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KARACHI, Nov 16 (NNI): President Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman has said that Pakistani scientists are working in the field of Biosaline Agriculture to grow wheat, maize, rice and other crops by using sea water. “The country is already suffering from water shortage. Global warming...

KARACHI, Nov 16 (INP): Pakistan Steel Mills has achieved 36 percent production capacity of 1.1 tonnes per annum on 15th November 2014 compared to 25 percent a day earlier 14th November 2014 and 16 percent on 13th November 2014 said Chief Executive Officer, Pakistan Steel, Major General (Retd.) Zaheer Ahmed Khan, in a meeting with senior officers of the PSM. He further...

KARACHI, Nov 16 (INP): Deputy Convener Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has alleged that hurdles are being created in party membership campaign in Punjab. In statement issued here on Sunday, Khalid Maqbool complained for getting threats in Punjab province. He claimed that banners and posters of MQM are being removed in different places of Punjab...

FAISALABAD, Nov 16 (INP): At least three persons including two women were killed and another injured in firing over marriage feud here on Sunday. Police said that Ahmed Ali and his family hailing from Tandlianwala area of Faisalabad visited his relative home located in Chak No 63-RB, Balochni with marriage proposal of his son.  The visitor and host exchanged hot words...

  DG KHAN/RY KHAN/SHEIKHUPURA, Nov 16 (INP): At least ten persons were killed and more than two dozen others injured in three road accidents in DG Khan, Rahim Yar Khan and Sheikhupura on Sunday. Reports said that five persons were killed in Dera Ghazi Khan area of Rakhi Gaj when a van fell into a deep ditch while taking a sharp turn. Five persons died on the spot...

CHITRAL, Nov 15 (INP): Drinking water supply scheme completed by Sarhad Rural Support Program (SRSP) was inaugurated Saturday at Kalkatak some 55 KM from here at Drosh area. Advisor Board of Directors SRSP Engineer Ihsanullah Khan was chief guest on the occasion while opening ceremony was presided over by Qari Jamal Abdul Nasir of JUI. Addressing on the occasion social...

FAISALABAD, Nov 15 (INP): Presidential Candidate for Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) elections Mian Muhammad Adrees has announced to elevate the status of chamber to the international standard by observing best practices without availing any financial benefits or perks. In a statement issued on Saturday after his nomination by the United...

PESHAWAR, Nov 15 (INP): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker, Asad Qaiser who belongs to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday said it is necessary to individually verify the resignations of parliamentarians. The KP Speaker in a statement said that if opposition MPAs had come to him, he would verify their resignations individually. Qaiser’s statement highlights...

KARACHI, Nov 15 (DNA): The State Bank of Pakistan has decided to reduce the policy rate by 50 bps to 9.5 percent. The decision was taken by the Central Board of Directors of SBP at its meeting held under the chairmanship of Governor Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra in Karachi on Saturday. The complete text of the decision is as follows: Limited impact of floods and a favorable...

KARACHI(INP): Police said Wednesday they will investigate government departments over a bus crash that killed at least 58 people, blaming the poor condition of the road for the accident. The bus smashed into a goods truck loaded with coal near Khairpuron Tuesday. There were 18 children among the dead. District police chief, Nasir Aftab said the initial investigation found...

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