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New Groundnut variety for Arid zones, Now Available

Arid Research Institute, Chakwal has developed a new variety of Groundnut for Arid Zones named as BARI 2016. This variety has been approved by Secretary agriculture Punjab during his address to an inaugural ceremony. Above mentioned variety is capable of more productivity and resistance also gives production comparatively ten days earlier. Early production of Bari 2016 also enables farmers to ...

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FMD simple and effective treatment is invented: FMD dangerous diseases

Treatment which is invented in UVAS, has been working effectively in national and multinational Dairy farms Lahore (Rashid Manzoor) University of Veterinary and animal sciences students has discovered the easy and effective treatment of dangerous Foot and mouth diseases. It has been working effectively in national and multinational Dairy farms. PHD scholar Kaiser iqkam, Attia Bukhari, Rashid Munir Khwaja, Farhat ...

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Climate Change: Augmented risks for Pakistan

Climate Change fetches more dangers for Pakistan. It has been observed that in coming 24 years, a strong rise in temperature will be debatable. Asymmetrical and unexpected rains have dramatically reduced the rice and wheat yield per acre. Pakistan is under clear threats of climate change. According to resources till 2040, rains in summer will be 25% and in winter ...

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Five held for selling adulterated milk

PESHAWAR: the district administration on Thursday arrested five dealers and seized a huge quantity of adulterated milk here on Thursday. Official sources said that Deputy Commissioner Shahid Mehmood after receiving public complaints took stern action against the franchise involved in the sale of adulterated milk. A sample of milk was tested in laboratory and it was found that its ingredients ...

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Pakistan is far behind in Dairy product export than its coexisting countries

Karachi (Online) Despite of Pakistan ranking on 4th in worldwide, Pakistan is far behind in Dairy product export than its coexisting countries due to absence of valve addition. According to detail Pakistan is 4th largest milk producer worldwide with 42 million ton annual production. Top milk exporter countries are Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Chezuk republic, England, Spain, Poland and ...

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‘Polluted’ seafood exports to be banned

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s sea food exports to European Union and United States are likely to get banned due to its polluted waters while overfishing is threatening the growth of aquaculture in the area, Secretary Ministry of Ports And Shipping Khalid Pervez informed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday. In a detailed briefing on the Korangi Fisheries Harbour Authority (KFHA), Mr ...

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Raids conducted by Teams of Punjab Food Authority

Punjab Food Authority has raided various Government and Non-Government hospitals’ canteens and cafeterias. Three cafeterias were selling expired, stale and hazardous food items consequently were sealed by PFA. Team also fined a private hospital located in Johar Town by Rs. 30,000 for poor hygiene and sanitation. Team of PFA also raided different food points situated in various Hospitals across the ...

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Vegetable prices soar in Karachi after rain

KARACHI: Traders on Monday pushed up vegetable prices by almost 100 per cent, citing thin arrivals from snow-hit Quetta and blockade of the Super Highway Sabzi Mandi following rains on Friday and Saturday. Traders said some green vegetable supplies from Quetta remained suspended where rainfall blocked the Karachi-Quetta Highway at Luckpass and other areas. The rainfall on two consecutive days ...

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Livestock can be source of valuable foreign exchange: Dr. Ghulam Muhammad

Good breeds should reared for better production rather than increasing number of animals Gujranwala (Special Reporter) Director Livestock and dairy development Dr. Ghulam Muhammad has said that upgradation of livestock sector can be He said while talking to duniya news , we can earn valuable foreign exchange by export of meat, milk, eggs and leather through betterment of livestock sector. ...

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Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Shahbaz Sharif has restored Subsidy on Fertilizers

Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Shahbaz Sharif has recovered the subsidy of Rs. 400/- from the fertilizers. Farmers’ organizations from all over the country has appreciated Minister’s decision and expressed their feelings that this decision will bring prosperity to the farmers’ community. A representative of farmers organization, Mr. Nadeem Chaudhary said the reduction in fertilizers’ prices will also improve the agriculture ...

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