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Water resources conversion to benefit economy: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Water experts and economists have emphasized the need for converting the water resources of Pakistan into a competitive advantage for the national economy for growth, employment generation, rural poverty alleviation and prosperity for the masses. They expressed these views while speaking at different sessions of the International Water Conference - Securing Sustainable Water for All organized by the Hisaar Foundation recently arranged in Karachi. They said that…Read More

Consumers taking benefit of 3G, 4G offerings

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Telecom operators in country said over 9.07 million 3G users till January 2015 showed a reasonable growth in modern mobile broadband services with each passing month. The operators said that there are around 49,100 4G or Long Term Evolution (LTE) subscribers to their network till January 2015. PTA in its latest updates has revealed all four 3G operators added some 3.3 million users on to their networks during January 2015 with Telenor leading the charts added…Read More

907 MUST students to benefit from PMs fee scheme

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article image STAFF REPORT MIRPUR: As many as 907 PhD and postgraduate students of Mirpur University of Science and Technology will benefit from Prime Minister of Pakistan’s scheme. Prof Mirza Waris Jiraal, Chairman Electrical Engineering Department in the MUST elaborated that 68 M Phil students belonged to his Electrical Engineering Department who will be reimbursed the stipulated fee under the scheme. The total number of PhD students of MUST to benefit from the scheme, he added. It may be…Read More

Microsoft, HEC partner to benefit 156 varsities

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Microsoft Pakistan and the HEC have recently arranged an Academic Day to reinforce an ongoing education alliance agreement to offer Microsoft software, technical skills, certified training and infrastructure development to institutions of higher learning. According to details, over 156 universities in Pakistan will benefit from the programme which will help students and educators in Pakistan realize their full potential. The contract between the two organizations…Read More

Allelopathy: An intercropping benefit

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article image Intercropping (also known as poly culture) is growing two or more crops in order to maximize the beneficial interactions while minimizing competition. The resulting beneficial interaction can lower the need of external inputs. Intercropping can also provide increased biodiversity, stability, financial diversification and effective weed control. Intercropping can be done with field, vegetable and even tree crops. There are at least four basic spatial arrangements used in intercropping. Most…Read More

GSP plus status may benefit farming, fishery

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status can generate additional space for the country’s exports to EU which is Pakistan’s single largest trade partner with bilateral trade exceeding ten billion Euros."It provides an opportunity to Pakistan for improving its relations with the European Union in terms of trade, as well as economic/and political relations," said Chief Executive Officer Harvest Tradings, Ahmad Jawad, said while talking to the media in…Read More

Pakistan can take benefit of rich solar energy potential

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD:Pakistan being in the sunny belt is lucky to have long sunshine hours coupled with high insolation levels and is ideally located to take advantage of solar energy technologies. This energy source is widely distributed and abundantly available in the country. This was stated by speakers at an international seminar on "Prospects, Development and Utilization of Alternate Energy in Pakistan" recently organized by Pakistan Society of Agricultural Engineers in collaboration…Read More

Cabinet extends Rs 2.3b benefit to fixed line telecom companies

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government of Pakistan has reportedly extended a financial benefit of Rs 2.3 billion to as many as ten local fixed line telecom companies in Pakistan by waiving off this amount, these companies have already received from their customers in the name of research and development tax and were unwillingly to deposit it with the national kitty for the last four years.The federal cabinet, which recently met under the chair of Prime Minister Syed Yosuf Raza Gilani, took this…Read More