The incentive in going green

Either hot or very cold, mostly in the extreme, the weather is hardly ever temperate. One’s neighbourhood is hit by water scarcity, the power...

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...

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

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Rs3.9bn received in dams fund

SBP issues the list of top 10 donorsISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Dams Fund has so far received a total of Rs...

Chinese group to set up cheese processing factory in Pakistan

BEIJING: Joint Holdings Group Chairman Bai Shun called on the Consul General, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu on Monday at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Chengdu.The chairman...

Finance Division clarifies news about current account deficit

Clarifying a news item on current account deficit, appeared in a section of press on December 20, it said the news does not reflect the factual position, a Finance Division press release said.

Karachi Fish Harbour to be redeveloped as per international standards: Sindh govt

KARACHI: The government of Sindh is keen to develop the Karachi Fish Harbour (KFH) as per international standards, and is willing to provide complete...

OGRA advises OMCs to develop retail outlets in vicinity of supply point, depot

ISLAMABAD: Almost failed to make the licensed oil marketing companies (OMCs) comply with the clause stipulating construction of oil storages over past few years,...

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...

Living standards in Pakistan will be hampered by climate change: World Bank

In Pakistan, Sindh emerges as the most vulnerable hotspot, followed by Punjab, said the report

WB rescinds $250 million loan for climate change and disaster risk

Both sides were unable to reach a consensus on a new macroeconomic framework

Imran Khan’s bid to crowdfund $14 billion for Pakistan dam

The government’s plan is to build two facilities: the Mohmand dam in the country’s northwest, widely seen as feasible, and the much larger, troubled Diamer-Basha project in the north, first mooted in the early 2000s

Massive societal changes needed to meet lower global warming target world needs: U.N

At the current rate of warming, the world's temperatures would likely reach 1.5C between 2030 and 2052

Differences between CEO, board mar NRDMF operations

The disaster management fund had been setup with a $200 million loan contracted from the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Govt mulls options to construct Diamer Bhasha dam to meet energy needs

Sharing details of a proposed plan regarding the formation of Diamer Bhasha dam Pvt Ltd Co., the sources said that it was proposed to market the shares of this company through Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) and approximately 52 percent shares of the company will be owned by the government and owners of remaining 48pc shares will be with the masses

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