Tag: Protecting

Comprehensive conservation initiative needed for protecting vulnerable ecosystems, forests and wildlife of Pakistan

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article image PAKISTAN, LOCATED on the western edge of South Asia represents diverse ecosystems extending from the snow clad mountains in the north, wide river valleys, vast flood plains and deserts criss-crossing the nation with unique coastal ecosystems along her southern and south western borders. Within these vast areas are located different ecosystems with specific forest types and a rich diversity of wildlife. The spectacular natural beauty of the nation draws several tourists around the globe. But…Read More

Protecting m-wallets against malicious apps

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According to a report, the State Bank of Pakistan is eyeing to achieve a manifold surge in mobile-wallets (m-wallet) to over 50 million by the year 2020. This could be a major achievement as the country has already widely welcomed the IT-based monetary services particularly e-banking. Although provision of bank branches at village level across the country is not feasible, yet it created space for the successful launch of branchless banking especially in remote and rural populations. The last…Read More

Pakistan efforts shine in protecting ozone layer: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The ozone layer is a protective shield that protects the earth from harmful Ultra Violet (UV) rays. To highlight the importance of Ozone layer, International Ozone Day’ is celebrated on Sep 16 every year since 1995. The day was organized officially in Pakistan as well and a seminar on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer under the slogan Ozone - All there is between you and UV’ was organized by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC). Chairman…Read More

Pakistan efforts shine in protecting ozone layer: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The ozone layer is a protective shield that protects the earth from harmful Ultra Violet (UV) rays. To highlight the importance of Ozone layer, International Ozone Day’ is celebrated on Sep 16 every year since 1995. The day was organized officially in Pakistan as well and a seminar on International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer under the slogan Ozone - All there is between you and UV’ was organized by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC). Chairman Pakistan…Read More

Protecting global environment!

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THOUGH ENVIRONMENTALISTS have rung alarm bells regarding the ever increasing negative impacts of climate change not only on the Earth but also on patterns of human life and equally on agriculture and the Pakistani government’s claimed initiatives for the protection of environment, the progress in this regard still seems a distant dream. According to statistics, Pakistan has only 5.2 per cent of its total area under forests against the international criteria of 25 per cent. This major drawback…Read More

Protecting telecom sectors stakes

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In a recent meeting with Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, the local telecom companies’ CEOs raised their concerns about various issues regarding taxation ratio, their installations security and provision a fair ground for the auction of 3G licences scheduled by the end of this month. Though the PM had directed relevant authorities to take effective steps through consultations so that the genuine concerns of the telecom companies are addressed effectively, it is yet to be seen how far the…Read More