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SARSO discussed for enhanced intra-regional trade

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Meeting of Sectoral Technical Committee (STC) of South Asian Regional Standards Organization (SARSO) on Electrical, Electronics, Telecom and IT hosted by Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) in Karachi. “SAARC’s specialized body SARSO having decree to develop SAARC Standards product, process, and services to minimize technical barriers and enhance intra-regional trade among the SAARC […]…Read More

ICTs role for peace, security discussed

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Discussants at a conference called for the need for peace and security in the country, and also debated the role of information and communication technologies in this regard. "We all want a bright future for our children, so that they can live in a peaceful society, with security of lives and wealth," said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Chairman Ismail Shah while addressing the opening session of the conference ICT for Peace and Harmony’. The…Read More

Web accessibility for the disabled discussed at PTA

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A meeting on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ has recently been held at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) HeadquartersChairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah held the meeting with a group of People with disabilities, inviting their ideas and opinions on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ issues and identifying practical approaches to promote technological inclusivity’ in Pakistan.Saima Yousaf, a web developer, Muhammad Shabbir, a research…Read More

Web accessibility for the disabled discussed at PTA

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A meeting on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ has recently been held at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) HeadquartersChairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah held the meeting with a group of People with disabilities, inviting their ideas and opinions on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ issues and identifying practical approaches to promote technological inclusivity’ in Pakistan. Saima Yousaf, a web developer, Muhammad Shabbir, a…Read More

Climate Change: Future trends of heat waves discussed

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article image SIDRA SAIF ISB: A seminar focusing on theme "Future Trends of Heat Waves: How to Cope?" was organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). The purpose of the seminar was to disseminate and aware the general public and sensitize policy makers to guide them in order to cope with impending heat wave challenges that are outcome of climate change phenomenon. Dr. Fahad Saeed, Research Fellow at SDPI, said during his presentation on heat wave simulation model’ that in…Read More

Ecological sustainability of CPEC discussed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahidullah Khan attended the meeting with President, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Zhang Xinsheng in which deliberations of mutual cooperation between Pakistan and China concerning to combat climate change impacts were consolidated. The minister said that few segments were raising their concerns about the probable environmental impacts of the CPEC. He said, "We are firmly committed to address…Read More

Ecological sustainability of CPEC discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB:Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahidullah Khan attended the meeting with President, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Zhang Xinsheng in which deliberations of mutual cooperation between Pakistan and China concerning to combat climate change impacts were consolidated. The minister said that few segments were raising their concerns about the probable environmental impacts of the CPEC. He said, "We are firmly committed to address these…Read More

Hazardous impacts of pesticides discussed

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article image Press Release: The excessive use of pesticides in agriculture is dangerous to crops, beneficial insects, human health and environment. This was stated by Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad while presiding over a meeting of technical committee of a Public Sector Development Project (PSDP) on National Pesticides Residues Monitoring System in Pakistan at PARC. According to experts about 60% of horticultural crops contain pesticides residues above the…Read More

Radiation safety for workers discussed

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article image Staff Report KHI: A symposium on theme "Radiation and Health Imaging: Hazards to Healthcare Workers" was organized by Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital. The symposium was aimed at spreading awareness and knowledge about hazardous aspects of radiations and handling protocols of radiations by healthcare practitioners and workers. Mr. Syed Mishkat Ali Jafri, Principal Scientific Officer Pakistan Nuclear…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More