A flight over the area showed the devastation was complete throughout the southern half of Bhola Island, and the rice crops of Bhola IslandHatia Island and the nearby mainland coastline were destroyed. The ship sent out a distress signal and reported experiencing hurricane-force winds before it sank.
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This figure includes 3. Pakistan Telecommunications Authority PTA is forecasting the number of smartphones in the country to reach 40 million by the end of the yearaccording to Daily Times.
Lenovo Smartphone Launch in Pakistan More and more these smartphones are now becoming affordable and accessible to the urban poor and the rural populations of the country. This is helping close the digital divide.
Sugarcane is an important cash crop of Pakistan, occupying about , ha in , ha in Punjab; , ha in Sindh; and , ha in NWFP. In Punjab and NWFP, the area under sugarcane has remained static since Though a total figure on damage caused by the floods is not available, the initial estimate, put at around ₹20, crore, includes complete and partial crop . For many people, opening a bank account is a tough decision, especially because banking stumps people in general – there are so many options to choose from, and each bank offers a .
Large numbers of farmers in countries such as India and Kenya have also recently experimented with smartphone technology. Each smartphone will have Rs.
It is intended to enhance digital and financial inclusionaccording to a report in Pakistan Observer. The objective of giving away smartphones is to help increase farmers' productivity.
Digital access is is expected to reduce poverty in rural and semi-urban areas of Pakistan by supporting micro and small enterprises.
Market access to the products of marginalized segments will improve their welfare and at the same time boost the national economy. Lack of financial inclusion and the growing digital divide are known impediments to progress of the low-income and poor segments of the population. Any effort by the government to remove such impediments will help Pakistan's economy by making more people more productive.Pakistan Table of Contents.
Farming is Pakistan's largest economic activity. In FY , agriculture, and small-scale forestry and fishing, contributed 25 percent of GDP and employed 48 percent of the labor force.
COINS OF INDIA, PAKISTAN, BANGLADESH, NEPAL & BHUTAN FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT WORLD'S FIRST COINS FROM INDIA India developed some of the world's first coins.
1. Title and extent of operation of the Code. This Act shall be called the Pakistan Penal Code, and shall take effect throughout Pakistan. 2. Punishment of offences committed within Pakistan. Sugarcane is an important cash crop of Pakistan, occupying about , ha in , ha in Punjab; , ha in Sindh; and , ha in NWFP.
In Punjab and NWFP, the area under sugarcane has remained static since Riaz Haq said. Pakistan's first ever official report on multidimensional poverty launched here on Monday showed a strong decline, with national poverty rates falling from 55 percent to 39 percent from year to Nov 10, FBR issues Rs b Sales Tax refunds to export-oriented sectors: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued an advice to the State Bank of Pakistan for making payment of sales tax refunds amounting to Rs.
8, million to facilitate the exports.