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8-foot-long stegodon tusk found in Pakistan

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: An ancient tusk was found by scientists in Pakistan, offering clues to the history of the stegodon, an elephant-like animal that roamed over 1 million years ago. An ancient tusk unearthed in Pakistan could hold clues to the evolution of the modern elephant. The intact tusks are rare, and this specimen should contribute to the understanding of the stegodon, a distant cousin to the modern elephant thought to have roamed the earth around 1.1 million years ago…Read More

SC permits telcos to issue 8 SIMs on a single CNIC

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The telecommunication companies had severe concern over Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) limit of issuance of 5 SIM cards on a single CNIC as Zong had earlier on filed a petition in the court couple of months ago. The Supreme Court has now allowed a maximum of 8 mobile SIMS including three data SIMs and 5 normal SIMs. It is relevant to mention that 3-years ago, the Supreme Court had directed PTA to reduce the number of SIMs registration against a single…Read More

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SC permits telcos to issue 8 SIMs on a single CNIC

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The telecommunication companies had severe concern over Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) limit of issuance of 5 SIM cards on a single CNIC as Zong had earlier on filed a petition in the court couple of months ago. The Supreme Court has now allowed a maximum of 8 mobile SIMS including three data SIMs and 5 normal SIMs. It is relevant to mention that 3-years ago, the Supreme Court had directed PTA to reduce the number of SIMs registration against a single CNIC…Read More

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USF recompenses Rs 8 Billion to Telenor and Ufone to amplify services in KPK and Baluchistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Realizing the enormous land significance of far-flung urban communities of Baluchistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the Universal Service Fund (USF) has honored an immense aggregate of Rs 8.76 Billion to Telenor and Ufone to give fundamental telephony and information services to the number of inhabitants in Shangla, Zhob and Sibi. An agreement of worth Rs.3.61 Billion has been conceded to Zhob which is a residential community and the locale capital of Zhob Region in…Read More

NADRA setting up 8 centers for overseas Pakistanis

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The overseas Pakistanis face unendurable inconvenience due to non-existence of NADRA centers in abroad. The government of Pakistan has decided to establish eight NADRA Centers in Bahrain, Malaysia, Canada and Spain in a bid to facilitate overseas Pakistanis. The government official while speaking in National Assembly (NA) Session said that the NADRA offices in United Kingdom (UK) have insufficient human resource due to which they cannot efficiently cater to huge Pakistani…Read More

NADRA setting up 8 centers for overseas Pakistanis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The overseas Pakistanis face unendurable inconvenience due to non-existence of NADRA centers in abroad. The government of Pakistan has decided to establish eight NADRA Centers in Bahrain, Malaysia, Canada and Spain in a bid to facilitate overseas Pakistanis. The government official while speaking in National Assembly (NA) Session said that the NADRA offices in United Kingdom (UK) have insufficient human resource due to which they cannot efficiently cater to huge…Read More

PARC recommends 8 new maize varieties

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended as many as 8 high yielding maize varieties for cultivation in several environmental conditions. A total of 11 new varieties were presented before Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) which was chaired by Dr. Shahid Masood, Member Plant Sciences Division, PARC. The evaluation committee examined the varieties and approved 8 varieties which will be forwarded to seed council for final approval. The approved…Read More

PARC recommends 8 new maize varieties

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended as many as 8 high yielding maize varieties for cultivation in several environmental conditions. A total of 11 new varieties were presented before Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) which was chaired by Dr. Shahid Masood, Member Plant Sciences Division, PARC. The evaluation committee examined the varieties and approved 8 varieties which will be forwarded to seed council for final approval. The approved…Read More

D-8 experts converge for halal sector development

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article image BY: AHSAN JAMIL Muslim population is approaching 2 billion and is expected to account for 30% of the world`s population by year 2025, with the global Halal market estimated at US $2.3 trillion covering both the food and non-food sectors (cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, transportation etc.); therefore Halal sector is one of the foremost frontiers in which the development is required to meet the needs of international as well as domestic market. The inevitable integration of halal sector…Read More

Pakistan to host 6th D-8 meeting of agri ministers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The 6th D-8 Agricultural Ministers’ meeting will be held in Islamabad while the date was still being finalised between the officials of Ministry of National Food Security and the Developing-8 Secretariat. The D-8 is an organisation for the cooperation among Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey. Pakistan accepted hosting the meeting after Bangladesh showed its unwillingness to host the meeting which was decided in the 5th…Read More

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