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TAF Foundation, changing lives of women, one skill at a time

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PR: TAF Foundation, a not-for-profit organization working for women empowerment through its Vocational Training Institute (TAFF-VTI), has commenced its second 3.5-month training course for marginalized women from all across Karachi. This rigorous course will impart classroom and practical training in culinary and housekeeping skills, preparing the trainees comprehensively for a career as professional domestic helper. […]…Read More

Water resources of Pakistan under current changing climatic scenario

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article image Climate is an important force in driving the agricultural productivity of a particular area either directly (by influencing the crops and livestock) or indirectly (by disturbing the water resources). In the past few decades rapid changes have been observed in the climatic conditions around the globe posing some serious threats to water resources and ultimately the agriculture, especially in the developing countries. Before we go into the depth of the topic…Read More

President for changing curriculum to attaining scientific progress

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article image ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon called for immediate measures for changing the curriculum to attain scientific progress and called for hanging the traditional mode of thinking for a creative and innovative approach towards science to come at par with developed countries. The President made the remarks while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the 41st International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs. He lauded the efforts of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)…Read More

Students display life-changing solutions thru projects

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Students of different universities displayed solutions that can change the way we live, work and play at the national final for Imagine Cup 2016 recently organised by the HEC and Microsoft. HEC Executive Director Dr. Arshad Ali was chief guest on the occasion. Microsoft Pakistan Country Head Nadeem A. Malik and HEC Director General (IT) Anwar Amjad also attended the event. Imagine Cup is a global student technology programme and competition that provides…Read More

Effects of changing global climate on food security

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article image Changing climate is a potential driver of change in sustainable food and energy production. It directly and indirectly affects food and energy security by threatening food production and end use quality. Moreover, there is a gradual decrease or loss of natural resources of food and energy as a result of natural disasters, along with climate change. In recent years, Pakistan has faced overwhelming losses due to only floods that have negatively impacted infrastructure and the agriculture…Read More

Intercropping to alleviate food scarcity in changing climate

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article image FOOD CONTAINS essential body nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins or minerals that is ingested and assimilated by an organism to produce energy, stimulate growth and maintain life. Main sources of food are animal, plants, birds and fishes. Field crops (wheat, rice, maize, barley, millet etc.) which use as food are cereals, leguminous and oilseed crops. As the world population, a pressure is increasing day by day. So, we should change our approach by increasing the…Read More

"Social media and its changing dynamics" session held

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article image Social media has taken the world by storm, and is transforming the way people around the world communicate. One million Pakistanis joined Facebook in Jan 2014. As of 31st Jan 2014, there are 12.6 million active Facebook users per month. With more than 50% users in the 18-34 age brackets, and with the majority of the remaining below 18 years, there is an enormous potential for brands to reach out and build enduring relationships converting fans to consumers. Same as Twitter, LinkedIn…Read More

Weed management under changing climate

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article image Climate is long term aggregated conditions of weather elements prevailing in a particular region over a specified period of time. Unfortunately, man has accelerated the degradation and over-exploitation of natural-resources due to which the global climate is fluctuating at an alarming rate. Ever rising population is adding a lot of problems offering the ease to changing climate. Deforestation, industrialization, urbanization and release of green house gases have changed the temperature…Read More

Heavy rains changing patterns for growers

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is experiencing the worst effects of climate change as evident from longer spells of heavy rains and devastating floods for the fourth consecutive year. These threats include serious threats to agriculture and water resources and, in fact, the country’s economic fabric. Since 2010, monsoon rains and floods have been more ferocious than before, leaving the rural infrastructure and, above all, agricultural economy in a disarray. To save agriculture which is…Read More

Social media has gained vital space in changing world

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article image SOCIAL MEDIA has many forms such as weblogs, blogs, social networks, internet forums, podcasts, etc. In this post-modern age, social media has become one of the most basic and essential communication tools for an advance community. It provides social interaction in a fast paced and accessible manner which adds fun to man’s social connectivity. Social media has revolutionised the information world for good as it holds a unique position unlike its predecessors, such as newspapers, radio, and…Read More