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  • Wool value: unlocking potential

    A NATIONAL programme to unlock the wool development potential in Balochistan is being evolved jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the Ministry of National Food Security and Research...

    FAO has asked all stakeholders for their recommendations for a long-term sustainable wool development programme...

  • Donkey hide case: Chinese firm challenges raid on its tannery

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday sought a reply from the Punjab government on a petition of a Chinese company challenging confiscation of donkey hides from its tannery in Kasur...

    The company ‘Globin’ through its representative Mr Hu Longbin pleaded that the local police on Sept 6, 2015 raided their tannery at Deengarh (Kasur) and seized 1,015 hides of donkeys and also registered a case against workers...

  • Tannery zone in Sialkot approved

    ISLAMABAD: The Export Development Fund (EDF) on Monday approved a project to establish a tannery zone in Sialkot in an attempt to adapt to climate change by relocating tanneries in leather industrial zone...

    The Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that the project would help boost procurement orders from Pakistan by addressing the concerns of international buyers who often expressed alarm at the environmental issues caused by the...

  • James Faulkner impressed by Pakistan speed merchants

    KARACHI: It is the quality of the fast bowlers at the HBL Pakistan Super League, which has stood out for former Australia all-rounder James Faulkner, who believes the tournament is “right up there” with its Indian counterpart...

    The 31-year-old, who plays for Quetta Gladiators, is impressed with the likes of Pakistan pace spearhead Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Nasim Shah among other factors that make the tournament special... ...

  • Mamnoon’s assurance to fruit merchants

    Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Fruit and Vegetables Exporters, Importers and Merchant Association (PFVA), which called on him at the President House in Islamabad on Tuesday, Mamnoon Hussain said with latest technology and other scientific methods, growers and people associated with the horticulture sector could benefit a lot...

  • The merchants of death

    Pakistan’s eminent authority on public health, Dr Sania Nishtar, made the following observation on the subject in her 2010 publication, Choked Pipes: Reforming Pakistan’s Mixed Health System...

    Pakistan is known to be amongst the 13 countries of the world where manufacturing of spurious medicines has been reported...

  • New city police chief hints at purging dept of black sheep

    KARACHI: The newly-appointed city police chief on Friday hinted at launching a major drive to purge the institution of ‘the black sheep’, disclosing that a number of officers had already faced the axe in line with recommendations of the Sindh apex committee...

    “You will see action soon against all those black sheep in our ranks,” additional IG Mushtaq Mahar told reporters after attending a ceremony at the anti-car lifting cell (ACLC)...

  • French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

    LYON: Animal lovers may be delighted that wolves are roaming the French mountains once again — but the predators’ increasing attacks on sheep have farmers longing to get their guns out...

    On Monday, farmers flooded the streets of the city of Lyon with hundreds of sheep, demanding more government action after the deaths of more than 8,000 animals blamed on wolves since last year...

  • Scientists find sheep can recognise human faces

    LONDON: Sheep have been trained to recognise the faces of celebrities, including former US President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases...

    In a specially equipped pen, sheep were shown pictures of people on two computer screens, on one side would be an unknown person and on the other would be one of four celebrities...

  • Modern sheep farm in Mansehra soon

    PESHAWAR: A modern sheep farm would be established at Jabba area of Mansehra district to provide facilities to the livestock farmers to produce quality wool and enhance mutton production...

    Highlighting significance of the sheep farming (wool, mutton production and processing), at Jabba, Mr Aziz said that a modern facility was being provided to the livestock farmers so that they could enhance yield of fine quality wool as well as keep...

  • Nomads with herds of sheep head for Shangla, Kohistan

    SHANGLA: Nomads along with their herds of sheep and goat have flocked Shangla and Kohistan districts, having moved from hotter regions of the country...

    Three more groups along with their herds of sheep have already reached Kohistan,” Meer Dad, a 54-year-old shepherd told Dawn...

  • Nomads with herds of sheep head for Shangla, Kohistan

    SHANGLA: Nomads along with their herds of sheep and goat have flocked to Shangla and Kohistan districts, having moved from hotter regions of the country...

    Three more groups along with their herds of sheep have already reached Kohistan,” Meer Dad, a 54-year-old shepherd told Dawn...

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