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  • Pink bollworm attack may drop cotton yield

    LAYYAH: Pink bollworm attack on cotton in the district is likely to reduce yield by 20 to 30 per cent, claims Farmers Associates Pakistan District President Chaudhry Samiullah...

    Cotton was cultivated on 100,000 acre land in the district and 50 of it is said to be hit by the pest...

  • Rains to affect cotton yield significantly: EDO

    BAHAWALPUR: There are apprehensions that per acre cotton yield may fall 20pc to 30pc due to intermittent rain in the district...

    Talking to Dawn on Tuesday, Executive District Officer (Agriculture) Chaudhry Tanveer Ahmed said the continuing downpour may prove harmful for cotton crop in the area...

  • How much does the average Pakistani know about IS?

    Pakistan's response to a recent Pew Research Survey conducted in Muslim-majority countries raised more than a few eyebrows...

    While most countries with significant Muslim populations oppose the self-styled Islamic State (IS), Pakistan became a notable exception, as the majority — 62% — offered no conclusive opinion...

  • Lahore theme Park to consume 2MW on average

    LAHORE: The divisional administration says the operation of the Rs32 billion Theme Park/Disneyland will consume approximately 2MW electricity on an average and the Punjab government will be responsible for supplying it through the Lahore Electric Supply Company that will install a special feeder...

    “Since it is the first-ever project in Pakistan, the firm believes that the site it selected would attract a number of motorists from...

  • Statins help average-risk people too: study

    MIAMI: A major international study on Saturday suggested that healthy people may reduce their risk of developing heart problems before they start by taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, known as statins...

    The findings came from three trials, which included more than 12,000 people in 21 countries, and were released at the American College of Cardiology conference in Chicago
  • FTSE 100 bosses earn 183 times more than UK average

    LONDON: The average pay of chief executives in Britain’s top companies is 183 times that of the typical worker, according to a study published on Monday...

    Research among the companies listed on the London stock exchange’s FTSE 100 index found that average pay reached £4...

  • Voges reaches Bradmanesque average

    Voges now boasts an astonishing average of 85...

    With three unbeaten tons against West Indies, including the 269 which set up Australia’s series-opening win in Hobart, Voges now has an absurd average of over 500 against the men from the Caribbean...

  • Local cement prices twice region’s average

    KARACHI: The price of cement in Pakistan is almost double as compared to neighbouring countries, builders say, accusing local cement makers of minting money on the pretext of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) and customs duty on coal...

    In a statement issued on Monday, Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) Chairman Hanif Gohar said that, in response to its letter, All-Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA)...

  • Met office predicts above average rainfall

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) has predicted a likelihood of 10 to 20 per cent above average rainfall across the country...

    Above average rainfall is expected over Punjab, KP, Sindh, AJK and North East Balochistan...

  • K-Electric's average tariff cut by Rs3.50 for seven years

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Monday cut average electricity tariff for K-Electric by Rs3...

    KE is the only vertically integrated utility in Pakistan and is principally engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy to over 2...

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