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Haj flight delays due to overcrowding: PIA

Thirteen airlines, including the PIA, operating from the Jeddah Haj Terminal on post-haj departures of pilgrims to various countries are facing six to eight hours of flight delays due to inherent infrastructure

CCP issues show-cause notice to Engro Vopak Terminal Limited

ISLAMABAD – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), on Monday, issued a show-cause notice to Engro Vopak Terminal Limited (EVTL), for alleged imposition of unfair trading conditions.
A statement of CCP said that a formal complaint was lodged by Lotte Pakistan PPTA Limited (LP) against EVTL. In its complaint, LP alleged that EVTL was abusing its dominant position by charging an exorbitant price for its handling and storage facilities.
The CCP conducted a comprehensive

Bomb attack kills up to six at Lower Dir bus terminal

KHAR – A suicide bomber struck a bus terminal in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing up to six people in the sixth bomb attack in as many days to strike the nuclear-armed country, police said.
The bomb exploded in the small town of Jandol in the district of Lower Dir, 200 kilometres (125 miles) from the capital Islamabad. Pakistani troops fought a major offensive to expunge the Taliban from the area nearly two years ago.
“Six people have died,” police official Islam Khan

Three guards beheaded at NATO terminal

PESHAWAR – Militants early Friday beheaded three security guards at a NATO truck terminal and damaged 10 oil tankers in a restive Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
The murders took place at the NATO supply vehicle hub in Landi Kotal, a town in the restive Khyber tribal district where the bulk of supplies destined for foreign troops in Afghanistan pass through.
“Early Friday we found the beheaded bodies of three security guards from the NATO

FAP shuts down Port Qasim’s grain cargo terminal

KARACHI – The country’s first dedicated Fertilizer and Grain Terminal (FGT) at the Port Qasim was locked down for an indefinite period on Wednesday, after dozens of workers were injured in a violent mob attack the previous day.
Cargo handling at the state-of-the-art terminal was suspended as hundreds of ’employees of stevedoring companies’ entered the terminal premises and started beating up the on-duty labourers while trying to ransack cargo-handling equipment at the facility.

FAP shuts down $135 million grain terminal

KARACHI – The country’s first state-of-the-art fertiliser, grain and storage terminal has been shut down for an indefinite period at Port Qasim. The dedicated Fertiliser and Grain Terminal (FGT) was recently developed on BOT basis by a joint investment venture comprising Fauji Akbar Portia (FAP), Fauji Foundation and National Bank of Pakistan at a cost of $135 million (Rs 10 billion) at Port Qasim and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in October 2010.