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  • End to ban on tree harvesting, transportation demanded

    PESHAWAR: The Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad has called upon the provincial government to lift the five-year long ban on the transportation and harvesting of windfall and dry standing trees in Malakand and Hazara regions...

    They also complained about restriction on the harvesting of dry standing trees...

  • Saving seeds for harvesting

    However, they are deficient in the taste department and, for obvious reasons, produce ‘inferior’ seeds which are not worth the trouble of harvesting...

    • Vegetable seed pods must be completely dry on the plant before harvesting...

  • Shahbaz inaugurates wheat harvesting

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the wheat harvesting campaign-2015 at village Warah Malik Shah Muhammad Awan on Saturday...

    He said there was a bumper wheat crop in Pakistan this year and the Punjab government had fixed wheat procurement target of 4 million tonnes and its price at Rs1,300 per 40 kg...

  • Rainwater harvesting in Thar

    Kumar, like others, is confident that promoting an adequately planned rainwater harvesting could improve the situation...

    According to an old study conducted by the National Engineering Services of Pakistan, around 1...

  • Army being engaged to stop illegal forest harvesting: CM

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Thursday said his government was engaging the Pakistan Army to check the illegal harvesting of natural forests in the province and act against culprits...

    Mr Khattak said mountains in Malakand and Hazara regions had denuded due to the ruthless harvesting of green trees...

  • Rainwater harvesting

    PAKISTAN has been facing severe floods and droughts due to a lack of planning during the monsoon for the last many years...

    Groundwater recharge can be done by various techniques such as rainwater harvesting at household level in urban areas, developing ponds in our parks and farms, plugging our flood drains and even diverting our river flows to facilitate artificial groundwater recharge...

  • Pakistan offers lowest bid for Iraq’s rice tender

    HAMBURG: The lowest price offer in the tender from Iraq’s state grains buyer to purchase at least 30,000 tonnes of rice was $427 a tonne c&f free out for rice to be sourced from Pakistan, traders said on Tuesday...

    The offer was made for 40,000 tonnes from Pakistan, they said...

  • US-Pakistan ties tough but essential: Condoleezza Rice

    WASHINGTON: “It’s a relationship you’ve got to have but it is tough,” says former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice while describing the US-Pakistan partnership...

    In an interview to MSNBC, Ms Rice acknowledged that Pakistan was more stable than before, although it still faced some major issues...

  • Philippines to import rice from Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Philippines has offered to import 50,000 tonnes of rice from Pakistan to help it meet its goal of importing an aggregate volume of 805,200 tonnes of rice under its minimum access volume (MAV) for this year...

    The CSQ is broken down as the following: China 50,000 tonnes, India 50,000 tonnes, Pakistan 50,000 tonnes, Australia 15,000 tonnes, El Salvador 4,000 tonnes, Thailand 293,100 tonnes and Vietnam 293,100 tonnes...

  • Pakistan to export 1m tonnes rice to Indonesia

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has signed an agreement with Indonesia to export one million tonnes of rice estimated at around $400m over four years, the Ministry of Commerce said in statement on Thursday...

    The agreement for export of rice will be implemented by the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) and Indonesia’s Bulog (State Logistic Agency)...

  • 600 rice containers from Pakistan held up at Kenyan port

    LAHORE: At least 600 containers of Pakistani rice are stuck up at Kenyan ports as the customs authorities there have subjected the consignment to 100 per cent scrutiny and verification against the norms...

    Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (Reap) Chairman Sameeullah Chaudhry says the Kenya Bureau of Standards and Customs started full verification and sampling of rice containers reaching Mombasa port, Kenya, for inspecting...

  • Up to 30pc duty on rice, wheat import proposed

    ISLAMABAD: As the country has surplus stocks of wheat, rice and other agricultural commodities, the government is likely to impose duty ranging from 15 to 30 per cent on the import of these products in the budget 2015-16...

    The government is likely to review the rate of duty on the import of basmati rice which is second largest export of Pakistan...

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