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  • Hydroelectricity transforms life in Hunza

    ” The village’s community-run micro hydropower station — built in 2008 by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) with backing from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) — produces about 190 kilowatts of electricity an hour...

    POTENTIAL FOR MORE: The country could generate around 100,000 megawatts of hydroelectricity, through both large and small projects, according to a 2006...

  • Pakistan needs to increase agriculture production: US official

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would need to increase agriculture production from its existing land resources but with lesser water to feed its additional 20 million people by 2050, said Jocelyn G...

    She seemed to be convinced that the government and people of Pakistan fully understood the challenges vis-a-vis feeding the growing population of the country...

  • Pakistan advised to increase food production by 50pc

    QUETTA: Experts at a workshop advised Pakistan on Monday to increase its food production by 50 per cent to meet the needs of a projected population of 221 million by 2025...

    Nadeem Shah, Honorary Consul General of Japan at Quetta, expressed happiness over Japan’s commitment to improve water and food security in the region and reaffirmed Japan’s continuous support to projects in Pakistan...

  • Lockheed staves off F-16 production line closure as it waits on Pakistan's orders

    WASHINGTON: Lockheed Martin Corp is using its own funds to pay suppliers and stave off the closure of its F-16 fighter jet production line as it waits to finalise orders from Pakistan and other countries, a company official said on Tuesday...

    "We will have a gap in the production line because of the fact that there hasn't been another order yet," Carvalho told Reuters in an interview at the company's annual media day...

  • Qatar seeks Pakistan Army's cooperation in cyber security, defence production: ISPR

    Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday assured Qatar that Pakistan will cooperate with country on cyber security, defence production and ease of travel, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement...

    The army chief, who is on an official visit to Qatar, thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar for appreciating Pakistan Army's role in the ongoing fight against terrorism and...

  • Pakistan must be made part of production chain: foreign minister

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that economic diplomacy is the need of the hour and called for concerted efforts to make Pakistan part of the global production chain...

    Also read: 'Pakistan first' at the core of new foreign policy, asserts Shah Mahmood Qureshi“If Pakistan is to develop on a sustainable basis; if Pakistan is to break the begging bowl once and for all; if we are to become an integral part of...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    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...

  • SC asks who allowed factories around Katas Raj temple to increase production

    The Supreme Court on Thursday asked who was responsible for allowing cement factories around the historic Katas Raj Temple to increase production, which has resulted in catastrophic destruction of the historic site...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, who is heading a three-judge bench overseeing a suo motu case which followed media reports that the Katas pond was drying out fast as nearby cement factories sucked up...

  • Potential for local tea production

    A research institute of Mansehra district has found that Pakistan has great potential for producing both black and green tea...

    The research was aimed at increasing local tea output so that Pakistan’s dependence on the commodity’s imports could be reduced which stand at around Rs31 billion...

  • Production, sale of cigarettes may be against the law

    ISLAMABAD: The registration of three police cases regarding the violation and non-implementation of tobacco laws has triggered debate on whether the hundreds of thousands of people involved in the production, supply, import, distribution and sale of cigarettes are violating the law and if they may be liable to be punished...

    Tobacco consumption causes more than 100,000 deaths in Pakistan each year, which amounts to around 300 deaths a...

  • Production of cigarettes plunged 35.8pc in 2016-17

    KARACHI: Cigarette production dropped 35 per cent in 2016-17 to 34 billion sticks from 53bn sticks a year ago...

    Pakistan has been one of the top producers of cigarettes due to vast availability of tobacco in the country particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Court rejects Gazeen Marri's request for production order ahead of Oct 5 hearing

    A district and sessions court in Quetta on Tuesday rejected an application filed by Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, seeking a production order ahead of a bail before arrest hearing related to the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri...

    Advocate Arbab Tahir, the counsel representing Gazeen, pleaded before the court to grant a production order to his client for October 5 — when the court is due to...

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