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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

Ministry and NGOs together for climate action

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The Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) is planning an agreement of partnership with Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change (CSCCC) that is a non-governmental organization (NGOs). The purpose of this memorandum of understanding (MOU) is to collaborate on sustainable climate actions, ecosystem protection, community well-being, natural resources management and environmental conservation and economic development in […]…Read More

‘Punjab govt focused SDGs-2’ in “call to action event”

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World Food Programme Pakistan (WFP) in collaboration with Planning and Development Punjab organized the “call to action event” Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2. The event restates the government’s commitment towards achieving SDG 2: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.” Imran Nazeer, Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare said that […]…Read More

Chashma 4 nuclear power plant in action with grid

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The National Grid is linked to Chashma 4 nuclear power plant of Pakistan. The fifth power reactor for which Chinese-supplied pressurized water reactor (PWR) is expected to be operational soon To mark the connection to grid a ceremony was held by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Attendees were representatives from CNNC and the Pakistan Atomic […]…Read More

FIA starts action against misuse of social media

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article image ISLAMABAD: Even before the enactment of Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PEC) Act 2016, public bodies have started filing complaints with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) against individuals for alleged misuse of social media to defame the organisation and its management. The latest complaint has been filed by Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Lahore against a former employee for using Facebook for "instigating and misleading the…Read More

COMSTECH sanctions 10-year action plan for scientific advancement

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is facilitating the two-day COMSTECH General Assembly in the capital, where delegates from 57 Muslim countries have accumulated to propose a 10-year action plan worth $2.1 billion including initiatives for advancement of science and technology. Participants of the General Assembly mentioned that advancement of science is the best articulation of human capacities and specified that for the same reason, the Muslims researchers had assumed a huge part till sixteenth…Read More

Desertification is target of decade of action innovations

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article image DESERTIFICATION MEANS land degradation in dry lands (arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas) resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities. Land degradation can trigger a cycle of environmental degradation, impoverishment, migration and conflict, often jeopardizing the political stability of affected countries and regions. Populations in dry lands often endure very harsh economic conditions, suffering from low per-capita-income and high infant…Read More

Small farmers seek action against feed mills for charging high rates

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STAFF REPORT PESH: The Poultry Farms Association has demanded of the government to revise rates of feed as per reduction in prices of petroleum products in the country, urging the authorities to take action against feed mills who are charging high rates of poultry feed. "The poultry feed rates were not changed despite the substantial decrease in prices of petroleum products over the past couple of months," said Haji Fazl Malik, PFA KP President, while addressing a news…Read More

Lozanges in action Anti-irritant and Anti-microbial potential

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article image The word lozenge is derived from a word to refer as a diamond i.e a form of Rhombus. It is basically a French word LOSANGE’. About 1000 B.C, the Egyptian used to make from honey flavored with citrus herbs, and spices, which was more curable for the treatment of sore throat. As right from the time of immemorial, there have been a number of remedies and practices are being done to ease strep throat pain. Drinking warm water, beverages such as herbs tea with honey or even just hot water…Read More

Strict action decided against major power defaulters

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Power distribution companies, which have a big shortfall in recoveries, are facing the accusation that they have continued to supply electricity to major defaulters despite the piling up of unpaid bills to Rs375 billion over the past many years. "The government has decided to ask NAB to take action against those involved in continuing electricity supply to influential consumers and ensure the recovery of bills," an official said while talking to this scribe. …Read More