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CIITs world conference on IT highly successful

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The recently held three-day international conference on Frontiers of Information Technology’ (FIT-2015) has generated tremendous interest in the IT community, providing an opportunity to researchers from around the world to share the latest breakthroughs in the field. The hallmark of the conference, organized by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), was the Best IT Innovation Award (BITA)’ with prize money of one million rupees for the best…Read More

Sanitation conditions highly poor in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Sanitation and hygiene situation in Pakistan remains at a crisis point as just 48 per cent of the population has access to improved sanitation and more than 40 million people continue to defecate in the open. Only 24 per cent households in the country have access to underground and covered drains, 42 per cent have access to open drains and 33 per cent live with no system. These statistics were revealed during a recently held 2nd Pakistan Conference on Sanitation (…Read More

Experts stress highly skilled force for progress

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Professionals at an event stressed the need for building highly skilled and tech-savvy work force in line with the world’s fast transition to technology to improve productivity efficiently and effectively. "Through intelligent software and internet technology, we will see tremendous increase in productivity in energy, transport and medical care sectors, and customisation of mass production through 3D printing," said software engineer Saad Bin Tahir. He…Read More

Pakistan highly vulnerable to climate change effects

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: Climate change has multiplied serious concerns for Pakistan an agro-based economy as it is extremely vulnerable to the effects of climate change posing severe social, environmental and economic challenges. The stakeholders need to come up with a tangible and target oriented policy to minimize the effects of climate change in the country.These views were expressed by various speakers at a recently held three-day session of Agricultural Model Inter-comparison and Improvement…Read More

Speakers point out l and distribution highly unequal

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Environment, agriculture and media experts at a workshop have called for making joint efforts to bring land reforms, ensure food security and halt onslaught of corporate farming in the country by taking all stakeholders on board."The government should change its outdated mindset and come forward with a positive and farmers-friendly approach to redistribute land among peasants and provide financial backup aid to them for growing crops so that they could get their livelihood…Read More