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Marginalization of major fraction is haunting national development

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article image MARGINALIZATION IS basically a social process of becoming marginal (especially as a group within the larger society)’. The underclass is usually seen being marginalized in every society not only in Pakistan but all over the world. A culture depicts the ways a society lives. Pakistan is a male dominant society. Let’s have some facts from the history, as you know there are very few women who became President or Prime Minister of a country, after World War 2 women were given the…Read More

Food insecurity haunting 50 per cent Pakistanis: FAO

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In Pakistan, despite being one of the major food producing countries in the world, about 50 per cent of its population is food insecure, which needs effective and stringent initiatives to overcome this problem. "Pakistan has contradictions as far as food is concerned. On the one hand it is the 8th largest food producing country and on the other, its 50 per cent population is food insecure," said Patrick Evans, a top representative of the UN Food and…Read More

CLCV still haunting bumper cotton crop

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite having bumper cotton crop this year, the Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCV) still haunting the crop as it destroyed about three to four million cotton bales, official sources have disclosed.They also said that this year, the export of cotton has increased by 1.06 million bales. However, the cotton production could be further enhanced, if the CLCV is controlled.It is expected that CLCV would be controlled through this project, which would help increase cotton production in…Read More