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Control of Food-Borne Parasites for Improved Food Safety and Security

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As livestock is a major source of food production, growth of food animals is hampered by diseases and ultimately livestock sector is disturbed. This is particularly important because livestock sector has many roles like income generation for small handlers, source of food, energy production in the form of biogas and dung, utilization of marginal lands, […]…Read More

Improved Water Conservation Techniques in Pakistan

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Fresh water resources of Pakistan are being used to fulfill the food requirements and to improve the living standards of the population of Pakistan. But due to increasing onslaught of human population, these resources continue to dwindle and are becoming scare. The country once considered as a water surplus has emerged into a water deficit one. Despite having the world’s largest contiguous irrigation system, it is facing the dilemma of water shortage and…Read More

SciCom: successful communication, improved science

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: "Science communication is proportional to socio-economic development and is an exponential variable to delineate brainteasers of nature", said by Prof Dr Habib Ahmad (TI), Vice Chancellor Hazara University while addressing the SciCom (Science Communication) workshop jointly organized by Centre for Human Genetics Hazara University Mansehra and Weekly Technology Times supported by Pakistan Science Foundation. The worthy Vice Chancellor inaugurated the session and…Read More

Citizen-Centric e-governance: Can Pakistans democracy be improved?

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article image Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have turned into the miracle medicine for curing any country from the diseases of corruption, mismanagement, poor governance, inflation, monopolies, illiteracy and so forth. ICT tools and techniques to support good governance have considerably changed with the appearance of social media, simulation techniques, opinion mining, open government data, text analytics and visualization. Today, people are more connected than ever before through…Read More

Boost for improved vegetables seed production in Pakistan

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article image THE VEGETABLES have good value in human food and nutrients since time immemorial. The world countries of low economy and people with low living status and poverty especially South Asian states have vegetable dietary habits hence grow and consume much more such green stuff for their food. Pakistan has greater opportunities, being a center for vegetable production and can export fresh and canned vegetables in most of the Asian countries to earn foreign exchange. At present, mostly the…Read More

Electronic Health Records for improved healthcare!

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have, and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up." - James Belasco and Ralph Stayer INFORMATION AND communication technologies (ICTs) have been recognized in the past decades as an important tool for the scientific, economic, and social growth of a country. In the health sector these technologies have proven to be a momentous aspect for an effectual and comprehensive…Read More