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Pakistani tech industry impressed US tech expert Rebecca Garcia

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Pakistan is blessed with very smart and hardworking people, doing a lot good by startups said visiting US technology expert Rebecca Garcia. Garcia highlighted need for skills to become entrepreneurs and empowering environment people to conduct new experiments and learn new things for better future. “Top 10 tech companies in the world were founded by […]…Read More

Expert links S&T with sustainable development

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) organised a lecture by Prof. Dr. Iqbal Choudhary, Director of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS). Theme of the talk was Science and Engineering for Sustainable Development of Pakistan’. The Chancellor of SSUET Jawaid Anwar in his welcome address said the development of a country depends on the advancement in developing technology in different areas. The new technology…Read More

Expert suggests safe zones for vultures for conservation

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Baanhn Beli and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, have recently organized a workshop inviting stakeholders to put together a national vulture conservation strategy to arrest the years of decline in the species population across Pakistan. "The government should declare safe zones for vulture conservations, as well as projects aimed at increasing the number of vultures in the country," said Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director, IUCN…Read More

Expert suggest safe zones for vultures for conservation

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Baanhn Beli and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, have recently organized a workshop inviting stakeholders to put together a national vulture conservation strategy to arrest the years of decline in the species population across Pakistan. "The government should declare safe zones for vulture conservations, as well as projects aimed at increasing the number of vultures in the country," said Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director, IUCN Asia…Read More

Water, environment key to national progress: Expert

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Dr Daanish Mustafa, Prof. of Geography at Kings College London, has questioned the development environment dichotomy’ in the developing world saying how people can develop without a holistic environment around them. He was recently speaking on Environment and Water in South Asia,’ at the Centre for Governance and Policy, Information Technology University (ITU) in Lahore. Dr Mustafa began by exclaiming that there was no such thing as a standalone environment’. &…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

Expert calls for more focus on sustainable cotton

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Sustainable Cotton Production in Pakistan’s Cotton Ginning SMEs (SPRING) Project Coordinator Masood Khan said that there was a dire need to produce better cotton in the country. "For foreign exchange, it is also considered as one of the major crops in the country," Masood said this while speaking to a group of journalists during a visit to World Wide Fund Pakistan’s Sustainable Agriculture Programme (SAP) in Bahawalpur. The media team visited the…Read More

UK Pak boy becomes youngest computer expert

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham has become Microsoft’s the youngest-ever certified computer specialist. With a mastery of gadgetry well beyond his six years, Ayan last month became the youngest-ever certified Microsoft Computer Specialist. Ayan was five when he took the exam at Birmingham University, toppling Pakistani Mehroz Yawar who passed the exam at the age of six and a half. The MCP title indicates a professional proficiency with Microsoft operating…Read More