Editorial

Wastewater irrigation: an alarming threat to Pakistan

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WITH THE increase in urban population and the expansion of metropolitans in the country, the wastewater release in fresh water sources is becoming a menace for authorities. Huge quantities of wastewater are being released into surface water mostly without treatment, or with a very little management. Usually, the downstream of urban areas are comprised of […]…Read More

FinTech go: can we afford to miss it?

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Financial technology – FinTech is a new buzzword touching customers at all level across economic industry. FinTech companies are bringing in transparent, affordable, and easy to use financial solutions. Generally, they are startups targeting to address the technological needs of corporations who bank on manual systems rather than technology. It refers to the section of […]…Read More

Ineffective Commission in action

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THE INCLUSIVE picture of Pakistan’s higher education does not match with the global quality standards. The recent Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking shows that Pakistan’s higher education is declining in recent years. On the other hand, growth of enrollment in higher education is increasing with every coming year. Regrettably, standards of our higher […]…Read More

World university ranking and awful performance of Pakistan

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EDUCATION IS a key component in stimulating national integration as well as economic development. It can backfire as it provokes the anticipations and cognizance of young minds in ways that either cannot or will not be pleased. This is especially true in Pakistan, where the government is less interested to invest in education. According to […]…Read More

Endangered Mangrove forest of Pakistan

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Pakistan is fortunate with rich and varied natural reserves, mangrove ecosystem is one of them. Mangroves forests of Pakistan in Indus delta and along Arabian Sea coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan. The mangrove swamps of the Sindh coastal zone are extensive, covering 243,000 hectares (ha) compared with 7,400 ha along the Balochistan coast. At […]…Read More

Women: neglected labor in agricultural sector

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IN AGRICULTURAL sector, women are active labor not limited to fields and farms, but playing essential role for increasing agriculture productivity from sowing to grain cleaning, threshing, livestock, cottage industry, food storage and so on. Rural women of Pakistan are not only accountable for household activities but are also engaged in rural economic activities by […]…Read More

Research Supervisory: Frail system of HEC?

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PRIOR TO this month, as per an article written by Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy on ‘Professor Mafia’ crafted a never-ending debate and after that there is solution to overcome Pakistan’s Professor Mafia and highlights the de functionalities of Pakistani Universities. It seems good when you came to know that the people are coming on frontline to […]…Read More