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Agricultural production can be improved through mechanized farming: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need to adopt modern technology in agriculture sector to increase per acre yield. Addressing an award ceremony of Rice Exporters Association in Karachi, he said that agricultural production could be improved through mechanized farming and better agriculture policy. The president suggested establishing 'seed bank' to provide quality seeds to the growers for better crop. He said shortage of agricultural water was the main problem which could be resolved by using…

Railways’ economic condition to be improved within 120 days: minister

LAHORE: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Sunday said economic condition of Pakistan Railways will be improved within 120 days through effective and concrete measures. "No decision has been taken to raise railway fares," Sheikh Rasheed said while talking to newsmen at Lahore Railway Station today, after visiting its various parts.  To a question, he said facility of online ticketing will be further extended and improved. The minister said more attention would be given to target railway freight…

BISP inks MoU with USAID-PYWD project for improved socio-economic opportunities

ISLAMABAD: Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US Agency for International Development (USAID)-Punjab Youth Workforce Development (PYWD) project for improved socio-economic opportunities for marginalized youth through skill-based training “BISP is a social safety net that endeavors to tackle poverty through multi-pronged strategy. It not only assists in poverty management but also works to graduate its beneficiaries out of poverty through the cooperation of other…