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Activities at KPT & Port Qasim

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KARACHI: The Karachi Port handled 144,789 tonnes of cargo comprising 99,661 tonnes of import cargo and 45,128 tonnes of export cargo including 3,574 l...

Customs ASO impounds 16 tons of smuggled goods from Jodia Bazar

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods including betel nuts from ware...

ECC hikes minimum support price for wheat to Rs 1350 per 40kg

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ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has increased the minimum support price of wheat from the current Rs1300 per 40 kg to...

Cotton prices below MSP, farmers accuse pvt buyers of fleecing

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Farmers continue to complain of being fleeced by private buyers, as the cotton prices are still hovering below the MSP of Rs 5,450 per quintal. Nevert...

Cotton wilts

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ICE cotton futures slipped on Wednesday as the dollar scaled a near one-month peak, while lack of clarity on the US-China trade negotiations kept inve...

Raw cotton exports increase by 53.65 percent

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Exports of raw cotton form the country during first quarter of current financial year increased by 53.65% as compared to the exports of the correspond...

Why are farmers resisting a government ban on stubble burning?

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Autumn has changed for Pakistan’s Punjab province over the last few years. A season that was once loved for its crisp weather after sweltering summers...

Tomatoes just became Rs300 per kilo and Pakistanis are losing it

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KARACHI: It’s been a strange week for Pakistan. Well, isn’t that the case every week? But we’ve been subjected to certain dietary restrictions that ar...

Agri-dept To Get Six More Vehicles For Expediting Fumigation Against Locusts: Commissioner

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The Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Division, Syed Mohsin Ali Shah has assured the agriculture department that 6 more vehicles would be provided to e...

After five years: ECC increases wheat support price

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ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday increased the minimum support price of wheat by Rs50 to Rs1,350 per 40 kg in an atte...