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Water reservoirs face 80 percent shortage, Senate body told

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

Three major water storage reservoirs of the country, including Tarbela and Mangla Dams and Chashma Barrage, are currently facing 80 per cent water sho...

Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil...

Extension of Right Bank Project to be launched to protect Lake Manchar

Clara Jan 9, 2017 0

The government would launch ''Extension of Right Bank Outfall Drain from Sehwan to Sea (RBOD-II)'' project at an estimated cost of Rs 62 billion to sa...

Irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation: FIA registers case against seven accused

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has completed its probe into the irregularities in promotion of olive cultivation on commercial scale project a...

Cotton prices gain momentum on modest trade

Clara Jan 5, 2017 0

Prices moved up on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of modest trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 50 at...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

Ministry backs, albeit reluctantly, urea export

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

The Ministry of Commerce has half-heartedly supported the export of 0.3 million tons of urea manufactured on subsidised natural gas due to possible pr...

APTMA-SB for withdrawal of 4 percent import duty on raw cotton

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Sindh-Balochistan Zone has appealed to the government for the removal of 4 percent import duty on raw c...

Quetta Customs impounds vehicles, electronics worth Rs 11m

PAR Aug 20, 2016 0

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate, Quetta, has confiscated smuggled electronics and three non-duty paid luxury vehicles worth Rs 11 million, bes...