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Dawlance celebrates success of ‘Be Reliable, Recycle’ campaign

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Pakistan’s leading home appliance manufacturer aims to spread the message of protecting the environment’s resources through its recycling campaign. Karachi, 23rd June 2017: Dawlance today marked the success of its environmental friendly campaign, “Be Reliable, Recycle’, celebrating with its esteemed work force. Dawlance initiated this campaign to make useful objects with Dawlance’s used cartons and […]…Read More

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FRUIT FLY- A Serious Insect Pest of Horticultural Crops in Pakistan.

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article image Fruit fly is a serious pest of fruits and vegetables in Pakistan. It causes intensive fruit losses from 50 to 90%. Mango, guava, citrus, melon, and cucurbits are seriously affected. The quality of fruits, financial losses, health problems and quarantine risk is caused by its attack. Prominent species found in Pakistan are Bactrocera zonata, B. […]…Read More

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Inauguration of second coal power plant Sahiwal

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China, Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is best performing project One Bet One Road (OBOR) initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping. CPEC’s nineteen early harvest projects worth $18.5 billion were made smooth progress towards completion, said Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese Embassy Zhao Lijian while speaking at a conference on ‘Belt and Road Initiative and CPEC’. Mr. Lijian […]…Read More

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Vision and sustainable funding needed in Pakistan for Nanotechnology: Dr. Nayfeh

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C2CIIT: Pakistan has the exact level of expert human resource and scientific activity in the field of nanotechnology. A focused national strategy and sustainable funding can make Pakistan one of the leaders in this sector. Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois and Founder and President of NanoSi Advanced Technology, Inc. Dr. Munir H. […]…Read More

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PM’s Green Pakistan Programme to plant 100mn trees

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More than 2mn indigenous trees have been planted throughout Pakistan so far as a part of Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme. Mohamed Saleem, a representative of Ministry of Climate Change, stated “Launched this year at Prime Minister Office, Green Pakistan Programme aims to reinvigorate country’s ailing forestry sector through a large-scale plantation besides protecting and […]…Read More

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Nepra approves reduction of Rs1.9 per unit in tariff

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The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has approved Rs1.90 per unit reduction in power price for Ex-Wapda distribution companies (Discos) for under monthly fuel adjustment formula. On a petition filed by Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA), presided over by Nepra Chairperson Tariq Saddozai, power regulator concluded that distribution companies had charged Rs6.776 per unit […]…Read More

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Agriculture backbone of Pakistan’s economy

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The Pakistan farmers’ union, “Pakistan Kissan Ittehad” registered a protest at the federal capital on the announcement of Federal Budget 2017-18. The law enforcement authorities decided to use force against them. Police fired tear gas and unleashed water from water cannons to disperse protesting farmers. The government has heavy-handed approach to suppress farmer’s demands is […]…Read More