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50% subsidy for tunnel farming; Punjab govt.

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Punjab government under Khadim-e-Kisan package has on track a programme offering 50% subsidy for installation of the tunnel on 3000 acres of land. Narrator of the Agriculture Department said tunnel farming can promote the yield of vegetables including cucumber, capsicum, bitter gourd etc. He said Punjab government on drip irrigation system is also providing 60% […]…Read More

50 students of IBA awarded laptops

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article image Karachi-As much as fifty meritorious students of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) were awarded laptops under the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme. An IBA statement on Monday said that a ceremony to this effect was held at the Governor House. President Mamnoon Hussain, was the chief guest. Governor Sindh and patron of IBA Karachi, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan, chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed , Dr. Sayeed Ghani - Acting Dean and Director IBA, were…Read More

Warid launches 50 Paisa Offer for prepaid customers

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article image LAHORE: Warid Telecom, Pakistan’s most trusted cellular operator has launched 50 paisa offer for the convenience of its valuable prepaid customers. Now all Warid prepaid customers can enjoy discounted call rates on all local networks. The more customers spend their balance, be it call, SMS or LTE internet, the more they would be able to save and enjoy the exciting voice call rates as low as 50 paisa on all networks. Customers can subscribe to this offer by simply dialing *950#. Warid…Read More

COMSTECH targets 50 versities of OIC for top 500 ranking

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The 15th session of the general assembly of the OIC Standing Committee on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) decided to assist for augmentation of education and skills in the member states, with the mark of 50 universities of member states to be included in the rank of the top 500 universities. The session concluded in Islamabad on June 1, 2016 with the adoption of resolutions that included a document on "Science and Technology in the OIC Countries: Goals, Priorities…Read More

50 foreign firms to showcase latest tech in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The expected participation of at least 50 foreign companies in the upcoming China Agro Chemical (CAC) Summit shows their interest in the agricultural potential of Pakistan, said Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad. The summit, scheduled to be held on May 9 and 10 in Lahore, is expected to be attended by representatives of Indian, Chinese, Iranian and Egyptian companies. "This would add another chapter of success…Read More

$50 million loan sought for IT Park

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has sought $50 million in loan from Korea Eximbank for the construction of IT Park in the capital city. Government officials, at a recently held meeting have asked a delegation of Korea Eximbank to submit their final report for providing $50 million to expedite the project completion. Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman Khan requested the Korean team to speed up their efforts and try to submit their final report by next week, "So that we could…Read More

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50% population to have digital accounts by 2020

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article image Press Release: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) organized a Broadband Forum in collaboration with CISCO Systems at a local hotel in Islamabad today. The theme of the Forum was to find out ways and means to truly capitalize on the huge potential of broadband services in Pakistan in the wake of rapidly growing wireless broadband subscriptions. Chairman PTA, Dr. Syed Ismail Shah was the chief guest at this occasion. Member (Finance) PTA, Tariq Sultan, Member (Compliance and Enforcement…Read More

Food insecurity haunting 50 per cent Pakistanis: FAO

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In Pakistan, despite being one of the major food producing countries in the world, about 50 per cent of its population is food insecure, which needs effective and stringent initiatives to overcome this problem. "Pakistan has contradictions as far as food is concerned. On the one hand it is the 8th largest food producing country and on the other, its 50 per cent population is food insecure," said Patrick Evans, a top representative of the UN Food and…Read More

China to set up 50 MW energy project in Sindh

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A Chinese company will set up a 50-megawatt wind energy project at Gharo area of Sindh with the cost of $120 million. The project would start generating power by June 2015, said official sources. On completion‚ the project would not only help reduce the power shortage to some extent‚ but would also create job opportunities for the local people. The officials said that the company is also planning to launch nine more similar projects in the province if the scheme…Read More

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Pakistan to have 50-MW solar power plant

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The German energy company Conergy is working with Hong Kong-based Ensunt to build a 50-megawatt solar plant in Bahawalpur, in the Cholistan region of Pakistan.According to a Conergy press release, when completed, the plant will be the biggest solar facility in the country; it will be owned by the Pakistani government and the DACC Power Generation Company Limited.Pakistan relies heavily on hydroelectric generation, and is thus at the whims of variable river flows."Presently…Read More

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