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Ufone supports Rizq to fight hunger and reduce food wastage

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article image Lahore, June 7, 2017: Ramazan is a time of reflection and kindness. Continuing on its tradition of supporting estimable people and institutions, which in turn help the less fortunate in Pakistan, Ufone is supporting Rizq, a social entrepreneur project, this Ramazan. Rizq was started in April 2015 by a group of friends who met at […]…Read More

Artificial neurons breakthrough in neurological disorder fight

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Human brain is complicated. The chief component of it is a stimulated cell neuron which receives information, process it and convey it to other cells by means of electrical and chemical signals. The unmitigated figure of these fundamental cells and multitudinous analogy between them is the ultimate power source of the human mind. It is further supplemented by genetic programming and personal experience. The scientists and researchers have successfully…Read More

Coca-Cola extends funding to fight climate change

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Coca-Cola Foundation and World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) have taken joint initiatives for environmental sustainability and natural conservation. Coca-Cola has moved to intensify the mutual bond of cooperation by approving grant of $ 90,500 for year 2015-16. According to the Coca-Cola sources this project is the longest running corporate funded project designed for environmental sustainability. It is pertinent to mention here that the project was launched in year 2008…Read More

Unilever, WWF-Pak become allies to fight Climate Change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Climate change is one of the serious challenges Pakistan is facing that has number of detrimental traces on various domains including food security, agriculture, human health etc. The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak), the agency working on environment and biodiversity as focus areas, has come closer to Unilever Pakistan according to a mutual deal to cooperate for joint initiatives pertaining to nature conservation by increasing tree plantation through their programmes…Read More

Unilever, WWF-Pak become allies to fight Climate Change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Climate change is one of the serious challenges Pakistan is facing that has number of detrimental traces on various domains including food security, agriculture, human health etc. The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak), the agency working on environment and biodiversity as focus areas, has come closer to Unilever Pakistan according to a mutual deal to cooperate for joint initiatives pertaining to nature conservation by increasing tree plantation through their programmes in…Read More

IFC to assist Pakistan fight with energy crisis

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group has vowed to cooperate Pakistan to address the long held energy crisis. IFC announced to invest $50 million in Gulpur Hydropower Project that will generate 100MW electricity. The Gulpur project is developed by subsidiary of Korea South East Power Co. Ltd (KOSEP) i.e. Mira Power Limited and is the first venture in Pakistan. Wiebke Schloemer, IFC Regional Industry Head for Infrastructure,…Read More

ALL PROVINCES PLEDGE TO SUPPORT FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS

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article image Staff Report ISD: Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah Khan was overwhelmed with support from all provincial governments in implementation of first climate change policy in the country which was approved in 2012. .First meeting on the implantation of Climate Change policy was held at the Ministry of Climate Change which was presided by Mushahid Ullah Khan. Elite representatives and focal persons of all provinces including Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan attended the…Read More

New technology in the offing to fight kilns pollution

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Punjab has decided to introduce new technology being used in India to fight the air pollution caused by the brick-kilns. In this regard, a delegation is preparing to visit India very soon. The air pollution caused by the brick kilns was always a cause of concern for residents, environmentalists and social activists who continued to criticise the EPD as well as Punjab government for not taking any concrete action against…Read More

Commitment pledged to fight for consumer rights protection

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article image He said that they are committed to continue the operation against adulteration till the results are achieved to the satisfaction of the consumers. At the occasion, Huma Bukhari, Chairperson Consumer Forum, briefed the Commissioner about the establishment of Pakistan Consumers’ Federation. She said that in a country like Pakistan where importance of consumer related issues like consumer rights and consumer rights protection is rather a neglected and untouched area. It is with this…Read More