Tag: farmers

Zardari terms package ''too little too late''

Clara Jan 13, 2017 0

Asif Ali Zardari, former President of Pakistan and the Chairman of PPPP has rejected the compensation package announced by the Prime Minister for the...

Village committees to oversee weed eradication campaign

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) will set up committees at village level to make the forthcoming weed eradication campaign a success. The commi...

Shah threatens to launch protest against withdrawal of subsidy on fertilizer

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPP-P) will launch a prote...

Wheat seeds, fertilizer distributed among Mohmand's farmers

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Political Administration and Agriculture Department Mohmand agency distributed free certified wheat seeds and fertilizer, among 383 small growers here...

Withdrawal of subsidy on fertilisers: PPPP submits calling attention notice

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) has submitted a calling attention notice in the National Assembly Secretariat regarding the withdrawal...

Village committees to oversee weed eradication campaign

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) will set up committees at village level to make the forthcoming weed eradication campaign a success. The commi...

Growers urge government to maintain prices of fertilisers

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Different growers' organisations taking strong exception to discontinuation of subsidy on fertilizers with immediate effect have urged the government...

CPEC To Be A Vital Source Of Exporting Agri Commodities

PAR Jan 10, 2017 0

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be a major source of exporting country’s agricultural commodities. Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad...

Cotton prices firmer on restricted buying

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

Rates were firm on the cotton market on Friday in the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, dealers said. The official spot rate was unc...

Punjab to launch new projects for small livestock farmers

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Punjab Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Asif Saeed Manais has said that Provincial Livestock Ministry is planning to initiate new projects...

Current weather system to have positive impact on crops

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

The recent dry spell followed by rains forecast from Tuesday (yesterday) onwards will have some positive impact on all major Rabi crops, including whe...

KP, Fata receive rain, snowfall

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Tuesday received rain and snowfall ending the drought-like conditions. I...

Textile package to be announced only after thorough consultations: Bosan

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan on Monday said that decision regarding the announcement of textile packa...

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...

Project on fruit fly launched in Punjab

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has launched a project to tackle the issue of fruit fly at a cost of Rs 227 million in 30 districts of the province...