Tag Archives: Stops

PR stops 105 more trains

Pakistan Railways on Thursday suspended the operation of 105 more trains owing to financial constraints, Pakistan Today has learnt. According to sources, PR is bearing heavy losses and had already suspended the

Brain grows even if body stops

It was known that when developing babies are growth restricted in the womb, they are typically born with heads that are large relative to their bodies. The growing brain is protected at

Iran stops refueling ‘Western planes’ in tit-for-tat move

TEHRAN – Iran has stopped refuelling “western passenger planes” since Europe-bound Iranian commercial planes were refused fuelling there, the first vice-president was quoted as saying in the governmental Iran newspaper on Wednesday. “Recently fuel supply for Iranian passenger planes flying to Europe was stopped,” Mohammed Reza Rahimi said.
“Iran decided immediately to strike back and banned supply of fuel to Western passenger planes landing in Iran,” Rahimi added without

Japan stops uncontrolled leak from nuclear plant

TOKYO – An accidental leak of highly radioactive water into the ocean from a Japanese nuclear plant was stopped Wednesday, boosting efforts to contain the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl 25 years ago.
The leak was thought to be a source of spiking radiation levels in the sea, which prompted Japan to announce its first seafood radiation safety standards following the discovery of fish with elevated contamination. To stop the long-running leak from the Fukushima plant on the

Indonesia stops rice import

JAKARTA – The Indonesian finance ministry would not extend permit, which expired on Thursday, to import rice and the State Logistic Agency (Bulog) should rely more on domestic production for meeting its rice stockpile target, a minister said here on Thursday. The decision was made as the country had great rice harvests since February and the agriculture ministry had allowed the agency to purchase rice of any quality. “After today, Bulog must meet national rice stockpile from domestic

LNG terminal hangs on as Petroleum Ministry stops LNG import

ISLAMABAD – LNG Floating Terminal, at Port Qasim, could start functioning if the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources assures uninterrupted supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the Senate’s Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping was told on Saturday. “We are ready and it is up to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources to assure supply of LNG,” Port Qasim Authority (PQA) Chairman Vice Admiral Muhammad Shafi told the committee.
Ministry of Ports and Shipping

Lahore Airport staff stops stowaway

LAHORE – Airport officials foiled a young boy’s attempt to flee in the landing gear of a Boeing 777 aircraft parked at the Allama Iqbal International Airport late on Thursday. PIA authorities caught Muhammad Rizwan, 18, and handed him over to the Airport Security Force (ASF) for further action.
Rizwan was wearing a black shawl to mask him in the dark but was tracked down by the authorities. Sources have also revealed that during the initial inquiry, he said he tried to stowaway

IHC stops admitting petitions for the time being

ISLAMABAD – Delay in the oath-taking ceremony of Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) newly-appointed chief justice and other seven judges is irking litigants as well as lawyers, as the IHC has stopped admitting cases and petitions for the time being.
On the other hand, the Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court has also declined to admit cases of the residents of the federal capital, which fall within the jurisdiction of the IHC. And lawyers and litigants in the federal capital have