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  • Rain disrupts cotton harvest in Sindh

    HYDERABAD: Heavy monsoon rain is not going to augur well for the agrarian economy as the cotton crop is in the picking stage in the lower parts of Sindh...

    The rain lashed parts of Hyderabad, Badin, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Matiari and Tando Allahyar...

  • Tokyo asked to start talks on early-harvest programme

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has urged the Japanese government to initiate talks on early-harvest programme, leading to a free trade agreement between the two countries...

    The term of references for an early-harvest programme was already framed by Pakistan and shared with the Japanese side...

  • Tobacco harvest in full swing

    SWABI: The harvesting of White Patta (WP) tobacco is in full swing across Swabi district, while tobacco companies and traders have begun preparations for the upcoming crop buying season with an aim to purchase 1...

    255 million kilogrammes crop this year
  • Wheat harvest and food security

    In view of its importance in the economy, food security and the onset of harvest season, we address some of the most important challenges and issues facing the wheat crop and its producers as they harvest their crop...

    The crop condition and harvest size in barani regions, ranging from 8 to14pc of the total depending on weather conditions, can make the difference between surplus and deficit production...

  • China reaffirms early harvest power projects under CPEC

    BEIJING: China confirmed that most of the early harvest energy projects being built under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework would be completed before 2019 and help ease the electricity shortage in Pakistan...

    This is one of the early harvest projects of CPEC, a flagship project of One Belt-One Road Initiative (OBOR)...

  • Early harvest?

    Though the government has made a distinction between ‘early harvest’ projects which are likely to be completed in the next few years as opposed to longer-term ones, the challenging questions remain pressing...

    At a time when China faces an increasing challenge from the US-led alliance in the Pacific and with India increasingly set to join the fray, Pakistan’s internal and foreign policy deserves far more than the usual deft...

  • Footprints: A Harvest of trouble

    Bashir Mohammad sits on his haunches in a corner of his rice field in a Sheikhupura village, surveying the crop that will be ripe for harvest by the end of this month...

    ”Growers have been reeling under the constantly rising prices of inputs — fertilisers, water, diesel, electricity, seeds, etc — and declining yield, causing their margins to shrink after every harvest...

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