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Effective mechanism vital to promote S&T culture

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Executive Committee of the National Commission for Science and Technology (ECNCST) has stressed the need for installing an effective mechanism where the culture of Science and Technology in the current era of knowledge based economy can flourish. The meeting was held at the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST). Minister of Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain and Minister for Planning and Development Prof. Ahsan Iqbal co-chaired the meeting…Read More

CC Commission grunts effective role of media in boosting environmental awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The environmental commission which was constituted to ensure the implementation of climate change policy and monitor the federal and provincial governments’ activities in connection to environmental footprints has recently rolled out improvement of inter-agency coordination for better resilience against the climate change impacts. The commission released a report in which the degradation of Margalla Hills National Park area was highlighted. Furthermore, the civic…Read More

Effective policy making can be triggered by optimum community involvement

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article image ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH on Technology Foresight revealed some deep facts about normalizing conflicting scenarios, especially in policy-oriented scenarios. A recent development in policy related to energy is to save it for the purpose of channelizing it to where it is needed basically rather than for window shopping oriented markets. The developed countries have realized it long ago and have successfully implemented the policy to stop the abuse or in soft word the improper abuse of…Read More

Effective air quality monitoring is imperative to curtail air pollution impacts

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article image By Ahsan Jamil THE AIR pollution in the country is a mammoth challenge that is causing severe effects not only on human health but also on agricultural lands, acidification of lakes, biodiversity. The air pollution marks its menace due to uncontrolled and unaudited emissions of noxious greenhouse gases (GHG) in air from several sources such as industries, automobiles, and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) etc. The CFCs are believed to be primary culprit for stratospheric ozone layer…Read More

ICCBS sets benchmark at international level for cost effective energy generation

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article image Staff Report KHI: The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) has set a benchmark at international level by using air conditioning plant (200 Tons) at zero electricity cost for generation of energy. The cost effective, self power generation system set up by ICCBS not only fulfils energy requirements efficiently but also provide an eco friendly solution, said Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhary, Director ICCBS-UoK while addressing to meeting…Read More

Effective planning needed to resolve water issues

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: To mark the World Water Day (WWD), the Planning Commission together with multi-stakeholders has organized a conference to sensitize stakeholders on water issues and related challenges. The conference is organized in collaboration with World Youth Parliament of Water (WYPW), UNESCO, PCRWR, Pakistan Water Partnership, ICIMOD, Economic ECO Science Foundation, ADB and UNICEF. Sardar Tariq, Chief Executive of PWP, said that water is crucially important for the socio-…Read More

Effective policies key to resolve human security issues

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Common man oriented national policies involving all stakeholders are key to resolve prevailing issues of a complex paradigm of human security issues in the country. A broad spectrum of eminent scholars from across the country identified key issues and recommended remedies to trouble shoot deepening issues of human security on the conclusion of a two-day national conference at National Defence University (NDU). The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at NDU…Read More

Devising effective roadmap for engineering qualification standardisation stressed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Experts and engineers at a national dialogue have highlighted the need for standardization of engineering qualification in today’s era saying it would prove to be an effective instrument in addressing engineering related problems and enabling engineers for their cross-border contribution. They were giving their input at the national dialogue and international meeting arranged by the UNESCO’s Islamabad and Jakarta Offices in Islamabad. The meeting was held in…Read More

Social media a quick, cost effective window to all opportunities

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: With the wider dimension of Internet, the social media has emerged as a major multiple instrument in quick and cost-effective dissemination of information of choice across the world without devising any sophisticated campaigns and ensuring economic stability. Various options of online media like Facebook, Youtube, Skype, Twitter, are too much popular across the world to maintain social interactions, exchange ideas, innovations, information, proposals, business modules…Read More

Role of effective microorganisms in agriculture

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article image The human population is increasing day by day and it will lead to the intensification of existing agricultural systems. The agricultural production is high due to the immense use of artificial chemicals but it deteriorates our environment. The environmentally friendly effective microorganisms (EM) have large number of benefits when they are applied as manure or spray to the field crops. The Effective Microorganism (EM) technology was developed at University of the Ryukus, Okinawa, Japan…Read More