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Dream of smart policing come true by efforts of PITB & Punjab Police

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IGP Punjab said that Punjab police along with the cooperation of PITB has reduced the crime rate in Punjab. Using IT positively has restricted the crime rates. Incorporating IT for fighting crime is the best step ever taken that has not only modernize Punjab police but also curbed the ratio of crime. Corporation between PITB […]…Read More

Net metering still a distant dream in Pakistan

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Despite severe energy shortage in the country and the need to have as much decentralised power generation as possible, none of the power distribution companies has stepped up to offer the net metering facility to its consumers which would enable the customers to help generate their own energy through solar panels. Experts said this at a roundtable session titled "Net Metering: An Alternate Source of Power for Electricity Consumers" at the Institute of Policy…Read More

Net metering still a distant dream in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Despite severe energy shortage in the country and the need to have as much decentralised power generation as possible, none of the power distribution companies (DISCOs) across the country has stepped up to offer the net metering facility to its consumers which would enable the customers to help generate their own energy through solar panels. This is despite the fact NEPRA regulations were changed in September last year to account for such a system. Net metering allows…Read More

Biodiversity conservation still a distant dream despite initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has come up with a comprehensive plan for biodiversity conservation and protection with the aim to control biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems and promote sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of the present and future generations. All the provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan have approved the draft National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). Though the government authorities believe the draft plan has paved the way for its…Read More

Science popularisation still a dream

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Popularisation of science is nothing else than an endeavour to image scientific ideas in such a way that everyone, especially non-scientists, can grasp the fundamental concepts and have an idea of what science in essence is. Although nobody can tell exactly what science’ is all about, everyone should have an idea anyway. West, Europe and other developed states especially of Far East Asia have well adopted this approach and achieved an envious position in this particular field. In fact, it…Read More

PTCL makes Haj dream of staff come true

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) held a reception in honour of the Haj pilgrims who have been sponsored by PTCL under the employee welfare scheme for the haj pilgrimage. The reception was attended by Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer PTCL; Tahir Mushtaq, EVP HR Operations PTCL; Naushad H Javaid, EVP Leadership and Organizational Development PTCL, Shahzad Safdar Khan, and EVP HR Services PTCL along with other senior management of the…Read More

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Progress sans S and T capabilities a distant dream

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The 20th convocation of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore has recently been held where degrees were awarded to 37 PhDs and 269 MSc/MPhil scholars and 1826 graduates.Punjab Governor Syed Ahmed Mahmud, who is also the Chancellor of the university, was the chief guest on the occasion and awarded degrees to scholars and students.In his address, the governor said that developed nations are continuously enhancing their capabilities through education and research.…Read More

PTCL makes the Hajj dream of employees come true

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has recently held a farewell reception in honour of the 40 departing hajjis who have been sponsored by PTCL under the employee welfare scheme. The reception was attended by PTCL employees. As part of its organizational commitment to provide incentives and encouragement for the employees, PTCL sponsors the Haj of 40 employees each year according to a pre-defined process…Read More

Synthetic biology: A dream of today is future of tomorrow

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article image SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY also known as SynBio, is synthetic genomics or system biology. In earlier days the branches of sciences such as chemistry, biology, physics, etc, performed their work independently. Recently scientists have focused to emerge all sciences together in a multidisciplinary way for the betterment of mankind. One of the approaches to enhance the performance of scientific research is the development of a platform known as synthetic biology. To be more specific to the terminology, the…Read More