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UVAS holds walk, debate & poster competitions as part of HEC’s 15 years celebrations

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PR: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore arranged various activities including a motivational walk, debate and poster competitions with the theme of Battling Terrorism with Knowledge here on Thursday as part of Higher Education Commission (HEC) 15 year celebrations / role and contribution of higher education institutions in national development. Pro Vice-Chancellor […]…Read More

Speakers debate environmental fallout of nuke power plants

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Many Americans die choking on meat but that doesn’t mean they stop eating steaks, said the former chairperson of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and adviser to the National Command Authority, Dr. Ansar Parvez, while downplaying the risks of nuclear power plants. Speaking at a seminar, titled Environmental Fallout: Nuclear Power Plants in Pakistan’ at Habib University, Dr. Parvez said that one has to consider all available options to produce energy. It is…Read More

IMS Peshawar, FUU win all-Pakistan debate contest

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar, and the Federal Urdu University have won the 16th All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Contest, in English and Urdu categories, respectively. The final round of the Contest was held at the HEC Secretariat in Islamabad. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning and Development, was the chief guest on the occasion. As many as 30 contestants belonging to public and private sector higher education institutions from…Read More

Bahria Foundation North wins debate contest

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A grand declamation contest and prize distribution ceremony was organized by the Bahria Foundation College (North) in the city. The winners of Inter Colleges Declamation contests, held throughout the country competed in the grand declamation contest. The Bahria Foundation Inter Region Declamation Trophy was won by Bahria Foundation North and BF Centre was runner-up, said a statement issued by Bahria Foundation College here. A large number of students, teachers,…Read More

Useless climate debate, lack of govt will and loss of biodiversity

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article image By Naseem SheikhTHE UNITED Nations has launched the Decade on Biodiversity with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urging the humanity to live in harmony with nature and to preserve and properly manage its riches for the prosperity of present and future generations.It is now widely recognized that climate change and biodiversity are interconnected. In fact, the latter is affected by the former, with negative consequences for human well-being, but biodiversity, through the ecosystem services support,…Read More