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    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Genetically modified cotton seed ‘blights’ Pakistan’s cash crop

    ISLAMABAD: “Bt”, the genetically modified cotton seed surreptitiously introduced in Pakistan in 2005, is proving a disaster than a boon to the country’s strategic crop...

    “Almost 99 per cent of all cotton seed available in the market is genetically engineered,” said Dr Abid Mahmood of the Ayub Agriculture Research Institute...

  • India's state cotton purchases to plummet as Pakistan raises imports

    MUMBAI: The Indian government's purchases of cotton are set to plunge 89 per cent in the 2015/16 marketing year as local prices have jumped after crop failures forced neighbouring Pakistan to raise imports from the world's biggest producer of the fibre...

    The increase in shipments to Pakistan, Bangladesh and Vietnam will help India trim spending on cotton buys by nearly 140 billion Indian rupees ($2 billion) in the year that started...

  • Pakistan helps cut India’s cotton glut

    MUMBAI: Pakistan is buying more cotton than expected from India after floods cut its own crop to the smallest in over a decade, opening an opportunity for the world’s biggest producer to offload its bulging stockpiles...

    Farmers in India have struggled to find buyers over the past year after the world’s top cotton consumer China cut import quotas to stimulate demand for its own fibre...

  • Pakistan's cotton imports to hold near record highs as output dwindles

    MUMBAI: Cotton imports by Pakistan are expected to remain near record-high levels in the year to July 2017, as erratic weather forces farmers in the world's fourth-biggest producer to trim area under the crop, industry officials said...

    A supply crunch in Pakistan, at a time when back-to-back droughts have taken a toll on output at top producer India, could boost global cotton prices from their current near 11-month highs...

  • Indian cotton exports to Pakistan slump amid tensions

    MUMBAI: Rising hostilities between India and Pakistan have brought their $822 million-a-year trade in cotton to a juddering halt, as traders who are worried about uncertainty over supplies and driven by patriotism hold off signing new deals...

    The nuclear-armed rivals have seen tensions ratchet up in the past few months over the disputed territory of Kashmir, and cotton traders in both countries said they were watching developments...

  • India’s cotton exports to suffer as Pakistan trims purchases

    MUMBAI: India’s cotton exports in 2016-17 are likely to fall 28 per cent from a year ago to 5 million bales as its top buyer Pakistan is set to halve purchases due to rising hostilities and improvement in its own production, industry and government officials said...

    The lower shipments to Pakistan from the world’s biggest cotton producer will help other suppliers such as Brazil, the United States and some African countries in raising...

  • Indians stop selling cotton to Pakistan

    THE textile industry is in a dilemma as cotton trade between Pakistan and India has been hit by a rise in border tension; and traders across the border, being uncertain of future developments, are not entering into new deals...

    Pakistan’s Cotton Commissioner Khalid Abdullah says a low quantum of trade activity is still taking place...

  • Pakistan Bar Council condemns lawyers-police clash in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — the top regulatory body of lawyers — expressed its regret at the Lahore incident where lawyers and the police clashed with each other after an arrest warrant was issued against the president of the Lahore High Court Bar Association’s (LHCBA) Multan chapter...

    On Monday, the police fired tear gas and used water cannons on protesting lawyers gathered at the Lahore High Court, where contempt of...

  • Pakistan thrash World XI by 20 runs in Independence Cup opener in Lahore

    Pakistan thrashed a star-studded World XI team by 20 runs in the premier match of the Independence Cup series at Lahore's Gaddafi stadium on Tuesday...

    The three-match Twenty20 international series set entirely in Lahore signals another step towards the revival of international cricket in the country, which has seen little action on home turf since the 2009 terror attack targeting the Sri Lankan cricket team...

  • Lahore gears up to host T20 between Sri Lanka and Pakistan

    Pakistan set to showcase its security capabilities to the cricketing world for the third time in eight months on Sunday as it hosts Sri Lanka in a Twenty20 international at Lahore's heavily guarded Gaddafi Stadium...

    Security plans for the third Twenty20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka have been finalised, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Lahore Haider Ashraf told DawnNews on Saturday...

  • ‘SL team’s visit to Lahore a great achievement for Pakistan cricket’

    ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad believes Sri Lankan team visiting Lahore for the last Twenty20 is a great achievement for Pakistan cricket...

    Talking to APP, Miandad said Sri Lankan team’s visit to Lahore for the said match gives a clear message to the whole world that Pakistan has come out victorious from the menace of terrorism as international cricket has revived in the country...

  • Final T20 in Lahore: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs to claim series

    Pakistan marked the return of Sri Lanka with a 3-0 Twenty20 series whitewash on Sunday, as officials hoped the match will help re-establish the country's reputation for hosting international cricket...

    The third and final Twenty20 match, which Pakistan comfortably won by 36 runs at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, was Sri Lanka's first since their team bus was attacked near the same venue in March 2009...

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