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Improving local certified potato seed via tissue culture

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Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) on Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Pakistani Potato has placed a recommendation for improvement of local quality certified seed using tissue culture. To enhance per acre crop production for sustainable agriculture development it asked in the meeting for beginning a National Potato Institute in the country. The initiative to increasing […]…Read More

Special fund for R&D should be created to boost research culture: Dr Shahid

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article image Fifth National Conference on Physics and Emerging Science held at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). The Conference intended to create awareness for internationally well-matched quality research work and generating commercially feasible projects that helps the society to overcome its socio-economic problems. Vice Chancellor of AIOU Prof Shahid Siddiqui proclaimed constitution of Special Fund for Research […]…Read More

Rice-Fish Culture: Way forward to Sustainable Future

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article image Combined cultivation of rice and fish is recognized as paddy-cum- fish culture or rizipisci-culture. This method is as old as rice cultivation itself. However, most people of developing countries are not well aware on this culture. History It is said that fish culture in rice fields was launch into South-East Asia from India about 1500 years ago, where presently it is the best developed, around 1900 this type of fish culture was begun in Madagascar…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development: Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Af- ter spending thirty years in science and three years in di- plomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Direc- tor of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Paki- stan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Execu- tive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making the dormant organization…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image ISLAMABAD-After spending thirty years in science and three years in diplomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Director of the Commission on Science andamp; Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Pakistan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Executive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making…Read More

SMIU to promote research culture

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article image KARACHI-Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU), has said that the research culture will be promoted in the institution and three research journals will be launched soon. He said while chairing the meeting of Deans, Chairpersons and faculty members of SMIU, held at Junagarh Seminar Hall of SMIU on Monday. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said that there is a correlation between teaching and research, hence …Read More

Pakistan needs more post doc to promote research culture

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article image POST DOCTORATE (post doc) is a research position after completion of PhD, in which researcher work independently on scientific/technical problem. During PhD, the researchers have to work under any competent supervisor to complete his/her research project but in post doc either he work independently or under any principal investigator (PI). Pakistan is a country with close to 200 million population and with over 160 public and private universities. There are also number of research institutes…Read More

Pakistan needs more Post Doc to promote research culture

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article image Post doctorate (post doc) is a research position after completion of PhD, in which researcher work independently on scientific/technical problem. During PhD, the researchers have to work under any competent supervisor to complete his/her research project but in post doc either he work independently or under any principal investigator (PI). Pakistan is a country with close to 200 million population and with over 160 public and private universities. There are also number of research institutes…Read More

Promoting innovations culture

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It is beyond any doubt or argument that innovation and research have emerged as the driving force for economic development. The current progress in the developed nations is the glaring manifestation of this argument. As far as the case of Pakistan is concerned, vigorous efforts though are being made to introduce innovation economy, yet the international indicators are not satisfactory. In fact, the country is yet to see the dawn of culture of innovations. Most recently, the Global Innovation…Read More

Effective mechanism vital to promote S&T culture

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Executive Committee of the National Commission for Science and Technology (ECNCST) has stressed the need for installing an effective mechanism where the culture of Science and Technology in the current era of knowledge based economy can flourish. The meeting was held at the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST). Minister of Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain and Minister for Planning and Development Prof. Ahsan Iqbal co-chaired the meeting…Read More