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16.4-million-acre land cultivated for 20 million tons wheat

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Provincial government has planned wheat cultivation on 16.4-million-acre land to attain 20 million tons yield this year said, Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha Punjab Minister for Agriculture. “Agriculture Department has planned to launch a scheme in 12 districts of the province where cultivators would be provided gypsum on half rate to curb problems of water logging […]…Read More

Pakistani-American team awarded US$1 million to empower refugees in South Asia

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Pakistani-American students team Roshni Ride is one step closer to making their idea for confronting the global refugee crisis into reality. Roshni Ride team is from Rutgers University won the Hult Prize last week. Young entrepreneurs behind Roshni Rides had vision for future transportation to empower refugees overseas. Last Saturday this team won the prestigious […]…Read More

Zameen.com crosses 4.5 million visitors milestone

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PR: Zameen.com recently crossed the 4.5 million milestone for monthly visitors. This traffic generated over 30 million monthly page views across nearly 7 million property listings nationwide. A leading majority of viewers visited Zameen.com on their smartphones followed by desktops and tablets respectively. A sizable part of the traffic came from overseas Pakistanis. Zameen.com is […]…Read More

Pakistan losing $200 million due to fruit fly: experts

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article image The country is losing $200 million annually due to fruit fly, which is a serious threat to export of fruits and vegetables. It was said by agricultural experts during a seminar organised by the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, in collaboration with the district government on the directives of the Punjab government here on Saturday. The […]…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

China financed $115 million in wind power plant Pakistan

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China supporting Pakistan to build a wind power plant at Southern port Karachi. HydroChina Investment Corporation has invested $115 million in the plant. Another plant that is Dawood wind power plant can generate about 130 million kw/h electricity in a year fulfilling the needs of approximately 100,000 families in locality situated at 60 kilometers east […]…Read More

Jazz Awarded 4G Spectrum for USD 295 Million

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Telco looks to expand 4G coverage and enhance customer experience; full spectrum fee paid to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Islamabad – 30 June, 2017: Jazz, Pakistan’s number one digital company, has been awarded the 4G spectrum by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The company has paid 100% as the base price for the spectrum fee, which amounts […]…Read More

France provides 100 million euros (11.5 billion PKR) soft loan for the sustainable energy sector reform program

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article image On June 21st, 2017, Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank […]…Read More

Telenor Group & Telenor Pakistan Launch Global Stop Cyberbullying Campaign to support ‘4 Million by 2020’ Goal

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article image ISLAMABAD – Jun 15, 2017: On Stop Cyberbullying Day 2017, Telenor Group and Telenor Pakistan are launching the global ‘Be a Cyberhero’ digital and social media campaign. The goal is to support Telenor’s 2020 goal to educate four million children in online safety practices across its 13 international markets. With half a billion children in […]…Read More