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Cotton growers advised to drain out stagnant rainwater from fields FAISALABAD: Cotton growers have been advised to drain out stagnant water immediately from the fields for a healthy crop. Talking to the media here on Tuesday, Director Cotton Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI) Dr Sagheer Ahmad said that rainwater had salutary impact on rice and fodder crops but it was very injurious to cotton crops. If rainwater became stagnant in the cotton field for more than 48 hours, it causes harm to cotton plants and subsequent destroy the crop.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Rs6,944mn payable by SNGPL to PSO against LNG supplies ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has to pay Rs 6,944 million to the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on account of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supplies after Pakistan started importing the gas in March last year."SNGPL has reported that an amount of Rs 6,944 million is payable to PSO against LNG supplies as of date i.e. 26-07-2016," official sources in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources told APP.As per the procedure, they ...

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PR outsource three more trains, agreements signed LAHORE: Pakistan Railways (PR) on Tuesday signed three agreements for outsourcing the commercial managements of three more trains "Hazara Express, Bolan Mail and Fareed Express" here at Railways Headquarters.According to a spokesman of the PR, in response to an advertisement appearing in national dailies, private parties bought the bid documents for outsourcing the commercial management of Bolan Mail, Hazara Express and Fareed Express.After bids' evaluation two parties were declared successful for operating the three express ...

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Railways to introduce modern parking sites ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways will develop modern parking sites outside railway stations and vacant railway land near markets to increase revenue for the department."These parking places will not only facilitate the passengers but also provide parking facilities to the citizens of the concerned city," official sources told APP on Monday.Initially, they said the parking sites would be made for two to three years that would be helpful in increasing income for Pakistan Railways.In this regard Minister ...

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RCCI to organize PACTS on Aug 10 RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Mian Humayun Parvez has said that the RCCI would be organizing Pakistan Afghanistan Central Asian Regions Trade Summit (PACTS) on August 10.In a statement he said that the aim of the Summit is to explore the new trade avenues, business opportunities, discuss trade problems and finding the means of ease of doing business between Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. A day long summit would have ...

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Govt making efforts to overcome energy crisis SIALKOT: President, Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Mansoor Ahmad on Saturday said the government was making adequate efforts to overcome energy crisis and many project had been initiated in this regard.Talking to APP, he said that due to effective policies of the government there was visible improvement in electricity supply as compare to past and hopefully it would be further improved.He further stated that mega project of Sialkot-Lahore Motorway would not only provide ...

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Careem Pakistan to provide 100,000 jobs in transport sector Careem, the UAE based car booking service, has inked an agreement with the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) under which 100,000 unemployed individuals will be provided training and job opportunities in the transportation sector.The agreement was signed between Junaid Iqbal, CEO Careem Networks Pakistan and Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Chairperson TEVTA on Thursday, reported the technology media platform Techjuice.“Our organisation will help successful graduates avail job opportunities at a salary ranging from Rs 22,000 ...