Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed the provincial administration to ensure that next years annual development programme (ADP) should be poor-friendly as the time has come to divert all resources to such segments of the society which have been constantly marginalised during the last 62 years.

High-level inquiries by both the federal and provincial governments have been instituted into the purchase of two very rare white tigers by the Lahore Zoo from a private animal supplier after it was reported in the media that the animals had been brought into the country without proper mandatory import documents, Dawn has learnt.

Further investment in tractor industry is linked to stable government policy that provides at least level playing field to the local manufacturers instead of periodically facilitating tractor imports on concession.

Lahore High Court (LHC) Judge Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a petition against the supply of adulterated milk, has appointed a senior counsel Shahzad Shaukat as the local commission to inspect the samples of the milk at a food laboratory and report to the court today (Thursday).

To provide students with an opportunity to produce disease-free species of seeds and yield healthy crops, the Plant Tissue Culture Lab was inaugurated at the Bagh-e-Jinnah by Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Vice Chancellor Dr Bushra Mateen and Punjab Floriculture Director Dr Muhammad Tariq Iqtidar on Wednesday.

The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) and the Communication and Works Department (C&WD) on Tuesday resumed the controversial cutting of trees near the Lahore Canal to widen the main road near Thokar Niaz Baig.

The Federal Shariat Court (FSC) has dismissed several petitions by pesticide sellers, and has observed that to punish sellers of adulterated pesticides is not un-Islamic. The court observed the people who possessed adulterated pesticides were liable to punishment regardless of where they got the pesticides from.

Modelling-based studies to assess the extent and magnitude of ozone (O3) risk to agriculture in Asia suggest that yield losses of 5

Managing Director, Wasa, Dr Javed Iqbal has directed FWO, Wasa Engineering Wing and KSB to complete work for installation of 69 tubewell in the city as soon as possible.

The Fisheries Research and Training Institute Manawan is providing free of cost research facilities to the students of Zoology Departments of various colleges and universities in the province.