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Pakistan stores only 14MAF out 145MAF inflow water: Wapda chairman

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Lt-Gen (r) Muzamil Hussain, Chairman Wapda exposed the fact that every year almost of Rs25 billion worth of water is lost in Pakistan in a meeting with Public Accounts Committee Pakistan. He briefed the meeting that merely 14m acre feet of water is conserved out total 145 million-acre feet that country gets in a year. […]…Read More

Formulation of problem solving research is required at national level: PSF Chairman

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The research and development activities in Pakistan must be monitored and redundant researches must be replaced with problem solving researches in order to mull for indigenous solutions for our indigenous problems. Revolving around this theme, Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) organized a two day workshop titled as Project Formulation’ at University of Poonch, Rawalakot. The participants from different universities, academicians, faculty members, scientists,…Read More

Message from Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Chairman of Pakistan Science Foundation

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article image THE IMPORTANCE of biodiversity is very little known and different ecosystems are being destroyed in the name of development by the human beings, whereas the nature and all the creatures that contribute to make it what it is need to be loved and protected for our own survival. Our planet is remarkably abundant with natural resources like plants and animals which are our food baskets and there’s more than enough for all of its inhabitants. It is the greed and shortsightedness of people…Read More

Message from Dr. Azeem Khalid, Chairman of Department of Environmental Sciences, UAAR

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article image CONSERVATION OF biological diversity ensures economic prosperity and ecological sustainability and is also the tool to fight against climate change. However, overexploitation and unsustainable use patterns are depriving ecosystems to deliver vital functions and services as well as its ability to withstand climate change. It is the need of hour to live sustainably with our biological capital and progress in various sectors of economic and human development, including agriculture, forestry…Read More

HEC Chairman urges indigenous solution to indigenous problems

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article image Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed is currently serving as Chairman, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He holds PhD from University of California, Riverside, USA, and bags rich experience of over 25 years in academic development and management; he is strong proponent of academia-industry collaboration. He has also served as Deputy Director General in Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organazation, Rabat and various other national and international organizations. Q 1: What was the…Read More

Muhammad Naeem takes charge as Chairman PAEC

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article image Staff Report ISD: Muhammad Naeem has been appointed as new Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) by the government after the retirement of preceding Chairman Dr. Ansar Parvez. The official announcement was made by PAEC on Thursday. The duration of his appointment as Chairman is 3 years. Mr. Naeem is serving PAEC for the last 43 years, and has remained on many key positions during his service. He was also conferred with Sitara-i-Imtiaz’ and Hilal-i-Imtiaz’ by the…Read More

IPCC Vice-Chairman urges sustainable, resilient world in climate change scenario

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article image Staff Report ISD: Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, the Vice-Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has saidthat climate change affects livelihood, water resources, food security besides causing poverty,migration and coastal flooding. He was delivering a special lecture on Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change’, here under the auspices of Sustainable development Policy Institute and Embassy of the Belgium on Friday at Marriott hotel, Islamabad. As many as…Read More

Prof. Dr. Ashraf joins as PSF chairman

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf has taken the charge of PSF as Chairman. Dr. Ashraf is HEC distinguished national professor with h-index of 42, total journal impact factor over 565 and Science Citation Index (SCI) over 8700 being highest among all national experimental scientists. Previously, he was working as Vice Chancellor, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University, Multan, and contributed valuable input in the development of the newly established university. He did his PhD…Read More

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Time ripe to tap potential through 3G, 4G: PTA chairman

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article image Q: Kindly give a brief account of your academic and professional career. A: I did my PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in 1997. Earlier I did my Master from the same university and before that I got my engineering degree from the UET Peshawar. I started my professional life by joining the Telecommunication Division of Siemens Engineering Company in its office in Islamabad in 1989. I remained there for two years before moving abroad on a scholarship from the…Read More

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Dr. Ibupoto given acting charge of PSF chairman

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) has assigned the look-after charge of the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) to Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Member Science (MS), PSF, with immediate effect till posting of regular incumbent, says a notification issued by the ministry. It is to be mentioned here that Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro, PSF Chairman, has already assumed the post of President ECO Science Foundation and he was holding Additional Charge of the Foundation’s Chairman…Read More