02 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 6, 1435

Mohammad Hussain Khan

Water challenge

Sindh’s irrigation system is in bad shape.

Sugarcane sowing target

The agriculture department has proposed a sowing target of 272,000 hectares

Policeman shot dead in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: A policeman was gunned down and another injured on the Autobahn road here on Saturday night. Sources ...

Delayed paddy transplantation

The Sindh agriculture department has fixed this year’s paddy sowing target at 700,000 hectares, against last year’s

SSA general secretary banned

HYDERABAD: The general council meeting of the Sindh Squash Association (SSA) imposed a five-year ban on SSA general...

‘Paralysed’ cotton commissioner

The Sindh government created and filled the post of the provincial cotton commissioner in 2010, but this office

Innovative farming

Permanent raised beds help conserve water consumption by 30-40pc and also improve crop productivity.

Early cotton crop in market

Cotton cultivation was hit by late canal water supplies in the Kotri barrage command area, and then high velocity winds

Strong winds damage kharif crops

Coastal winds first hit the flowering of cotton in lower Sindh, damaging boll in cotton plants. Owing to some ...

No barriers to Bhittai

They provide solace to the seekers and a place of rest for both the weary and the wanton. They are where the material