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  • Fish farming needs a shot in the arm

    Inland fish farming that progressed well between FY07 and FY12 has since been on the decline owing to the lack of needed investment...

    In FY07, the then federal government in collaboration with provincial governments had provided an incentive package for fish farmers...

  • Online guide published to encourage sustainable business in Pakistan

    KARACHI: “The reason why Pakistan suffers from rampant child labour is because the definition of a child varies to suit the needs of a few...

    Once it is universalised, then only will we be able to eradicate this social evil,” said Karamat Ali, executive director of the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler)...

  • Pakistan, Belarus to cooperate in dairy farming

    ISLAMABAD: The second meeting of Pakistan-Belarus Joint Working Group on Agriculture concluded here on Friday with the signing of protocols which laid the negotiating platform for creation of joint ventures to produce dairy products in Pakistan using raw materials imported from Belarus...

    As a follow-up to the decisions taken at the joint working group’s first meeting, Pakistan has submitted to Belarus protocols for phytosanitary...

  • Gem dealers find it hard to run online business

    PESHAWAR: While Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister along with his small army of advisers and ministers at a crowded inaugural ceremony of gems and mineral show claimed that he would be going to China in April on a road show to woo investors, the local gems and mineral dealers decried how hard it was to even run an online business...

    Shafique Ahmed, a dealer from Namak Mandi, said that in Afghanistan and Pakistan one could not open a...

  • ADB extends business plan for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to extend its current Country Operation Business Plan (COBP) for Pakistan to 2017-19 which contains the indicative resource allocations and pipeline projects for the next three years...

    The current business plan covering 2016-18 period, is aligned with ADB’s country partnership strategy (2015-19)...

  • Call for steps to halt steep decline in fish resources

    Karachi: A significant part of fish export earning now comprises fish meal, which is an alarming indicator of steep decline in the production of commercially important fish resources, said an expert at an event held in the arts auditorium of Karachi University on Monday...

    Presenting data on the decline in fish catch, Mohammad Moazzam Khan, former director general of the marine fisheries department and now working with World Wide...

  • President urges NAB to net big fish

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), President Mamnoon Hussain urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to net the big fish involved in corruption...

    Take a look: Pakistan’s ranking in corruption index improves“Although there has been an improvement in Pakistan’s ranking in the CPI, this is not enough and we have to work more vigorously to combat the...

  • Peshawar’s fish market to be shifted out of city

    PESHAWAR: The district government Peshawar has decided to shift fish market from Ghanta Ghar to an alternative place near Haji Camp Bus Stand to restore the historical site and facilitate the vendors as well...

    According to a statement, the participants agreed that the fish market should be shifted to an open area where the vendors could continue their business without creating problems for the citizens, motorists and visitors to the...

  • Dead whale shark hauled in to Karachi Fish Harbour

    A whale shark was brought to the Karachi Fish Harbour early Thursday to be auctioned off to bidders, but harbour authorities said they will be arresting the fishermen who hauled it in because the fish is a rarity in Pakistani waters and not supposed to be hunted...

    Back in 2010, another whale shark had been dragged to Hawksbay shore by fishermen whose nets the enormous fish had found itself entangled in...

  • Dead fish spark fears of Rawal Lake ‘contamination’

    ISLAMABAD: Water supply from the Rawal Dam was suspended on Saturday after a large number of dead fish were spotted in the lake, sparking fears that the waters had been poisoned or contaminated...

    Rawalpindi Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal said the dead fish were first discovered a few days ago, after recent rains raised the water level in the Rawal Lake...

  • Big fish pocket 77pc of banking profits

    According to the financial stability report issued recently by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the share of small banks in overall profitability reduced to 5pc in 2016 from 8pc in the preceding year...

    Categorising banks based on their ownership structure and type of business reveals that scheduled banks that are publically owned have the highest NPL ratio, or infection ratio, along with the lowest provision coverage, it said... ...

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