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China successfully launches cargo resupply spacecraft

BEIJING: China successfully launched an automated cargo resupply spacecraft to rendezvous with an orbiting module, in the second of a series of missions needed to complete its first permanent space station. The Tianzhou-2, or “Heavenly Vessel” in Chinese, blasted off

Karachi port handled 894,017 tonnes of cargo last week

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust kept cargo handling operations active at the Keamari and Port Qasim ports during the outgoing week. A total volume of 894,017 tonnes was handled at the Karachi port which included 676,689 tonnes imports and 217,319

The fate of cargo services

Cargo services industry in Pakistan has seen a few ups and downs in the last couple of decades but has not suffered big jolts like other industries. Quality of cargo services, whether it is local or international, has always been

Transporters strike

The countrywide strike by transporters reached the third consecutive day forcing cargo supplies across the country to a halt and increasing the risk of imminent shortages. The transporters have probably realised that a strike is the best remedy to their