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    Prices Of Dry Fruits In Hyderabad

  • Social media drive brings fruits’ prices down

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The social media campaign to boycott purchase of fruit for three days from Friday to Sunday brought the prices of various fruits down in the city...

    Shabbir Ahmad, another vendor who was selling fruits on his pushcart, said he had sold apricot at Rs160 per kg instead of actual price of Rs220 and peach at Rs80 per kg instead of Rs120, the usual price...

  • Prices of vegetables, fruits jump in Swabi ahead of Eid

    SWABI: The prices of vegetables and fruits have been increased manifold in the district ahead of Eidul Azha as the vendors are charging the buyers according to their free will...

    A visit to the markets in the district headquarters and tehsil headquarters revealed that the traders of vegetables and fruits increased the prices during the last few days...

  • Dysfunctional Hyderabad dry port

    THE dry port at Hyderabad, which has huge potential of handling import and export cargoes of the whole of Sindh except Karachi, remains dysfunctional...

    Located around 135km from Karachi, the dry port is managed by National Logistics Cell (NLC)...

  • Vegetables, fruits go dearer

    LAHORE: Prices of a majority of vegetables and fruits available in Sunday bazaars posted an increase...

    A CDGL monitoring team while visiting Johar Town, Model Town, Wahdat Colony and other bazaars noted rise in the prices of 17 of the total 31 vegetables available there...

  • Of fruits and herbs and all else in between

    Last week I bought some pot plants from a nursery in Hyderabad...

    so perhaps there is another reason for this but, please note, bees are not insect pests: without bees — and other beneficial insects — the vegetables / fruits and everything else you grow, will not be pollinated and your crops would be reduced to zero...

  • Move to improve packaging of fruits and veggies

    The ban imposed on the use of wooden crates, boxes and cases in exports of fruits and vegetables, effective May 20, has come at a time when exporters are struggling to push up foreign sales...

    The decision follows growing complaints from many buyers about fruits and vegetable consignments in wooden packaging, and found lacking in quality, having been infested with pests...

  • 52nd mango, summer fruits festival gets under way in Mirpurkhas

    MIRPURKHAS: The three-day 52nd National Annual Mango and Summer Fruits Festival-2017 was inaugurated by Sindh Minister for Agriculture Sohail Anwar Siyal in the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto exhibition hall here on Friday evening...

    “Mango is the king of fruits,” he observed, and held out the assurance that no effort would be spared to give a boost to its production and quality...

  • King of fruits hit hard by climate change

    MULTAN: Urbanisation, prolonged winter, fog, intense dust-storms and rains are the main causes of the low yield of mangoes this year, says former president of Mangoes Growers Association Muzaffar Khakwani...

    Mr Khakwani told APP on Monday mango production had been reduced to half as compared to last year, that is why the fruit was available in domestic markets at higher rates these days
  • Syrian civil war: Fruits of foreign intervention

    THE chaos and carnage that has now spread from Afghanistan through West Asia and the Levant to North Africa and the Sahel is widely ascribed to Al Qaeda, the militant Islamic State group and their franchises or affiliates...

    Yet, the origins of the conflicts and terrorism that engulf this arc of Muslim countries, and threaten Europe and beyond, are, fundamentally, the consequence of misguided or malevolent intervention by foreign powers...
  • Outlook for export of citrus fruits

    BACKED by higher production and an improved marketing strategy amid better overseas marketing prospects, higher export earnings of citrus fruits cannot be ruled out...

    Exports to the Gulf and European countries fetch higher per-unit price, shipments made to countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, and Central Asian states have to be priced keeping in view such important factors like production of citrus fruits in the buyers’...

  • Shangla farmers seek govt’s help to market fruits

    SHANGLA: Known as valley of fruits, the remote mountainous district of Shangla produces the best quality of apple, apricot, peace, guava and citrus but the local farmers say that they need help of government to market and export the fruits...

    Ihsan, a farmer belonging to Ranyal village, said that his only orange orchard produced at least 250,000 fruits during the season...

  • ‘Make in India’ initiative bearing fruits

    INTERNATIONAL and domes­tic smartphone manufacturers are taking full advantage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and are unveiling plans to set up units across the country...

    Several handset manufacturers have either started operations or plan to manufacture smartphones in the country to meet the growing demand
  • Use of chemical in ripening of fruits goes on unchecked

    SWABI: Use of calcium carbide in artificial ripening of fruits, especially mango, goes on unchecked, thus playing with the people’s health...

    The fruit sellers told Dawn on Tuesday the highly dangerous chemical was being regularly used for ripening of various fruits and even vegetables...

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