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Comsats talk highlights need for bio-surveillance for national security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The world needs bio-surveillance more than ever before in the face of new and emerging challenges in the form of epidemics, pandemics, bio-terrorism and bio-war fares, which may pose threat not only to health and economy of a country but also to its national security.This was highlighted at an expert talk given by CIIT Department of Biosciences Microbiology and Immunology Prof. Dr Habib Bokhari at the COMSATS headquarters in Islamabad. The lecture was held under the…Read More

RIPP roundtable highlights vitality of forests

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article image RIPHAH Institute of Public Policy (RIPP) and PRIME Institute jointly organized a roundtable policy discussion on "Forests Policy" to mark the "International Forest Day" on Monday, 21st March 2016 at the RIPHAH Campus, Rawalpindi. Guest speakers included DIG Forests, Ministry of Climate Change, Abdul Munaf Qaim Khani; former IG Forests Basheer Wani, Director Bioadversity Ministry of Climate, Naseem Ashraf Raja, Dr. Masood Raja University of North Texas, Ali Salman…Read More

PTA highlights potential of mobile banking

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) in collaboration with Total Communication has recently organised the "2nd International Conference on Mobile Banking" in order to explore potential opportunities across mobile commerce sector in the country. Representatives from SBP, banks, financial institutions, Ministry of IT, cellular operators, software houses, ICT consultants and academicians attended to impart their invaluable input and expertise on the subject. …Read More

Awareness campaign highlights importance of sustainable transport system

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to create awareness on sustainable transport, a poster and debate competition was organized by International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and NED University Karachi. The event was held under the project Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project. The event aimed at conveying message of effective energy use in transport sector as its need will be increased to as much as 100% in coming years. The carbon emissions can be neutralized by use of sustainable…Read More

Event highlights importance of sustainable transport system

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to create awareness on sustainable transport, a poster and debate competition was organized by International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and NED University Karachi. The event was held under the project Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKISTRAN) Project. The event aimed at conveying message of effective energy use in transport sector as its need will be increased to as much as 100% in coming years. The carbon emissions can be neutralized by use of…Read More

Workshop highlights sustainable agri water management

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: A three-day international workshop on "Sustainable Agriculture Water Management in a Changing Environment - A special Focus on Olive Tree" was held at the Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR). The aim of the workshop was to sensitize policy makers and bring experts, researchers and stakeholder together for use of advanced agriculture techniques which are environmentally sustainable and may improve agriculture productivity especially…Read More

Workshop highlights significance of biotechnology

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The five day Biocamp’ was organized at CECOS University which aimed at familiarizing students with the biotechnology, its applications and role in national development. The workshop entailed students from various parts of the city. Riaz Khattak, Vice Chancellor CECOS University said while addressing on the occasion, "The idea behind the workshop is to broaden the vision of students and giving them insight of biotechnology field and apprising them with wider…Read More

Workshop highlights significance of Biotechnology

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The five day Biocamp’ was organized at CECOS University which aimed at familiarizing students with the biotechnology, its applications and role in national development. The workshop entailed students from various parts of the city. Riaz Khattak, Vice Chancellor CECOS University said while addressing on the occasion, "The idea behind the workshop is to broaden the vision of students and giving them insight of biotechnology field and apprising them with wider career…Read More

Workshop highlights snags of climate change

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article image Staff Report KHI: A training workshop focusing on "Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation" was jointly organized by World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) with Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) and Friends of Indus Forum (FIF). It was part of the WWF-Pak capacity building programme on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan which focusses on improvement of climate resilience of Indus Delta ecosystem processes on which…Read More

Workshop highlights snags of climate change

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article image Staff Report KHI: A training workshop focusing on "Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation" was jointly organized by World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) with Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) and Friends of Indus Forum (FIF). It was part of the WWF-Pak capacity building programme on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan which focusses on improvement of climate resilience of Indus Delta ecosystem processes on which coastal…Read More