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Research crucial for development of agriculture

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has said that the agricultural research is crucial for development of agriculture in the country. He was addressing a commemoration ceremony in the honour of Ex-Chairman of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council late Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad in Islamabad on Wednesday. He highlighted the contributions of late chairman for agriculture sector in Pakistan and…Read More

Atlas of climate change, water in 5 crucial water basins launched

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: To help address this problem, three organisations have come together to produce the Asia’s first climate and water atlas, a guidebook for policy makers who are tackling crucial adaptation issues. The "Himalayan Climate and Water Atlas: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in five of Asia’s Major River Basins" has been released by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), GRID-Arendal and the Centre for International…Read More

Tech innovation is crucial to create knowledge-based economy: Dr Akram Sheikh

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article image By Ahsan Jamil The two-day summit on theme Invention to Innovation’ was held from November 3-4, 2015 at University of Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The objective of the event was to give students an opportunity to showcase their innovative technological inventions. The event was organized in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST),…Read More

Tech City project is crucial for ICT development: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National ICT RandD Fund held 40th Board of Directors meeting on November 5, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progresses made in ICT sector and also deliberations for future programmes. Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman presided over the meeting. She emphasized on Tech City project while stating, "Tech City project is amongst our government top priority. The project is an ICT improvement venture…Read More

Climate change awareness is crucial: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The climate change adaptation needs multipronged efforts to curtail its diverse impacts on Pakistan in various socio-economic sectors including water scarcity, energy, food security, health etc. This was the crux of high level meeting of think tank on climate change consultative group that comprised of environmental scientists, planners, policy makers, academia resource persons. Chairman Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), Arif Ahmed Khan stressed that due to climate…Read More

Climate change awareness is crucial: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The climate change adaptation needs multipronged efforts to curtail its diverse impacts on Pakistan in various socio-economic sectors including water scarcity, energy, food security, health etc. This was the crux of high level meeting of think tank on climate change consultative group that comprised of environmental scientists, planners, policy makers, academia resource persons. Chairman Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), Arif Ahmed Khan stressed that due to climate…Read More

Smart metering devices crucial to curtail line losses

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The aid of advanced technologies can help a great deal in curbing the menace of electricity, gas, and water theft that cause heavy loss to companies. Currently, the situation is extremely dismal and to counteract stringent measures must be taken so to avoid the plenty of losses that hurt national economy as well as impede the path of national development. "Smart metering devices can be a great utility in ensuring the transparency and theft identification",…Read More

Academia-industry linkage is crucial for academic excellence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission, apex body to promote and regulate higher education in Pakistan is serving for excellence of higher education since 2002. The HEC intends to setup one university or at least its sub campus in each district of the country to create enabling conditions for every fraction of society to get higher education. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed held a meeting with Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Rana Tanveer Hussain in which…Read More

Academia-industry linkage is crucial for academic excellence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission, apex body to promote and regulate higher education in Pakistan is serving for excellence of higher education since 2002. The HEC intends to setup one university or at least its sub campus in each district of the country to create enabling conditions for every fraction of society to get higher education. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed held a meeting with Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Rana Tanveer Hussain in which the…Read More

Smart metering devices crucial to curtail line losses

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The aid of advanced technologies can help a great deal in curbing the menace of electricity, gas, and water theft that cause heavy loss to companies. Currently, the situation is extremely dismal and to counteract stringent measures must be taken so to avoid the plenty of losses that hurt national economy as well as impede the path of national development. "Smart metering devices can be a great utility in ensuring the transparency and theft identification", Mian…Read More