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LG becomes first major brand to end smartphone production

SEOUL: South Korea’s LG Electronics said it will wind down its loss-making mobile division , becoming the first major smartphone brand to completely withdraw from the market. Its decision to pull out will leave its 10% share in North America,

Smartphone production unit inaugurated in Lahore

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar inaugurated a state-of-the-art smartphone production facility established by Airlink Technologies in Lahore. Addressing the inauguration ceremony Quaid-i-Azam Industrial Estate in Kot Lakhpat, the minister said that effective and well-conceived industrial policies

Local POL production increases by 1.57% during July-October

ISLAMABAD: Overall production of petroleum commodities has witnessed an increase of 1.57 percent during the first four months of the current financial year 2020-21 as compared to the corresponding period last year. POL products that showed positive growth include Kerosene

Aamir Khan’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ delayed by one year

MUMBAI: The production of ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan has shifted to Turkey due to the continuing coronavirus crisis in India. ‘Laal Singh Chadha’ is an official remake of 1994 Oscar-winner ‘Forrest Gump’. It is

‘Lord of the Rings’ series to begin production in New Zealand

AUCKLAND: Amazon’s lavish ‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV series has been permitted to begin production in New Zealand. New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment announced that five more international film and TV productions have been granted exemptions

Segway to discontinue iconic two-wheeler personal vehicle

NEW YORK: Segway is ending production of its two-wheeled personal transporter vehicle that gained popularity among tourists and some police forces but found itself embroiled in mishaps. The company will stop manufacturing the Segway PT starting July 15 launched nearly

Netflix increases relief fund for production workers

LOS ANGELES: Netflix has increased the amount of money in its coronavirus emergency relief fund by $50 million, bringing the total for displaced production workers to $150 million. Film and TV production has been shut down around the world as

‘Avatar’ sequels halt production in NZ due to coronavirus

WELLINGTON: The production of three “Avatar” sequels in New Zealand has been suspended as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak. According to Variety magazine, the New Zealand Film Commission confirmed a postponement until further notice after crew members received emails

Pak Suzuki to shut down production for 3 days

KARACHI: Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) in a notification on Thursday said that the company will observe three days of non-production (NPDs) in February. The company did not mention any possible explanation for the NPDs but said automobiles section production

Pak Suzuki to shut down its production for four days in January

KARACHI: Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) announced on Tuesday that, due to depressed demand, it will observe three days of non-production, every Monday, during the month of January. January is generally regarded as a month of recovery for auto sales