The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) today foiled a bid to smuggle over a kilogramme
of heroin from the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.
360 per kilogramme
, also 70 rupees above the official prices fixed by the local administration.
Prices of a 16 kilogramme
tin of ghee and oil of Meezan, Hila and Kissan brand of items have sharply gone up during the last one week as the increase by the concerned companies was notified two to three times during the last one week.
Price comparison showed that though the price of potatoes remained unchanged at Rs10-12 a kilogramme
since last week on most stalls low quality or blended potato varieties were sold in Sunday bazaars, while in open market potato is sold for Rs18-25 a kilogramme
in violation of official price list.
Currently, sugar is available at majority of city's retail outlets in the range of Rs 66 to 67 per kilogramme
, compared to previous month's prices of Rs 60 to 62 per kilogramme
, indicating a sharp surge in its prices during the last one month.
Currently, sugar is available at majority of city's retail outlets in the range of Rs 60 to Rs 62 per kilogramme
, which is not in conformity with its declining rates in the international market.
On Saturday wheat rates in open market went up to Rs 2400 per 100 kilogramme
bag compared to old rates of Rs 2225 per 100 kilogramme
bag, showing an increase of Rs 175 per 100 kilogramme
The PFA DG said the authority conducted a raid in Gulberg area and recovered 7,954 kilogrammes
of expired coffee flavours, tea, cocoa powder and 1,140 kilogrammes
of espresso coffee.
He stated that 253 suspects were arrested within the period under review, comprising 190 males and 63 females with suspected illicit drugs weighing 45, 341.04 Kilogrammes
A new record is said to have been made in New Zealand where a newborn baby weighed a whopping 6.85 kilogrammes
. The weight is double the size of a usual newborn as the weight of a New Zealand newborn baby is between 3.2 and 3.5 kilogrammes
Participating schools and organisations were given a target to collect 1000 kilogrammes
of paper, 500 kilogrammes
of plastics, 100 mobile phones, 500 kilogrammes
of TetraPak, 100 kilogrammes
of cans or 150 toners, all in a span of 15 days.
Pakistan remained the single largest importer accounting for 40.1 million kilogrammes
followed closely by Egypt which absorbed 36.9 million kilogrammes
of the country's tea exports in the first half of this year.