Inflation eases to 4.78 pc in April

Inflation eases to 4.78 pc in April
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s inflation rate eased to 4.78 percent year-on-year in April from 4.94 percent a month earlier, the Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. On a month-on-month basis, prices rose by 1.40 percent in April, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said. The increase in month-on-month inflation was mostly due to higher prices of food items such as peas, carrots,... Read More

Pakistan at tenth position in world apple production

Pakistan at tenth position in world apple production
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has opportunity to capture Russian market as importers have expressed interest in importing Pakistan’s apple. According to a private news channel report, Pakistan, with production of 1.495 million tonnes production of apple, stands at number 10 in global rankings whereas overall trade of apple has surpassed 6.5 million tonnes. Analysts believe Pakistan can earn foreign exchange reserve by... Read More

Punjab cabinet approves wheat procurement campaign

Punjab cabinet approves wheat procurement campaign
Punjab Wheat Procurement Campaign News LAHORE: The Punjab Cabinet approved the Wheat Procurement Campaign 2017-18 on Tuesday.  The approval was given in the Provincial Cabinet meeting in Lahore, which was chaired by the Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. The Cabinet also approved the wheat procurement target of four million metric tons for this year, at the official rate of Rs1300... Read More

Heavy import duty on milk imposed

Heavy import duty on milk imposed
ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for National Food Security and Research MNA Rajab Ali Baloch Thursday told the National Assembly that present government has imposed heavy duty on import of milk. Replying to a question, he said that government could not impose restriction on import of edible items but it can only increase duty on the products. He said there are around... Read More

SC orders strict action against milk-producing companies

SC orders strict action against milk-producing companies
Tetra Pack Milk Update LAHORE: Supreme Court has ordered strict action against tetra milk producing companies after hearing report that revealed toxic particles in the milk. The report created under the steady gaze of the apex court related that the there was toxic material found in the milk delivered by the all the tetra pack organizations and named the milk was substandard... Read More

CJP takes suo motu notice of sale of substandard edible oil at USC outlets

CJP takes suo motu notice of sale of substandard edible oil at USC outlets
Utility Stores Corporation News ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday took suo motu notice of sale of substandard edible oil at Utility Stores Corporation (USC) stores. This is the first suo motu notice taken by Justice Saqib Nisar after taking over as Chief Justice of Pakistan. The notice was also taken on the application of President... Read More

Govt takes steps for improvement of industries: Bosan

Govt takes steps for improvement of industries: Bosan
Pak Industries news LAHORE: Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Bosan says government has taken different steps for improvement of  Pakistan industries to enhance exports volume of the country.  He stated this while meeting with All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) in Lahore on Monday. The Minister also said government will solve all the problems, being faced by the industrial sector.... Read More
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