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Quality research vital to ensure national progress

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The high class research being carried out in Pakistani research institutes is drastically helping in minimizing the scientific void between developed and developing countries, said Dr Joseph Niemela, Director Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), while addressing the International Scientific Spring (ISS)-2016. Dr Niemela, a US national who hails from Italy, said that he is very much hopeful about the scientific research scenario of…Read More

Quality research vital to ensure national progress

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The high class research being carried out in Pakistani research institutes is drastically helping in minimizing the scientific void between developed and developing countries, said Dr Joseph Niemela, Director Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), while addressing the International Scientific Spring (ISS)-2016. Dr Niemela, a US national who hails from Italy, said that he is very much hopeful about the scientific research scenario of Pakistan…Read More

Govt urged to ensure power rates cut for industry

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Tariq Saud, has appealed the prime minister and finance minister to issue directions for the reduction in industrial electricity tariff in line with the earlier announcement of Rs 3 per kilowatt-hour by the prime minister and remove the rationalisation surcharges from tariff to save the industry, exports and employment in the larger interest of economy. Expressing his worries over the snub response from the…Read More

Paris climate change deal to help ensure meet SDGs: Expert

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has better chances of economic growth by adapting to the Paris agreement on climate change, rather than going against the current, Dr Tariq Banuri, professor of economics at the University of Utah, USA, said. He was recently giving a talk on sustainable development goals (SDGs) in post-Paris agreement at the SDPI in Islamabad. "If we do not adopt now, it would become difficult to get any assistance in face of climate related disasters," he said…Read More

Punjab gov adopts no compromise policy to ensure food security

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A high level meeting aimed at improving the food security in the Punjab province was held. The numbers of challenges agitating food security such as substandard food, unhygienic environments of food production etc. were highlighted and various opportunities to cash in were also discussed. Shehbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab presided the meeting. CM Punjab said while speaking in the meeting, "Stern action is imperative to be taken in order to curb the menace…Read More

PTA develops Mobile Emergency Alert System to ensure public security

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STAFF REPORT ISB: To ensure public safety and effective security of schools and hospitals at Islamabad, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a Mobile Emergency Alert System (MEAS). The project is joint effort of PTA and Islamabad Police. The MEAS is the Android based app which will be provided to administrative staff of schools, colleges, universities, and hospitals of Islamabad. The system is capable of sending emergency alerts to Police department. The police…Read More

Punjab gov adopts no compromise policy to ensure food security

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A high level meeting aimed at improving the food security in the Punjab province was held. The numbers of challenges agitating food security such as substandard food, unhygienic environments of food production etc. were highlighted and various opportunities to cash in were also discussed. Shehbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab presided the meeting. CM Punjab said while speaking in the meeting, "Stern action is imperative to be taken…Read More

PTA develops Mobile Emergency Alert System to ensure public security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: To ensure public safety and effective security of schools and hospitals at Islamabad, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a Mobile Emergency Alert System (MEAS). The project is joint effort of PTA and Islamabad Police. The MEAS is the Android based app which will be provided to administrative staff of schools, colleges, universities, and hospitals of Islamabad. The system is capable of sending emergency alerts to Police department. The police…Read More

Biotech must be adapted to ensure food security: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The International Conference highlighting Agriculture, Food Security, and Biotechnology’ was organized in Egypt. The conference aimed to build and foster linkages in RandD, SandT organizations specialized in agriculture, food security, and biotechnology sectors. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Mohamed Hashem, Vice President for Research Affairs and International Relations at NRC. He considered it an honor for Cairo to host that important event, and commended its…Read More

Biotechnology must be adapted to ensure food security: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The International Conference highlighting Agriculture, Food Security, and Biotechnology’ was organized in Egypt. The conference aimed to build and foster linkages in RandD, SandT organizations specialized in agriculture, food security, and biotechnology sectors. The event was inaugurated by Dr. Mohamed Hashem, Vice President for Research Affairs and International Relations at NRC. He considered it an honor for Cairo to host that important event, and commended its…Read More