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Are Fruits and Vegetables in Pakistan high in Pesticide residue levels?

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Fresh-cut residue free fruits and vegetables also named as ready-to-use or ready-to-eat represent an important and rapidly expanding food segment and of great interest for growers, processors, retailers and consumers. However a large proportion of our daily food is contaminated with pesticides. Fruits and vegetables are facing numerous challenges in the form of insect pests, […]…Read More

Mobile internet users reach record high

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The number of mobile internet subscribers reached a record 40.56 million by the end of April 2017 according to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Information and Communications Technology (ICT) experts Parvez Iftikhar and Noman Said said, “Anecdotal evidence suggests the majority of the people are using of internet to share video clips on WhatsApp and […]…Read More

Masters of free form, high precision, abrasive waterjet cutting in space.

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Machines for shaping 3D components in different work planes As a result of material development, new and High-Tech Industries has a changing need for processing advanced 3D geometry parts. Hardened metals, special alloys and combined materials like composites are setting new requirements on material processing technology. The waterjet cutting process is often preferred for high-tech […]…Read More

Perspective of high efficiency irrigation system

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article image The geographical area of Pakistan is 79.6 million hectares. The area under cultivation is about 27 percent. Out of this area, 80 percent is irrigated. Competition for water supplies among, industry, domestic, agricultureand environment is a worldwide phenomenon and same is true in Pakistan. In Pakistan up to 30 % water availability decreased was reported. The constraints in efficient utilization of irrigation water are small water streams, soil with high/ low infiltration rate, uneven…Read More

Perspective of high efficiency irrigation system

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article image The geographical area of Pakistan is 79.6 million hectares. The area under cultivation is about 27 percent. Out of this area, 80 percent is irrigated. Competition for water supplies among, industry, domestic, agricultureand environment is a worldwide phenomenon and same is true in Pakistan. In Pakistan up to 30 % water availability decreased was reported. The constraints in efficient utilization of irrigation water are small water streams, soil with high/ low…Read More

Pak automobile sector rides high demand

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Auto Show-2016 the 12th in its series has recently been staged at Lahore. With increased production capacity and easy prices demand is rising fast. A large number of customers are facing three to four months’ waiting period to get delivery of cars including Toyota and Honda. Mumshad Ali, Chairman Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers, said: "As a result of our high-tech and pro-consumer products the demand for…Read More

High time for high-tech startup in Pakistan

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The technology entrepreneurship ecosystem in Pakistan is at a tipping point. There are a number of factors at play that make the country so ripe for both local and international investors looking to invest in the tech space. With the quickly growing internet adoption currently estimated to be 25 million internet users and 15 million mobile internet users amid cheap smart phone devices, the local market is widely open to the world. At the same time, the renowned IT giants are aggressively…Read More

Intel and Micron introduce high speed memory processing technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Shackles were broken as Intel Corporation and Micron Technology Inc. introduced a whole new 3D XPoint technology that has tendency to revolutionize any device. The technology that benefits from fast access to larger data sets. The memory process technology has witnessed a major breakthrough in shape of this technology. 3D XPoint technology combines the performance, density, power, non-volatility and cost advantages of all available memory technologies on the market today…Read More

Small farmers seek action against feed mills for charging high rates

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STAFF REPORT PESH: The Poultry Farms Association has demanded of the government to revise rates of feed as per reduction in prices of petroleum products in the country, urging the authorities to take action against feed mills who are charging high rates of poultry feed. "The poultry feed rates were not changed despite the substantial decrease in prices of petroleum products over the past couple of months," said Haji Fazl Malik, PFA KP President, while addressing a news…Read More

ICCI for focus on high-tech products to boost exports

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to assist private sector for local manufacturing of high-tech products and diversification of exports in order to enhance the country’s exports and improve the trade balance. "Private sector is generating more than 80 per cent of economic activities in the country and the government should support it in diversification towards high-tech industry," said ICCI President…Read More