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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...

Prices of fruits, vegetables remain stable

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Prices of fruits and vegetables overall remained stable with minor fluctuation in some items here at Kohsar Market, Super Market and Jinnah Super Mark...

Farmers’ protest day today

PAR Mar 22, 2017 0

Different farmers' organisations have decided to observe March 22nd as 'Protest Day' which was designated in 1993 by the United Nations as 'World Wate...

Sugar turns bitter for Pakistanis as millers make illegal profits

PAR Mar 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan's sugar millers are all set to earn around Rs 65 billion in the current season by selling sugar at exorbit...

Government urged to allow wheat export through sea route

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

The Punjab Flour Mills Association (PFMA) leadership has urged the government to open wheat export through sea route for disposing of the surplus stoc...

NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

SSC considers 22 new seed varieties

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Sindh Seed Council (SSC) will consider 22 new seed varieties of different crops, including 9 of cotton for general cultivation, to enhance per acr...

Poultry sector provides employment to 1.5m people

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

Chairman Pakistan Poultry Association (NZ) Dr Abdul Karim has said that poultry industry is playing an important role in alleviating poverty as around...

Five year plan for olive crop

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

The Punjab government has chalked out a five year plan for the promotion of Olive crop on scientific basis in the province.   On Sunday that under th...

Punjab agri dept starts marketing service for growers

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department has launched modern agriculture marketing service for farmers in order to keep them updated about daily prices of agri-c...

Board of Directors of ALP, PARC approved 12 research projects for funding

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

Board of Directors (BoD) of Agricultural Linkages Programme (ALP) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has approved 12 research projects f...

Bogus claims: Ministry withholds imbursement to fertilizer companies until audit

PAR Mar 10, 2017 0

The Ministry of National Food Security and Research has reportedly withheld imbursement to fertilizer companies against supply of fertilizer until aud...

Torkham border: vegetable, fruit merchants demand reopening

PAR Mar 10, 2017 0

Traders and merchants, dealing with businesses of vegetable and fruits have said that a larger number of trucks and trailers loaded with perishable fo...

KP government urged to open milk and meat farms

PAR Mar 8, 2017 0

Livestock farmers have urged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to open milk and meat farms and facilitate local people because they were facing shortage o...

FPCCI seeks permanent market for kinnow in Iran

PAR Mar 7, 2017 0

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s Regional Standing Committee on Horticulture has urged concerned authorities to help turni...