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July 22, 2013

Govt formulating policy to generate electricity from bagasse

July 22, 2013 LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said the government is formulating a comprehensive policy to generation electricity from bagasse in the province. He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of prominent engineering company associated with power generation Avant Grade Engineers at Model Tow here on Monday. The CM said that there were 46 sugar mills in Punjab and power could be generated from bagasse which is not only an economical source…

Workshop on climate resilient economic development held

Monday, July 22, 2013 Rasheed Khalid Islamabad: Semi-arid regions in Pakistan are witnessing drastic environmental changes with increased rainfall and climate induced disasters, necessitating to have effective adaptation and policy planning to strengthen economic resilience of local communities to cope with their adverse effects, said speakers at a half-day. This was the conclusion drawn at a half-day consultative workshop on ‘Climate resilient economic development in semi-arid…

Prices of essential commodities shoot up by 50 to 70 percent

July 22, 2013 AMJAD ALI SHAH The prices of essential commodities of daily use have gone up noticeably compared to before the fasting month as registering an increase of 50 to 70 percent during last two weeks. As manifold increase was witnessed in staple food, such as fruits, cooking oil, flour, sugar as well for the other traditional Ramazan-meal time, like ingredients such as dates fruits, vegetable, meat, dairy products, have also risen since beginning of the holy month on July 11,…

Representation of Pakistani Researcher at the 9th European Cytogenetics Conference in Dublin, Ireland

July 22, 2013 It is a matter of great honor, pride and high appreciation for University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS). Representation of Pakistani Researcher Lahore - Pakistan and Livestock and Dairy Development Department (L&DD), Govt. of the Punjab that a vibrant researcher, Dr. Muhammad Bilal Bin Majeed, has attended the 9th European Cytogenetics Conference, 2013 organized by the European Cytogeneticists Association (ECA) in Dublin – Ireland where he presented his…

Farming Film Festival 2013

It’s that time of year again. Time to get out the camera and tell us your story! Welcome to the 3rd annual Alltech Farming Film Festival. Everybody knows that farmers work extremely hard to feed the world, but not everyone knows how much science goes into farming every day. Farmers are always observing, learning and searching for new ways to take better care of their land, livestock and crops. This is your chance to show the world the science of farming. If you’re a farmer we want to…

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India tops in rice export through subsidised stock

July 22, 2013 LAHORE - Pakistan has already lost its market share in rice exports to India during the last couple of years due to subsidised Indian exports to the world market while it is again seeking huge flexibility to distort rice production as well as trade on the excuse of food security. Market sources say India has once again started aggressive lobbying to get legal shelter for subsidy on rice exports to the world market, affecting Pakistan’s rice exports. They said that…

Rivers Indus, Chenab and Kabul in low flood

July 22, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA The river Indus at Tarbela, river Chenab at Khanki and river Kabul at Nowshera are in low flood, Flood Warning centre said here on Sunday. It said the river Indus is in low flood at Tarbela with the discharge of 2,60,000 cusecs, in low-medium flood at Kalabagh and Chashma barrage. River Kabul is in low flood at Nowshera with the discharge of 67,800 cusecs. The river Chenab is in low flood at Khanki with the running water of 1,10,000 cusecs and at…

Khattak for expediting work on Diamer-Bhasha Dam

July 22, 2013 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the Federal Government to expedite work on Diamer-Bhasha Dam and other mega hydro-power generation projects, instead of wasting time in construction of controversial power projects like Kalabagh Dam. "We had already opposed the construction of the controversial KBD, would not support any such project, which will be constructed without consultation of all the Federating Units, he told media persons here in district…

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