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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...

  • Consequences of fodder exports

    An almost 20pc rise in domestic prices of fodder following exports from Pakistan, especially of Rhodes grass and wheat-straw, to the Middle East, over the last two years has awakened all stakeholders to its serious consequences...

    The emerging issue is: Whether these increasing exports are good for farmers or if they can further hit the already under-nourished livestock?For the last 70 years neither agriculture nor livestock...

  • Preserving green fodder

    One can only hope that the process will be sustained and extended to help solve the fodder problem in the province...

    The fodder fluctuations are now proverbial; one finds it difficult to find a buyer in the summers and one does not find a seller in the winters...

  • Commercial cultivation of hybrid fodder crops approved

    LAST month, the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council gave a go-ahead for the commercial cultivation of two newly developed hybrid varieties of fodder crops...

    The council will initially provide the seeds of these fodder crops at special rates to those willing to grow them...

  • Declining fodder production in Punjab

    Fodder production and marketing in Punjab is heading towards a deep crisis...

    Farmers and researchers, who gathered last week in the provincial capital, stated that fodder acreage is being lost to other competitive crops every year, having dropped from 5m acres to 4...

  • As a 'green stimulus', Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees

    But the government has now given him a better option: Join tens of thousands of other out-of-work labourers in planting billions of trees across the country to deal with climate change threats...

    Since Pakistan locked down starting March 23 to try to stem the spread of Covid-19, unemployed day labourers have been given new jobs as "jungle workers", planting saplings as part of the country's 10 Billion Tree Tsunami programme...

  • Trees’ blood?

    REFERENCE Dawn photo report, “CDA chops 300 trees” (July 12)...

    It seems as if it is the blood of the trees that are slaughtered...

  • Furore as decades-old trees auctioned

    SIALKOT: The Pasrur Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has auctioned 144 five-decades-old trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park allegedly for peanuts over which social, religious, business, educational and political circles have expressed grave concern claiming the TMA has suffered financial loss of millions of rupees...

    There were more than 144 trees in the Nawaz Sharif Park in Pasrur that were stated to be five decades old...

  • Balochistan CM wants end to chopping of trees in Ziarat

    People involved in chopping of juniper trees were committing an atrocity with themselves, he said during a visit to Ziarat festival...

    “Cutting juniper trees should be declared a social crime and every resident of the area should become a protector of the trees,” he said...

  • Three roads to have date palm trees

    GUJRAT: The district government has arranged at least 500 date palm trees for plantation on the medians of three thoroughfares including the old GT Road...

    Around 400 of these trees have been bought by the funding from three different trade organisations of the city...

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