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Govt’s efforts to protect environment

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Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said the government was striving for the protection of the wildlife and their habitats, predominantly snow leopard that was worsening after global warming brought climate change. “Major threat to the survival of the wildlife are human-triggered climate change and their habitats and deforestation were worsening climate change associated impacts for […]…Read More

Govt’s efforts for sick forestry to shield against climate change

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Government was making determined efforts for improvement of climate resilience of country by re-vitalizing the forestry said Federal climate change minister Mushahidullah Khan. “As long as we chop down the forests we cannot protect graver effects of global warming-induced climate change. Forest is the sole shield against the climate change impacts”, he told a national […]…Read More

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

Efforts on to make Pakistan part of global digital economy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for ITandT Anusha Rehman has said the government is following the agenda to make Pakistan a progressive member of the growing global digital economy. "For this purpose, we are continuously pooling in resources with the very responsive private sector to strengthen our digital foundation through effective public private partnerships," she said while inaugurating the Mobilink Digital Innovation Lab. The lab is an innovation centre where…Read More

Efforts on to protect human health, environment from POPs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) accumulate in the fatty tissues of living organisms including humans, and are found at higher concentration in the food chain and are toxic to both humans and wildlife. As a result of releases to the environment over the past several decades, these POPs are now widely distributed over large regions and in some cases are found around the globe. This was highlighted at a two-day "National Inception and Training Workshop…Read More

IT ministry making efforts to bring cell phone makers to Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology is engaged with international telephone manufacturing companies to establish local manufacturing as well as assembling units in Pakistan through Public Private Partnership (PPP) or otherwise. Local smart phone manufacturing can empower communities and increase employment rate as well as restore investors’ confidence in the country and also help bring valuable foreign direct investment (FDI). However, in order to support…Read More

Efforts on to achieve MDGs covering vital areas

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan, as part of endeavours to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), has introduced environmental monitoring system through stationary and mobile labs to monitor pollution levels in air, surface, ground water and soils. Promoting environment friendly technologies with special focus on clean energy and studying of general public concerning environmental issues to suggest rectification and mitigation are amongst the numerous steps taken to strengthen…Read More

Joint efforts needed to join 5G technologies: PTA chief

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Speakers at a recently held two-day conference on Towards digital economy in Pakistan - building ICT agenda for sustainable development’ have urged the government to finalize the cyber law soon. Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Syed Ismail Shah said, "Purpose of today’s event was to create awareness among the society on information technology." He asked the stakeholder, "Let us work together for…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are…Read More

Integrated efforts are required to curtail biodiversity reduction: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event was held to mark the release of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) in order to formulate protocols to restrict practices responsible for biodiversity reduction. The event was held by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Speaking on the occasion, Naeem Ashraf Raja, Director of Biodiversity Programme at the MoCC, said, "Our primary object is that our indigenous species are ensured and…Read More