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Quality infrastructure institutions imperative for harmonizing standards

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussein said the development and upgradation of National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) institutions are important for promoting harmonization of standards at international and regional level. Addressing the inaugurative session of a three day UNIDO-ECO Expert Group Meeting here on Monday, he said Ministry of Science and Technology has formulated a National Quality Policy. The first step towards establishing an…Read More

Mango Peel: An imperative health care

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article image Health is of fundamental importance for all living organisms. It is that balanced condition of a living being in which the primary, harmonious performance of the vital functions leads to maintenance of the organism and its normal development. The meaning of health for human beings is the capability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage while confronting the physical, mental or social challenges. "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being…Read More

Innovation and applied research imperative for social reformation: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held a two-day conference entailing eminent social scientists from all over the country to deliberate for social reformation and identify areas of improvement in research and academia in order to strengthen the foundations of the society. The members underlined the need of improvement in the field of sociologies. They called for laying more prominent spotlight on research hypotheses. Interpretative strategies ought to likewise be…Read More

Effective air quality monitoring is imperative to curtail air pollution impacts

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article image By Ahsan Jamil THE AIR pollution in the country is a mammoth challenge that is causing severe effects not only on human health but also on agricultural lands, acidification of lakes, biodiversity. The air pollution marks its menace due to uncontrolled and unaudited emissions of noxious greenhouse gases (GHG) in air from several sources such as industries, automobiles, and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) etc. The CFCs are believed to be primary culprit for stratospheric ozone layer…Read More

Creating enabling conditions for women in IT sector are imperative

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Information Technology (IT) plays a key role in governance as well as imparts synergic impacts on national economy. IT knowledge is equally important for men as well as women. A pilot project with the aim to create enabling conditions for women in IT sector was launched by Sanjh Preet (SP) organization. The project is funded by USAID Pakistan. Speaking on the launching of the project, CEO SP, Abid Hussain Gill …Read More

Strategic policy imperative to escalate food supply

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STAFF REPORT LHR: To highlight the importance of food safety, a seminar was conducted at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS). The seminar outlaid numerous aspects and formulations that should be necessarily devised at state level through policies to ensure food safety. The event was jointly organized by Department of Meat Science and Technology, Department of Dairy Technology and Australia Awards Pakistan. Vice Chancellor UVAS, Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the seminar and…Read More

Food Security, Strategic policy imperative to escalate food supply

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: To highlight the importance of food safety, a seminar was conducted at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS). The seminar outlaid numerous aspects and formulations that should be necessarily devised at state level through policies to ensure food safety. The event was jointly organized by Department of Meat Science and Technology, Department of Dairy Technology and Australia Awards Pakistan. Vice Chancellor UVAS, Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the seminar and…Read More

Biotechnology imperative for agri sector uplifting: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An international conference focusing on "Agriculture, food security, and biotechnology" was held. The objectives of the conference were to highlight the advancements in the field of biotechnology and its significance for development of agriculture sector as well as mitigation of food security challenges. The conference provided a platform to researchers and professionals for exchange of information and discussion on the adaptation of latest biotechnologies…Read More

Biotechnology imperative for agri sector uplifting: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An international conference focusing on "Agriculture, food security, and biotechnology" was held. The objectives of the conference were to highlight the advancements in the field of biotechnology and its significance for development of agriculture sector and mitigation of food security challenges. The conference provided a platform for researchers and professionals to exchange the information and discuss the adaptation of latest biotechnologies in order to…Read More

GIS-an imperative tool for healthcare planning

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article image "We have enough water, enough food, enough money; we have enough of everything except the ability to agree and move forward." - Abdul Kalam, former President of India. During the past decade, Geographic Information System (GIS) applications have tended to focus upon eight major models: agricultural, climate impact, health, parasitology, pesticide, pollution, waste management and wildlife management. Health topics addressed in a GIS format included: commuter safety,…Read More