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Improving the lot of farmers... By Shahryar

23 July, 2014

More than 50 percent of Pakistanis are involved in agriculture. With fresh water and excellent soil, Pakistan has achieved great success in agriculture, becoming part of the top seven producers of chickpea, cotton, sugarcane, peach, mango, wheat and rice. Unfortunately, the agricultural output per acre of farmland, or total yield of farmland in Pakistan, is one third of what farms produce in developed nations. This is mainly due to the non-implementation of new agricultura ... read more

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Disproportionate approach... By Waris

Israel's air, sea and artillery power pounded the Gaza Strip. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called the bombardment of Shejaiya "an atrocious action" and has called on all sides to respect international humanitarian law. "If the US still says that Israe

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