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Samsung helps KP government to encounter dengue

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article image To support the initiative of Governments of KP to encounter of Dengue, Samsung Electronics shifting its mobile Health Van to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) taking a generous humanitarian activity in Pakistan.This mobile Health Van will offer diagnosis and treatment to dengue patientswhile working in main Peshawar areas. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne painful and debilitating disease. […]…Read More

USAID agribusiness project helps 27,000 farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The USAID has recently held a ceremony showcasing a successful agricultural programme that shared modern techniques with 27,000 farmers and helped to increase agricultural exports by $34 million. The USAID agribusiness project worked with both small farmers and larger producers to increase productivity and quality while reaching new domestic and international markets. The four-year programme, which ends this month, created jobs for 14,000 Pakistanis. "The…Read More

Japan helps GB agriculturists build momentous benefits

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been chipping away at a four-year pilot venture for "Advancement of Value Added Fruit Products in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). The GB natural product cultivators were given legitimate preparing of their natural organic product items through great bundling and better showcasing methods. The Japanese government gave specialized and budgetary bolster, which expanded agriculturists’ earnings. Under the undertaking, a few…Read More

Light-based tech helps control diseases: Tanveer

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day international workshop on Gallium Nitride (GaN)-based LEDs and Laser Diodes has recently been concluded which was jointly organised by the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and National Institute of Laser and Optronics (NILOP). Minister for Science and Technology and Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told the the celebration of 2015, as the year of light was a global initiative, which would create awareness among the…Read More

Pakistani helps Google prevent security disaster

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A Pakistani security researcher, Rafay Baloch, has helped Google in preventing a privacy disaster. In a blog post published a month ago, Rafay detailed how the Same Origin Policy (SOP) protection used by modern browsers on Android could be bypassed. According to details, the bug identified by Rafay potentially affected anyone who wasn’t running the latest Android KitKat 4.4, which means that more than 75 per cent of Android devices and millions of users were…Read More

USAID project helps boost income of beneficiaries

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STAFF REPORT ISB: United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Entrepreneurs Project has helped increase the incomes of as many as 75,000 beneficiaries over the past three years in Pakistan.From June 2011 to August 2014, the Entrepreneurs Project led strategic economic development initiatives in 26 districts all the four provinces to foster the development of Pakistan’s honey, medicinal and aromatic plants, hand-embellished fabrics, and dairy sectors. …Read More

USAID helps improve teachers education standards

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The USAID Training for Pakistan Project believes in providing quality education for teachers. For many of their students in Pakistan, this is their only chance to receive education at par with their peers in advanced countries According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, the country has produced over 8,000 PhDs in various fields although education experts claim this number falls short of its demand. As in the field of higher education alone, universities…Read More

US helps save lives of electricity linemen thru training

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The US government is helping to save the lives of thousands of linemen who work for Pakistan’s electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) through a safety training programme. The most recent batch of graduate trainees was presented with certificates of completion at a ceremony recently held in Islamabad. The trainings are conducted under a project funded by the USAID. "Effective operations and maintenance of the distribution network depends heavily on linemen,&…Read More

WISE helps raise education need for industry growth

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Industries in Pakistan require education and training pathways, which stretch from school through to vocational and higher education as their progress and growth is attached with the advanced research. Innovation has always been the driving force and inertia behind development in many sectors which have stirred a global change. However, education, which is the bedrock of all sorts of development, has been left behind as far as innovation is concerned. Realizing this…Read More

France helps Pak student research work

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article image STAFF REPORT QTA: French Ambassador at Pakistan Philippe Thiebaub has said that only sustainable development in the energy sector could guarantee prosperity and socio-economic uplift of the countries. France is extending all-out support to the Pakistani students in carrying out research work.He said this while addressing a closing ceremony of "Travelling Expo" recently held at Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) under the aegis of Pakistan…Read More