Tag: Agriculture

‘Pakistan can gain from Poland ties’

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said that Pakistan should benefit from the expertise of Poland in the sectors of industry and technology. Speakin...

Upcountry growers urged to plan wheat harvesting

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

The Met Office has said that the farmers of upcountry should chalk out plans for wheat harvesting keeping in view the dry weather ahead. It said that...

US wheat futures down

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

US wheat futures closed down on a technical setback and ample global stocks, analysts said on Wednesday. CBOT May wheat settled down 3-1/2 cents at $4...

CBOT soyabean futures rise on bargain buying

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade soyabean futures rose on Wednesday on bargain buying, including short-covering after some concerns arose about the Argentine cr...

China reassures equal benefits to all parts of Pakistan under CPEC

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: China reassured that there will be equal socio–economic benefits to all parts of Pakistan, under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)....

Govt urged to raise minimum wage to Rs25,000

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

The federal government should adopt the policy of national economic self reliance to tackle the growing unemployment among the 1.8 million youth enter...

Government urged to announce ‘issue price’ of wheat

PAR Apr 13, 2017 0

Stakeholders related to agriculture sector including growers, sharecroppers, researchers, and lawyers here on Wednesday demanded the government to dec...

KP governor stresses need for research-based agriculture education

PAR Apr 12, 2017 0

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said here Tuesday that agriculture is the backbone of the economy and it is need of the hour to train s...

APTMA Punjab urges government to bear Rs 3.63 electricity surcharge

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Syed Ali Ahsan has urged the Punjab government to take the burden of Rs 3.63 electr...

Agriculture shouldn’t be ignored in upcoming budget

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Federal and provincial governments should not ignore agricultural sector in the upcoming budget by allocating proper resources for its development, a...

250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity. Three village traini...

PCGA submits budget proposals to NA body

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

"We would not be able to run our ginning factories in next season of 2017-18 due to burden of taxes and other crises," said Chairman of Pakistan Cotto...

Chinese Foreign Ministry officials laud economic progress

PAR Mar 18, 2017 0

A seven-member delegation of Chinese Foreign Ministry visited Punjab Civil Secretariat here on Thursday. Punjab Chief Secretary Capt (r) Zahid Saeed r...

Food minister inaugurates UVAS meat outlet

PAR Mar 11, 2017 0

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS)Lahore in collaboration with Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab has started prov...

Growth promoter in calves

PAR Mar 2, 2017 0

Livestock contributed 58.6% of agriculture value added and 11.6% to national GDP during 2015-16. Calf rearing is a cost intensive segment of the lives...