Topic: Harbour

TF Genesis signs MoU with China Harbour Engineering

KARACHI : The Sultanah of Pahang, Sultanah Kalsom visited Karachi to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between TF Genesis International (Private) Limited and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited. TF Genesis is a joint venture between Malaysian construction and mining conglomerate TF1 Capital ...

Qaim for strategy to achieve $1 billion fishing export

KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qiam Ali Shah has directed the management of Provincial Fisheries Department to prepare and submit the short-term and long-term development strategy with a view to bring considerable improvement and development of inland and marine fishing harbors and enabling ...

race gruelling harbour cross swimmers
October 07, 2013

2,000 swimmers cross Hong Kong harbour in gruelling race

HONG KONG - Almost two thousand swimmers took to one of the world’s busiest waterways in Hong Kong on Sunday to compete in a gruelling cross-harbour contest that traces its roots back more than a century.Participants aged 12 to 75 raced from the Lei Yue Mun region of the Kowloon ...

Govt committed to making Gwadar Port an exemplary harbour

QUETTA - Federal Minister for Development and Planning Ahsan Iqbal terming Gwadar Port an important port of the region has said government is planning for sustainable development in Makran.“We want peace in Balochistan, the murder of professionals and teachers is not in the interest of the ...

sydney harbour fetches record
May 03, 2013

Sydney harbour home fetches record $54m

SYDNEY -AFP - A Sydney harbour-front mansion has sold to a Chinese-born businessman for $53 million dollars (US$54.3 million), setting a new property record for the city, reports said Thursday.The eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom house “Altona” in prestigious Point Piper had been on the ...

briton davis surges at harbour town
April 20, 2013

Briton Davis surges one ahead at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD  ISLANDReutersThree years after suffering an agonising playoff loss at the RBC Heritage, Brian Davis once again put himself in contention at the PGA Tour event when he charged one stroke clear early in Thursday's opening round.Englishman Davis piled up six birdies in a sizzling ...

70th Anniversary Pearl Harbour
December 08, 2011

70th anniversary of Pearl Harbour

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbour with memorial services, lowered flags and silence at the moment the history-changing assault began. Ceremonies were scheduled from Pearl Harbour in Hawaii to Washington DC on the US ...

Pearl Harbour 911 Fleeting Day Infamy
September 10, 2011

Pearl Harbour and 9/11: A fleeting day of infamy

If you Google Pearl Harbour and 9/11, you get more than 4 million hits. In George W Bushs 9/11 interview on the National Geographic Channel last week, he said Sept. 11, 2001, eventually will be marked on calendars like Pearl Harbour Day: a day never to be forgotten by the people who lived through ...

Fish Harbour Master Plan Not Started
November 10, 2009

Fish Harbour master plan not started yet

KARACHI - The Karachi Fish Harbour (KFH) master plan that includes the modernisation of the existing auction halls and construction of the new ones has not been started yet even after a span of one year, The Nation has learnt. According to sources, the KFH, which also includes provision of a ...

One Dead 18 Wounded Bombing New Delhi
September 27, 2008, 6:19 pm

One dead, 18 wounded in bombing in New Delhi

One child was killed and 18 people were wounded Saturday in a bomb attack in a crowded shopping area in the Indian capital, police said. The powerful bomb blast came exactly two weeks after several markets in New Delhi were hit by deadly serial explosions claimed by an Islamist militant group ...