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October, 2018

  • 1 October

    China-Pakistan to build ‘Green Economic Belts’ under CPEC

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    Beijing: China will establish cross-border “green economic belts” partnerships with Pakistan and the other countries that involved in the Belt and Road Initiative. Three belts will be created using poplar trees, under a plan released by the China Green Foundation at the Belt and Road International Forum on Public Cooperation …

September, 2018

  • 25 September

    Heavy Falls Expected In Catchments During Next 24 Hours: Federal Flood Commission

    Heavy Falls Expected In Catchments During Next 24 Hours: Federal Flood Commission

    SLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 24th Sep, 2018 ) :Federal Flood Commission (FFC) Monday reported all main rivers including Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal amid heavy falls reported to occur in the catchments of major rivers during the next 24 hours. The report had …

  • 18 September

    Int’l Bio-Tech brain storming moot held

    Islamabad: An International Bio-technology brainstorming workshop on animal Genomics, held at NARC under the collaboration of Animal Sciences Division, PARC & International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Pakistan. A total number of 45 participants from 16 organizations across the country participated in the event. Dr. Yusuf Zafar, Chairman, PARC gave an …

  • 15 September

    China rejects media report regarding delay in CPEC construction

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    BEIJING: A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman on Tuesday rejected a media report regarding delay in the construction of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying the Pakistani government had termed the project a priority for the country. “We have noticed the relevant reports and also noted that the officials interviewed by …

  • 8 September

    Indonesia to hold palm oil exhibition in Karachi

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    KARACHI: The Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi is going to hold the first Conference and Exhibition on Indonesian Palm Oil (CEIPO) 2018 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi on September 6, 2018. The one-day event is going to be held from 0900 in the morning to 1600 in the afternoon.   It …

  • 1 September

    Agriculture council approves 29 projects for funding

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    The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has approved 29 research and developmental projects for funding under the Agriculture Linkage Programme (ALP) to enhance agriculture output and livestock promotion in the country. The approval for the financing of these projects was accorded in the 29th meeting of the Board of Directors, …

May, 2018

  • 31 May

    Kalabagh Dam must to avert water crisis: LCCI

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    The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has said that water scarcity in Sindh and other parts of the country is due to our inability to build Kalabagh Dam . LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid said that not the Sindh alone but the entire country is facing the issue of …

  • 31 May

    Steps in place to promote agriculture sector

    Steps in place to promote agriculture sector

    Punjab government has launched a comprehensive programme for promoting agriculture sector on modern lines and to save irrigation water from wastage through modern irrigation system. Sources in Agriculture department told APP on Sunday that 25 percent canal water, 30 percent water courses and 35 percent water is wasted in agriculture …

  • 24 May

    Punjab approves act to protect farmers

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    The Punjab Assembly has approved Punjab Agriculture Markets Regulatory Authority Act (PAMRA), which will replace the decades-old existing system in the province. Agriculture Punjab Secretary Muhammad Mahmood has said that the previous law was very restrictive and discouraged competition. PAMRA will pave the way to increase competition in agriculture produce …

  • 22 May

    Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC

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    The basmati rice grown in Pakistan’s Punjab province is long and slender-grained. It is aromatic, fluffy when cooked and, in classic Pakistani dishes, pairs well with lentil and gravies made from chickpea flour and spices. At market, it draws double the price, if not more, of non-basmati, long-grain rice varieties. …