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KU to award 41 PhD, 13 M Phil degrees

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article image KARACHI: The University of Karachi would award 41 PhD and 13 M.Phil degrees, an official of the institution said on Sunday. He pointed out that Prof. Dr. Mozzam Ali Khan, Registrar, University of Karachi, announced that the Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), University of Karachi, in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, Vice Chancellor, decided to award 41 Ph.D. and 13 M.Phil degrees in various disciplines. The M.Phil degrees will be awarded to…Read More

| 13 | 41 | Award | degrees | KU | m | PhD | Phil

13 brands selling unsafe drinking water in Pakistan, reveals PSQCA

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article image ISLAMABAD: Comparison of analytical findings with permissible limits of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that 13 brands including Aquwa Plus, New Nation, Osam, Well care, Royal Oasis, Blue Plus, Livon, Al-Habib, Aqua National, Nation, Naimat, Siiz Cool, Royal Blue) were found to be unsafe due to chemical contamination. Out of those unsafe brands seven brands including New Nation, Osam, Well care, Aqua National, Nation, Naimat, Siiz Cool) have…Read More

IMTIC 13 gathers world science icons to set future roadmap

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article image STAFF REPORT, JAMSHORO, Sindh: Students are our bright future and they should take more participation in international conferences, seminars and workshops of their relevant fields as it would play a significant role in shining their capabilities and increasing knowledge in addition to grooming a professional leading future generation. The UET Mehran has always played a leading role in this regard and proved its superiority on the national scale in terms of emerging as the centre of…Read More

315 billion SMSs exchanged in 2012-13: PTA report

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Mobile phone users in Pakistan exchanged around 315.7 billion text messages between July 2012 and June 2013, a recently released report of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) revealed. According to the report, at least 865 million SMS were exchanged in a day during the stated time period. The year 2012-13 saw the total SMS traffic grow 13.68 per cent as compared to that in the previous year, however, the growth rate was lower. Taking the SMS per…Read More

PCRWR installs 13 water filtration plants in rural areas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has installed 13 more water filtration plants across the country under the project "Water Quality Monitoring in Rural Areas of Pakistan and Installation of Low Cost Water Conditioning and Filtration Units (Phase-II)". According to details, these filtration plants have been installed in rural areas of different cities including Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Mianwali, Norowal, Faisalabad, Vehari, Mitiari,…Read More

PTCL registers Rs 3.33b profit in 3Q 2012-13

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited posted Rs 3.33 billion profit for the first quarter ended March 31 this year up from Rs 2.39 billion during the same period last year, registering a whooping 39.22 per cent increase.In a statement issued here, the PTCL has said that its revenues stood at Rs 32.18 billion, showing an increase of 13.89 percent in the first quarter when compared with Rs. 28.25 billion during the same period last year.The company, in its notice sent to…Read More

| 13 | 2012 | 333b | 3Q | profit | PTCL | registers | Rs

Farm credit disbursement surges by over 13 per cent

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The agricultural credit disbursement by banks surged by 13.21 per cent on year-on-year basis to Rs 169.42 billion in the first seven months of the ongoing fiscal year. In absolute terms, disbursement of credit to the agriculture sector increased by over Rs 19.77 billion in July-January, 2013 when compared with the total disbursement of Rs 149.65 billion in the same period of the last fiscal year.According to the available data, the overall credit disbursement by five major…Read More

Rs 400m invested by setting 13 modern dairy farms

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) has facilitated Rs 400 million investment in the current year by establishing 13 modern dairy farms in the private sector, running successfully under the environmentally controlled shed systems."Modern technologies with cows imported from Sweden are being looked after as per international standards at these farms where the milk production could be increased further by providing more training to the farm…Read More

11th Teradata IT awards in March 13

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Teradata Corporation, the data analytic solutions company, has announced that nominations for the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards are being accepted by January 1. The nominations will be received for the period January 2011- December 2011.The awards programme, sponsored by Teradata, was designed to acknowledge outstanding achievements by individuals in Pakistan’s IT community. Winners will be recognized at a gala event to be held in March at Islamabad."We…Read More

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Agricultural scenario 2012-13

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article image By Dr Aamer IrshadLAST YEAR, the agricultural sector achieved a growth rate of 3.1 per cent against the target of 3.4 per cent.Low production of wheat and some minor crops was the main cause of missed targets despite better harvests of some major crops like cotton, sugarcane and maize along with satisfactory performance by the livestock sector.Bad weather and floods predominantly remained the major causes of lower agricultural output.In the same year, GDP growth was recorded at 3.7 per cent,…Read More