Day: September 13, 2017

Water Quality Status of Major Cities of Pakistan 2015-16

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PR: The “National Water Quality Monitoring Program (NWQMP)” was initiated by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) in 2002.  It was the premier project which generated the first detailed water quality profile of the country covering 23 major cities of Pakistan viz. Islamabad, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Kasur, Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Sheikhupura, […]…Read More

The Dawood Foundation announces 2nd Magnifi-Science Exhibition

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PR: After the success of The Dawood Foundation’s (TDF) grand science exhibition last year – Magnifi Science, TDF is organizing the “TDF Magnifi-Science Exhibition 2017” from 6th- 8th October at Dawood Public School. The Exhibition is sponsored by Dawood Hercules Corp and Engro Corp while HUBCO is the supporting sponsor. TDF Magnifi-Science Exhibition is based on a […]…Read More

Drought: A constraint in the efficacy of systemic pesticides

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Rise in the global temperature, erratic fluctuations in rainfall and severe and prolonged drought periods due to climate change seems to have a dramatic impact on agricultural production systems. Insect pest populations in agricultural and horticultural systems are also expected to be impacted, both in terms of their spatial and temporal distributions and in their […]…Read More

PTCL Razakar programme encouraged across Pakistan

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Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), ICT services provider, has launched ‘PTCL Razakar,’ program. On behalf of the company under Razakar worker force with over 400 Razakars (volunteers) has been formed to take part in humanitarian activities. The program just started its first initiative – The Box of Happiness –aimed to put smiles on the faces […]…Read More

Pakistan meant to increase coal consumption: NEPRA

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National Electric Power Regulatory Authority said that Pakistan’s consumption of coal is meant to increase manifold from 5 – 15 million tonnes per annum or more. The power regulator for periodic fuel price adjustment for coal-run power project revealed their plan to hire external consultants to prepare a guidebook. NEPRA said there were at least […]…Read More

Pak executives visited solar power show in Las Vegas

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A six-member delegation of Pakistani companies led by US Commercial Service (USCS) to Solar Power International (SPI) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada. SPI is largest solar show of North America. The show had more than 18,000 industry professionals and 600 manufacturers, service providers and vendors from all over the world said US Consulate […]…Read More

Pakistan with AIIB formulating master plan for renewable energy

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Sartaj Aziz Deputy Chairman Planning Commission has invited Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to assist Pakistan in formulating a master plan for renewable energy along with some of their projects. Vice President D.J. Pandian led the delegation to Pakistan. The AIIB delegation included Supee Teravaninthorn, Dong Ik Lee, and Shakil Khan. The delegation assured their […]…Read More

Pakistan to explore new markets for Global Halal Food Trade

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Pakistani government is exploring new markets with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade to export meat and dairy products. Pakistan is aiming to meaningfully increase its exports to many Muslim countries that are dependent on imported meat, according to media. The country to keep the international standards for frozen or chilled red meat is […]…Read More

Milk Fever Disease In Dairy Animals and Protocols for its Prevention

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article image The Livestock sector Funds 58.55 percent in the agriculture documented a positive growth of 3.63 percent during 2015-16 associated with 3.99 percent growth during the same period last year. Livestock is an integral part of Agriculture Sector which mostly rural people depend for their livelihood.In Rural Areas, People depend their lives directly on behalf of […]…Read More

Ministry to develop less vulnerable crops to climate change

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Climate change ministry to develop new breeds of livestock and varieties of crops, that are less vulnerable to adverse impacts of the climate change after taking input from relevant experts from public and private sectors The agriculture sector is facing five major risks caused by climate change counting as sea level, glacial retreats, floods, higher […]…Read More