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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Online bakra mandis: Available but not popular

    With Eidul Azha around the corner, several billboards have popped up all over Karachi introducing online bakra mandis (cattle markets); however, website owners claim that they have not attracted a lot of customers as yet...

    He also revealed that overseas Pakistanis used sadqa, aqeeqa and qurbani services to send meat to Pakistan’s less fortunate communities and orphanages...

  • Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

    He said the fact should be an eye-opener that China produces two times more cotton and wheat per hectare and Egypt produces around three times more rice and sugarcane per hectare as compared to Pakistan...

    “The 21st century belongs to biotechnology and Pakistan has tremendous potential to emerge as biotechnology leader but to achieve the goal private sector, scientists, researchers and government will have to work hand-in-hand,” he...

  • Four injured as tenants, military farm men clash

    SAHIWAL: Four people, including two women, were injured seriously in a clash between the Bail Ganjh Military Farm administration and Anjuman Mazareen representatives, Pakpattan district, over a wheat harvesting issue on Friday...

    Reports said the personnel of the military farm, Elite Force and Chak Badian police baton-charged mazareen, resorted to aerial firing and fired teargas shelling to disperse them from Bail Ganjh Military...

  • Dutch ambassador visits dairy farm

    LAHORE: Dutch Ambassador Marcel de Vink visited the first pedigree Dutch dairy cows in Pakistan during a visit to Nishat Dairies in Kot Sarwar near Sukheke...

    “It is great to see for myself that these tough animals from my country now thrive in Pakistan,” said ambassador De Vink...

  • Farm modernisation in Sindh

    Advanced farm practices are an essential prerequisite to ensure better productivity...

    Climate change factor has placed Pakistan among water-stressed countries and Sindh, being a lower riparian province, faces severe water shortage more often than notSeparately, 5,500 watercourses would be lined by 2021 under the Rs18...

  • The Model Farm

    Eventually we pull up to Nestle’s ‘model’ Sarsabz farm...

    We walk through a well kept, lush field to the back of the farm where the cattle are housed...

  • Young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm

    But two years ago, the 32-year-old Whitehurst — who graduated from a liberal arts college and grew up in the Chicago suburbs — abandoned Washington, DC, for this three-acre farm in Upper Marlboro, Maryland...

    Whitehurst bought her farm, Owl’s Nest, from a retiring farmer in 2015...

  • Modern sheep farm in Mansehra soon

    PESHAWAR: A modern sheep farm would be established at Jabba area of Mansehra district to provide facilities to the livestock farmers to produce quality wool and enhance mutton production...

    He said that a piece of land measuring 300 acres had been identified for investors to establish an international standard sheep farm in the district...

  • Steps being taken to boost farm output, says Dar

    ISLAMABAD: The paradigm shift in international socio-economic scene in the wake of events, like the global economic crisis, has put agriculture in the spotlight, and with current declining commodity prices internationally, there is now an invariable need to diversify crops and livestock production in Pakistan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Tuesday...

    The government is promoting innovative and sustainable agriculture to make...

  • WB team apprised of SCA reservations over farm project

    HYDERABAD: A delegation of World Bank representatives held a meeting with Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) office-bearers and members on Sunday for a briefing on the WB-funded Sindh Agriculture Growth Project (SAGP)...

    SCA president Dr Syed Nadeem Qamar chaired the meeting through video link
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