Tag: badin

Tepid tone on cotton market

PAR Mar 17, 2017 0

Barring some higher grades of leftover cottons, most of the remaining lint from the current crop (August 2016/July 2017) is of lower quality as we app...

Growers warn to launch protest against artificial water crisis

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The large number of the small growers and peasants and elected representatives hailing from different towns and cities of district Badin organised an...

Sugarcane prices go up in Sindh

PAR Feb 9, 2017 0

The decline in sugarcane area and output in lower Sindh has triggered an upswing in demand which has pushed cane price to Rs200+ per 40kg in this crus...

Islamabad urged to end Punjab's 'water excesses'

PAR Jan 28, 2017 0

Legislators in the Sindh Assembly on Friday demanded of Islamabad to end water excesses by Punjab, saying that the upper riparian province had been ho...

Major chunk of ZTBL loan consumed by Punjab

PAR Nov 29, 2016 0

Punjab province has utilised 65.5% of the total credit disbursed by Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) for the Rabi season 2016 - a total of Rs 286.1...

6.95 million bales of cotton reach ginneries

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has issued the figures of cotton arrival up to October 31st, 2016. Seed cotton (Phutti) equivalent to over...

Sindh’s falling sunflower cultivation

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

A drastic decline in sunflower cultivation has been reported in Sindh, after it touched a peak in acreage following the 2010 super floods. Statistics...

Government should patronise cotton growers: PCGA chief

PAR Oct 17, 2016 0

Chairman of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) Dr Jeso Mal has said the government should patronise the cotton growers and it must ensure purc...

Cotton crop sowing witnesses 15 percent decrease this year: Senate body told

PAR Oct 5, 2016 0

The area under cotton cultivation has recorded a significant decrease during the last 10 years generally in the country and especially in Punjab provi...

Vegetable prices come down due to improvement in supplies

PAR Sep 30, 2016 0

Prices of the vegetables have been reduced in retail markets with the improvement in the supplies from upcountry. Tomato prices which touched Rs 100 p...

Tight condition on cotton market

PAR Sep 23, 2016 0

In line with the firm global cotton prices, domestic lint prices were also notably tight on Thursday. Recent rains in the USA, rains and late cotton a...

Rainfall in Sindh claims nine lives

PAR Jun 29, 2016 0

Rainfall on Tuesday proved to be a relief for most but not some as nine people died in Sindh, including four in Karachi. According to details, the ra...

Some 380,000 people affected in Chitral

PAR Aug 13, 2015 0

Apart from claiming 36 lives and injuring a dozen, the recent floods in Chitral have also affected a population of around 380,000 people, the four per...

Crops damaged by rains and floods: country may miss cotton 2015-16 output target

PAR Aug 11, 2015 0

Pakistan is likely to miss cotton production target of 15.49 million bales set for the current season (2015-16) after heavy rains and floods have dama...