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  • Waste not — organic compost

    Homemade, organic compost is an absolutely priceless soil conditioner which, as it slowly releases its minerals, nutrients and trace elements — all essential for healthy plant growth — acts to naturally feed plants of all kinds over a very long period of time...

    The dry ingredients could, for example, be chopped straw, dead leaves, shredded newspaper / cardboard, wood ash, cut up old clothes as long as they are made from purely...

  • Organic brews

    Having received countless questions about easy, organic, methods of pest control and requests for details of how to make low-cost, organic fertilisers at home, this week’s column is devoted to these two extremely important subjects...

    There are three simple, organic sprays to fight them with:Garlic sprayTake quarter kilo of whole, unpeeled, garlic cloves, put in a pan with one litre water...

  • GARDENING: ORGANIC PEST CONTROL TO THE RESCUE

    I am 13 years old and have come to know the importance of growing fresh food using organic methods and am now trying to convince my grandparents not to use any chemicals on their farm in Sindh...

    I now want to switch over to organic methods starting with a cure for the white fungus stuff growing underneath some of my plants’ leaves...

  • How to make your very own organic plant fertiliser

    Organic, liquid plant food or plant fertiliser is an incredibly nutritious feast that your plants — and soil — will drink with absolute delight! It strengthens the natural growth of plants and increases their resistance to pests and disease...

    Organic fertilisers certainly don’t smell of roses but no organic garden pharmacy is complete without them...

  • GMO or organic?

    Foremost came the devastating news that Pakistan had once again fallen short of the target set for cotton production this year as disclosed by the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association in January...

    In 2019-20, Pakistan has had to import 4...

  • ‘Italy aware of investment scope in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development Ivan Scalfarotto has called for establishing an inter-governmental framework to boost trade relations between Italy and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the Italy-Pakistan Trade and Business Investment on Tuesday, he said Italian investors are well aware of the investment scope and potential in Pakistan...

  • Scope of bus attack investigation widened

    KARACHI: While police widened the scope of investigation into Wednesday’s brutal attack on a bus carrying Shia Ismailis, Sindh Rangers claimed to have arrested 145 suspects in targeted operations in the city...

    Mr Shaikh, who is also a member of the investigation team, said the meeting reviewed progress and the IG ordered the team to widen the scope of investigation...

  • Govt in process of reducing scope of Rangers-led operation, says CM

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that fruits of Karachi targeted operation will be sustainable when Sindh’s civil institutions and police are strengthened and ‘we are now in a process of strengthening institutions, so, we are in fact trying to reduce scope of operation instead of expanding it’...

    Rangers-SindhTo a question about expanding scope of Rangers operation to other parts of Sindh, Mr Shah said that...

  • Jamaat moves SC to widen scope of Panamagate case

    A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will resume the proceedings in the case on Tuesday and senior counsel for the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Naeem Bokhari will recommence his arguments from the point where he was at the end of the last hearing...

    The JI application has also requested the court to instruct the Federal Board of Revenue as well as the Election Commission of Pakistan to submit copies of the...

  • Army chief calls for widening scope of madressah education

    QUETTA: Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has called for widening the scope of education at madressahs (religious seminaries) to enable the students to play a more positive and productive role in society...

    Gen Bajwa called for supremacy of merit and economic development of Pakistan that was inseparably linked with functional democracy...

  • Panama Papers probe beyond NAB scope, SC told

    ISLAMABAD: It is beyond the scope of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe Panama Papers leaks which involved members of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, Prosecutor General Waqas Qadeer Dar told a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...

    Justice Amir Hani Muslim stressed that tax evasion and flight of capital outside Pakistan fell within the NAB’s purview...

  • Changes proposed to expand scope of bank loan act

    ISLAMABAD: The inter-ministerial committee set up by the government to review the Loans for Agriculture, Commercial and Industrial Purposes Act 1973’, with a view to enlarge the scope of the law, has proposed amendments for the provision of loans for other sectors also...

    Representative of the National Bank of Pakistan informed the meeting that the total agriculture loan portfolio stood at Rs50 billion, whereas it was providing credit...

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