Kachnar – a versatile plant tree




THE KACHNAR plant is botanically termed as Bauhinia Variegata. It is also known as orchid tree, camel’s foot tree, and mountain ebony. It is a flowering plant specie native to Indian subcontinent and other parts of Southeast Asia which belongs to Fabaceae family.

It is widely distributed to China, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.. It is eye catching when it blooms because of its tempting fragrance and splendidness.

Some of the brief facts about Kachnar plant are

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PTCL holds eco-hike, tree plantation drive


STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL has recently organized Eco-Hike and Tree Plantation Drive’ in the Margalla Hills to raise awareness about preservation and protection of environment.

The initiative, which was part of the PTCL’s Go Green’ vision, emphasized the importance of keeping the surroundings clean and raised awareness in the community about environmental issues.

Over 230 hikers including PTCL employees and students participated in the hike, started at the base of Margalla Hills on

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PTCL launches tree plantation campaign

STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL, the country’s largest and only integrated telecom service provider, has recently commemorated the international Earth Day by kicking off a tree plantation campaign at its headquarters in Islamabad.The company officials and employees attended the ceremony while Senior Executive Vice President HR, Syed Mazhar Hussain launched the tree plantation campaign by planting a Blue Pine’ sapling in the central gardens of the PTCL headquarters building."PTCL has made

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FDI in Telecom: Dried up tree

By Zeeshan AhmedDESPITE OF having competitive ARPU (Average Revenue Per User), the failure of PTA in getting more investments from the telecom companies is out of wisdom. It seems, rather PTA is fully satisfied with the current poor performance or still lost in the good memories of 2005 – 2008. The impact of low investments can easily be seen in shape of low tele-density and reduction of jobs in telecom market. While, full concentration is given to collect taxes which at the end to be paid by

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