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Experts Emphasize Working with Nature to Save Asia’s ‘Disappearing Deltas’

October 17, 2019 |

BANGKOK - Water and climate experts from across Asia are stressing the need to work with nature, rather than against it, to save the continent's "disappearing deltas," home to some 400 million people.

Mounting research blames a confluence of rising …

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With Promises of a Trans Himalayan Link, China Grows Influence in Nepal

October 16, 2019 |

NEW DELHI - China's plans to build railways and roads that will cut across the Himalayan mountains into Nepal are being watched closely: The ambitious projects could draw Beijing deeper into the South Asian region increasing its strategic influence close …

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Ten Global Institutions are Looking to Advise Pakistan for Bond Sales

October 16, 2019 |
Pakistan has received bids from 10 institutions to become advisers for a global bond sale as the country seeks to improve its finances.According to the sources, Pakistan has received bids from 10 institutions, including JP Morgan, Chase and Co. and…

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OGDCL made four discoveries during last three months

October 16, 2019 |
Oil and Gas Development Company Limited has made four discoveries during the last three months with accumulative potential to produce 886 Barrels per day oil and 26.432 Million Standard Cubic Feet per day gas. Official sources told APP that due…

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Pakistan LNG Has Canceled a Huge 10-Year LNG Tender: Report

October 16, 2019 |
State-owned Pakistan LNG has canceled a tender to buy liquefied natural gas over a 10-year period and may turn to the spot market instead, according to a report by Reuters.The report stated that the company issued the tender in early…

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Government Aims to Increase Pakistan’s Exports by Removing Obstacles: Razak Dawood

October 16, 2019 |
Prime Minister's Advisor on Commerce, Textile, Industries, and Production and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood said that the government is committed to increasing the country's exports by removing all obstacles.Addressing a news conference in Islamabad o... Read More ...

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Growers advised to start wheat cultivation in arid areas for better yield

October 16, 2019 |
The agriculture scientists have advised the growers to start wheat cultivation immediately in arid areas for getting better production.A spokesman of the agriculture department told APP that in arid areas, the farmers should cultivate approved varietie... Read More ...

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Pakistan: Threat of Saudi-Iran War Subsiding Due to Diplomacy by Islamabad

October 16, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia and Iran have both shown a willingness to settle mutual disputes through diplomacy and negotiations, reducing chances of an immediate war in the Gulf.

The development stemmed from Islamabad's diplomatic initiative …

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Three US economists win Nobel Economics Prize-2019

October 14, 2019 |
A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including with new approaches in education and healthcare.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in a statement said Indian-born Abhijit B...…

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SIDB KP establishes network of Readymade Garment Centres in 10 cities

October 14, 2019 |
Small Industries Development Board Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has established a network of the Readymade Garment Centres in D.I. Khan, Bannu, Karak, Peshawar, Nowshera, Abbottbad, Mansehra, Dir Lower, Charsadda and Chitral.According to a spokesman of the board... Read More ...

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Govt to Launch ’50 Million Olive Tree’ Tsunami

October 14, 2019 |
The federal government is going to launch a '50 Million Olive Tree Tsunami' project across the country to help poor farmers.Prime Minister's Advisor on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam announced this on Sunday after visiting the olive farms in Chakwal…

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Complex Legal Structures May be Used to Facilitate Money Laundering: SECP

October 14, 2019 |
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) says that complex legal structures may be used to hide the 'ultimate beneficial ownership' by splitting shareholdings below the prescribed control level thresholds, which is (10%).According to a... Read More ...

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