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PCST head dem and s more funds for R and D

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STAFF REPORT FSD: Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) Chairperson Dr Mudassar Israr has demanded of the government to allocate at least one per cent of the GDP for research and development as currently only 0.3 per cent of the GDP is being spent on it. Addressing a function organised by the UAF Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation in the city, she said that Japan is spending five per cent of the GDP on research and development. She said the research budget has…Read More

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Dem and for big data services to grow: Intel

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The shifts in computing technology have taken place at an enormous pace in 2013 and Asia-Pacific remained a hotspot for technological innovation, according to Intel Pakistan’s marketing head. The chip-making giant says it sees an increased connectivity that will boost the economy in 2014. "As more people get connected, demand for big data services will grow," said Asma Aziz who is Marketing for Intel Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Intel Pakistan…Read More

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Halal Food Scheme raises dem and for Pak products

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) has played a leading role in the lunch of Halal Food accreditation scheme which has increased the demand of Pakistani products not only at local level but also in the Muslim countries. During a briefing given to Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid, it was told that PNC has an important role in the World Trade Organization (WTO) regime. Director General PNAC Khalid Mahmood explained about the…Read More

MoST, QAU sign deal to promote dem and -driven applied research

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), through its different organizations, has approached academia and industries to bridge the gap between them and promote the demand driven applied research in the country."The role of MoST in integrating academia, Research and Development (RandD) organisation and industry had been overlooked in the past," said MoST Secretary Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar while addressing an MoU between the ministry and Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU).…Read More

Growers dem and Rs 1250 per 40-kg wheat support price

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Wheat growers are seeking support price at Rs 1,250 per 40-kg as overhead costs for farmers rose substantially during the last one year. With an increase of $60 per ton, the wheat price in the international market has already reached $320 per ton compared to $260 a ton, exactly one year ago.According to them, the prices of fertilizer, diesel, water, seeds and pesticides have shot up manifold leaving them in very bad financial condition. "We need immediate government…Read More

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Dem and rising for making cities climate-resilient for economic boost

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: There is an increasing demand and stress from the stakeholders to develop viable plans for making towns and cities well-planned so as to make them sustainable engines of economic growth while ensuring natural environs and resources remain intact.Urban planners, environmentalists and development experts pointed out this while addressing to members of different civil society organisations including officials of different government departments and ministries here on the occasion…Read More

Biogas: A solution to meet energy dem and of Pakistan

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article image By Suhaib Umer IlyasBEING ONE of the top and important country in the world in terms of food products, textile, medicine, nuclear and variety of other sectors, Pakistan is still facing energy crisis from almost last 7 years having a short fall of minimum 5000 MW. This crisis will never end rather increase with every second being passed. Recently, Pakistanis has been ranked the fourth most intelligent nation in the world but still they cannot find the way to meet their energy demands. The reason…Read More

Dem and for high 3G/4G licence may scare investors

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The concern of Senate Standing Committee on 3G/4G to set $210 million is shocking for cellular operators who are already reluctant to launch the new technology on their networks, amid fears of low expected earnings from the customers against heavy investment on infrastructure.According to market experts, the 3G/4G licence fee is likely to thwart the regard of 2G prices if uncommon investors do participate in the bidding process to drive the base price high as number of licence…Read More