing any NOC for housing schemes.
The spokesman said the DG (Pak EPA) had proceeded on leave on his own and no hurdle was created in any mega project as the DG (Pak EPA) was fully authorized to exercise delegated powers.

Pak Asia storm into LPL semis

LAHORE - Pak Asia reached the semi-finals of the Lahore Premier League Cricket Tournament, beating Mega Star by five wickets here on Thursday.
Bating first, Mega Star made 230 runs for the loss of five wickets. Saadulha Gori (102), Rizawn Ahmad (36), Haseeb Bhati and Hafiz Aamir (27 each) were the top scorers for Mega Star. Pak Asia's Roni Gil took three wickets while conceding 25 runs. Shahbaz Khorsheed and Ghulam Rasool took one wicket each.
In reply, Pak Asia achieved the

Chinese firm fined for Pak N-exports

WASHINGTON: The United States on Tuesday fined the Chinese subsidiary of a US firm nearly $4 million for exporting coatings to a Pakistan nuclear site.
PPG Paints Trading in Shanghai, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PPG Industries, agreed to pay $3.75 million over the exports - from which it had earned just $32,319 - the US Justice Department said.
The fines "represent one of the largest monetary penalties for export violations in the history of the US Department of Commerce's

Pak Army rehabilitates 46 militants

MINGAWARA: Forty-six young men formerly belonging to militant groups were passed out after having completed their vocational training in Rastoon, an institution run by armed forces, in a ceremony attended by Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Tuesday. United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Pakistan Sheikh Zaid bin Al Nahyaan, Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Asef Yaseen Malik and others were also present on the occassion.
These men, belonging to different

80 Taliban killed in fight near Pak border

KHOST: At least 80 Taliban were killed in Afghanistan during a failed attack on a NATO combat outpost near the border with Pakistan, an Afghan official said on Saturday.
"Fresh information that we received from intelligence sources shows that 80 Taliban have been killed. The bodies of the militants were left on the battlefield," said Mukhlis Afghan, spokesman for the governor of eastern Paktika province.
NATO said earlier that 30 Taliban had been killed as international