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1m cell numbers blocked to curb grey trafficking

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in its efforts to eradicate menace of illegal call termination, has identified over one million mobile numbers and subsequently blocked them.PTA regularly identifies mobile SIMs being used in termination of grey traffic in the country. A latest annual report of PTA last week said the Authority remained determined to tackle this issue by introducing a number of important measures over the years.Some of them include Monitoring and…Read More

Govt set to export another 1m tons of potato

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Agriculture Minister Dr Farrukh Javed has said that Pakistan is capable of exporting up to one million tons of potato because of its bumper crop this year. Around 32,000 metric tons of local potato has already been exported to Russia, Malaysia, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and UAE so far, he said while presiding over a meeting related to potato exports here. The minister said that the potato growers in Punjab got a bumper crop and its total production had gone to 3.7…Read More

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1m farmers to get tips by phone

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: The Punjab government has planned to teach farmers how to use modern production methods by sending them information on their mobile phones.Agriculture Department officials said that by coming March the government would register one million farmers in the programme. The farmers will be trained to use modern technology to increase production, they said adding moreover, farmers will also be able to ask for solutions to specific problems by sending questions via their mobile phones…Read More

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