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SBASSE-LUMS publishes research on low-cost solar cells

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) LUMS research team has recently published its research on cost-effective solar based cells investigating the way towards a maintainable answer for the energy crisis. Solar is albeit a standout amongst the most bottomless wellspring of clean energy at Earth yet the expense to change it into power is the principle hindrance thwarting its pervasive use in the present energy blend of our nation. The research group drove by…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More

ICCBS sets benchmark at international level for cost effective energy generation

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article image Staff Report KHI: The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) has set a benchmark at international level by using air conditioning plant (200 Tons) at zero electricity cost for generation of energy. The cost effective, self power generation system set up by ICCBS not only fulfils energy requirements efficiently but also provide an eco friendly solution, said Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhary, Director ICCBS-UoK while addressing to meeting…Read More

Social media a quick, cost effective window to all opportunities

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: With the wider dimension of Internet, the social media has emerged as a major multiple instrument in quick and cost-effective dissemination of information of choice across the world without devising any sophisticated campaigns and ensuring economic stability. Various options of online media like Facebook, Youtube, Skype, Twitter, are too much popular across the world to maintain social interactions, exchange ideas, innovations, information, proposals, business modules…Read More

Barter to brutal: Innovation @ cost of eco

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article image Thoughts do have power. Ultimate outcome of thinking process is conceptualization of innovation, information, inevitability of education. We keep thinking to come up with some new innovative idea and try to sell it for own benefit. Strong marketing skills equipped with new technology make it easy to convince policy makers running the governments, thus policies are often infected by such group members with strong convincing power or manipulating skills. Society is often ignored, thus…Read More

PCSIR prepares low-cost fuel for industries

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Council of Science and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has prepared a low-cost fuel which is called coal water slurry for small and medium industries in order to replace the costly furnace oil. This was stated by Director General PCSIR, Dr Shehzad Alam, while recently talking to media. Describing salient features of the low-cost fuel, Dr Shahzad Alam said that the fuel was pollution-free and might ease the energy crisis in the country. He said the low-cost…Read More

Ban on SIMs retail sale to cost cellulars Rs.35b/year

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s cellular firms would likely to incur a major revenue loss to the tune of Rs. 35 billion annually chiefly due to the ban slapped on the sale of new SIMs through retailers network. Citing a source in Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the paper reported that new sales fell by 75 percent, which translated into Rs. 4 billion as loss in revenues for five cellular operators in last two months. Additionally, the government earned 29 percent less revenues during the…Read More

PSF introduces method to up low cost topaz value

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has kicked off a collaborative project in order to standardize the tools and techniques for adding blue colour to topaz by neutron irradiation which will increase the value of low cost topaz, abundantly available in the country.Pakistan is rich in topaz deposits and has the neutron reactors too. This meets the basic needs to change the low cost topaz to valuable blue topaz by neutron radiation."Successful experimentation has already been…Read More

Cost paid by others

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REFERENCE YOUR editorial "Unnoticed but potential threat to human life", the mentioned event of Warid office was really a frightening situation for all the shopkeepers and businessmen of nearby plaza. There is a press market next to Warid office which was very close on fire.The day this incident occurred, I was in Lahore and when my staff told me about the fire which was almost touching my premises, I was quite upset. People around the Warid office rushed towards the burning building,…Read More

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