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Pakistan considering GMOs import to increase yield

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Pakistan is seeing biotech crops for increased yield, more revenue by exporting excess produce but also to safeguard food security of growing population that was prone to potential adverse effects of climate change, said an official. “Government of Pakistan needs biotechnology and other modern methods to enhance farm production far more than self-sufficiency,” said Dr. […]…Read More

Pakistan meant to increase coal consumption: NEPRA

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National Electric Power Regulatory Authority said that Pakistan’s consumption of coal is meant to increase manifold from 5 – 15 million tonnes per annum or more. The power regulator for periodic fuel price adjustment for coal-run power project revealed their plan to hire external consultants to prepare a guidebook. NEPRA said there were at least […]…Read More

‘IT Growth can increase declining exports in Pakistan’

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Information technology can play an influential part in boosting decreasing exports in Pakistan as it can line up the export-based industries on modern lines. “IT Services contributed 17% in services for exports of $5 billion in 2016”, said Abdul Basit, President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) while speaking at a seminar on “IT […]…Read More

Pakistan to adopt modern farming to increase yield

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The government should encourage and ease the farming community to adopt modern technologies to avoid post-harvest losses and increase agriculture production. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Abdul Basit said. The suffering of agriculture is due to numerous multiple reasons, said in a statement, the LCCI president. He stressed the need for increasing the […]…Read More

Online Hotel Bookings Increase during Summer Season

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Lahore, July 17, 2017: Pakistan’s tourism industry is picking pace as online hotel bookings witnessed an increase during the summer season, shared by Jovago.pk, Pakistan’s leading hotel booking website. To facilitate and encourage individuals and families to explore the beauty of Pakistan, Jovago.pk is offering secure and confirmed bookings in all major hotels and guest […]…Read More

Ogra to increase 1 million gas connections on Govt’s recommendation

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Recommendation for increasing number of new domestic gas connections to 1 million per year is from the National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra). Domestic connections will be enhanced to 100 connections in new localities said MNA Chaudhry Bilal Ahmad Virk, chairman of the committee. The […]…Read More

Silicon can increase the crop yield by bounding the cadmium

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article image THE BACK bone of the most developing countries is considered as Agriculture. It contributes about 60-80 percent of GDP of a country. It is the basic source of foreign exchange for a country. Agriculture is not only the source of food for human beings but also a fodder source for animals. Most of the population in the whole world lives on diet based on one or more of the staple foods like, rice, wheat, maize, millet and sorghum etc. Wheat, rice and maize contributes about two-third of…Read More

Govt intends to increase higher education grant

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PESHAWAR: Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Engr Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said Pakistan is going on right path to progress and has come up from all crises due to positive policies of the federal government. Addressing a three-day International Conference on Earth Science Pakistan organized at Peshawar University Baragali Campus on Sunday, the state minister said the country is going on the path of success because of the long lasting policies introduced and…Read More

Pakistan needs to increase food production by 40-50pc

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Agriculture and water experts have stressed the need to take immediate measures to achieve water and food security in the country, saying that production should be increased by 40-50 per cent to cater to the ever-growing population. "Pakistan has to increase food production by 40-50 per cent to meet the needs of a projected population of 221 million by 2025," said experts, addressing participants at a workshop titled Technical Assistance: Balochistan Water…Read More