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Sindh CNG stations closed for 24 hours.

KARACHI -- CNG stations have been closed across Sindh for the next 24 hours effective Saturday 8.00 A.M. to Sunday 8.00 A.M., Geo News reported.

According Sui Southern Gas Comany (SSGC) load management plan, the CNG stations were closed Saturday (today)at 8:00 A.M. across Sindh. The CNG retail pumps would reopen on Sunday 8:00 A.M. after 24 hours shut down.

580,000 acres brought under cotton cultivation in Punjab

LAHORE: As many as 580,000 acres of land was brought under cotton cultivation in Punjab this year against the target of 9.6 bales of cotton.

Talking to reporter on Sunday, agriculture experts said per acre yield of cotton in Pakistan was less as compared to that of other cotton producing countries. The main reason of less produce was attack of insects and different worms, they added.

Experts have urged the growers to carry out pest scouting to counter the attacks of worms and insects.

Attack of American worm, Army worm, Red worm and others could poise a serious threat to cotton production experts suggested the growers to properly check the crop twice a week.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 16, 2013
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