Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International decides to quit selling cigarettes

KARACHI: Global tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) announced its new year's resolution to give up cigarette. In an unusual move, the tobacco company placed full-page...

2018 to be a bumper year for Pakistan’s cement sector: Report

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Reduce taxes on hybrid cars to contain pollution: Senate standing committee

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Germany-France agree to reduce usage of coal for combating climate change

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German companies express interest to invest in wind energy

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Global warming can impact agricultural output in Pakistan say: Environmentalists

LAHORE: Environmentalists said climate change due to global warming can affect agricultural output, thereby threatening the country’s food security situation. “There is a dire need...

World Bank interested in financing Green Pakistan program

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13 coal-based power projects at various stages of completion: PPIB

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CCE gives nod to establishment of 1200 MW LNG power plant

ISLAMABAD Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE), Tuesday, accorded approval to establish 1200 megawatt Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) based power plant in the country and no power...

Fazl-e-Elahi praises federal govt. bid to curb illicit tobacco trade

PESHAWAR Senior Vice-President Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Agriculture (KPCA) Fazal-e-Elahi Khan today welcomed the decision of federal government to introduce a new tier to document...

WWF-Pakistan and SNGPL sign MoU to provide cheap, green fuel source

ISLAMABAD World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) signed a MoU to provide alternate means of energy to rural...

US decision to pull out of Paris climate accord a ‘major disappointment’:UN

The United States’ decision to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement was a “major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

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