Water shortage threatens cotton sowing and production

Cotton plantation in Punjab wasn’t as severely impacted by water shortage but could only be sown at 4.39 million acres or 77 percent of the targeted area set at 5.70 million acres

Water shortage compels Punjab to dissuade farmers from planting sugarcane crop

Water shortage during the early part of the Kharif season has risen to an alarming 45 percent from initial projections of 32 percent against average uses.

Govt finally imposes restrictions on metal contents level in gasoline products

Manganese would be totally phased out from petrol after May 1st, 2019

TAPI gas pipeline to fulfil international, local environmental laws

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Climate Change Romina Khurshid Alam said the government is making efforts to ensure that the 800-km long...

Water shortage will rise to 52 percent for Kharif sowing season

Sindh’s water shortage was recorded at 53 percent and for Punjab, it was 47 percent

Pakistan struggling to setup meeting with WB over Kishanganga dam dispute

WB officials say busy schedule of their president is causing problems in setting-up a suitable time for the meeting

50-Megawatt Jhimpir Power starts commercial operations

Jhimpir Power, Burj Capital’s first project, in its 500MW renewable asset platform in Pakistan achieved commercial operations with plant inauguration held by Burj Capital officials on Wednesday.

Deadlock persists in Kishanganga dispute, WB working to protect Indus Waters Treaty

LAHORE: The World Bank is working in conjunction with Pakistan and India to find an amicable solution over the recent differences regarding dispute resolution...

NWP approved by CCI, seeks development budget rise for water resources to 10 pc by 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first National Water Policy has been approved by the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Tuesday with the consensus of all the...

Ogra requested to expedite standardization of manganese content in petrol

ISLAMABAD: The government has been requested by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) to expedite the move to finalizing standards and specifications of petroleum...

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...

Irsa estimates 31 percent water shortage during early Kharif season

ISLAMABAD: Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has issued calls for the construction of two dams to counter the worsening water shortage which entails a...

IRSA projects water shortage could impact Kharif crops this season

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) issued a stark warning on Thursday that increased water shortage this season could jeopardize the growth of...

Domestic gas, RLNG share in total power production rises to 43.17 percent

KARACHI: The share of eco-friendly gas and re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) in power generation has risen to 43.17 percent in February 2018, revealed...

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics admits collecting incomplete, partial data

ISLAMABAD: In a surprising revelation, officials of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) admitted that the bureau was collecting incomplete or partial data for lack...

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