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PAEC focusing farm research for economic self-sufficiency

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: Scientists at Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) are working hard in various fields of scientific research to improve social and economic condition of the country, said Muhammad Naeem, Chairman PAEC, here at NIFA. Addressing a gathering of farmers in Nuclear Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Farmers Day, he said, "We believe in peaceful use of atomic energy and Pakistan is among few countries where this energy is being used in agriculture,…Read More

Govt focusing on skills provision to youth

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The government of Pakistan is promoting the higher education for improving the country’s economy through highly-educated and skilled youth so that an highly educated generation is produced for the national progress. Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said this while addressing the recently concluded ceremony of Pakistan Coating Show in Lahore. He said that the government is paying special attention to provide skills to the youth. He said the country’ economy…Read More

Govt focusing on skills provision to youth

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The government of Pakistan is promoting the higher education for improving the country's economy through highly-educated and skilled youth so that an highly educated generation is produced for the national progress. Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said this while addressing the recently concluded ceremony of Pakistan Coating Show in Lahore. He said that the government is paying special attention to provide skills to the youth. He said the country' economy is…Read More

Summer Camp focusing on dental and bio-materials

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article image BIOMATERIALS ARE in continuous demand in the healing process of common man. The products based on biomaterials are numerous and there is hardly any surgical operation that proceeds without consuming biomaterials. A biomaterial is any material, natural or synthetic, partly or as a whole or biomedical device that can perform, supplement or replace a natural function in a living body. Biomaterial science has undergone significant development and several companies have invested heavily in…Read More

Nespak starts focusing on overseas operations

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) has started focusing on enhancing its overseas operations especially in Dubai and Saudi Arabia as recently it has signed various MoUs with Dubai based local consultants to undertake joint projects in various fields of engineering. This is in addition to the efforts being made to acquire projects by Nespak (UK) in association with European consultants. MD Nespak Amjad Khan is taking keen interest to provide services…Read More

WPEP focusing on innovation

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Wheat Productivity Enhancement Programme (WPEP) has provided an opportunity of global science in Pakistan by giving funds, training young scientists and developing agriculture infrastructure, said PARC Chairman Dr Iftikhar. Addressing the recently held two-day Annual WPEP Review Meeting 2014 in Islamabad, he asked research institutions to improve wheat, maize and other crops production, and scientists to bring innovation in crop varieties to enhance agricultural…Read More

Govt focusing environmentally safe telecom sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: State Minister for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman has said that the government is devising a comprehensive information technology and telecom policy by reviewing the laws regarding omission of carbon, recycling of e-material and environmental protection issues in the telecom sector. "The protection of the interests of consumers was topmost priority of the government. The ministry mulls introducing new techniques to protect the interests of consumers. Ministry was…Read More

Focusing on applied research

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HERE ARE three types of institutions for basic research: master’s programmes, art and humanity. Basic research institutions focus on research where the fruits of prosperity come after 40 to 50 years. These institutions produce PhDs as faculty members in these institutes take young scholars under their wings for basic research. There is a need for research labs, infrastructure, and finances to convert such inventions into commercially viable products and services. The faculty members of…Read More

Pakistan focusing more multiple research facilities for plasma physics

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Collaboration among scientists and experts is very important for the development of human societies and creating harmony in the world; scientists work not only for the satisfaction of their curiosity to understand the universe, but they also want to search new principles and invent new technology for the benefit of mankind. Renowned speakers from the science community, during the recently held five-day First International College on Plasma Physics’ highlighted the…Read More

SUPARCO leading efforts focusing food and water security issues

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article image Sidra CheemaSUPARCO HAS a well-developed space technology applications capability, which is serving the growing demand for satellite-based services and solutions in Pakistan. The organisation has proven capability in undertaking a number of developmental and planning projects that accrue socio-economic benefits.This was the consensus viewpoint of the speakers at a recently organized international workshop on integrated use of space technologies for food and water security at COMSTECH Secretariat…Read More