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PTA and FAB take back their control from ministries

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Frequency Allocation Board (FAB) after taking their control back from the Cabinet Division without the permission of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) is counterproductive to the vital security interests of the state and is an anomaly. These views expressed by sources are although other three regulatory bodies whose complete […]…Read More

Alternanthera species interference and control studies in Oryza sativa L.

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Rice is an important staple food and cash crop of Pakistan and it is the second staple food after wheat. It contributes 0.6% to the gross domestic product and adds 3.1% to the value of the national agricultural product. It is grown over an area of 2748 thousand hectares with an annual production of 6811 […]…Read More

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, symptoms and control

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article image Introduction Now-a- days many of cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are being reported in different cities of Pakistan. Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is primarily an animal disease; however, sporadic cases and outbreaks of CCHF have also been reported in humans. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is caused by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV). This virus is a member of the genus Nairovirus in the family Bunyaviridae…Read More

Control weeds and protect your garden during harsh summer by mulching

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article image There are many reasons to use mulch in your garden. Mulch keeps weeds down, improves soil structure and makes your garden more attractive. Another big plus for using mulch is that it prevents water loss by evaporation and conserves the amount of water you will have to use in the summer and reduce water consumption in summer. Mulch also reduces the temperature in root zone by covering the soil that prevents direct sun light to soil surface. Therefore it has…Read More

Seminar on control of transboundary animal diseases held

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article image RAWALPINDI: Speakers at a seminar stressed on the dire need to eradicate transboundary animal diseases prevailing in the country by devising and opting effective measures and creating awareness among the stakeholders. The seminar on Control of transboundary animal diseases in Pakistan’ was jointly organized by Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (FVandamp;AS) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United…Read More

Tech education can control unemployment: NAVTTC

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Unemployment can be reduced by providing the youth technical education, National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema has said. He was speaking during a visit to the UET’s Al Khawarzami Institute of Computer Sciences (KICS). "Skilled workers are needed in the country as well as abroad. NAVTTC is fulfilling the government’s vision for building a developed, industrialised and prosperous Pakistan,&…Read More

IPM-a promise to pest control and environment safety

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article image Agriculture, being dominant sector of economy, contributes 22% in to the Gross Domestic product (GDP) and engages 44% of employed labour force. No doubt all roads to the nation’s socio-economic progress and prosperity lead through a modernizing agriculture. Instead of its undeniable significanceunfortunately, Pakistan has made no significant development in this field, due to economic and some policy constraints. As for as plant protection measurements are concerned, Integrated Pest…Read More

Historical prospects and importance of biological control

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What is biological control? It is a technique of controlling organisms including (insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases) by means of certain other living organisms or their products. It is a way of keeping pests below economic injury levels by the action of microbes, predators and parasitoids. Biological control is an element of an integrated pest management approach. It is an environmentally safe and efficient means of reducing pests by the use of natural enemies. Biological…Read More

Bills passed to control cyber, forex crimes in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Terrorism, hacking, electronic forgery and fraud, child pornography have been declared punishable offences in Pakistan as the National Assembly has recently two passed bills - "The Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2014" and "Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2016". Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman moved the Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2014" and it was approved by the House without much criticism from…Read More

Steps called to control climate change impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A seminar has recently been organized to commemorate the International Day of Forests by IUCN, and the Ministry of Climate Change, CDA, Bahria University at Bahria University, Islamabad Campus with an objective to highlight the importance of the International Day of Forest. The theme of the year 2016 is: "Forest and Water". While elaborating the significance of forests, Abdul Munaf Qaimkhani, Deputy IG Forests, said that in order to reduce the rising…Read More