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

Pakistan in need of 170 million-acre feet of additional water

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PAKISTAN ON average by nature has capacity to store approximately 145 million-acre feet (MAF) of surface water annually. Pakistan is the only country in the world among Muslim countries sacred by vast, precious and treasures of nature. “Indus Water Basin” is the composition of the Indus river and its streams; Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, and Sutlej. […]…Read More

Coal-fired power plants: growing source of mercury emission in Pakistan

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MERCURY IS attractively beautiful, but a toxic heavy metal that triggers brain damage; effects immune and reproductive system; exclusively harmful to developing fetuses; and cause heart problems. Less than one gram or 1/70th of one teaspoon of mercury deposited on a 25-acre lake can make the fish hazardous to eat. Sources of mercury are quite […]…Read More

Science Communication- The missing genre

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Quality of people’s life is transformed in last hundred years because of scientific research. Science has great potential to do a lot more but it depends on how well scientific research is communicated to general mases. Science has revolutionized and transformed industry, and has fundamentally altered the quality of life.  It does this by utilizing […]…Read More