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Poor Quality of Drinking water, an alarming threat: Present Challenges and Future Perspectives

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Water, water, water, this is the most horrible cry of the present era. Day by day increase in environmental temperature has rung the ever day increasing demand for drinking water. However, our so called modernization such as urbanization, sky touching industries and the most important, rapid population growth has consigned gigantic stress on fresh water […]…Read More

Waste water agriculture Threats, challenges and remedies

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article image Raw city effluent represents the untreated sewage or waste water which normally contains plant nutrient, toxic chemicals, organic and inorganic pollutants and pathogens. The frequency and volume of effluents are increasing day by day due to unplanned and unchecked urbanization. The mushroom growth of urban population and industries has absorbed the major share of fresh water and dispose it into drains in the form of waste water. In Pakistan the bulk…Read More

Modern agriculture: Practices, challenges and opportunities

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article image Everything in universe is changing and these changes have positive or negative impacts on surrounding. Agriculture is an important occupation of majority in the world. Almost everyone is attached with agriculture directly or indirectly. People used to grow crops and rear animals for food, feed and fiber since ancient times. With the passage of time, needs of people climbed enormously. Agriculture is also changing and becoming advance with every passing day. Agricultural operations are…Read More

Water management challenges must curtail: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held a 5th consultative session on water security issues at Peshawar. The session comprised of experts, technocrats, academicians, water security professionals, and policy makers in order to identify areas of improvement in water perspective and review the progress made and set new targets. Tending to on the event, WAPDA Chairman Zafar Mahmood informed the members that these consultative sessions are being…Read More

PARC set to sensitize policy makers on agri-challenges

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The sustainable growth of agriculture sector is necessary to refuel the Pakistan’s economy and this very resolve has prompted Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to instigate an awareness campaign directed to raise awareness amongst stakeholders to prioritize agriculture sector. PARC sources revealed that the organization is all set to start the awareness program to identify and highlight core issues of agriculture sector at relevant forums and compel policy…Read More

PARC set to sensitize policy makers on agri-challenges

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The sustainable growth of agriculture sector is necessary to refuel the Pakistan’s economy and this very resolve has prompted Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to instigate an awareness campaign directed to raise awareness amongst stakeholders to prioritize agriculture sector. PARC sources revealed that the organization is all set to start the awareness program to identify and highlight core issues of agriculture sector at relevant forums and compel policy…Read More

Modern Agriculture: practices, challenges and opportunities

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article image EVERYTHING IN universe is changing and these changes have positive or negative impacts on surrounding. Agriculture is an important occupation of majority in the world. Almost everyone is attached with agriculture directly or indirectly. People used to grow crops and rear animals for food, feed and fiber since ancient times. With the passage of time, needs of people climbed enormously. Agriculture is also changing and becoming advanced with every passing day. Agricultural operations are…Read More

Climate change and the Lead Poisoning are most intimidating challenges

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article image CLIMATE CHANGE and its devastating effects are evident in developing countries. There are many emerging issues related to climate change, but a very little attention seems to have been given on its impact on metals and the polluting environment. The change in environmental factors such as temperature, precipitation and salinity will unavoidably affect the toxicity, characteristics, behavior and distribution of trace metals. Increase or decrease of any climate change parameter would cause…Read More

NTU announces workshop Challenges and opportunities for value addition in textile sector

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article image STAFF REPORT FAISALABAD: Realizing the need of value addition in textile sector, National Textile University (NTU) Faisalabad has announced one-day national workshop titled as Challenges and opportunities towards value addition’ which is going to be held on October 05, 2015. The workshop will aim towards identifying various challenges and converting them into opportunity through mutual cooperation of the stakeholders. The eminent speakers from academia, industry and public and…Read More