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Forests area squeezes from 150,000 to 60,000 sq miles

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Experts at the inaugural ceremony of tree plantation campaign have shown concern over the rapid curtailment in forest area in the country from 150,000 square miles to 60,000 square miles. They also said that plantation would not only be beneficial for country’s environmental system but it would also reduce negative effects of global warming. The ceremony was organised by the University of Karachi’s Registrar Office in collaboration with KU Centre of Excellence…Read More

Scientists set S&T as priority area to promote innovations in ECO regions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Scientists and researchers have called for focusing on achieving greater research efficiency and more intensive transfer of knowledge by means of establishing networks involving research and business. Priority-setting processes are critical in aligning research funding with regional needs and in identifying the research questions necessary to fill the knowledge gaps. They expressed these views during the two-day meeting of eminent scientists and experts of ECO…Read More

Scientists set S&T as priority area to promote innovations in ECO regions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Scientists and researchers have called for focusing on achieving greater research efficiency and more intensive transfer of knowledge by means of establishing networks involving research and business. Priority-setting processes are critical in aligning research funding with regional needs and in identifying the research questions necessary to fill the knowledge gaps. They expressed these views during the two-day meeting of eminent scientists and experts of ECO member…Read More

PSF to carry out need assessment of rural area schools: Dr. Ashraf

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article image PR: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) will carry out need assessment of rural area schools for launching a pilot project in one of the districts to promote inquiry-based science education, said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Chairman was speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF. Prof. Dr. Akram Sheikh, Member Science PSF, Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi, Member Finance PSF…Read More

PSF to carry out need assessment of rural area schools: Dr. Ashraf

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article image Press Rlease: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) will carry out need assessment of rural area schools for launching a pilot project in one of the districts to promote inquiry-based science education, said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Chairman was speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF. Prof. Dr. Akram Sheikh, Member Science PSF, Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi, Member Finance…Read More

Ecology, a neglected area in Pakistan

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article image ECOLOGY IS the basic foundation of all biological sciences but unfortunately it is a neglected subject in Pakistan. The research on vegetation ecology required resources, laborious and time consuming field work in often remote, rugged, hard and wild areas. In addition knowledge of multivariate techniques and computer skills are also necessary to summarize huge quantitative data. Besides, no book is available that provides information on vegetation ecology in a comprehensible manner…Read More

Cotton area, production target set

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Cotton Control Board has approved the area and production targets of cotton in Punjab for the year 2012-13.At a recently held meeting, the targets for cotton was set at 6.2 million acres, production of 10.5 million bales and average yield of cotton per acre 23.17 munds, Punjab Agriculture Secretary Mushtaq Ahmad, Agriculture (Extension) DG Dr Anjum Ali, told the media after the meeting.He said that cotton has been sown on an area of 5.926m acres which was 5.34pc less…Read More

Wheat crop area down by 2.53pc in 2010-11

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The area of wheat crop under cultivation decreased by 2.53 per cent during 2010-2011 over the previous year largely due to problems faced by the farmers in terms of disposal of wheat produced in 2009-2010, shifting of area to cotton and sugarcane crops in irrigated tracts, late crushing by sugar mills, and considerable increase in potato crop."The wheat sowing area in 2010-11 declined considerably because farmers were unable to sell their wheat at the support price…Read More

| 11 | 2010 | 253pc | area | Crop | wheat

Human Resource Department: A neglected area in cell companies

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article image By Asad Ur RehmanTHE HUMAN Resource Department has emerged as a vital platform for any organization as it plays an important role in objective setting, aligning mission and vision with the company strategy and setting performance standards for employees.Though all telecom companies have well established Human Resource Departments but still their functioning is not optimum and there is a need to improve certain procedures and processes in this regard.The major issue with the Human Resource…Read More