Syed Mohammad Tahir

  • TMost probably the mangoes you have just purchased for your family might be health hazardous on the ground that this ‘king of fruit’ likely to be ripened with the help of a chemical substance called calcium carbide and known in farmers community as ‘carpet’.Pakistan is sixth ...

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  • TOne cannot exactly judges whether pleasures and happiness of Eidul Azha for common people were more cherished in the past or in the current era, however, one can say it easily that use of modern technology like TV channels, internet and cellular phone have faded the zeal and enthusiasm of Eid ...

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  • TLAHORE - The incumbent government is responsible for the shortage of fertilizer ahead of Rabi season and those involved in this heinous crime should be awarded exemplary punishment so that no hoarder could dare to deprive countrys farmers of agri inputs or sell the same on exorbitant prices. This ...

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  • TLAHORE Though the incumbent government is trying hard to arrest power issue across the country in a bid to give relief to the masses but traditional red-tapism and other hurdles have not only delayed the two power generating projects for further two years but has also increased its overall ...

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  • TIT is predicted that in the forthcoming season wheat yielding would be steep down and there would be no bumper crop of wheat as cost of input in the shape of urea fertilizer would further increase up to Rs500 per bag because government is supplying gas to fertilizer plants just for 15 days in a ...

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  • TThough Federal and provincial governments always announce plans for the uplift of poor and unprivileged people but still there is a lot of room to do more for their welfare especially for the marginalised women and indigenous people of River Indus who have been deprived of not only for basic ...

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  • TThere are many countries in the world like Switzerland, Holand and Sri Lanka whose main source of income based on tourism industry but unfortunately Pakistan, despite having rich culture, heritage and tradition and blessed by spectacular mountains, lush green forests, glaciers, lakes, rivers, ...

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  • TA number of officers joined police department after passing through competitive examination but hardly anyone could write a book that focus on police department, perhaps most of the officers could not find enough time and hence lose their interest in reading, writing and recording observations. ...

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  • TGLOBALLY businessmen are considered to be cog of countrys economy and that is why they have always been given special status in developed countries. But unfortunately, this community is striving hard in Pakistan for their very survival. Businessmen especially involved in import-export business have ...

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  • TLAHORE The shortage of fertilizer would be detrimental for Khareef crops including sugarcane, cotton and rice while Federal government would be held responsible for gas shortage. Local fertilizer companies should be supplied with natural gas and 100 per cent gas tariff hike should be withdrawn ...

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  • TIt is a matter of satisfaction that awareness regarding purified and hygienic water among masses is growing with the passage of time and hence making the mineral water business swell up to 15 per cent as compared to yester year, pushing the quantum of demand up to around 1.1 billion litres per year ...

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  • TThough cash-starved Pakistan seeking maximum foreign direct investment (FDI) to keep the wheel of the economy move smooth but suicide bombings, rampant corruption, an inept government and last but not the least electricity and gas loadshedding that crippled industries have not only kept away local ...

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  • TGOVERNMENT meagre allocation of Rs 36.136 billion for power development across the country is, in fact, a peanut and shows rulers seriousness in solving grave energy crisis while government avoided to take serious steps in building mega power project despite slow down economic activities in the ...

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  • TTill 1985 Taiwan, Korea were leading countries in ship breaking industry while many other nations were actively involved in this business Later, the industry had undergone considerable consolidation as rising labour costs and environmental regulations forced the closure of most ship breaking yards ...

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  • TWe always cry for corruption in departments and curse those who involve in this menace but we never bother to investigate why departments are steep declining financially and showing worse performance. It is fact that few corrupt Pakistan Railways officials sent to incarceration as they plundered ...

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  • TLAHORE The government should take measures to decrease the ever-increasing prices of essential commodities, there must be no mini-budgets after the 2011-12 budget is announced, rulers must lead a simple life, reforms in the agriculture sector be announced and the landlords should not be allowed to ...

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  • TWe always listen that government is going to announce monetary, trade or export policy on such date means that government want to guide a particular department on specific lines as the policy of a department is as necessary as the existence of a constitution of a country. But unfortunately Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE The government should not forget Indian mentality before sitting on the negotiation table for increasing the bilateral trade between the two countries as history has proven that India cant be trusted. It is hard to even think about giving Most Favourite Nation (MFN) status to India as ...

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  • TThe recent visit of Pakistan economic managers to negotiate with official of IMF in USA for the release of delayed-tranche proved to be fruitless as delegation came back with empty hands. Conversely, no one is giving importance to expatriate Pakistanis who are sending a significant amount of around ...

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  • TThe gold price in the local bullion markets on Saturday hits fresh peak of Rs46,800 per tola breaking the previous record level of Rs45,500 touched in the beginning of the current month on the back of ongoing simmering European sovereign debt concerns, inflationary price pressures of China and the ...

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  • TLAHORE The speakers of Aiwan-e-Waqt Forum on subject Punjab water share and IRSAs recent decision have paid glowing tribute to Editor-in-Chief Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publication Majid Nizami over highlighting Indian water aggression well in time here on Monday at Nawa-i-Waqt Building. They were of ...

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  • TAiwan-e-Waqt Forum LAHORE The management of Indus Water System Authority (IRSA), by giving 45pc of Punjab water share to Sindh and not taking its farmers into confidence, has proved its enmity towards Punjab agriculture sector. The supply of water to provinces is purely a technical issue and it ...

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  • TLAHORE The dream of progress and prosperity cannot come true unless capable socio-political leadership emerges in Pakistan as social development is a key to prosperity, according to the speakers at a forum held on Saturday at Aiwan-e-Waqt, Nawa-i-Waqt Building. At the forum entitled Weather ...

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  • TThe management of crises-ridden Pakistan Railways seems less interested to pay even due heed to department liquidity crisis along with other issues including failing of locomotives, shortage of diesel, corruption in high-ranks, incompetent skilled workers, dull and lackluster labourers and last but ...

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  • TThere might be countless reasons for Pakistan Railways sharp decline but frequent restructuring, imposing non-Railway/ DMG head, incompetence and last but not the least corruption are the main causes that brought PR into such a whirlpool of crises that if any well-wisher of department, having all ...

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  • TAt a time when the world is manufacturing and plying bullet trains to match aeroplanes speed, Pakistan Railways is demanding locomotives to run its operations, ignoring the fact that it has the facility to assemble engines at its own factory in Risalpur and also highlighting the negligence of the ...

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  • TThough PPP-led government had tried hard to attract global investors to come to Pakistan and invest in various sectors especially in energy and hold various traders meetings in different places of the world in this regard but all in vain. On the other hand, traders from Pakistans time-tested friend ...

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  • TLAHORE - At a time when millions of Pakistanis are leading their lives without homes and they have to sleep without their own roofs, there are many in-service or retired government officials who are enjoying their lives in governments residences that are built on many acres of land. According to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Finance Minister Sartaj Aziz has proposed the government to cut its unnecessary expenditures, freeze non-developmental projects and take measures to control corruption as a goodwill gesture to convince the public for paying taxes, including RGST and WHT. He was speaking at a seminar ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Karachi Stock Exchange shed another 159.88 points this week to close at 9,614.19 points as compared to 149.07 points loss of last week amid political uncertainty. This week, the average turnover remained 167.265 million shares as compared to 207.882 million shares of the previous week; ...

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