Faizan Ali Warraich

  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority on Saturday raided production units of sweets and bakeries and sealed several units in violation of Standard Operating Procedures ahead of Eid ul Fitr. Eid ul Fitr is also called the 'Festival of Sweets' as mithai (sweets), barfi and balu shahi widely ...

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  • LAHORE: Ahead of Eidul Fitr sub standard sweets manufacturing reached its peak as Punjab Food Authority raided several sweets production unit and imposes heavy fines The sale of mithai (sweets) from moti choor to jaman and burfi, baloo shahi everyone in Lahore and elsewhere is looking for a taste ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan’s concerns over border management in the backdrop of Afghanistan’s non acceptance of the Durand Line are and will remain real, says Associated Press (AP)’s Senior Correspondent in Pakistan and Afghanistan Kathy Gannon. She was speaking at the Centre for Governance ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority Director General Noorul Amin Mengal along with Punjab Food Minister Bilal Yasin Sunday visited several international and local food outlets and sealed Fat Burger and imposed heavy fine on Hardee's MM Alam Road branch. Fat Burger MM Alam Road was sealed due to the ...

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  • LAHORE: The UNESCO ‘s World Heritage Committee released draft decision on Shalimar Gardens and Orange Line Metro Train clearly mentions that OLMT poses an irreversible and permanent threat to Shalimar Gardens which is a World Heritage Site, and it may be taken off from World Heritage ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority is going to inspect the quality of ingredients in 27 ghee and cooking oil mills located in several districts of Punjab in next ten days. Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers’ Association (PVMA) office bearers met with Punjab Food Authority Director General Noorul ...

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  • LAHORE: In less than 48 hours, Punjab Food Authority confiscated huge pile of fake ketchup packets from two different factories that were manufacturing the ketchup using chemicals and without pulp. On Wednesday PFA seized 10,000 litres fake ketchup packets from Ajwa Foods Ketchup production unit ...

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  • LAHORE: There was a time when people had to worry about their dead ones and loved ones. Now the Punjab government with rapidly changing infrastructure of the province will inaugurate a new service for citizens ‘Shehr-e-Khamoshan Model cemeteries and crematoriums’ to make people's ...

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  • LAHORE: Dwellers of Kachi Abadi at Chaudhry Colony located at Ferozpur Road, came out on streets and protested against the Elevated Expressway Project that demolishes their houses. They demanded better compensation from government and alleged government was paying them below than market rate on ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Punjab Food Authority has confiscated 1.1 million rotten eggs from a sealed unit of egg processing in Mangamandi. Last week, the authority sealed off the only private egg processing unit of the province, Al-Wafa, for using rotten eggs to prepare powder for making biscuit. A PFA ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority confiscated 1.1 million rotten eggs worth Rs15 million from Punjab’s only privately owned egg processing unit Al-Wafa located in Mangamandi during a raid on Wednesday night. PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal said that eggs worth Rs15 million and were seized ...

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  • LAHORE: Iranian Cultural Centre Lahore Sunday arranged a seminar to mark 28th death anniversary of founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini. Iranian Consul General Muhammad Bani Asadi said that Imam Khomeini led the Iranian nation in the time of crises and overthrown the Shah of Iran ...

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  • LAHORE - It is the month of blessings and the season when a number of ripe fruits come in the market. Unfortunately the prices of all fruits are sky rocketing and beyond the reach of common man. The challenge to the situation came from social media. Activists called for three-day boycott (from ...

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  • LAHORE: It is the month of blessings and the season when a number of ripe fruits come in the market. Unfortunately the prices of all fruits are sky rocketing and beyond the reach of common man. The challenge to the situation came from social media. Activists called for three-day boycott (from ...

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  • LAHORE - Parks and Horticulture Authority gardener was killed in a road accident on Wednesday Sohna Bhatti, 55, was crossing the road when a speedy van crushed him to death on Khayaban-e-Firdousi Road in Johar Town. Sohna, resident of Thokar Niaz Baig, along with his colleagues was busy renovating ...

