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Hairy Panters: A drastic sequela to FMD

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Aphthous Fever, Foot and Mouth Disease or natively called as "Munh Khur" is a disease just after Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Syndrome) which can cause an abrupt halt to your international trade of dairy and meat industry and could put your country in OIE (Acronym for World Organisation for Animal Health) database as a country banned for animal and animal product movement across its borders. This was briefly all about the disease aftermaths to the nation as a whole…Read More

Drastic measures needed to avoid droughts

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The gradual increase in water scarcity is likely to cause a drought situation in the country by 2025 if immediate steps are not taken to improve the storage and conservation capacity. "Pakistan is among the few countries worst hit by water shortage and we are fast moving towards drought conditions," Water and Power Secretary Saifullah Chattha warned during a presentation to the first meeting of the newly formed NA Standing Committee on Water and Power…Read More

Pakistan requires drastic steps to meet rising water scarcity

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: Water shortage in Pakistan will increase to 31 per cent of people’s requirements by the year 2025 and this underlines the need for some tangible steps, including slapping of water usage charges and building of storages in order to cope with the problem.Speakers expressed these view at a recently held seminar arranged by the Department of Irrigation and Water Management Research Centre, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in collaboration with the International Centre…Read More