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Govt. contemplates duty cut on invert type ACs, LED TVs for energy conservation

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article image Staff Report KHI:In order to boost energy conservation, government is likely to consider duty cut on inverter type ACs and LED TV sets to make these electronic devices affordable. The forthcoming budget will see duties cut as part of government initiative to combat the energy crisis that has pestered country in all sectors, said Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform Member Energy Akhtar Ali. "Reduction in duties will be applicable on both local manufacturers and importers,&…Read More

COMSATS: A realisation of Salams Vision of S&T-led development through South-South Cooperation

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article image "scientific thought and its creation is the common and shared heritage of mankind." - Dr. Abdus Salam PROF. DR. ABDUS SALAM was one of the most outstanding proponents of the idea that the developmental gap between the North and the South can be bridged through SandT capacity-building in developing countries. Among his various initiatives to achieve this goal, one was to establish a high-level Commission having affiliation of several RandD organizations of the South. The…Read More

COMSATS striving for S and T-led development of the South

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The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) was established in 1994, as a realization of an ambitious plan envisaged by the Nobel Laureate from Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam, to catalyze the socio-economic uplift of the developing countries by promoting and inculcating science and technology (SandT) culture. COMSATS is an apex body whose Commission comprises Heads of State/Government as its Members. Currently, there are 21 Member States of…Read More

Manchester United trains 32 Zong-led soccer players in UAE

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The 32 most outstanding players of the ZONG UNITED KICKOFF’ Football Tournament have recently returned from their dream journey - a weeklong training session at the Manchester United Soccer School (MUSS) in Abu Dhabi.It was a life-changing experience for these young players exclusively provided by ZONG, says a press release of the company.During the week, the players had an extensive training schedule spanning over 5 days which primarily focused on things like; physical and…Read More

PSF-led travel expo on chemistry in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: In order to attract the youth towards science education, a week-long international travelling expo on Chemistry has recently been arranged at the Children Library Complex, Lahore.The expo was jointly organized by the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), the Embassy of France and the Education Department Lahore (Children Library Complex), says a press release issued here.Federal Secretary Science and Technology Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar, who was the chief guest at the opening ceremony,…Read More