Five factories sealed in Punjab for using textile dyes to make ketchup red

LAHORE: On Friday, the Punjab Food Authority has sealed a number of factories across the province for gross violations of hygiene and safety in preparation of food ingredients, local news channel reported.  According to Punjab Food Authority, out of 39 production units checked, five factories were sealed, seven were fined and 26 warned for manufacturing substandard ketchup, mayonnaise and other...

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Pakistan recovers five abducted Iranian guards: FO

ISLAMABAD: Five abducted Iranian border guards have been safely recovered with concerted efforts of law enforcement agencies, says Foreign Office Spokesperson. In a tweet today, Dr Muhammad Faisal said the Iranian guards are in good health and will be handed over to Iranian authorities. He said concerted efforts under supervision of the military leadership are underway to recover the other...

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Nepal’s first robot waiter is ready for orders

KATHMANDU: "Please enjoy your meal," says Nepal’s first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to a table of hungry customers. The poor Himalayan nation is better known for its soaring mountain peaks than technological prowess, but a group of self-taught young innovators are seeking to change that. Local start-up Paaila Technology built Ginger, a 1.5...

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PTI’s Waleed Iqbal, Seemi Ezdi win Senate by-poll

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Waleed Iqbal and Seemi Ezdi on Thursday emerged as winner on general and reserved seats from Punjab in Senate by-poll, as per unofficial and unverified results. Iqbal won with 184 votes, while Majeed secured 176 votes. On the women s seat, Aizdi was able to get 183 votes while Tarar got 175 votes.

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