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Biotechnology has tendency to provide cheaper solutions: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT PESHAWAR: The experts, scientists, researchers sat together in a seminar recently held on biotechnology’ and discussed various avenues of improvement in this field. The speakers emphasized that there is a need to develop the biotechnology infrastructure both in academia and industry to facilitate the aggravation of the sector in order to open up new employment ventures for the students of biotechnology. The seminar was organized by Pakistan Society of Computation…Read More

Biotechnology has tendency to provide cheaper solutions: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT PESHAWAR: The experts, scientists, researchers sat together in a seminar recently held on biotechnology’ and discussed various avenues of improvement in this field. The speakers emphasized that there is a need to develop the biotechnology infrastructure both in academia and industry to facilitate the aggravation of the sector in order to open up new employment ventures for the students of biotechnology. The seminar was organized by Pakistan Society of Computation Biology (…Read More

PSC introduces cheaper maize hybrid seed

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC) has launched the maize hybrid seed (YH-1898) evolved by the corporation’s breeders in collaboration with researchers of Maize and Millet Research Institute Sahiwal. Minister for Agriculture Dr Farrukh was the chief guest at the launching ceremony, who appreciated the efforts by the PSC for developing maize hybrid seed. He said it is a great achievement, which would not only gear up the growth of agriculture sector, but would also be…Read More

Kitchen gardening-cheaper and healthier vegetables

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article image Growing of vegetables and herbs in your house for household consumption is known as Kitchen Gardening. In old era varieties of vegetables were grown according to seasonal requirements. Now a days "food security" is considered a problem worldwide. Sometimes the food produced is enough to meet the dietary requirements but is not nutritionally effective. A poor man can hardly buy vegetables these days as the prices are highly fluctuating and sometimes become too costly as people…Read More

Cheaper hydropower generation rises in 2013-14

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Hydroelectric power generation increased by 1.524 billion units in the fiscal year ended June 2014 on the back of efficient operation and maintenance of plants, better water availability in reservoirs and new projects coming on stream including the rise in capacity of Mangla Dam.According to the Wapda, it supplied 31.084 billion units of hydroelectric power to the national grid in 2013-14 compared to 29.560 billion units a year earlier, an increase of 1.524 billion…Read More