Author: PAR

Irsa projects big water shortage

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Monday projected a 35 percent water shortage for crops in upcoming Kharif season staring from April 1, 2017 fea...

Chambers say won”t submit budget proposals

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Chambers and Associations across Pakistan have unanimously decided not to submit budget proposals for the next fiscal year to express resentment again...

Sugar export: ECC to consider proposal today

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has convened a meeting of the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet today (Tuesday) to consider a proposal...

International Textile and Garments Machinery Trade Fair at Expo

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

The '17th Textile Asia: International Textile and Garments Machinery Trade Fair' will begin at Karachi Expo Centre on Tuesday (today). The 3-day fair...

Cotton prices firm on short supply of quality lint

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Prices remained steady on the cotton market on Monday as some needy mills continued to replenish their stocks to meet their current season's demand. T...

Sharp increase in vegetable, poultry prices witnessed

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

An overall sudden increase in the prices of vegetables and poultry has been seen across the country while the authorities are keeping a mum and no ste...

A tale of two textile cities — one in China and one in Pakistan

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The month of February featured tales of two textile cities. The first news came from Islamabad where the Economic Coordination Committee (...

Ministry seeks up to 20% tariff cut for Thar coal projects

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Water and Power has requested, in a letter to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), up to 20% reduction...

PCJCCI president vows cooperation with cotton industry

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

FAISALABAD: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce (PCJCCI) President Wang Zihai said on Saturday that they would fully cooperate with the cotton industr...

Irsa takes step to supply additional water to Sindh

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has closed Trimmu and Punjnad canals after extensive discussions with Punjab government aimed at supplying additio...

PCGA submits budget proposals to NA body

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

"We would not be able to run our ginning factories in next season of 2017-18 due to burden of taxes and other crises," said Chairman of Pakistan Cotto...

Cotton growers advised to sow crop between April 15 to May 15

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has advised the cotton growers to sow their crop between April 15 to May 15 and only use approved varieties of...

Import of pulses up by 50 percent

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Pakistan reliance on import of pulses surged by 50 per cent to $599.285 million in July-February 2017, according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Pul...

Modest business in steady cotton market

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Domestic cotton market appeared to be in a steady state on Wednesday even as ginners were in selling mood by starting to unload their stocks. The weat...

Thar coal cheapest solution to tame energy crisis

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Thar coal is the cheapest solution to tame energy crisis which continue to compromise significant of the GDP while consensus on Kalabagh Dam is a matt...