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Climate change impacts hitting Pakistan hard

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan is among the 12 countries that is hard hit by the climate change problem and unfortunately due to unprecedented climatic change and human activities are habitats are being lost or are being degraded. These views were expressed by University of Karachi Vice Chancellor Dr M. Qaiser while addressing an inaugural session of the conference on Climate Change and Phytodiversity: Challenges and Opportunities’. The event was organised by the Pakistan Botanical…Read More

Climate change impacts hitting Pakistan hard

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan is among the 12 countries that is hard hit by the climate change problem and unfortunately due to unprecedented climatic change and human activities are habitats are being lost or are being degraded. These views were expressed by University of Karachi Vice Chancellor Dr M. Qaiser while addressing an inaugural session of the conference on Climate Change and Phytodiversity: Challenges and Opportunities’. The event was organised by the Pakistan Botanical Society…Read More

Cybercrimes bill passage still looks a hard task

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government’s proposed cybercrime legislation has met a stumbling block in the opposition-dominated Senate as its chairman Raza Rabbani has vaguely told the government the controversial bill will not be passed unless it is made acceptable to all stakeholders. Expressing reservations over the very controversial’ draft of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015, he last week asked the government to initiate fresh consultations while calling for the…Read More

Cybercrimes bill passage still looks a hard task

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government’s proposed cybercrime legislation has met a stumbling block in the opposition-dominated Senate as its chairman Raza Rabbani has vaguely told the government the controversial bill will not be passed unless it is made acceptable to all stakeholders. Expressing reservations over the very controversial’ draft of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015, he last week asked the government to initiate fresh consultations while calling for the formation…Read More

Combination of hard work and patience craft a successful cyber entrepreneur: Syed Faizan Ali.

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article image Syed Faizan Ali is a 19 year old Karachi based cyber entrepreneur who runs MBL and Templateism blogs, two well established Blogger resources on the web. MBL was Faizan’s maiden blog where he started writing about Blogger, the Google’s blogging tool. Later on, he started Templateism where several high quality Blogger templates can be found. He earns big from both blogs. He shared his opinion and experiences with Technology Times in a recent interview. Q 1: Tell us briefly…Read More

Power crisis hitting industrial activities hard

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: Pakistan’s industrial growth has received a major blow in the shape of constant energy crisis as its textile exports have come down $14 billion mark as it remained at $13.84 billion with growth of 3.9 per cent in 2013-14. In 2012-13, textile exports were $13.06 billion and the exporters were confident to cross the bar of $15 billion this year, but the severe energy shortage, lack of necessary funds, deteriorating economic conditions and negative edge of…Read More

Texitech unveils excellent hard drive

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Carrying the mission of providing state-of-the-art technologies and creating a benchmark in the industry using creative intuition, Texitech has launched Blade Runner in Pakistan, a product of LaCie.This marvel is the latest in the external Hard Drives manufactured by LaCie and has been designed by the world’s famous product designer and creator Philippe Starck. From design to attributes, this Blade Runner is a staunch product created particularly for design-conscious…Read More

Hard work, effective policies to boost agriculture produce

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is achieving self-sufficiency in agriculture production by the hard work of scientists, policymakers and farming community. The government has designed National Zero Hunger Programme and such policies which provide equal opportunities to all major stakeholders of the country to ensure national food security.This was expressed by Abdul Basit Khan, Additional Secretary Food Security and Research, while addressing the august gathering of policymakers, donors and…Read More

Hard times a blessing for Pak IT sector: Farooq Sik and er

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article image Farooq Hasan Sikander carries with him 31 years of successful experience providing fiscal, strategic and operations leadership in uniquely challenging situations. Presently, he has been appointed as Chief Executive, Hascombe Business Solutions (Pvt) Ltd. He is dynamic results-oriented leader and possesses superior interpersonal skills and capable of resolving complex business issues. Ha has also worked as Chief Operating Officer, CubeXS Weatherly Pvt Ltd, Karachi. He is the recipient of a number…Read More

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Gas crisis hitting farm yields hard

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article image By Samz PATHE RECENTLY announced government policy to divert natural gas towards the energy sector and curtail it for Urea manufacturing and other sectors is a decision which may have serious consequences for the agriculture sector and further discourage the investors. The natural gas is a fossil fuel and it will ultimately deplete, this is all the more reason to be careful about its usage.Manufacturing sector which is directly linked with agriculture is suffering. Urea which is a basic…Read More