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GCU’s MOU with University of Guelph to set up DNA barcodes

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) inked to set up a reference library of DNA barcodes of animals, plants, and fungi to research and document biodiversity in Pakistan between Lahore Government College University (GCU) and University of Guelph Ontario of Canada. GCU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Hassan Amir Shah and the University of Guelph Centre for […]…Read More

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Inter-organizational coordination crucial for results

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Inter-organizational coordination was crucial to get most desired results said Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer Hussain. Minister has directed all heads of organizations, working under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to enhance their mutual coordination and collaboration to achieve the common agenda of scientific and technological development for higher growth […]…Read More

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Participating in writing contests lighten up young minds: EssayCon-2017 speakers

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article image TO POPULARIZE science and technology in the society, Technology Times in collaboration with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) organized an essay writing contest EssayCon 2017 aiming to create the scientific temper among the student community on “Practical and Cost-Effective Solutions to Control Water Born Diseases”. Bushra Hashmi from Jinnah University for Women, […]…Read More

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Engro, IFC signed an agreement for InfraVentures

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Engro Corporation signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank member, to discover growth opportunities in underdeveloped coordination sector of Pakistan. Engro would develop joint solutions for products that need temperature controlled logistics (TCL), such as agricultural yield, medicines, and fresh food commodities among others under the agreement. It would develop opportunities […]…Read More

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Chinese delegation visits PMAS-AAUR

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A Chinese delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China led by Prof Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMASAAUR) to look for potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information about agricultural products and crop pest control and to discover more possibilities to […]…Read More

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Pakistan Halal Food Authority will promote trade

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The importance of setting up of Pakistan Halal Authority to promote trade in food, medicine, and cosmetics has been emphasized Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while chairing the meeting with officials of Ministry of Science and Technology. Minister said that Halal Food processing in Pakistan will help in enhancing foreign exchange […]…Read More

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Punjab is hosting about 80,000 or more HIV patients

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Punjab is hosting about 80,000 or more Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) patients. According to the report exposed by private media around 133,529 people are infected in Pakistan. Discussing disease like Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is considered a taboo. People as a substitute to fight with this issue associate this disease with sexual misconduct. Though the […]…Read More

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Regulation approved for solar power net metering system

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Pakistan government has launched a new regulation for the solar power net metering system to encourage solar energy use in worsening energy crisis. Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has approved certification regulation to boost uptake of clean energy and to encourage consumers to produce solar electricity and sell it to the national grid. AEDB board […]…Read More