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  • 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...

    A statement was submitted by the counsel, Abdul Sattar Pirzada, after the bench allowed his client to become an intervener in a constitutional petition filed by the Sindh...

  • Growers’ bodies issue ultimatum to govt over cane crushing, price issues

    HYDERABAD: Leaders of three major farmers’ organisations have warned that if the Sindh government fails to fix sugar cane price in the Sindh Sugarcane Control Board meeting scheduled for Nov 29, they will stage a sit-in on the National Highway on Dec 4 and continue the protest till the cane rate is fixed at Rs182 per 40 kilogrammes...

    At a joint press conference at the Sindh Abadgar Board (SAB) office here on Friday, SAB president...

  • Govt asked to fix cane support price at Rs250 for next season

    HYDERABAD: In view of the current retail price of sugar, the Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has asked the provincial government to fix the support price of sugar cane at Rs250 per 40 kilograms for the 2015-16 crushing season...

    Speaking at a news conference on Saturday, SCA general secretary Nabi Bux Sathio said sugar millers could pay sugar cane price of Rs182 per 40kg given the current retail price of sugar in the open market......

  • Agriculture dept told to fix cane price acceptable to millers, growers

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday directed the agriculture department to work out a sugar cane price acceptable to growers and millers, because the government will no longer give any subsidy on sugar cane that cost the exchequer Rs3,989...

    “Keep close coordination with the growers and the millers and also check sugar cane prices in the other provinces such as Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” he advised...

  • JI rallies demand ‘reasonable’ official cane price

    In Hyderabad, Sindh JI chief Dr Merajul Huda Siddiqui expressed anger over sugar cane rate of Rs172/40kg fixed by the Sindh government...

    Expressing solidarity with farmers of the province and criticising the decision taken by the Sindh government, he said condition of the cane growers was going from bad to worse because of unfair rate of the commodity...

  • Growers reject official cane price, deregulation moves

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Abadgar Ittehad (SAI) on Thursday voiced opposition to the federal government’s plan to deregulate sugar cane price and rejected Rs182 per 40kg price for the cane announced by the Sindh government for 2016-17 season...

    SAI leaders Nawab Zubair Talpur, Ali Palh and others said at a news conference at the press club on Thursday that they would launch agitation against the price and challenge it in court like they...

  • PTI warns of another protest if mills deny official price to cane growers

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Sindh chapter president and member of the National Assembly Dr Arif Alvi has said the announcement of starting of crushing season in Sindh is his party’s victory and they will again protest if official rates are not offered to farmers by sugar mill owners...

    Haleem Adil Sheikh said the federal and Sindh governments exploited sugar cane growers every year...

  • Millers challenge sugar cane price notification in court

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday directed the agriculture secretary to appear before it on Dec 18 along with the relevant record after owners of sugar mills in Sindh through a petition challenged Sindh government’s recent notification fixing sugar cane price for the current season at Rs182/40kg...

    The counsel for the petitioner millers submitted in court that on Oct 30, the high court had directed the provincial authorities to...

  • Pakistan elected chair of WHO Executive Board

    In a major development, Pakistan was elected chair of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board on Friday in Geneva, with Director General Health Dr Asad Hafeez formally assuming office as chairman of the board...

    The 34-member elite group ? which is considered the highest global policy forum on health ? elected Pakistan as its chair during its 141st session held on June 1, with 22 votes in favour of Pakistan...

  • Reverse-swing left Pakistan batsmen clueless, says Misbah

    BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq believed the 141-run defeat at Edgbaston in the third Test against England was due to the host pacers' reverse-swing, which left his batsmen clueless after lunch on the final day...

    Pakistan, set a huge target of 343 for victory after England declared on 445 for six early on Sunday’s final day, were dismissed for 201...

  • Pakistan series: Spin, reverse swing will bring England's downfall, says Akhtar

    Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar says the Ashes-winning England side will have ‘to perform at its best’ to beat Pakistan when the two sides meet in the UAE in October...

    Aktar, who played a vital role in the home series triumph against England when Michael Vaughan's Ashes winners visited Pakistan in 2005, said the dose of spin and reverse swing would prove too much for Alastair Cook's side...

  • Welsh separatists hope to swing British election

    LONDON: They may only win a handful of seats at next month’s general election, but the Welsh nationalists could find themselves propelled from relative obscurity to influence across Britain...

    With no party likely to win an overall majority on May 7, Plaid Cymru, a pro-independence socialist party, hopes to team up with others to propel the opposition centre-left Labour Party into power — while extracting concessions for Welsh nationalism
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