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  • LAHORE: Parks and Horticulture Authority gardener 55-year-old Baba Sohna Bhatti, today died on the spot when he was crossing a road to throw grass on other side of the road at Khayaban-e-Firdousi Road in Johar Town. The death raised questions about the safety measures that should be taken for ...

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  • Profiteers had a free hand on first of Ramzan Sunday as fruits and vegetables were sold on high prices at open markets despite heavy government machinery and army of price control magistrates tasked to ensure that there is no overcharging.   Potato sold at Rs40 to 50 in open market to fixed ...

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  • LAHORE: Digital Rights Foundation conducted its “Workshop on Privacy Rights” yesterday.  The workshop discussed the state of privacy rights in Pakistan in light of cyber laws and its implementation. The goal of this focus group discussion was to start a debate about the law, its ...

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  • LAHORE: Every Lahori becomes conscious about what to eat and what not to eat especially during the month of Ramazan. Restaurant goers were shocked to know about Pakistan Food Authority raids in the last two weeks on uptown restaurants. Only some are following the Standard Operating Procedures. On ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan's pioneering Artificial Intelligence Advisory and Incubator ADDO AI was launched on Thursday. ADDO AI will be adding artificial intelligence (AI) that can improve infrastructure and conventional services in various sectors of government. Artificial intelligence incubator launch in ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan offers lot of investment and joint venture opportunities for software business as large number of profit driven startups are pouring in the country. Dr Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board ...

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  • LAHORE: Restaurants and eateries in the city’s uptown areas are violating the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) introduced by Punjab Food Authority. Most of them are not allowing their customers to visit kitchens to see for themselves how they are maintaining the hygienic conditions and ...

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  • LAHORE: The Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab has finalized all arrangements to hold its 6th Robotics Expo titled “Machines of The Future: Robots” on Saturday at Arfa Software Technology Park. Around 13 new robots will be displayed, developed by 2nd year students of ITU ...

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  • LAHORE: Iranians living in Lahore used their right to vote and casted votes in 12th Iranian presidential a contest between President Hassan Rouhani with Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. Iranians families casted their votes at Iranian Consulate from 8am to 6pm. Iranian Consul General Muhammad Hussain Bani ...

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  • Saturday was a sad day for children and animal lovers as Zoo’s only elephant, Suzi, 31-year-old died due to severe pain in feet and non availability of medical assistance. The African bush elephant was brought from Belgium in 1988 to the Lahore Zoo. It was sheer negligence that the elephant ...

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  • LAHORE: Six participants from Pakistan will be joining Rajeev Circle, a prestigious fellowship, held every year in San Francisco. Two of them are from PlanX including Assistant Programme Manager and Head of Strategic Global Partnerships Eisha Zeb and founder of Campus Feed Qasim Salam. Other ...

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  • The Lahore Museum yesterday organized an exhibition on Sikh art and culture including the artifacts depicting religious and cultural aspects of the Sikh rule in Punjab. The exhibition titled “A world of its own: an exhibition of Sikh artifacts in Lahore Museum” was inaugurated by ...

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  • LAHORE: The MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan (MITEFP) launched a six-week long Startup School to provide startups with resources and tools to better complement their startup needs. The MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan affiliated with MIT through MIT Technology Review. Hafsa Shorish Director PlanX MITEFP ...

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  • LAHORE: Reporters Without Borders, a Paris based media rights group, released its 2017 World Press Freedom Index on Wednesday and stated that globally “media freedom has never been so threatened”. In past one year the index highlighted press freedoms declined in democratic ...

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  • Students of Islami Jamiat-e-Taliba of the Punjab University on Monday night blocked the Campus Road, disrupting traffic, few days after the university administration barred political, religious and social personalities from entering the university premises. The administration has initiated ...

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