Ahmad Fraz Khan

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

Stagnant mango exports

Foreign sales of mango have been stuck at less than 150,000 tonnes over the last decade or so.

Move to upgrade livestock markets

Punjab hopes to bring modern facilities — better weighing, veterinary services and documentation — to all its livestock

Livestock figures fudged?

According to the economic survey, the livestock contributed Rs776.50bn in 2013-14 against Rs756.30bn last year,

Priorities set for Punjab agri budget

If the country has to achieve 7pc growth that PML-N is aiming at, its agriculture has to grow by at least 4pc per annum

Agriculture neglected

IN the run up to the announcement of the federal budget, farmers usually get nervous because they have no clue about...