Dawn News

March, 28 2015

Ahmad Fraz Khan

Problematic wheat surplus

A better crop, huge carry-over, financial squeeze, international dip in prices, almost impossible exports and absence.. Published Mar 23, 2015 07:17am

Potato prices crash

The total domestic surplus, according to farmers, might be anywhere between 2.5-3m tonnes, and the country has never Published Mar 09, 2015 11:20am

Olive and grape valley

The two factors leading to the early success are: import of exotic varieties of olive and grape and hugely subsidised Published Feb 16, 2015 07:09am

Iran offers electricity at low tariff

Iranian govt offers 3,000MW more electricity, besides already agreed 1,100MW, also invites officials to visit Iran. Published Feb 11, 2015 06:45am

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