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  • Sudden price hike coincides with PPA’s costly media drive

    Market sources said that by raising prices, people belonging to the Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) were recovering the cost incurred on a print media campaign that was run in the middle of February to reject allegations levelled by the All Pakistan Solvent Extractors’ Association (APSEA) that soya bean meal imported from India and other countries might not be halal...

    Since then, prices of live bird and its meat price have soared...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Can religious clerics drive action on climate change in Pakistan?

    Pakistan Ulema Council's Maulana Tahir Ashrafi said imams [prayer leaders] could have "unprecedented influence" in bringing action on climate change...

    ""We religious leaders in Pakistan can talk about climate change with people as long as we become knowledgeable about climate change and its other facets," he maintained...

  • In Pakistan execution drive, militants are a minority

    ISLAMABAD: When Pakistan resumed executions after the massacre of 134 pupils at Peshawar’s Army Public School last December, the government promised hangings would help deter Islamist militants...

    Hangings resumed on Monday (today) after a hiatus for the holy month of Ramazan, and the findings raise questions over whether Pakistan's capital punishment is having the desired effect...

  • Simultaneous polio drive in Pakistan, Afghanistan from 16th

    ISLAMABAD: The decision to launch an anti-polio campaign in the whole of Pakistan and Afghanistan simultaneously has created a severe shortage of personnel for the security of the polio teams...

    Pakistan has promised and claimed at all international forums that the poliovirus would be eradicated from the country in 2016...

  • India steps up drive against Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: India ratcheted up its diplomatic campaign to target Pakistan as a ‘terrorist state’ on Tuesday and the immediate casualty may be Islamabad’s Saarc summit, with Kabul’s envoy in New Delhi not ruling out a boycott...

    India has leaned on Bhutan in the past to delay or postpone Saarc summits in its shadow boxing with Pakistan...

  • Pakistan launches special anti-polio drive in Islamabad

    A Pakistani health official says a special anti-polio drive has been launched in Islamabad after traces of the polio virus were found in the city's sewage system...

    Dr Rana Safdar, who coordinated Pakistan's polio eradication centre, says the three-day vaccination campaign started on Monday...

  • UN Women Pakistan to launch #BeatMe drive

    LAHORE: In commemoration of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women being observed on Nov 25, UN Women Pakistan will hold a conference at Avari Hotel from 3 to 5pm on Wednesday (today)...

    The #BeatMe campaign, which is also currently trending heavily on social media, is UN Women Pakistan’s latest drive, with an idea to end domestic and sexual abuse against women...

  • WEF urges countries to emulate Pakistan’s plantation drive

    ISLAMABAD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has asked other countries to follow Pakistan’s ten billion tree plantation initiative...

    “The World Economic Forum has lauded our Sept 2 tree plantation drive and asked other countries to follow,” Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan said on Thursday...

  • Govt not bound to fix cane price every year, SHC told

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government is under no obligation to fix the price of sugar cane for every crushing season under the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950, the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench was told by the counsel for litigant sugar millers on Tuesday...

    “In fact, it is not incumbent upon the government to determine price of sugar cane on recommendations of the board,” suggested the affidavit citing the words ‘or...

  • Footprints: The high price of migration

    ATHENS: Nasima, 32, has just finished wrangling with her two daughters and one son, when a foreign journalist comes asking Afghan refugees what they plan to do after reports that the border of Macedonia is closed to all non-Syrians...

    “What did he say?” she asks in panic
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