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October 10, 2013

Invitation World Egg Day 2013: Department Of Poultry Production

Invitation World Egg Day 2013: Department Of Poultry Production Venue:         C-block                                                                                                                               Program overleaf University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Ravi Campus Pattoki Time         Proceedings 03:00 PM             Recitation of the Holy Quran 03:05 PM             Naat 03:15 PM             Welcome Address by the Dean, FAPT 03:25 PM…

Pharmaceutical value of Ber

Naseem Sharif (Research Officer) Horticultural Research Institute. AARI, Faisalabad Jujube or ber (Zyziphus mauritiana Lamk.) fruit is used as herbal medicine for thousands of years in China and other Asian countries. It is termed as King of arid fruits. As this fruit is highly nutritious and packed with various vitamins and minerals, it helps in the formation and maintenance of the blood stream, body hormones, bones, muscles, skin, hair, body enzymes and neurotransmitters. It is also…

Agriculture: 5pc people hold 64pc of Pakistan’s farmland, moot told

KARACHI: Five per cent bigwigs possess 64pc of Pakistan’s farmland while 50.8pc rural households are landless. This was stated at a workshop on ‘Status of land reforms in Pakistan’ organised by the Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE) in collaboration with the Sindh High Court Bar Association and the National Peasants Coalition of Pakistan in a hotel. Justice Faisal Arab, senior puisne judge of the Sindh High Court, lawyer and farmer leaders attended the…

Researchers say GMO citrus trees could combat greening

GMO citrus treesRick KressTrees genetically modified to resist citrus greening are grown in a greenhouse in South Florida.Slow progress in Florida is being made that some feel may be the most effective means of combating the dreaded citrus greening disease–genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Like thousands of Florida growers, Southern Gardens Citrus in Clewiston, which once had 2.5 million citrus trees that primarily produce juice oranges, chopped down hundreds of thousands of…

CBOT wheat to retrace, may break support at $6.87-1/2 and fall more

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 SINGAPORE: CBOT December wheat may retest a support at $6.87-1/2 per bushel, with a good chance of breaking below this level and falling further towards $6.77-3/4. The support is provided by the 123.6 percent Fibonacci projection level of an upward wave C, which started at the Sept. 5 low of $6.36-3/4. The next support will be at $6.77-3/4, the 100 percent projection level. A rising wedge that formed between Sept. 30 and Oct. 8 could have completed,…

Indian soyabeans hit six-week peak

October 10, 2013 Indian soyabeans futures rose on Wednesday to their highest level in six weeks on tight supplies in spot markets as heavy rainfall disrupted harvesting of the oilseed. Soyaoil futures hit a one-month high on good demand and gains in Malaysian palm oil. Rapeseed rose, following gains in edible oil prices. Malaysian palm oil futures climbed to their highest in four weeks on Wednesday as investors bet a key industry report may show palm stocks and output growth in…

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices October 10, 2013

Wednesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT. SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill November 2013 740.00 +10.00 December 2013/January 2014 725.00 +10.00 February 2014/April 2014 725.00 +10.00. RAPEOIL Dutch/EU: euro tonne fob ex-mill October 2013 738.00 +2.00 November 2013/January 2014 739.00 +2.00 February 2014/April 2014 745.00 +4.00 May 2014/July 2014 750.00 +1.00 August 2014/October 2014 742.00 +3.00. SUNOIL EU: dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option October 2013…

Easy seed cotton supply drops spot rate further

October 10, 2013 Official spot rate continued to decline for the second day on Wednesday because of comfortable supply of seed cotton, dealers on the cotton market said on Wednesday. The official spot rate fell by Rs 50 to Rs 6950. Nearly 13,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 6925-7050, they said. Prices of seed cotton in Sindh were at Rs 2600-3000 and in Punjab at Rs 2800-3000, the dealers said. The mills and spinners were busy in forward buying but gloomy picture of the…

‘Red Mango’ opens outlet

October 10, 2013 Aiming to capitalise on the growing year-round demand for frozen yogurt in Pakistan, America's most-loved and best rated frozen yogurt cafe chain, "RED MANGO", opened its first outlet here in the metropolis on October 8. Red Mango's flagship outlet offers customers a stunningly sophisticated environment that's filled with the tempting aromas of the world's finest and healthiest frozen yogurt, smoothies, coffee and more! Commenting on this significant launch, Taimur…

Inland freight subsidy: Rs 500 million sought for payment to sugar mill owners

October 10, 2013 Commerce Ministry has approached Finance Ministry for the release of Rs 500 million for a corruption-tainted Trade Development Authority (TDAP) for payment to sugar mill owners as inland freight subsidy on export of 0.5 million tons of sugar. Commerce Ministry, in its report submitted to the ECC on October 2, 2013, requested the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to monitor the export of sugar in light of ECC decision. Official documents reveal that Ministry of Commerce and…

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