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Govt to set up 100 mother blocks of fruits to boost exports

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Agriculture Research Council (NARC) has decided to set up 100 mother blocks of different fruits including citrus, mango and peach in the varioTus parts of the country, which would help to enhance country’s exports. "Out of 100 mother blocks of fruits, 50 blocks would be established for citrus, 40 for mango and 10 for peach in various parts of the country in order to enhance the production of these crops," said NARC Director General Azeem…Read More

PTA blocks IP addresses, SIMs to curb grey traffic

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As part of its crackdown on grey traffic’, the Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has blocked more than 200,000 internet protocol (IP) addresses, 1,382 mobile SIMs, and 3,160 phones/devices through their IMEI numbers during the past month. According to details, the authority has begun monitoring grey traffic since early October and is blocking IP addresses automatically when they are not in the PTA whitelist. As part of the effort, the existing whitelist has…Read More