World News Day: Editors and reporters need to push back against disinformers | UNB

World News Day: Editors and reporters need to push back against disinformers | UNB

The digital age has ushered in an era of unprecedented connectivity, allowing people across the world to share ideas and opinions in almost real time. It has also been characterised by the spread of disinformation.  This is clear when examining nearly all the major issues facing the world today. For instance, the rise of the […]

Droughts, Ukraine war push global grain stocks toward worrying decade low

Droughts, Ukraine war push global grain stocks toward worrying decade low

The world is heading toward the tightest grain inventories in years despite the resumption of exports from Ukraine, as the shipments are too few and harvests from other major crop producers are smaller than initially expected, according to grain supply and crop forecast data. Poor weather in key agricultural regions from the United States to […]

Union Budget 2021: Infra spending to push inclusive growth

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Union Budget 2021:  The levy of agri infra cess of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel will provide necessary corpus for building world-class infrastructure to link farm to fork. (AP image/FILE) By Sharad Kumar Saraf The Indian economy is set to become the fastest growing economy in 2021. […]

Value-added, non-traditional products push up exports

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ISLAMABAD-An increasing trend has been witnessed in the export of value-added and non-traditional products that helped in increasing Pakistan’s exports last month. Exports of value-added and non-traditional products have increased including Tobacco & Cigarettes (212.2 per cent), Ethyl Alcohol (128.6 per cent), Stockings & Socks (49.8 per cent), Home Textiles (38.1 per cent), Women’s Garments […]