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Pak executives visited solar power show in Las Vegas

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A six-member delegation of Pakistani companies led by US Commercial Service (USCS) to Solar Power International (SPI) held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada. SPI is largest solar show of North America. The show had more than 18,000 industry professionals and 600 manufacturers, service providers and vendors from all over the world said US Consulate […]…Read More

Pak-US S&T cooperation offer researchers funding up to $500,000

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HEC: Pakistan-US Science and Technology Cooperation Program is currently accepting applications for a three year of collaborative research grants. Through this grant, research students can receive funding of up to $500,000. The project is managed by the National Academy of Sciences in the U.S. and by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. It is designed to increase cooperation between Pakistani scientists and institutions with their counterparts in the United States. The program…Read More

Pak students to participate in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition 2017

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article image C2 GIKI: A talented and passionate Pakistani team is participating in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design competition. This time a joint consortium of Pakistani universities including LUMS, PIEAS,GIKI, NUST to participate in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition. This year Team Pakistan if qualify, they get to present their idea in front of SpaceX engineers after which Team Pakistan will be able to build its pod and race it at SpaceX headquarters at Hawthorne, California, USA in the summer 2017. The…Read More

Pak-China agree for cooperation in R&D of tropical & sub-tropical fruits

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article image ISLAMABAD: Pakistan gives high priority to China for collaboration in various sectors including for the development of agriculture for food security and poverty alleviation in the South Asia region. PARC also gives importance for cooperation in research and development of tropical and sub-tropical fruits with special focus on mango and their management. This was stated by Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) while presiding over a meeting with four members Chinese…Read More

Pak students to conduct energy research in US

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article image ISLAMABAD: The United States (US) and Pakistani officials have recognize 33 Pakistani graduate students and two faculty members who will soon travel to the United States to spend a semester at Arizona State University and Oregon State University, says an embassy statement issued here. During their exchange programme, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development, these individuals will conduct research relating to Pakistan’s most…Read More

IIU to hold Pak-China business conference

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article image ISLAMABAD: International Islamic University Islamabad (IIU) has announced to arrange a two-day International Conference in collaboration with Council for Islamic Chinese Relations (CICR) scheduled to be held on September 01, 02, 2016, said a news release here on Thursday. A meeting of the steering committee of the conference held at IIU under the chairmanship of Prof Dr Muhamamd Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, IIUI. Addressing the participants, Dr. Masoom…Read More

Marvellous link between Pak trade and GDP growth

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Contrary to regional trends, there is paradox underlying Pakistan’s growth trajec¬tory. In Pakistan, trade grew 1.2% lower than our GDP, while on a global basis, trade has grown 1.8% ahead of global GDP growth on average. In the recently-concluded American Business Council Economic Summit, titled Beyond Borders: Trade Treaties and their Implication’, I presented the hypothesis that "in all successful economies, GDP growth has a direct correlation with trade growth". …Read More

Pak kid to sue govt over climate inaction

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STAFF REPORT LHR: A seven-year-old Pakistani girl is suing her government over climate change, arguing that the state has a responsibility to protect common natural resources for the benefit of future generations. The groundbreaking Supreme Court challenge will highlight the Pakistani government’s statements on the importance of tackling climate change, and contrast them against plans to massively increase coal consumption. Rabib Ali, through her father, Pakistani Attorney Qazi Ali…Read More

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$1.5b Pak-China IT Park moves to execution phase

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Xinjiang No. 13 Division of Construction Corp, Hami, China has been given a "Go Ahead" to finalize the land identified in consultation with all stakeholders and to complete the other formalities for the establishment of Science and Technology Park in Pakistan. Official sources revealed that the Division has requested the provision of a digital map of land and city of Islamabad so that the work on plan and feasibility study could be started. In a few…Read More

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Pak automobile sector rides high demand

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Auto Show-2016 the 12th in its series has recently been staged at Lahore. With increased production capacity and easy prices demand is rising fast. A large number of customers are facing three to four months’ waiting period to get delivery of cars including Toyota and Honda. Mumshad Ali, Chairman Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers, said: "As a result of our high-tech and pro-consumer products the demand for…Read More