Since the start of the year, air pollution in major cities in India and Pakistan has reached levels well beyond what is considered hazardous to human health. On 2 January, the air pollution in Lahore reached
The Lahore High Court has issued notices to Deputy Attorney General in a petition filed by President Lawyer Welfare Forum Muqtadir Akhtar Shabir, against increase in CNG prices. The court had issued notices to Federation of Pakistan and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas but no one appeared before the court here on Wednesday.
President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the textile industry to generate electricity through small power projects (SPPs) to save the industry from a total collapse due to ongoing loadshedding.
First-ever state of-the-art wastage to energy power plant will be set up at Rachna industrial park on Lahore Sheikhupura Road. The park will have its own 5 to 25 megawatt power plant, which would produce energy from waste for the industries.
Representative organisations of farmers' community have urged the new government to reduce interest rate on agricultural loans from 16 percent to five percent.