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Engro’s 2nd LNG terminal completed in early 2019

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Engro Corp, a Pakistani multinational’s second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal will be completed in early 2019. The country is heavily gambling on LNG imports to curb energy shortages, according to Reuters. Engro made Pakistan’s first LNG terminal was built in 2015, and completion of 2nd one in sight, finalizing plans for a 3rd one. […]…Read More

Lecture on biomarker for the early diagnosis of stroke at KU

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Biomarker for early diagnosis of stroke has been developed by a Pakistani professor at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Neuroscience Professor Dr. Kaneez Fatima Shad, the University of Technology Sydney in Australia, has informed to academia that biomarker for the early diagnosis of stroke developed by her group reported by an official of the […]…Read More

Pak scientist develops device to enable early cancer detection

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A Pakistani electrical engineer based in the US has developed a device that helps in detecting cancer early, which is one of the biggest factors in successfully fighting the fatal disease. Samir Iqbal, an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), detailed his team’s results in a recent Nature Scientific Reports paper called "Effects of Nanotexture on Electrical Profiling of Single Tumor…Read More

Smoking marijuana causes early puberty

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article image Staff Report ISB: The scientists at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Agriculture University (PMAS), Rawalpindi studied the levels of certain hormones involved in growth and puberty in the blood of 220 non-smoking and 217 marijuana-addicted boys. The research revealed that levels of puberty-related hormones such as testosterone and luteinising hormone (LH) were significantly high in the marijuana smokers. In contrast, growth hormone levels were decreased in this group. It was also found that non-…Read More

Smoking marijuana causes early puberty and stunts growth in boys

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article image Staff Report ISB: The scientists at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Agriculture University (PMAS), Rawalpindi studied the levels of certain hormones involved in growth and puberty in the blood of 220 non-smoking and 217 marijuana-addicted boys. The research revealed that levels of puberty-related hormones such as testosterone and luteinising hormone (LH) were significantly high in the marijuana smokers. In contrast, growth hormone levels were decreased in this group. It was also found that non-smoking…Read More

Telenor, PRCS join hands for early warning system

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor Pakistan has signed an agreement with its emergency response partner, the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), to mitigate the impact of disasters through an SMS-based early warning system. This project is a "flagship endeavour" designed to ensure preparedness and mitigation of any disaster through emergency response, emergency recovery, rehabilitation and development. This initiative, funded by IFRC and Telenor Pakistan, will allow aid…Read More

Lenovo announces 10 Smartphones in Pakistan; Launch expected in Early September

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article image So finally, after the Inauguration ceremony held in Karachi, Lenovo has announced 10 smartphones in Pakistan which will be launched in the early days of September 2014. As expected, Lenovo is going to launch the cheapest smartphones in Pakistan starting with the minimum price of Rs.8900. This will not only cause a massive turn in the history of smartphones but will also attract more users. According to sources, Lenovo will launch 5 sets from the S series (S650, S850, S860, S580, S856…Read More

Stakeholders for early adoption of livestock breeding act

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Stakeholders from public and private sectors at a consultative meeting in the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore have called for early adoption of Punjab Livestock Breeding Act 2014’’. VC Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, Secretary Livestock Punjab Dr Aamer Ahmad and former Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Manzoor Ahmad co-chaired the consultative meeting, which was organised by the UVAS in collaboration with the Livestock and Dairy Development Department…Read More

Speakers urge early auction of 3G/4G licences

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: ICT experts have recommended the government to immediately auction 3G/4G licences as the inaction is hindering growth in the telecom sector as well as causing losses to national economy.They also suggested the government to make it mandatory for successful bidders for adequately investment and expand the ICT sector through ensuring long term commitment and quality services that can trigger growth in IT and telecom sector.The experts discussed the 3G/4G licences auction at a…Read More

Farmers advised to irrigate wheat crop sown early

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The farmers should irrigate the early sown wheat crops as per need keeping in view the dry spell in the country's most agricultural plains, the Met office advised.It says in its ten-day farmer advisory that the wheat crop is developing in the country and urged the growers to remove weeds from the standing crops to scale down losses in the yield.It says, "Weeds consume considerable moisture and food from the field. As a result considerable loss in yield occurs every year.&…Read More