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Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Innovation without fear of competition vital for success

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Young entrepreneur and provincial parliamentarian Hina Butt has said focusing on constant innovation without any fear of competition besides understanding her potential in life has helped her become a successful businesswoman. "It is important for aspiring entrepreneurs in the country to identify their talents and create their own stories instead of following others on set patterns. Fear of failure, inadequate system and lack of merit scare a young entrepreneur to…Read More

Environment experts fear mercury pollution rising

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Widespread global mercury contamination of seafood and health effects from methyl-mercury in seafood occurring below the level that was considered "safe" just a few years ago, says a recent report."The level of mercury in the Pacific Ocean is projected to increase by 50 per cent by 2050 if the current pollution trends continue unabated," said Dr. Mahmood Khwaja, Senior Advisor, Chemicals and Sustainable Industrial Development, SDPI, on the occasion of the…Read More

Experts fear MFN to India to trouble Pak farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: AsPakistan plans to liberalise its trade withIndia, there is a strong possibility that the inefficiencies in the agriculture sector will expose this sector to international competition causing financial strains for many farmers, agriculture experts say."In my opinion, agriculture will remain under stress during 2012," said Iqrar Ahmed Khan, Vice Chancellor at the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad adding that one of the newest issues will be Pakistan’s decision…Read More