The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has requested visiting Swedish fire experts to prepare Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) for establishment of Integrated Emergency Command and Control Center (IECCC) at the CDA

The National Power Control Centre (NPCC) has instructed Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) to conduct load shedding in alternate hours in many parts of the city, sources in WAPDA told Daily Times late on Tuesday.

Water shortage in Pakistan has reached an alarming 35 percent and the crisis could affect crops of the Rabi season that just began.

The crown-of-thorns starfish, a notorious threat to coral in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, comprises four species, not one, biologists reported on Tuesday. The spiny predator, known by its Latin name of Acanthaster planci, has been a worsening peril to reefs for at least three decades, latching onto coral polyps and digesting them.

Ranked eighth among the highest TB (tuberculosis) burdened countries in the world, Pakistan faces a $100.36 million funding gap for the next five years to fight the lung disease that causes most female deaths as a single infectious agent than all other causes of maternal mortality.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah says water supply schemes in Khairpur, Nawabshah, Shirkapur, Ghotki and Larkana will be completed at cost of Rs 600 million with Asian Development Bank

The continuous expansion of the cement industry is fuelling the demand for imported coal in the current financial year, a leading coal importer told Daily Times.

It is expected that the cement industry would consume 3.2 to 3.5 million tonnes of coal this year.

France has shown interest in funding Capital Development Authority

The World Bank mission on Monday showed keen interest in capacity building and other technical assistance (TA) programmes dealing with food security, water efficiency and dairy farming. The World Bank mission, headed by Ms Christine Rennie expressed these views during a visit to Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited Headquarters and met the Bank

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has requested the Inter Provincial Coordination Committee