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    Sustainable Agriculture Practices In Pakistan Tresemme

  • ‘Promote sustainable agriculture to end hunger’

    ISLAMABAD: In order to end hunger we have to promote sustainable agriculture, which means investing in rural smallholder producers, said International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) President Kanayo F Nwanze on Monday...

    Mr Nwanze, who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan, stressed the fund is committed to supporting the government in tackling poverty...

  • Mango — best marketing practices

    PAKISTAN is the fifth largest producer and the fourth-biggest exporter of different varieties of mangoes...

    Major export markets of Pakistani mango are the Middle East and European countries which require certified ‘best practices’ from the exporting countries...

  • Want to see if public office holders engage in corrupt practices: SC during Jahangir Tareen case

    "The Panama Papers verdict was based on hiding of facts, not on the intent to give false statements," Chief Justice Saqib Nisar remarked on Wednesday while hearing a petition against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Jahangir Tareen...

    "We are looking to see if those who hold public office, who govern the country, have engaged in corrupt practices or used their office for their own benefit," said the chief justice while...

  • Libor doubts creating ‘alarming’ practices

    LONDON: Uncertainty over the future of the Libor global interest rate benchmark is seeing some debt sellers make “alarming” changes to their financial contracts, Franklin Templeton, one of the world’s largest asset managers, said on Wednesday...

    Regulators plan to replace the scandal-plagued Libor by the end of 2021, but with its use as reference point embedded in tens of trillions of dollars worth of loans, bonds and mortgages, the...
  • Anti-competitive practices

    If schools are using these charges as ways of reducing the effects of competition, should the Competition Commission of Pakistan not be looking at some of these ‘fees’ and charges in more detail? Keeping an eye on the use of anti-competitive measures to the detriment of developing markets, competitors, or consumer welfare, in any area, falls within the purview of the CCP...

    Many schools seem to be getting away with a number of...

  • Asian groups file complaint over Harvard, Ivy League admission practices

    WASHINGTON: An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians...

    More than 60 Chinese, Indian, Korean and Pakistani groups came together for the complaint, which was filed with the civil rights offices at the Justice and Education departments
  • Donald Trump sends tough signal to China on unfair intellectual property practices

    WASHINGTON: The United States in effect served notice on China on Monday by opening an investigation into unfair trade practices focused on intellectual property (IP) and advanced technology...

    “But other industries feel they are facing an existential threat to their ability to operate in the Chinese market and they agree that something has to happen, the administration has to stand up to China on unfair trade practices...

  • PM’s principal secy accused of ‘corrupt practices’

    ISLAMABAD: It seems Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only high-profile figure in the federal government currently facing court cases; a petition leveling allegations of “corrupt practices” has also been filed against his principal secretary, Fawad Hassan Fawad, before the Islamabad High Court (IHC)...

    “[The] National Accountability Bureau has failed to pursue matters pertaining to powerful and resourceful people in Pakistan,...

  • Shanghai mist wipes out Chinese GP practices

    SHANGHAI: When Lewis Hamilton finally emerged from the garages on a rainy, foggy Friday at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix, it wasn’t to take his Mercedes out for a practice lap, it was to sign hats to throw into the crowd...

    Hamilton and the other Formula One drivers had very little time on the Shanghai International Circuit after poor visibility wiped out much of the day’s two practice sessions
  • PMDC, colleges discuss ways to end bad practices

    ISLAMABAD: Heads of government-run medical colleges and universities discussed with the managing committee of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday how to end the bad practices which have tainted the medical education and the profession in the country...

  • Lorenzo tops MotoGP free practices at Brno

    BRNO: Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo, on a Yamaha, set the fastest time in Friday’s eventful, crash-filled MotoGP free practice ahead of the Czech Republic Grand Prix in Brno on Sunday...

    In scorching heat, the 28-year-old MotoGP champion from 2010 and 2012 clocked 1min 56
  • CCP probing Toyota, Suzuki practices

    ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has initiated an inquiry into the possible anti-competitive behaviour of two car manufacturers who are putting unreasonable financial burden on the consumers...

  • ‘Religious practices were reinterpreted after partition’

    Mr Khalid said he had an academic background in anthropology from the LUMS and his work mainly focused on the alternative history of Pakistan...

    He said his earlier book was A White Trail: a Journey into the Heart of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities and now he had come out with In Search of Shiva...

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