Topic: Palm

Royal Palm Summer Sports Camp starts

LAHORE: The 31-day annual junior summer sports camp commenced here at the multi sports arenas of Royal Palm Golf and Country Club. Kids in the age categories ranging from 4-18 years have swarmed the various state-of-the-art sports arenas of Royal Palm. They are fortunate indeed that some of really ...

SE Asia palm oil problems could hit consumers worldwide

JAKARTA - Southeast Asia’s booming palm oil industry is facing a double blow from a recent drought and a possible El Nino weather phenomenon later this year, with analysts warning a production shortfall could spark a jump in consumer goods prices.From biscuits to shampoo and make-up, the oil ...

Royal Palm Amateur Golf Championships begin today

LAHORE - The 8th Royal Palm Amateur Golf Team Trophy and Challenge Shield Championship will commence today (Friday) here at the Royal Palm Golf Course. Speaking at the press briefing, General Manager of Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Omer Mir said: “In a championship of this level, the ...

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April 14, 2014

Pope kicks off Easter week with Palm Sunday mass

TVATICAN CITY : Pope Francis kicked off weeklong observances leading up to Easter by celebrating Palm Sunday mass with some 100,000 pilgrims in a sun-drenched St Peter's Square on Sunday. Dressed in Palm Sunday red, the head of the Roman Catholic Church led a traditional procession of palms along ...

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April 05, 2014

Delhi golfers to play at Royal palm

LAHORE - The Delhi golfers touring Lahore will participate in a golf match here at the Royal Palm Golf Course today (Saturday). This contest will commence at 11am and golfers will tee off in a four ball combination that comprises of three Pakistani contenders and one Indian. Delhi team includes ...

Sardar Murad wins Royal Palm Champions title

Lahore - Sardar Murad won the Royal Palm Golf Champions title while Mohsen Zafar was runner up. At the par-72 Royal Palm Golf Course on Monday, Sardar completed the two rounds with a two-day aggregate score of gross 149, a 75 on the first day and 74 on the final day while Mohsen aggregated a score ...

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December 26, 2013

Royal Palm win Inter Club Golf

Lahore - Lt Gen (r) M Tariq-led Royal Palm team won the Inter Club Golf match against the Lahore Gymkhana here at the Royal Palm golf arena. The scores at end of the competition aggregated to 33 points for Royal Palm and 19 points for Gymkhana, and the margin of victory looking superb and giving ...

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December 09, 2013

Saudi, China scientists decode date-palm tree DNA

RIYADH : Scientists from Saudi Arabia and China said on Sunday they have completed mapping the genome of the date-palm tree, whose fruit is a staple food in many regions. Scientists from Riyadh's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology and China's Shenzhen-based BGI have been working on the ...

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December 02, 2013

Soyabean, palm oil imports fall by 20.28pc, 11.28pc in four months

ISLAMABAD - Import of edible oil in the country including soyabean and palm, witnessed decreasing trend during first four months of current financial year as compared to same period of last year.During the period from July-October, this year, the import of soyabean oil decreased by 20.28 per ...

Locomotives to be built at Risalpur: Saad Rafiq

LAHORE  - Pakistan is expected to start manufacturing locomotives for railways at its Risalpur factory during the next 10 years as a result of the efforts being made at present to rehabilitate the facility with foreign collaboration, the minister for railways said Monday.Khwaja Saad Rafiq said ...

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October 27, 2013

Azfar wins Royal Palm Golf challenge

LAHORE - Azfar Hassan of Royal Palm won the challenge shield of the 7th Aquafina Royal Palm Golf Team Championship here at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Golf Course. Azfar had a net round of 65 and that added to his first days net gave him a winning aggregate of net 141 along with challenge ...

royal palm flood lit cricket
October 11, 2013

Royal Palm Flood Lit Cricket

LAHORE - Lahore Bashers, Punjab Stunners, Royal Titans, Lahore Strikers, Indus Warriors and Royal Vikings advanced to the next round of the Royal Palm Flood Lit Cricket here at the club premises. With players like former Test cricketer Ijaz Ahmed and some inform batsmen like Ramzan Sheikh, Mannan, ...

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October 09, 2013

Royal Palm Flood Lit Cricket

LAHORE - The Royal Palm Flood Lit Cricket gets going at the cricketing arena with especially installed lights that is going to make the light as good as the daylight and ball visibility virtually perfect. As per rules of the tournament, three teams have been placed in pool A, three in pool B, and ...

palm weaker ringgit supply fears drag
September 24, 2013

Palm higher on weaker ringgit, but supply fears drag

KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysian palm oil futures ended higher as the ringgit weakened, after falling earlier in the day to their lowest in more than a month on predictions that rising output of the tropical oil could drag prices to new lows in early 2014. Industry officials at the Globoil Conference in ...

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September 03, 2013

Joint efforts underlined to save date palm against virus

BAHAWALPURThe International Dates and Date Palms conference started here at Baghdadul Jadid Campus of the Islamia University Bahawalpur which was presided over by IUB/GSCWU VC Dr Muhammad Mukhtar while King Saud University Saudi Arabia’s Dr Abdur Rehman S Al-Dawood was the chief guest of the ...

