KARACHI, Jan 10: Coastal communities of Keamari Town in a meeting at Kaka Pir village vowed to launch a campaign to stop the cutting of mangroves in the area.
CHAKWAL, Dec 18: Though the land of Chakwal district is fertile for a bumper crop of mustard, it is cultivated only on a limited area.
RAWALPINDI, Dec 4: Over 17,000 kanals of land that was supposed to be acquired for constructing the long-awaited Daducha Dam to meet the water requirements of Rawalpindi has been purchased by private housing societies, diminishing the hopes of the residents to have a perennial source of drinking water.
GUJRANWALA, Nov 20: The health department has acquired an agriculture land for the construction of a medical college on the Rawalpindi bypass near the Gujranwala University campus, it is learnt.
HYDERABAD, Nov 10: The Hyderabad Action Committee has threatened to organise one-week hunger strike at the mausoleum of Ms Benazir Bhutto and a sit-in outside the Sindh chief minister’s house if the lease of government land in the Latifabad area to an industrial group is not cancelled and the land is not given to local peasants.