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Day: October 27, 2022

Chongming Water Secret to High-quality Crops Produce

SHANGHAI, Oct. 25, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/-- Water is believed the secret to the bumper harvest of high quality agricultural  products in Chongming. The quality of water in the district maintains the same standard as the water quality of the Dongfeng Xisha Reservoir and Qingcaosha Reservoir -- the major drinking water sources for Shanghai residents. Since 2007, Chongming has initiated an industrial structure adjustment program in accordance with the requirements of its ecological island construction and the city's industrial structure adjustment. After over 10 years of effort, nearly 300 projects with out-dated production capacity have been shut down or relocated, including industries such as textile, printing and dyeing, and paper making, which are worried to cause pollution to th...

Defence Minister flays Imran for targeting armed forces

LAHORE: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Thursday that Imran Khan had targeted the Armed Forces of Pakistan, adding that the axis of Imran Khan’s thought was his self. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said that Imran Khan had turned the word ‘neutral’ into a swear. “What Imran Khan has been doing is in front of everyone,” he abhorred. “Imran Khan wants to subjugate all institutions. He had been stopped from forgery and waving the cipher in the public rally,” he claimed. “Imran Khan carried out his enterprise through the cipher. He made fun of the martyrs. He fraudulently used the cipher for personal interests,” he castigated. “Imran Khan attacked the Judiciary. He subjected the opposition to political revenge,” he added. He also asked Imran Khan to record his statemen...

Awareness among women must to tackle breast cancer: Moot told

LARKANA: Breast cancer is spreading rapidly among Pakistani women, while young girls are also suffering from it, who are suffering from stage 3 and 4 cancer before reaching the doctor due to ignorance. These views were expressed by the experts speaking on the occasion of an awareness ceremony and walk about breast cancer in women held in LINAR Cancer Hospital here on Thursday which was participated by Prof. Rafia Baloch. On this occasion, Director LINAR Dr. Abdul Samad Shaikh said that the incidence of breast cancer in Pakistani women is increasing rapidly and young girls are also suffering from it. They suffer while women aged 20 to 40 years are also suffering from it in Pakistan but this trend among foreign women is 50 or of above age. He said that at present, the number of patient...

Murad urges CS to get simply procedure of SNEs approvals

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed all the departments, particularly education and health to get their Scheduled New Expenditures of new posts approved forthwith for the completion of their schemes so that they [schemed] could be made functional in the public interest. This he said on Thursday while presiding over a joint meeting of health and education departments with P and D and Finance departments here at CM House. The meeting was attended by Minister Health Dr Azra Pechuho, Minister Education Syed Sardar Shah, Parliamentary Secretary on Health Qasim Soomro, Chief Secretary Sohail Rajput, Chairman P and D Hassan Naqvi, PSCM Fayaz Jatoi, Secretary Finance Sajid Jamal Abro, and concerned secretaries. The chief minister in his previous meetings with the d...

KCCI, ICCIMA ink MoU to establish practical framework for business relations development

KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a practical framework for the development of business relations between the two Chambers and to set forth the procedures of cooperation which could enhance implementation of mutual economic objectives. The MoU was signed by President KCCI Muhammed Tariq Yousuf and President ICCIMA Masoud Golshirazi during the visit of 26-member Iranian Delegation to KCCI which was led by Ghulam-Hosein Shafeie and comprised of prominent Iranian businessmen in addition to a few Iranian parliamentarians. Consul General of Iran Hassan Nourian, Chairman Businessmen Group Zubair Motiwala, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Ha...

PTI long march will not be allowed to enter Red Zone: Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said the government will allow the PTI to hold its gathering in the federal capital if it remains peaceful under the constitution. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday, he said peaceful protest is their constitutional and legal right. Otherwise, he said the participants of long march will not be allowed to enter the federal capital territory. For this purpose, he said we have the requisite number of rangers, FC, Sindh and Islamabad police. The Interior Minister said the PTI has submitted an application to hold jalsa/sit-in from the fourth of next month in H-9 and G-9 sectors of Islamabad. He said Islamabad administration is reviewing the request of the PTI. Rana Sanaullah said a meeting on law and order situation attend...