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  • ‘Oil slick at Clifton poses no threat to marina flora, fauna

    KARACHI: An oil slick recently reported at the Clifton beach posed no immediate threat to marine flora and fauna as it’s in the advance stage of dilution, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) stated on Tuesday...

    The slick is in the advance process of dilution and doesn’t seem to pose any immediate threat to the marine fauna and flora...

  • Plant, plant and plant some more

    There is much to do to mitigate the disastrous effects of future heatwaves in our cities and — as Pakistan currently ranks number eight in countries to be most affected by ‘Climate change’ — in all other urban and rural areas of our climatically diverse country too...

    Please discuss your exact requirements, size of planting / growing area, anticipated spread of tree roots / branches with your selected nursery so that you plant a...

  • Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing plant to Pakistan as a gift in recognition of the country’s tea-growing efforts...

    Talking to journalists on Friday, National Tea and High Value Crops Research Institute Director Dr Farrukh Siyar Hamid said the plant has arrived in Karachi and currently paperwork is being done for its release...

  • Pakistan Steel plant

    THIS refers to the news report ‘Pakistan Steel chief complains of unfavourable treatment’ (Aug 11)...

    The steel plant is virtually closed owing to the low pressure of gas supplied by the SSGC...

  • No FDA-approved pharmaceutical plant in Pakistan: SBP

    KARACHI: Pakistan, with a population of 200 million, does not have a single pharmaceutical plant that complies with the standards prescribed by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the annual report of the State Bank of Pakistan notes...

    5 billion with exports of $1bn while Pakistan’s pharma industry is worth $2bn dollars with exports of $208 million...

  • ‘Plant for Pakistan’ campaign launched in several KP districts

    Deputy commissioner Mohammad Fayyaz launched the ‘Plant for Pakistan’ campaign in Bajaur tribal district during a ceremony with a target to plant 2...

    On the occasion, the deputy commissioner claimed that it was the biggest plantation drive in the history of Bajaur under the federal government sponsored ‘Plant for Pakistan’ campaign...

  • 4mgd desalination plant for Karachi to open before Ramazan, says Sharjeel

    KARACHI: Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said arrangements have been made to install a desalination plant with a capacity to convert four million gallons daily (mgd) of seawater into potable water, which will reach Karachi before Ramazan...

    He said the 4mgd capacity water plant would be installed in Karachi before Ramazan while next month a memorandum of understanding would be signed for the installation of a plant...

  • Owners of stone-crushing plant booked

    TAXILA: The police on Thursday booked the owner of stone crushing plant and his son after the tragic incident in which two labouers were killed and five others injured by falling debris during blasting at the Margalla Hills in Thatta Khalil area on Wednesday evening...

    The FIR registered against Nazar Hussain and his son Kashif Nazar under section 322 and 201 CrPC is the first ever case registered against any stone crushing plant...

  • Centre, Sindh at odds over Port Qasim coal plant

    ISLAMABAD: A disagreement between the centre and the Sindh government over acquisition of land for the $2 billion Port Qasim Coal Power Project (PQCPP), which is holding up the establishment of the power plant which is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), appears to revolve round legal and constitutional provisions...

    Article 152, titled ‘Acquisition of land for federal purposes’ states: “The federation may, if it...

  • CPEC project: China approves $1.2bn for coal mining, power plant in Thar

    2 billion in the surface mining of Thar coal and the establishment of 660 MW power projects, as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC)...

    According to details shared on Wednesday, China's state council for financing gave final nod for establishment of 660 MW Power Plant on indigenous coal in Thar Block-II and the surface mining of 3...

  • KWSB told to set up desalination plant

    KARACHI: Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has directed the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board chief to start arrangements for the installation of a desalination plant to convert seawater into potable water to overcome the water shortage in Karachi...

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