Day: November 26, 2015

Modern technologies inevitable for fish production

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A one-day workshop on Fish Culture Techniques’ was held to mark the World Fisheries Day. The emphasize on fish culture and modern techniques was made to boost the fish production and make it a viable and profitable commodity. The speakers apprised the participants that as many as 158 million tons of fish are produced by natural processes and fish farming with more than 50 million people associated with fish industry. Director General, Punjab Fisheries Department,…Read More

CASA-1000 signs agreement for 1300 MW transmission line supply

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article image STAFF REPROT ISB: The final agreement for transmission line supply of 1300MW from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan is signed by Energy Ministers of Central Asia South Asia 1000 (CASA-1000). Pakistan will benefit from this project in a way that it includes 750 kilometers High Voltage DC line from Sangtuda to Kabul (Afghanistan) to Peshawar (Pakistan) and 1300 MW DC-AC Convertor Station at Peshawar. As indicated by Nepra, this project will cost $953 million.…Read More

PARC approves Rs 3.986 billion budget to bolster agri sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A budget of Rs 3.986 billion is approved for the year 2015-16 to improve agricultural research and food security in the country. The budget was sanctioned by Board of Governors (BoG) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)during their 39th meeting . The meeting was presided over by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The breakdown of the budget reveals that Rs 2.63 billion is allocated for non-development funds while the…Read More

Easypaisa partners with Daraz.pk for the biggest online sale of the year

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article image Press Release: Easypaisa, a joint venture by Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Microfinance Bank, has partnered with Daraz.pk, the leading e-commerce player in Pakistan as their preferred Payment Partner for their Black Friday campaign. The Black Friday sales concept is incredibly popular around the world with massive discounts and incredible deals across all retail verticals making it the busiest shopping event of the year. In partnership with Easypay, Daraz.pk is introducing the biggest sale…Read More