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Biofortification-a tool to eliminate malnutrition

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article image FORTIFICATION is not a new term for most of the people but bio-fortification is new strands in this emerging world of hungry people that are dying with unavailability of nutrient enrich foods in their diet. Malnutrition is a global health problem especially in African and South East Asian countries. According to FAO more than 925 million people are living under nutrition in world. This include major portion of children and women. It is estimated that 0.6 and 0.08 million people were…Read More

PTA out to eliminate grey telephony

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is presently busing acquiring a modern system to curb grey telephony - illegal telephone call system - which is causing billions of rupees losses to the national exchequer.At present the grey telephony is incurring $900 million annually to the government, said PTA Chairman Farooq Awan in front of the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications.He said that the current system was installed three years…Read More