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Water Crises in Pakistan highlighted

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C2 NUML: Speakers at a seminar to educate the audience about the possible shortage of water in a future and highlighted its importance for preservation. Seminar “Water Crises in Pakistan” was arranged by the Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC) of National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The speakers including Naseer Memon from Strengthening […]…Read More

Use of non-renewable energy resources highlighted

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The speakers at a seminar organized by Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) to mark World Environment Protection Day said that Industrial revolution, intensive farming, land clearing and use of non-renewable resources such as natural gas, oil, and coal have caused an abrupt rise in temperature globally. People feel less threat by the phenomenon of terrorism than […]…Read More

Role of Science Diplomacy highlighted at COMSATS roundtable meeting

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As the need for science diplomacy in modern times is growing, in view of the emerging challenges of environment, health and food security, it is imperative for Pakistan to be abreast with current advances in the international scientific arena so as to make informed decisions to secure the well-being of general masses. These remarks were made by Amjad Hussain B Sial, Special Secretary (PP/West Asia), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a roundtable meeting organized…Read More

COMSATS multiple role in science and technology promotion highlighted

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STAFF REPORT IBD: COMSATS is playing an important role for SandT-led development and projecting a positive image of Pakistan in the international arena. At the same time, its efforts meant for internet services for education and health sectors, in particular the tele-health initiative are some this that can be ranked high. Federal Minister for S and T Zahid Hamid expressed these during his recent visit to the COMSATS head office in Islamabad. During the briefing on the occasion,…Read More

Remote sensing for farms highlighted

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: Remote sensing, monitoring and forecasting are of paramount importance for agricultural land and crops as more than 1,800 Indian postgraduate departments are working on the subject and it is being taught in Australia at primary education level."In Australian universities, after theoretical studies, students are given real-time problems of the industry to work on and come up with possible solutions that makes their education relevant to the market and enables them to…Read More

Vitality of ocean highlighted

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan as well as the world has recently marked the World Ocean Day to honour ocean science community with the theme this year Youth: The next Wave for Change’. The Day was designated to the body of water that is an essential part of our daily lives, our ocean. The celebration provided an opportunity to reflect on both the significance of the ocean and the role of science in understanding our planet. Through discovery, understanding and action, we strive to bring the…Read More

Need for Smart Grid, renewable energy highlighted

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Siemens Pakistan and LUMS have agreed to establish a Smart Grid laboratory in Lahore which will serve as a platform for NTDC/DISCOs to bring their challenges, Siemens to share technological systems, whereas LUMS SSE engineers to develop Smart Grid solutions customized to local requirements.This was disclosed during a lecture on Smart Grid solutions and renewable energy for Pakistan’s growing energy needs’. The lecture was organized by tThe Faculty of Electrical and…Read More