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  • ‘Every fifth household in Pakistan employs a child’

    ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference on Tuesday lamented that while Article 35 of the Constitution protects the rights of all children in Pakistan, only those born in wealthy families are given rights...

    The seminar was held in connection with the World Day Against Child Labour at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)...

  • IFAD to provide $82m for boosting household income

    ISLAMABAD: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will make an investment of $82 million in Pakistan to improve livelihoods, living conditions and income-generating capacity for 320,000 poor rural households in the country...

    The project’s financial agreement for graduation programme was signed in Rome, on Tuesday, by IFAD Vice-President, Michel Mordasini and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Italy, Nadeem Riyaz...

  • Haleem — the household tradition for Muharram

    RAWALPINDI: The narrow streets of the downtown areas, especially in Bhabara Bazaar, Chittian Hattian, Bani Chowk and Saddar bazaar, have many caterers’ shops which are especially busy during Muharram...

    They prepare special foods for distributing among passersby and participants of mourning processions as niaz
  • Oman to encourage household generation of solar power

    MUSCAT: Oman will encourage households to generate electricity with solar panels and feed it into the national grid, Qais al-Zakwani, executive director of the Authority for Electricity Regulation, said on Monday...

    The policy could put Oman in the forefront of Middle East nations promoting widespread use of solar power
  • Fata household survey launched

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan launched the Fata Development Indicator Household Survey (FDIHS 2013-14) on Monday...

    The survey was carried out by the Bureau of Statistics, Fata Secretariat with a tripartite arrangement between, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics and the Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar, with the financial support of Governance Support Project FATA-Multi Donor Trust...

  • Use of wedding celebratory items becoming a household tradition

    PESHAWAR: The use of wedding celebratory items such as Mehendi, Gajray and Maala is fast becoming a tradition across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...

    Over the past few years, a large number of outlets selling wedding celebratory items sprawled in every nook and corner of Peshawar city
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy goes solar for his household energy needs

    8 KW that supply his home with enough energy in the daytime to run an air conditioner in the summer, light bulbs, a refrigerator and a few other household appliances...

    net, Hoodbhoy discussed the lifestyle changes that he had made on a personal level to reduce his carbon footprint, as well as the concerns he has for Pakistan’s energy security...

  • Battery recycling workshops contributing to environmental lead: KU study

    KARACHI: Highlighting high levels of lead concentration in roadside dust and plants and its harmful impact on health and environment, a recent study has described battery recycling workshops as a major contributor to environmental lead and suggested their removal from densely-populated areas...

    Titled Lead concentration in urban dust and leaves of street plants, Karachi, the study was jointly conducted by the Institute of...

  • Kohat’s solid waste recycling plant to be ready by 2017

    KOHAT: About 60 per cent of construction work has been completed on the solid waste recycling plant that will dispose of 100 tonnes of garbage produced in Kohat daily and turn it into urea, officials say...

    The recycling plant would also produce urea and useful plastic products of common use...

  • Recycling water

    THE severe water shortage in Karachi, particularly in DHA, has necessitated the recycling of water and I have done this in my home...

  • India gold recycling plan fails to tempt households

    Families that hold about 80 per cent of the idle gold have largely shunned the scheme, with some four dozen government-approved centres that opened to test purity still to process a single gram of household gold, said Harshad Ajmera, president of the Indian Association of Hallmarking Centres...

  • China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

    ALBANY: The halt on China’s imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted US recycling programmes has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables...

    “It’s a very good moment for recycling in the United States,” said Neil Seldman, co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a Washington-based organisation that helps cities improve recycling programmes...

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