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August 15, 2013

Three ships unloading containers, palm oil at PQ

KARACHI - Three ships arrived at Port Qasim to load/offload containers at QICT palm oil at LCT on Tuesday.Berth occupancy was maintained at 57% at the Port Qasim on Tuesday where a total of eight ships namely M.V KPS-I Alican Bey - Powership, M.T Gulf Oasis, M.V Dong Hai Jun (Dredger), M.V Sealand ...

palm oil imports fall
August 01, 2013

Palm oil imports fall 17.35pc

ISLAMABAD - Palm oil imports into the country witnessed negative growth of 17.35 percent during the fiscal year 2012-13 against the trade of corresponding period of last year.The palm oil imports into the country during July-June (2012-13) were recorded at $1.962 billion against the imports of ...

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July 23, 2013

Malaysian firm to invest in palm oil sector

ISLAMABAD - The Malaysian Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) has expressed its interest to work with Pakistan for growing palm oil in its coastal areas and help it reduce dependence on oil imports.A technical team of FELDA led by Dr. Mohd. Emir Mavani Abdullah, Group’s President and ...

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June 24, 2013

African palm oil makers hit back at global 'smear campaign'

ABIDJAN - African palm oil producers are hitting back at what they say is a "smear campaign" against them by environmentalists and health activists that risks ruining their industry.Countering their increasingly vocal critics was the main aim of producers attending the first-ever African Palm Oil ...

ship arrives port qasim offload palm
June 17, 2013

Ship arrives at Port Qasim to offload palm oil

KARACHI : One ship arrived at the Port to offload palm oil at LCTO on June 15, 2013. Berth occupancy was maintained at 64% at the Port on Saturday where a total of nine ships namely M.V KPS-I Alican BEY-Powership, M.T Miarmis, M.V Sam Tiger, M.V Dong Hai Jun (Dredger), M.V Titan, M.T Quetta, M.T ...

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May 25, 2013

Blind poodle wins Cannes’ Palm Dog

CANNES - A white poodle that plays the part of a blind pet owned by Liberace in the flamboyant biopic “Behind the Candelabra” scooped glory on Friday by winning the Palm Dog for canine talent at the Cannes Film Festival.The pedigree pooch plays Baby Boy, whose sight problems bring a ...

fairytale palm paintings
April 01, 2013


INSPIRED by the immortal fairy tales of famous writers like Hans Christian Andersen and Antoine de Saint Exupery, Russian artist Svetlana Kolosova paints heart-warming ephemeral works of art on the palms of her hands.–ODC

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February 13, 2013

Palm oil import from Malaysia up by 100pc

LAHORE - Bilateral trade is needed to be enhanced between Pakistan and Malaysia as both countries are very potential markets, said High Commissioner of Malaysia in Pakistan Dr Hasrul Sani Mujtabar while speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday.LCCI President Farooq ...

Palm oil inches up, concerns on high stocks cap gains

SINGAPORE  - Malaysian palm oil futures edged up on Monday, rebounding from the previous session’s 3-week low, although gains were limited by concerns over weak demand and record-high stocks.Prices on Friday slumped to their lowest since Dec. 21 as official data pointed to record stocks ...

Palm oil imports down 12.22pc in two months

ISLAMABAD : The palm oil imports into the country witnessed decrease of 12.22 per cent during the first two months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period of last year. The palm oil imports into the country during July-September (2012-13) were recorded at $409.360 million against ...

Palm oil import increases by 28pc

ISLAMABAD  - Palm oil import increased by 28.36 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period of last year.The palm oil import during July-February (2011-12) was recorded at $1.611 billion against $1.255 billion during July-February (2010-11), ...

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February 14, 2012

Tulip flower show at Royal Palm

LAHORE - The 2nd Tulip Flower Show will be held from 16th to 19th February 2012 at the Royal Palm Golf & Country Club and on display will be a total of 14200 tulips in 12 varieties, says a Press release. This was stated by Col (r) Jamil Khalid, Director Golf of Royal Palm, at a press conference ...

palm oil imports increase 35.9pc
February 14, 2012

Palm oil imports increase by 35.9pc

ISLAMABAD : Palm oil imports into the country witnessed an increase of 35.95 percent during the first half of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. Palm oil exports were recorded at $1.260 billion during July-December (2011-12) against $927.203 million during ...

Weak economy Weigh Palm Oil La Nina Eyed
September 26, 2011

Weak economy to weigh on palm oil; La Nina eyed

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A brewing economic crisis in the developed world will weigh on palm oil prices that have lost 21 percent this year on high output, although the market could rally again on Asian demand and erratic weather, industry analysts said. Investor concerns that euro zone and U.S. debt ...

Palm Oil Perks Ahead Industry Data
September 10, 2011

Palm oil perks up ahead of industry data

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Friday as traders took up positions ahead of a slew of industry reports that could shed light on a decline in vegetable oil supplies. The U.S. Department of Agricultures supply-demand report on Monday will update the agencys crop ...