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November 12, 2014

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – International NGOs

International NGOs Working in Pakistan The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We are based in Geneva, Switzerland, and employ some 13,000 people in more than 80…

Latest Jobs at Balochistan Testing Services

9 November, 2014 Latest Jobs: Balochistan Testing Services A leading and Balochistan Testing Services is looking for talented, qualified and competent individuals for appointment against the posts mention below.... Note: You can view full size ad or print this job ad and then you can right click and select Save Picture/Image As.. to save this job ad. View all Government scanned jobs published in all newspapers like: jang, dawn, the news, the nation, express, Pakistan observer…

5 Delicious Winter Superfoods to Try Now

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Details- yahoo Health-conscious people do not generally embrace winter weather—it’s hard to stay fit during dark days with holiday gorging and the constant temptation to hibernate. A lack of great produce doesn’t help, but there actually are some fruits and veggies that reach their prime this time of year, and they could very well give the season a good name again. Sub them in for your favorite summer superfoods, and before you know it, you’ll be pining away for…

The 10 Best Nutrition Tips Ever

12 November 2014 -yahoo - Diet advice is a lot like fashion. Trends come—wedge sneakers, drop-crotch pants, those skirts that are short in the front and long in the back—and a year or two later they seem hopelessly out of date. But the truly stylish always look smart; you’ll never see a photo of Pharrell Williams wearing crocs or Victoria Beckham in a meat dress. Here at Eat This, Not That! we see the same thing with the lean and fit: Those who stay slim don’t follow diets or nutrition…

Pak security situation a barrier for investors: Merkel

November 12, 2014 Berlin (nation)- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Islamabad to step up reforms to help boost foreign investment in Pakistan and to improve the security problems facing the South Asian state. “The economic relations (between Germany and Pakistan) can be widened,” Merkel said at joint a press conference in Berlin with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “We can look at intensifying these (investments), as long as the conditions are right,” she said. But she…

Global Warming: How Does It Relate to Poultry?

Understanding how greenhouse gas (GHG) figures are generated and what the poultry industry can do to further reduce the impact remains important, explains Claudia S. Dunkley, Extension Poultry Scientist at the University of Georgia's Department of Poultry Science. Introduction The on-going debate on global warming has left some people convinced that human activity is seriously impacting climate change. Others are sceptical and dismissive. Whether you believe global warming is…

Australia to impose 5pc duty on Pakistani textile: envoy

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Peter Heyward while addressing the fourth annual dinner of the Pakistan Australia Business Forum (PABF) said that his government would facilitate Pakistan by revising down its tariff regime greatly on the import of Pakistani textiles beginning next year. The maximum tariff to be imposed would be 5 per cent, he added. This step will also help Pakistan in balancing its trade which is still in favour of Australia. He said the forum was a key…

Six Duck Breeds For Your Small Farm

Big Picture Agriculture If you are considering adding ducks to your small farm you will be making a wise choice, as they will be pleasant companions and entertain you daily while providing pest control, manure for your soil, meat, eggs, down and feathers, and left-over grease that can be used for cooking. Granted, they do make “messes” with water and mud, depending upon your tolerance for that sort of thing. If your land has water, adding ducks would be a perfect fit. Ducks can be herded…

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