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China urged to assist Pakistan agri sector on climate change affects

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Right steps needed to tackle negative impacts of climate change. Global warming is causing negative impacts on environment. Adverse impacts of global warming are on glaciers, river flows, underground water recharge systems, agriculture and overall biodiversity in in Pakistan which require some drastic measures to cope this situation. There is a serious need for farmers […]…Read More

Submarine cable fault affects PTCL broadband service

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Broadband services of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) have been affected as there is a major breakdown in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable, which has impacted the whole region of South Asia. The IMEWE is an ultra-high capacity fibre optic cable system which links India and Europe via Middle East. Their three fibre pair system with total length of approximately 12,091 kilometres has nine terminal stations of nine telecom carriers from…Read More

Submarine cable fault affects PTCL broadband service

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Broadband services of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) have been affected as there is a major breakdown in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable, which has impacted the whole region of South Asia. The IMEWE is an ultra-high capacity fibre optic cable system which links India and Europe via Middle East. Their three fibre pair system with total length of approximately 12,091 kilometres has nine terminal stations of nine telecom…Read More

Safety protocols must be adapted to inverse radiation affects

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article image Staff Report KHI: A symposium on theme "Radiation and Health Imaging: Hazards to Healthcare Workers" was organized by Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital. The symposium was aimed at spreading awareness and knowledge about hazardous aspects of radiations and handling protocols of radiations by healthcare practitioners and workers. Mr. Syed Mishkat Ali Jafri, Principal Scientific Officer Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory…Read More

Gas shortage badly affects Engro fertilizer

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article image Staff Report IBD: Engro Fertilizer followed its peers and switched to a loss making regime amid a significant decline in gas supply during the first three months of the current calendar year.The local conglomerate posted a net loss of Rs1.4 billion against a net profit of Rs1.4 billion during January to March 2012, according to details released on its official website.The availability of subsidised imported urea and gas shortage has dented sales of urea - the most widely used fertiliser - by…Read More