Tag: farmers

SECP approves wheat futures contracts on PMEX

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

In an endeavour to augment the portfolio of agricultural commodities in domestic futures market, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (S...

CBOT corn futures lower

PAR Apr 25, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade corn futures closed down on Friday, pressured by improved planting weather in the US Midwest this week, analysts said. Forecast...

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...

Haleeb wants government to withdraw ST, RD on dairy industry

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Haleeb Foods MK Lodhi termed addition of sales tax to the cost of packaged milk and imposition of 25 percent regulatory...

Cotton production rises by 10 percent

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Cotton production for year 2016-17 ended with a total output rising by 10 percent to 10.7 million bales, said Cotton Ginners Forum. Cotton production...

Wheat procurement policy: Punjab government to purchase four million tons of wheat from farmers

PAR Apr 14, 2017 0

Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin has said that Punjab govt. would purchase 4 million metric tons wheat from farmers throughout the province an...

Fertiliser sector seeks abolishment of super tax, ST on subsidy & GIDC

PAR Apr 12, 2017 0

Terming 'super tax' a bitter pill for corporate sector to swallow, fertiliser sector has proposed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to abolish 'super tax...

Sugar mill having nine Benami accounts being probed

PAR Apr 12, 2017 0

Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation Inland Revenue Lahore has initiated action against a sugar mill, falling within the jurisdiction...

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...

Commerce ministry’s decision irks sugar industry

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Sugar industry is reportedly up in arms against the Commerce Ministry after an inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Da...

NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

Government made Rs 13.163 billion payment against fertilizer cash subsidy: Senate informed

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The Senate was informed on Wednesday that the government made payment of Rs 13.163 billion against announced fertilizer cash subsidy. During the quest...

Gilgit Baltistan can earn billions with almond exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry...

Business Punjab stops cotton sowing before April 15

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

LAHORE: The government of Punjab has issued directives, telling farmers to refrain from cotton sowing before April 15 and complete cultivation by May...