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Poultry, meat and eggs may contain harmful drugs, NA committee told

News Analysis | To a parliamentary committee’s shock, a report was presented that said that there were chances of citizens consuming harmful drug residues along...

Government finally addresses woes of sugar cane farmers

News Analysis | The Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has sent out his message to the provincial governments...

Sugarcane farmers call off protest after Shehbaz assurance

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on 24th December ordered to ensure that sugarcane is purchased for Rs. 180 per 40kg from farmers. Addressing...

World Bank grants $300 million to improve Punjab’s agriculture

News Analysis | In what analysts are calling an appeasement bid, the World Bank sanctioned $300 million on Friday to upgrade agriculture in Punjab to raise farmers’...

Woes of the sugarcane sector rise as farmers protest government rates

News Analysis | The Sargodha district administration has directed the sugar mill owners to ensure payment of sugarcane to growers within forty days and no tolerance would...

Why is Pakistan helping Indian farmers?

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accused the ruling government of helping the Indian farmers by importing their products. Continuing his pressure on...

Urbanization and declining agriculture: How to balance them off?

Shanzay Asim | The process of urbanization in Pakistan has an immense impact on the society and economy. It has both positive and negative consequences...

Farmers threaten agitation if burden of taxes is not eased

On 26th May, hours before Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the government’s budget proposal to the National Assembly for the fiscal year of 2017-2018,...

Police search forests in India after 21 Maoist rebels killed

NEW DELHI — Security forces were hunting through forests in southeast India Monday for Maoist rebels after a fierce gunfight left 21 rebels dead...

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Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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