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100 Robots to handle the everyday life problems

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Punjab Information Technology University (ITU) students have developed 100 Robots to handle the everyday life problems of the people by ICT solutions. Soon the varsity will send its team to the International Robotic competition. Such activities, said Dr. Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor ITU while talking to the media on the 6th Robotics Expo, Machines of […]…Read More

Fishtail palm, problems and prospects

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article image INTRODUCTION: Fishtail palm (Caryota mitis) is one of the important palms growing all over the world including Pakistan. It is also known as rabok/tukas or malay and it has leaves that are subdivided twice. It is commonly known as fishtail palm because of shape of leaflets. Its height may reaches 8 m tall. It has unique way of flowering; first of all flowering occurs in the form of clusters from top of a mature palm, later on emerge underneath and so on. Flowers are small having…Read More

Major problems to agriculture and their solutions

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article image Economy of each every relies on three segments - agriculture, industry and trade and these three are inter-related with one another as the advancement or decline of one area affects the other two. Agriculture is the main player in economy of our country and it contributes 21 per cent in GDP and employing 44 per cent of workface. Almost 70 per cent of population is connected with agriculture directly or indirectly. Unfortunately, agricultural viability is not up to the satisfactory level…Read More

Nuclear power generation viable solution energy problems: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As the outer world is fast getting nuclear power energy to meet their domestic energy requirements, the energy-starved Pakistan needs to explore all available options particularly establishment of more nuclear power plants to have self-sufficiency in the electricity generation sector in order to get out of the grave energy shortfall, which is hampering the national growth. Since the country is confronted with multiple crisis particularly steep water shortage in…Read More

Local problems require local science based solutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) is a forerunner in science popularization in Pakistan and has initiated several programmes for SandT advancement in the country. The 8th brainstorming session of Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ was held recently in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad. The purpose of the session was to mull future strategies and work in collaboration for SandT promotion. Prof Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General…Read More

Local problems require local science based solutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) is a forerunner in science popularization in Pakistan and has initiated several programmes for SandT advancement in the country. The 8th brainstorming session of Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ was held recently in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad. The purpose of the session was to mull future strategies and work in collaboration for SandT promotion. Prof Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General PAS…Read More

mHealth solution for healthcare problems

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Healthcare is one of the prioritize sector in Pakistan that contribute to the well-being of the nation and, therefore, remains committed to providing quality healthcare services to all its citizens. According to Pakistan Vision 2025, government plans to increase spending in the healthcare sector up to 3% of the GDP. Since Pakistan is a developing country and have limited resources to fulfill its healthcare needs, the modern and latest innovations in the shape of Electronic Health (eHealth) or…Read More

HEC Chairman urges indigenous solution to indigenous problems

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article image Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed is currently serving as Chairman, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He holds PhD from University of California, Riverside, USA, and bags rich experience of over 25 years in academic development and management; he is strong proponent of academia-industry collaboration. He has also served as Deputy Director General in Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organazation, Rabat and various other national and international organizations. Q 1: What was the…Read More

Degrading irrigation system causing farming problems

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The degrading irrigation system in Punjab is responsible for most of the problems faced by farmers, speakers at a conference said at a conference recently held in Lahore. On the occasion, a policy draft on irrigation was presented at the event organised by the Indus Consortium in collaboration with OxfamNovib. Jamshaid Fareed, the Indus Consortium executive council member, said that all stakeholders from the Punjab and Sindh, including water experts, farmers,…Read More

Low farm yield problems still persist

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article image STAFF REPORT FSB: Vice Chancellor (VC) University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Dr. Iqrar Ahmed Khan has said that Pakistan is under the grip of different challenges including food insecurity, climate changes and low agricultural productivity. The tangible researches will pave the way for development in order to address the issues, he added. Chairing the third annual workshop titled scientific writing and plagiarism organised by Senior Tutor Office UAF, Dr. Iqrar Ahmed urged the…Read More