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Konjac glucomannan; a praising natural material against diseases

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article image Amorphophallus konjac is a large, perennial plant commonly present in different regions of Asia. It grows as a central rod like structure that is single, elongated plants which is called a corm and also contain a large leaf which surrounds the corm or central rod. The size of that leaf is about 4 feet around, […]…Read More

Strong system must to block undesired material on Internet

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman has said that reopening of YouTube does not fall in our jurisdiction and there is a need to evolve an institutional mechanism to identify undesired content on the Internet. "Pakistan will have to establish an independent institution with act of the Parliament in order to curb blasphemous and pornographic material on YouTube and other Internet services," she said at the consultative workshop on IT Policy. …Read More

Punjab places syllabus material online

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STAFF REPORT RWP: To make education accessible to all, the Punjab government has initiated a project by making grade six to matriculation books available online for students. The initiative not only publishes books online but also provides students with video lectures on every topic in each book, facilitating them to study lectures on various topics of their syllabus from the comfort of their homes. According to details, the website, e-learn punjab, has a total of 2,298 videos, 733…Read More

IST rolls out modern composite material technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Institute of Space Technology (IST) has introduced the latest and cost effective technology in composite manufacturing for quality engineering products, which is a good addition to engineering solutions to the modern time’s challenges. As part of such efforts, the Institute has recently held in Islamabad an international workshop in collaboration with PUM, Netherlands, to demonstrate as well as identify the affordable options for composite materials manufacturing…Read More

PTA seeks laws to block blasphemous material

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has proposed to the government to enact new laws through parliament for establishing an independent department having the mandate as well as the authority to block access of links on the internet carrying blasphemous material. ?No one is ready to take responsibility for opening up of YouTube as the PTA is just executing the orders of the Inter-Ministerial Committee and orders of other top officials,? official sources said…Read More

Govt to set up material science research institute

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Ministry of Science and Technology is mulling to establish a National Materials Science Research Institute with a centralized supercomputing facility for computational materials science or condensed matter physics. Like China, which is controlling 97 per cent of the world’s rare earth element market, Pakistan needs to develop a strong base of research in rare earth elements. These elements are considered as critical components of the high technology products and some of the…Read More