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Agri-officials admonished over poor farm condition

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MULTAN: Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mahmud expressed his displeasure over poor management of government farms by the officials concerned whi...

Bangladesh tea prices fall

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Tea prices in Bangladesh fell for a third straight week at the weekly auction despite tight supplies, although strong demand for quality leaf capped a...

Trading picks up momentum on cotton market

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KARACHI: Improved flow of phutti (seed cotton) allowed trading activity to expand on the cotton market on Wednesday. However, short supply against hi...

CBOT corn futures lower

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Chicago Board of Trade corn futures fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday, hitting a one-month low on spillover weakness from soyabeans and forecasts fo...

CPEC projects to be completed on a fast track: PM Khaqan

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Islamabad:Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong called on PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today. The Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister on assu...

CPEC may be hit by political changes in Pakistan, says Chinese expert

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BEIJING: A Chinese expert has admitted that the recent political developments in Pakistan would affect the $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corrido...

Former PLM-N policies with regard to CPEC will continue: Pak PM

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CM Punjab says CPEC, energy projects being speedily completed in country. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has termed initiative of Chin...

Fruit, vegetable exporters get threatening letters

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to ta...

US FOB Gulf HRW wheat bids fall on lackluster demand

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Basis bids for hard red winter wheat shipped by rail to the US Gulf Coast fell about 10 cents per bushel on Tuesday while offers in the ocean market a...

CBOT soyabean futures fall on improved US crop ratings

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Chicago Board of Trade soyabean futures fell more than 3 percent on Tuesday as better-than-expected weekly US crop ratings and forecasts for mild temp...

China keen to work with Pakistan to take CPEC ahead

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China has warmly congratulated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on assuming charge as prime minister of Pakistan. Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Geng...

Pakistan and China to hold joint army training on counter-terrorism

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Pakistan and China will hold joint military, navy and air force exercises this year to further promote their military strength. Pakistan will to part...

CIMMYT To Provide Zero-tillage Happy Seeder For Farmers

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ISLAMABAD : Country Representative International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT and project leader of Agriculture Innovation Programme (AIP...

Gwadar Customs aborts smuggling bid of Iranian diesel into Pakistan

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KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar foiled an attempt to smuggle 18,000 liter of Iranian diesel into Pakistan and arrested two accused. Sources...

Customs Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for owner of non-duty paid Toyota Hilux

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KARACHI: The Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Court has issued non-bailable warrants against the absconding accused, Syed Bilal Hussain Shah, in a...