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GCU mulling to commercialise nano-fertilizer

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Government College University, Lahore, will commercialise a nano-fertiliser, developed by its researchers, that produces healthy food by conserving nutrients and significantly increases the crop yield. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khaleequr Rahman said this while talking to media that the US Patent and Trademark Office had issued a patent letter for the nano-leucite fertiliser. "Now the university’s Directorate of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation has…Read More

FBR mulling to slap tax on Google

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is devising ways to tax internet search engine Google Inc on the revenue generated through its business in Pakistan, sources close to the tax department disclosed this. "It is difficult to levy taxes on the Internet search engine as it has no permanent establishment," said a tax official adding however, since revenue is being generated through local advertisements, local departments have the right to collect tax under this head.…Read More

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ECP mulling introduction of EVMs in by-elections

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article image Staff Report IBD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is mulling introduction of electronic voting machines (EVMs) on a limited scale for the upcoming by-polls.The ECP, under its reforms programme, is planning to introduce these machines in parallel with the manual voting method at certain polling stations, an official of the commission told the media.He said that the initial idea was to hold some by-polls in one or two constituencies through EVMs as a pilot project but the new acting…Read More