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IT seeks approval to roll out 5G

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Ministry of information and technology sought an approval from the federal cabinet to roll out a world’s tech hot buzz fifth generation (5G) to improve mobile broadband speed across the country. The proposal will enable a market test of new and upcoming technologies, including 5G and other mobile communications. It will also make the country […]…Read More

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Hasty approval of GM crops

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Most recently, Senate Committee has approved a bill regarding introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops in Pakistan. This development has the potential to deteriorate the already waning agriculture yields along with other negative impacts on environment as GM crops launch in the country has received sharp criticism from the stakeholders. This controversy is likely to persist as the law allows the import and commercialization of GM crops, which many agricultural and environmental experts…Read More

Wapda to submit $795.8m PC-1 of Tarbela project for approval

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: In a significant development towards implementation of the 1410-MW Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project, WAPDA has decided to submit PC-I of the project amounting to $ 795.8 million to the ministry for approval. This decision was made in the Authority’s meeting held in Lahore recently at WAPDA House. On the occasion, a detailed presentation was made on the PC-I of the project in the meeting by the General Manager (Tarbela Dam Project) Iqbal Masood Siddiqui…Read More

Approval of climate change policy a major step

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Federal Climate Change Minister Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan has said that the national climate change policy will go a long way in helping tackle climate change impacts on human in all spheres."The federal cabinet’s approval of the policy, which provides a roadmap for climate change mitigation and adaptation in Pakistan, is a great milestone the present government has achieved," the minister remarked while talking to media here.Addressing media conference here…Read More