Ahmad Fraz Khan

The logic of delayed rice sowing

How the crop behaves in this new time zone, and what benefits come to it because of delayed harvesting needs to be

Elusive food security

Starting with the move towards commercialisation of agriculture after the so-called Green Revolution, food products

Encamped for Qadri’s revolution

To the middle class, which has substantial presence in the crowd, he has a ‘vibrant and practical’ economic agenda.

Early release of wheat stocks

Punjab may soon start releasing wheat from its official stocks and the decision may come within a week or so. The...

Awaiting DAP subsidy

The mode of subsidy has never benefitted the farmers, especially the smaller ones. All that money....

Commercialisation of crops

Farmers are switching over to major crops. According to the central bank report for the third quarter FY14, ...

Power deficit 8,200MW

LAHORE: As the country continued to sizzle at mid-40s Celsius, people faced loadshedding ranging between 14 to 18...

Mystery shrouds 425MW Nandipur plant

NTDC, Pepco officials denied that the plant had contributed power to the system or it was in a position to function.

The debt factor in flour prices

It is the outstanding debt of the Punjab food department that creates a vicious circle of loans, interest payment and

14 hours of loadshedding

Electricity shortfall exceeds 7,500MW as mercury rises to mid-40 Celsius in most parts of the country