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KBD must not be built against the will of Sindh’s people: WAPDA Chief

September 05, 2014 - APP - : The Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Zafar Ahmed has maintained that implementation on the Constitution and Water Accord 1991 is necessary for the integrity and solidarity of the country and the Kalabagh Dam (KBD) will not be built against the will of the people of Sindh. The Chairman WAPDA said this while briefing the representatives of Sindh Chamber of Agriculture and Sindh Abadgar Board and later talking to media persons here on…

Sindh failed to spend Rs167bn in 2011-12

Imtiaz Ali KARACHI, Aug 14: Highlighting flaws in the Sindh government’s response to financial management, a report of the Auditor General of Pakistan about the financial year 2011-12 revealed that the provincial government did not utilize the approved budget of Rs167 billion for the intended purposes, it emerged on Wednesday. “On scrutiny of Appropriation Accounts, we observed that a sum amounting to Rs167,294 million was allocated in the annual budget and placed at the disposal of…

Sindh Budget 2013-14

June 17, 2013 Sindh Budget 2013-14 Pakistan, Sindh Budget 2013-14 Sindh Budget-17 Jun 2013 by GeoNews Published in ZaraiMedia.com

Punjab Forum for referendum in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over Kalabagh dam

M RAFIQUE GORAYA November 01, 2012: The Punjab Forum has sought a referendum in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the issue of Kalabagh dam as majority of people supports this project which is so vital for national survival. The referendum will expose the claims of the so called nationalists who are playing with the fate of 180 million people, it added. KBD is neither a technical nor a political issue, rather it is an issue relating to humanity and national survival which is being…

Cotton market: lean business activity amid post-holiday session

October 31, 2012: Mills and spinners showed no interest in fresh buying amid pos-holiday session, dealers said on the cotton market on Tuesday. Official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 5,650, they said. In the ready business, nearly, 5,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 5650-5800, they said. Seeds cotton prices in the Punjab and Sindh were same at Rs 2400-2700, they said. Market sources said that not much activity was seen as leading buyers were sidelines on lack of buying…

Farmers advised to harvest Kharif crops in time

October 24, 2012: Farmers are advised to harvest Kharif crops, including cotton in time so that sowing of Rabi crops, especially wheat may become possible without delays, Met office has said. The office in its 10-day advisory urged the farmers of Barani areas to remove weeds to prepare fields for incoming Rabi crops. "Farmers are advised to cultivate winter vegetables in time so that present soil moisture may fully be utilised," it said. It said the most suitable time for sowing of wheat…

Reap estimates: rice production in Sindh to increase by 0.2 to 0.3 million tons

October 24, 2012: The Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (Reap) has estimated that rice production in Sindh would increase by 0.2 million to 0.3 million tons this year. "There is no negative affect of floods and we have a very good rice crop in Sindh with estimated production increase of 0.2-0.3 million tons this year," Javed Ali Ghouri, Chairman Reap said here on Tuesday. The Chairman REAP constituted a team to review and determine the crop losses in floods. The team visited almost…

Wheat, Rice cheaper in Pakistan compared to India, Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, Sep 20, 2011: The rates of wheat, rice, chicken and garlic are lower in Pakistan as compared to India, Bangladesh and also Sri Lanka. The National Price Monitoring Committee has stated that the food prices have been low as compared to the other nations in the region. Moreover, the panel is planning to import items of daily use from neighbouring nations due to the extensive damage to the crops in rain and flood affected areas of Sindh province, where more than six-million acres…

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