Ahmad Fraz Khan

Robust potato crop, falling prices

Initial estimates put the potato crop size at over 6m tonnes. With domestic consumption only 50pc of ... Published Jan 26, 2015 06:59am

Power system suffers severe blow

Generation drops to 6,300MW against a national demand of about 14,000MW, after gas pipeline blown up. Published Jan 24, 2015 06:25am

Farming with toxic water

An overwhelming amount of wastewater from urban centres finds its way into agriculture in Punjab. Updated Jan 19, 2015 08:06am

Power breakdown hits Punjab, KP

Thick fog and extreme weather led to tripping of 500Kv line and plunged Punjab and KP into a complete darkness. Published Jan 09, 2015 06:36am

Renewal of range lands

The government needs to restrict grazing during the spring months, when plants are growing and then ... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:21am

Distressed cotton and rice growers

The monthly report of the International Cotton Advisory Committee has pointed out a 6pc loss in cotton consumption. Updated Dec 08, 2014 07:36am

The deepening rice crisis

The country is holding a carry-over of 600,000 tonnes, and fresh crop of 2m tonnes has arrived.... Published Dec 01, 2014 06:22am