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Pakistan stand out country to launch 5G among Asian countries

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Pakistan will be the first country to test 5G network and will stand out to be the first Asian country to launch 5G for testing in2020, said, the State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman. The State Minister’s spokesperson Saghair Watto said that preparation to roll out the 5G technology is on the […]…Read More

Environmental depletion a common threat to Central Asian states

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) stressed the need to bridge the gap of collaboration in science and technology within ECO member countries. He urged this while addressing the 6th ECO Working Group Meeting on Environment. "Environmental degradation, water and air pollution, deforestation and desertification, ozone layer depletion, land degradation, and threatened biodiversity have caused in climate change and ecological…Read More

Pak universities ranked among top 300 Asian varsities

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistani universities are among top 300 Asian universities with NUST being among the top 500 universities of the world. "HEC is trying to improve quality of higher education and help local educational institutions to improve their rankings," said Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmed while speaking at the four-day 5th International Symposium-Cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (MMDR-5) in Islamabad. He said…Read More

Asian region needs to work more on biodiversity: Report

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Asina region is falling well short of achieving the various elements of the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 on protected areas agreed in 2010 by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, reveals a report. The Asia Protected Planet report is authored by UNEP’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre in partnership with IUCN and provides an in-depth assessment of the current state of protected areas in 24 Asian countries. It shows that while there…Read More

S. Asian states for tackling environmental issues

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The economies of South Asian countries are growing at a rapid rate, but they are also facing severe common environmental problems, which, however, can be tackled effectively only through unhampered collaboration and cooperation at the regional level. These views were expressed by experts at the recently three-day 13th meeting of the Governing Council of SACEP in Islamabad. "Strengthened regional efforts need to focus on a range of response options and…Read More

Asian states taking Pak higher edu as role model

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Due to revolutionary reforms in the higher education sector, the Pakistani universities have been included among the top world and Asian universities and Pakistani higher education model is being followed by other Asian countries.These remarks were expressed by HEC Executive Director, Professor Dr S. Sohail H. Naqvi during a meeting with the meeting of an official delegation from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan during their recent visit to the HEC head office here in Islamabad.…Read More