Mohammad Hussain Khan

Rehabilitating depleting forests

Officials consider the current flood waters insufficient for submerging the entire riverine forest area.

Floods: crop scenario

Farmers expect that until the entire floodwater reaches the sea, all 14 canals of Sindh’s barrages would draw...

Red chilli output falls

Owing to slow arrivals, the chilli crop is currently being sold for Rs10,500 per 40kg, but the rate may drop...

SBCA has no record of old buildings

HYDERABAD: Tuesday’s building collapse tragedy in Hyderabad has raised many questions about the powers and...

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.