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Karachi supermarket fire put out after seven-hour struggle

The fire which broke out at a supermarket on Karachi’s Sharah-e-Faisal area was extinguished after a seven-hour struggle

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Video: Pickpocket returns wallet after he realises he’s on camera

A pickpocket in a Mumbai supermarket return the wallet he stole after he realised that a CCTV camera may have caught him in the act. The video showed the thief apologising before returning the wallet he stole only seconds ago. The video was shared by the Mumbai police on its twitter account. “The video is…

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Three killed in France in shooting, supermarket hostage-taking

Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket. Police later stormed the supermarket in the small town of Trebes and Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Twitter that the attacker had been killed. A source at…

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F1 technology moves into the supermarket fridge

LONDON: Formula One's cutting-edge aerodynamic technology is moving into the supermarket chill cabinet. Williams Advanced Engineering, part of the Formula One team, said on Friday they had partnered with start-up Aerofoil Energy to develop a device that will save money and energy by keeping more cold air inside open-fronted refrigerators. Such multi-deck appliances account for…

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Paris supermarket hostages sue media over live coverage

PARIS: Six people who hid in a supermarket refrigerator during January's Islamist attacks in Paris have sued French media for broadcasting their location live during the siege. Images broadcast from the scene on January 9, when gunman Amedy Coulibaly stormed into the Hyper Casher Jewish supermarket, killing four and taking others hostage, “lacked the most…

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Chanel turns itself into a giant supermarket for fashion week

PARIS: Most designers try to make consumers dream at their fashion shows, but Karl Lagerfeld sought to bring them back into real life by presenting his latest collection in a spoof Chanel supermarket. Paris' prestigious Grand Palais, where the French brand traditionally hosts its glamorous shows, was filled with endless rows of Chanel-branded pasta, cheeses,…

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AAP shelves foreign supermarket entry into Delhi

NEW DELHI: The newly elected state government in New Delhi on Monday barred foreign supermarkets from setting up shop, a blow to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's efforts to attract overseas investment and revive the economy.Singh had thrown open the country's $500 billion retail industry to foreign investors in late 2012, allowing companies such as Wal-Mart…

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EasyGroup to launch budget supermarket in Britain

LONDON: EasyGroup Chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou said on Sunday he planned to open a low-cost food retail business in Britain, easyFoodstore, aimed at undercutting prices at German discount grocers Aldi and Lidl.The founder of budget carrier easyJet said the project was a “low risk experiment” to be run out of a pilot store in south London….

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Indian govt bows to pressure, agrees to vote on supermarket reform

NEW DELHI: The Indian government bowed to intense opposition pressure and agreed on Thursday to a vote on its decision to let foreign supermarkets set up shop in India, taking a major step towards ending a deadlock that has paralyzed parliament for days.In finally conceding to a symbolic vote on its flagship economic reform, Prime…

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India fails to break parliament deadlock over supermarket reform

NEW DELHI: India's government failed on Monday to defuse a row with the opposition over opening up the supermarket sector to foreign chains, a decision that has thrown parliament into chaos and endangered fresh economic reforms.Opposition lawmakers have paralyzed parliament in the world's largest democracy, demanding the government roll back its flagship reform, announced in…

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Internet supermarket booms in bad times

NEW YORK: The Internet global supermarket is booming because people and businesses are looking for bargains and new outlets in bad times, a new report says. And the this great global shopping mall can only expand rapidly as mobile phone use explodes, the Chinese get involved and advertisers jump in, the OECD forecasts. But the…

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Kenya supermarket fire death toll rises to 24

NAIROBI: The death toll from a blaze that destroyed a Kenyan supermarket has risen to 24, the Red Cross said on Saturday. Rescuers found three more charred bodies during another day of painstaking recovery operations at the smouldering ruins of the downtown Nairobi store belonging to Nakumatt, Kenya's leading supermarket chain. “They removed one body,…

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