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Water management challenges must curtail: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held a 5th consultative session on water security issues at Peshawar. The session comprised of experts, technocrats, academicians, water security professionals, and policy makers in order to identify areas of improvement in water perspective and review the progress made and set new targets. Tending to on the event, WAPDA Chairman Zafar Mahmood informed the members that these consultative sessions are being…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are ensured and…Read More

Effective air quality monitoring is imperative to curtail air pollution impacts

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article image By Ahsan Jamil THE AIR pollution in the country is a mammoth challenge that is causing severe effects not only on human health but also on agricultural lands, acidification of lakes, biodiversity. The air pollution marks its menace due to uncontrolled and unaudited emissions of noxious greenhouse gases (GHG) in air from several sources such as industries, automobiles, and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) etc. The CFCs are believed to be primary culprit for stratospheric ozone layer…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

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

Booming business prospects to curtail post-harvest losses

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A SKYROCKET increase in the human population, changes in dietary habits especially in the developing countries towards high quality foods, decrease in the per-capita crop land availability, and poor management are the major implications for food security. Addition to this a large portion of all fresh produce is lost worldwide after harvest due to physiological (wilting, shriveling, chilling injury etc.), pathological (decay due to fungi and bacteria) and physical factors (mechanical injury);…Read More