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May 25, 2013

Cashing in on Chinese goodwill: Technology and Agriculture

Concluding two-day successful visit to Pakistan, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and his entourage was given a warm send-off at Nur Khan Airbase by President Asif Ali Zardari, Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (r) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani and other civil & military officials. Earlier, addressing a special session of the Senate, the Chinese Premier Li vowed to extend further Chinese support to Pakistan in all strategic sectors including energy,…

Export of 30,000 tons of wheat to Iran approved by government

May 25, 2013 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Pakistan has approved export of 30,000 tons of wheat at subsidised rate to grain hungry Iran on government to government basis out of the 100,000 tons on immediate basis on the request of Iranian Embassy in Islamabad. Official documents available with Business Recorder, reveal that the federal cabinet was informed on May 16, 2013 that consequent upon the decision taken in a meeting between the Presidents of Pakistan and Iran in February, 2012 for…

Modest trade on cotton market

May 25, 2013 Modest trading was seen on the cotton market on Friday as some needy mills took interest in buying to meet the urgent requirements, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6,400, while in the ready business, 2,000 bales of cotton changed hand between 5900-6800, dealers said. According to the market sources, main participants were out of the arena to observe fresh developments on both the political and economic fronts. In the meantime, the ginners were…

How to minimise revenue loss: edible oil sector submits proposal to FBR

May 25, 2013 The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received a budget proposal forwarded by edible oil industry to reduce revenue loss which may occur following setting up of new industrial undertakings under Section 65D of the Income Tax Ordinance of 2001. Sources told Business Recorder on Friday that the industry proposed a revamped taxation structure of income tax and federal excise duty (FED) to continue with the existing laws to avoid revenue loss to existing manufactures in case…

Surge in agricultural credit

May 25, 2013 It is good to see that bank credit to the agricultural sector continues to rise despite its slowdown in other sectors. According to the latest data released by the State Bank on 21st May, 2013, agricultural credit disbursements by banks surged by over 15 percent in the first ten months of this fiscal year compared to the same period last year, indicating a high credit demand. In absolute terms, the increase amounted to Rs 35.23 billion to over Rs 259 billion when compared…

کپاس کی 5نان بی ٹی اور دھان کی 4نئی اقسام کی کاشت کے لئے منظوری

25 May 2013 پنجاب سیڈ کونسل کا اجلاس، کپاس کی 20نئی اقسام منظوری کے لئے پیش کی گئیں،15بی ٹی اقسام کی منظوری کا فیصلہ اگلے اجلاس تک مؤخرکر دیا گیا دھان کی قسم ایرآئزسوئفٹ کی عام کاشت کے لئے منظوری ، 3نئی اقسام KSK-434، PK-386اور PS-2کی منظوری سرٹیفکیٹ کے اجراء سے مشروط لاہور (کامرس رپورٹر) پنجاب سیڈ کونسل نے کپاس کی 5نان بی ٹی اور دھان کی 4نئی اقسام کی عام کاشت کیلئے منظوری دی ہے ۔ نگران صوبائی وزیر زراعت پنجاب قیصر ذوالفقار خان کی زیر صدارت کپاس اور دھان کی نئی اقسام کی منظوری…

UVAS faculty member wins research grant from Canada to develop vaccine against toxoplasma disease

LAHORE (25-05-13): Dr Muhammad Imran Rashid, an Assistant Professor of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences(UVAS) Lahore, has won a Rs 10.925 million grant from “Grand Challenges Canada”, a funding agency of Canada, for his research project titled “Development of toxoplasma multi-protein sub-unit vaccine and their experiment trials in mouse model administered intranasally with triad of antigens formulated in nanoparticles”. Dr Imran has started work on the project and is…

کافی کے استعمال سے جگر کی بیماری پر کنٹرول کیا جاسکتا ہے :تحقیق

25 May 2013 ماہرین نے کہا ہے کہ کافی کے استعمال سے جگر کی بیماری پر کنٹرول کیا جاسکتا ہے ۔محققین کے مطابق کافی پینے سے جگر کی بیماری " پرائمری سکلی روسنگ چولانگٹس" سے بچائو ممکن ہے ، واشنگٹن:  اس بیماری سے انسان جگر کے کینسر میں بھی مبتلا ہوسکتا ہے ،تحقیق میں لوگوں کے تین گروپس بنائے گئے جن میں سے دو ایسے تھے جو جگر کی مختلف بیماریوں میں مبتلا تھے جبکہ ایک گروپ میں صحت مند افراد شامل تھے ۔تحقیق کے دوران یہ بات سامنے آئی کہ کافی پینے والے افراد میں پی ایس سی جیسی مہلک بیماری کے امکانات…

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