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PARC committed to boost indigenous olive production

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The local olive production can reduce much of the load on the national exchequer due to its import in current circumstances. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has rolled out nine new varieties of olive and plans to make them available for farmers for cultivation and multiplication. The main focus of this programme is to raise olive production in the country on commercial basis. As indicated by the sources, PARC began olive development ventures in all…Read More

PARC committed to boost indigenous olive production

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The local olive production can reduce much of the load on the national exchequer due to its import in current circumstances. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has rolled out nine new varieties of olive and plans to make them available for farmers for cultivation and multiplication. The main focus of this programme is to raise olive production in the country on commercial basis. As indicated by the sources, PARC began olive development ventures in all regions…Read More

Indigenous coal can address energy crisis: Speakers

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article image Staff Report ISB: A seminar with the theme "Role of indigenous coal in solving energy crisis" was organized recently by Centre for Coal Technology. The objectives of seminar were to highlight the significance and potential of indigenous coal in combating energy crisis. Sher Ali Khan, Punjab Minister for Mines and Minerals, Dr. Mujahid Kamran, VC Punjab University, Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Director Center for Coal Technology, Dr. Farzana Nazir, MPA Punjab, and large number of…Read More

Indigenous coal can address energy crisis: Speakers

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article image Staff Report ISB: A seminar with the theme "Role of indigenous coal in solving energy crisis" was organized recently by Centre for Coal Technology. The objectives of seminar were to highlight the significance and potential of indigenous coal in combating energy crisis. Sher Ali Khan, Punjab Minister for Mines and Minerals, Dr. Mujahid Kamran, VC Punjab University, Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Director Center for Coal Technology, Dr. Farzana Nazir, MPA Punjab, and large number of…Read More

HEC Chairman urges indigenous solution to indigenous problems

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article image Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed is currently serving as Chairman, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He holds PhD from University of California, Riverside, USA, and bags rich experience of over 25 years in academic development and management; he is strong proponent of academia-industry collaboration. He has also served as Deputy Director General in Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organazation, Rabat and various other national and international organizations. Q 1: What was the…Read More

University of Engineering and Technology organize Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT)

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article image Staff Report ISD: University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore organized eight days training Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT)’ from 17th March to 27th March 2015 in association with Higher Education Commission (HEC). The topics of the training were Communication Skills, Writing Skills, Good Governance, Finance and Audit, IT Equipment Management Skills and Administrative skills. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid Vice Chancellor University of Engineering and Technology (UET), said that…Read More

NUML workshop on indigenous training concludes

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The second five-day workshop as part of a series of a five-week-long different indigenous on campus training (IOT) workshops for Management Cadre (BPS-16 and above) has recently concluded at the NUML, Islamabad.These workshops have been planned by the NUML Department of Education in collaboration with the HEC under the capacity building of non-teaching staff."This workshop on leadership in management has added into my managerial as well as leadership skills to get my…Read More

Pakistan needs indigenous technologies

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarakmand has said that Pakistan needs to develop indigenous technologies to become an economic power which is a desperate of the hour. "First world countries would never give their first grade technology to us, and rather they would exploit our resources through it," said Dr Samar while addressing a special lecture on "Power generation through underground gasification of Thar coal and Pakistan nuclear deterrence" at…Read More

Exploring indigenous goat breeds to battle against parasites

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article image Goats, earliest domesticated animals on land, evolved from wild goats and their relatives which were first appearing in the Central Asia. Goats include in the group of small ruminants which are used for various purposes, e.g. milk, meat, wool, hair, charm, ceremonial and sacrificial animals all over the world. In addition to these, goat-keeping plays important role in the growth of national economy. Goats provide income and support to the farmers and help in their poverty reduction.…Read More

Need to explore indigenous medicinal plants

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article image MEDICINAL PLANTS have always been considered a healthy source of life for all people. Therapeutic properties of medicinal plants are very useful in healing various diseases and the advantage of these medicinal plants is being 100 per cent natural. Medicinal plants contain substances that can be used for therapeutic purposes, or which are precursors for chemo-pharmaceutical semi-synthesis. When a plant is designated as medicinal’, it is implied that the said plant is useful as a drug or…Read More