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Customs Court indicts MNA Aslam Khan in Rs 28.57m evasion case

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

KARACHI: The Customs Court framed charge against suspect Aslam Khan alias Aslam Singapuri, sitting MNA 254 Karachi, booked in a case of mis-declaratio...

Cotton futures jump

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

ICE cotton futures rose over 1% on Thursday as renewed optimism that the United States and China will reach a deal boosted buying interest in the natu...

Panic buying seen on cotton market

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

Some leading mills indulged in Panic buying of fine lint on the cotton market on Thursday in the process of trade activity, dealers said. The official...

Cotton output for 2019-20 projected at 354.5 lakh bales

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

CAI releases its first estimates, says there is a 13 per cent increase in outputThe Cotton Association of India (CAI) has declared its first cotton cr...

Govt releases Rs3.991 billion for agriculture development projects under PM Agriculture Emergency Program

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

The Ministry of Planning Development and Reforms has so fare given the authorization of release Rs3.991 billion for various agriculture sector develop...

Experts Urge Action To Tackle Climate Change And Conserve Wildlife

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

Climate change is one of the most challenging issuesthat Pakistan faces today. It is affecting all ourecosystems, from mountains to mangroves, includi...

Climate change to have adverse impact on agriculture, food security: Hartmann

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

Pakistan is vulnerable to challenges such as rising temperatures, deforestation, land degradation and water scarcity in the next two decades, leading...

Post-harvest crop losses cost Pakistan over $1bn yearly: ADB

PAR Nov 8, 2019 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan could save about $1.13 billion annually by reducing up to 75 per cent of the current post-harvest losses, according to estimates m...

Slow buying on cotton market

PAR Nov 7, 2019 0

KARACHI: Cotton prices moved further lower on Wednesday amid declining trading activity as millers avoided new deals.Barring short covering originatin...

Cotton yield target likely to be revised down

PAR Nov 7, 2019 0

The government is likely to revise down country's cotton production target of 10.2 million bales for the current season 2019-20 owing to increased moi...