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Pests attack cotton crop in Multan

PAR Jul 6, 2018 0

MULTAN: Cotton crop has entered a critical stage in South Punjab as a number of sucking and chewing pests have attacked the harvest, an agriculture de...

Selective buying on cotton market

PAR Jul 5, 2018 0

Selective buying was witnessed on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official rate maintained highe...

Advisory for farmers on monsoon dangers

PAR Jul 5, 2018 0

Spokesman of Agriculture department Punjab has said that farmers are advised to pay special heed towards their standing crops. Farmers should attentiv...

‘Agriculture in Europe to decline as Asian output grows’

PAR Jul 5, 2018 0

PARIS: Agricultural production in Western Europe is set to decline over the coming decade, with output in Africa and Asia expected to increase, the OE...

Cotton futures mark over six-week low

PAR Jul 4, 2018 0

ICE cotton futures nudged lower on Tuesday to hit an over six-week low ahead of a federal holiday, amid a trade dispute between the United States, the...

Prices rise on cotton market

PAR Jul 4, 2018 0

Rates maintained rising trend on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of improved trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate gained...

EU launches IREET project in Pakistan’s sugar sector

PAR Jul 4, 2018 0

The European Union (EU) to Pakistan has launched the EU funded “Implementation of Resource and Energy Efficient Technologies in the Sugar Sector of Pa...

Heavy rain brings chaos to Indian financial hub

PAR Jul 4, 2018 0

MUMBAI:Heavy rain delayed flights on Tuesday in and out of India’s financial capital of Mumbai where a footbridge partially collapsed, halting commute...

Appraisement West collects Rs32,924m in June

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate of Appraisement West generated Rs32,924 million during the last month of June 2018. According to details, Apprais...

Tax evasion: Customs Court seeks comments on acquittal petition

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

KARACHI: The Customs Court directed counsel for the Customs department to submit comments on petition under section 265K for acquittal filed by susp...

FBR faces revenue shortfall due to exemptions granted to Chinese companies

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) faced revenue shortfall due to 100% tax exemption on shipping services to Chinese companies, it is learnt...

Islamabad Dry Port earns Rs317m CD in June

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Dry Port (IDP) earned Rs317 million under the head of customs duty during the month of June 2017-18. IDP was assigned Rs58...

Progress of poor, farmers is mission of my life: Elahi

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that focus of our works have always been...

Govt moves to save agri lands from housing schemes

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa caretaker government has decided to link establishment of new schemes with the provincial government approval to stop establish...

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council , NTHRI Trained 40 Beekeepers

PAR Jul 3, 2018 0

pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) in collaboration with National Tea and High Value Crop Research Institution (NTHRI) had trained 40 honeyb...