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Govt fails to achieve olive cultivation targets

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PAKISTAN IS the biggest importer of edible oil and the economy of the country has to bear a great burden annually on import of this valuable commodity. Currently, Pakistan is third largest edible oil importer, importing 2.6 million tons. Whereas, Pakistan’s climatic conditions and monsoon-free geography can make it a leading country for olive cultivation […]…Read More

Risk of Mass-migration from Quetta City Looms if the Government fails to build or delay the construction of dams

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article image QUETTA: IUCN Pakistan and Taraqee Foundation in partnership with the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET, Jamshoro (with support from University of Utah, USA); and the Government of Balochistan organized a two-day Expert Consultation on Strengthening Research-Policy Interface Improving Water Management in Balochistan at Serena Hotel Quetta today. The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The participants of the…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

TDAP fails to support in world IT event GITEX

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has failed to provide any assistance to more than 10 Pakistani IT companies for taking part in the 2012 GITEX technology week, held in Dubai October last.Any of Pakistani IT companies could not participate in GITEX Technology Week despite the fact that in last October 9 Pakistani companies had successfully participated in the event and TDAP termed it a successful participation. The country lost millions of dollars in shape of…Read More

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PTA fails to perform on 3G, grey trafficking

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has failed to perform its duty over the 3G auction due to lack of regulatory procedures and the move to hire a foreign consultant to monitor the 3G auction and then to cancel the contract worth Rs 10 million is also not the right step."Pakistan needs better economic policies and yet something that could bring in billions for the country is being constantly delayed due to the incompetence of the officials at PTA," was the…Read More

ASC fails to shortlist consultancy firm for 3G auction

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: In a major blow to the government’s efforts to auction 3G telecom licences, the Auction Supervisory Committee (ASC) of 3G has refused the PTA selected companies for consultancy services due to alleged dubious selection process.A recent meeting of ASC could not shortlist companies for consultancy services and overseeing the process of auction of 3G spectrum licences due to "serious flaws in the selection process", said an official after the meeting.PTA shortlisted…Read More