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Non-engineers trained on biomass gasification tech

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The UNIDO in collaboration with NUST has organised a training workshop on biomass gasification technologies at NUST. The activity was conducted under the UNIDO-GEF project Promoting Sustainable Energy Production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan’ as part of a series of training and awareness raising workshops aimed at enhancing the knowledge base of biomass gasification in Pakistan. This particular training workshop was designed as a one-day training initiative…Read More

Future of non-timber forest products trade

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article image Majority of rural people in Pakistan are utilising various non-timber forest products in one way or the other. However, due to the current climate change scenario, lack of awareness regarding the proper collection, preservation, use and marketing of non-timber forest products, we are losing some of the valuable biodiversity. Special emphasis should be given to the conservation of plant species in the form of herbal gardens and gene banks NON-TIMBER FOREST products are non-wood secondary…Read More

Non-degradable plastic bags banned in Islamabad to protect environment

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article image Paras Ali THE GOVERNMENT has imposed ban on manufacturing, import, sale and use of non-degradable plastic bags and other plastic products in the limits of Islamabad, with an aim to ensuring a clean and healthy environment in the federal capital. "The ban will be effective from April 1, 2013 stressing replacement of poisonous plastic bags with bio-degradable plastic bags which are environment-friendly and are not detrimental to human health," says a…Read More

Non-bailable warrants of telecom firm executive

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Accountability Court has issued a non-bailable warrant against the management of Callmate Telipse Company during hearing of a corruption case. The director of the company Hassan Jameel Ansari has been sent to jail on judicial remand.According to notification issued by NAB, it was revealed during an investigation into the company that it was involved in fraudulent practices against the general masses and has made considerable losses to the national exchequre. Since 2003 till…Read More

Mangroves – a non-edible bio-fuel in peril

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article image By Naseem SheikhTHE ESCALATING and inelastic demand for energy to fuel economic activities exerts pressures on its limited supply. The skyrocketing prices of petroleum products result in the depletion of non-renewable energy sources and the continued investigation and use of renewable and innovation results. As authenticated research already has proved that the country’s energy demand is expected to increase threefold by 2050, but the supply position is not inspiring in anywayThe concept of…Read More