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18 talented Pakistanis awarded for great gains

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STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 17 talented Pakistanis received Gold Medal Awards 2016’ at a ceremony recently held for their outstanding achievements in different fields of life. The awards were conferred by eminent nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan in different areas including ideology of Pakistan, science and technology, sports, education, social welfare, literature, art and craft and medical. The ceremony was arranged at Aiwan-e-Quaid, Fatima Jinnah Park by Nazariya Pakistan…Read More

18 talented Pakistanis awarded for great gains

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STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 17 talented Pakistanis received 'Gold Medal Awards 2016' at a ceremony recently held for their outstanding achievements in different fields of life. The awards were conferred by eminent nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan in different areas including ideology of Pakistan, science and technology, sports, education, social welfare, literature, art and craft and medical. The ceremony was arranged at Aiwan-e-Quaid, Fatima Jinnah Park by Nazariya Pakistan…Read More

NADRA setting up 8 centers for overseas Pakistanis

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The overseas Pakistanis face unendurable inconvenience due to non-existence of NADRA centers in abroad. The government of Pakistan has decided to establish eight NADRA Centers in Bahrain, Malaysia, Canada and Spain in a bid to facilitate overseas Pakistanis. The government official while speaking in National Assembly (NA) Session said that the NADRA offices in United Kingdom (UK) have insufficient human resource due to which they cannot efficiently cater to huge Pakistani…Read More

NADRA setting up 8 centers for overseas Pakistanis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The overseas Pakistanis face unendurable inconvenience due to non-existence of NADRA centers in abroad. The government of Pakistan has decided to establish eight NADRA Centers in Bahrain, Malaysia, Canada and Spain in a bid to facilitate overseas Pakistanis. The government official while speaking in National Assembly (NA) Session said that the NADRA offices in United Kingdom (UK) have insufficient human resource due to which they cannot efficiently cater to huge…Read More

Food insecurity haunting 50 per cent Pakistanis: FAO

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In Pakistan, despite being one of the major food producing countries in the world, about 50 per cent of its population is food insecure, which needs effective and stringent initiatives to overcome this problem. "Pakistan has contradictions as far as food is concerned. On the one hand it is the 8th largest food producing country and on the other, its 50 per cent population is food insecure," said Patrick Evans, a top representative of the UN Food and…Read More

Gmail accounts hacked; 5 Million victims including Pakistanis

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article image Four days ago, a hacker from Russia claimed that he hacked some five million gmail accounts and their passwords. Moreover, he dumped all the email IDs in a text file which he placed and distributed over the internet. Five million is one of the biggest number of accounts hacked; especially when we talk about google servers which are quite secure. The 5 million victims can include anyone around the globe and this also includes Pakistanis. Users who had activated two step verification…Read More

9 Pakistanis take part in ISEF 2014

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Nine young science geniuses from Pakistan have taken part at the Intel-International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2014 recently held at Los Angeles, USA. According to results, Nathan Han of Boston Latin School in Boston, Mass., claimed the first prize at this year’s Intel ISEF. He was one of the three young researchers who walked away with prizes worth at least $50,000. Two other young researchers each received awards of $50,000. Intel Pakistan Country Manager…Read More

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85 per cent of Pakistanis without clean drinking water

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The groundwater samples collected by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) have revealed that only 15 per cent to 18 per cent samples were safe for drinking both in urban and rural areas of the country. "About 90 per cent of the population in the rural areas of the country lacks access to safe drinking water," said an official of the PCRWR while talking about a report of the Council. According to the report, 79 per cent of the sources…Read More

Electronic waste disposal terrible for ignorant Pakistanis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Dumping of electronic waste has become a critical environment as well as human health issue in Pakistan as almost all developed states are regularly dispatching heavy consignments of their e-waste to poor countries particularly Pakistan, where not only the awareness about this issue is virtually non-existent but also the implementation of relevant laws is a problem. According to a UN report, the world collectively generates about 50 million tons of e-waste every…Read More