Ismat Sabir According to a report,rice export earns $2 billion per year foreign exchange and has been the second largest export item. The commerce ministry has prepared a proposal to include rice in the list of sectors under special incentives to promoteexport.The country is net exporter of rice and produces 60...
A study shows that more than 5 million people to die each year due to waste related with increasing population and rapid urbanization, access to safe drinking water in Pakistan is on the decline. People living in urban cities are becoming more aware of the contamination of drinking water...
Krishna N. Das Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: "Uncle, please get us out of here. They will send us back too." Sahidullah, a Rohingya living in the far north of India...
Ismat Sabir Energy is the lifeline of any country. Pakistan is facing chronic and severe energy crisis which has badly affected the industry and economy. The reasons for acute energy crisis in Pakistan are growing energy demand due to population growth, imbalance energy mix, and non utilization of indigenous resources,...
Ismat Sabir Middlemen get lion's share of tomato profit. Whenever tomato crop is bumper in Sindh, the price of tomatoes fall as low as Rs2 per kg, otherwise in big cities the same item is sold at an exorbitant rate of Rs60 to Rs120 or even sometimes Rs2oo per kg....
Ismat Sabir Recently the government has increased POL prices, commenting on it the Karachi-based Traders' Alliance demanded reversal of POL prices hike. The traders' alliance totally rejected petroleum price hike, said that the exorbitant raise would bring the storm of inflation in the country. Actually it is like dropping a...
Special Report KARACHI: Renowned Journalist, Author, Columnist and Ex-Provincial Information Minister of Sindh Agha Masood Hussain has joined The Financial Daily International (TFD) as Editor. He is winner of various National and International Awards due to his honesty towards his professionalism including a Gold Medal by FPCCI awarded to him...
Turkey witnessed the bloodiest coup attempt in its political history on July 15, 2016, when a section of the Turkish military launched a coordinated operation in several major cities to topple the government and unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soldiers and tanks took to the streets and a number of...
J. Choudhry Turkey is observing 2nd anniversary of failed coup on July 15, 2018, to commemorate the sacrifices of the Turkish people who foiled the coup. On July 15, 2016, the Turkish military launched a coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyab Erdogan, but the masses of the country came...
Dr. Jafar Haq-Panaah IP PIPELINE AND THE ISSUE OF ENERGY SECURITY The issue of energy security happens to be a part of the energy policy of the countries and has been the main point of concern for the government officials while signing and executing agreements for purchase of energy like oil...
Helen Murphy & Luis Jaime Acosta When President Juan Manuel Santos and leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia shook hands to end a half-century war, residents of towns like Tumaco were supposed to be relieved. Nineteen months later, people in this gritty port on the Pacific are anything but. True,...