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CIIT Islamabad ranks among top 20 regional institutions

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STAFF REPORT ISB: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad has topped among Pakistani institutions and also succeeded to clinch 18th position among top western Asian institutions as per the high-quality research outputs ranking table 2016 released by international reputed organisation, Nature. According to the released index, the CIIT Islamabad has showed remarkable performance with 246.2% increase in weighted fractional count (WFC) in 2015 as compared to 2014. …Read More

CIIT Islamabad ranks among top 20 regional institutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad has topped among Pakistani institutions and also succeeded to clinch 18th position among top western Asian institutions as per the high-quality research outputs ranking table 2016 released by international reputed organisation, Nature. According to the released index, the CIIT Islamabad has showed remarkable performance with 246.2% increase in weighted fractional count (WFC) in…Read More

Pakistan ranks 8th among states affected by climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan stands 8th of the world most vulnerable to climate change. The coastal areas are the most emergent threats and hundreds of kilometres area is susceptible to sea intrusion.This was revealed by the Karachi University institute of environmental studies registrar and professor Dr Moazzam Ali Khan during a recently held climate conference. The event was organised by Youth Parliament. "Rainfall on the coastal belt has decreased by 20 per cent," said…Read More

France ranks 3rd in energy transition performance

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STAFF REPORT IBD: France ranks 3rd in the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014, which rates performance with respect to the energy transition, reveals the World Economic Forum (WEF). France ranks in third place behind Norway and New Zealand, and ranks first in Europe, it said. This ranking includes 124 countries and takes 3 major categories of factors into account - economic development, environmental protection, and access to energy. France, therefore, leads the…Read More

WEF ranks Pakistan at 102nd dropping 14 points

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Pakistan at 102 after it lost 14 points on the global index, said Global Information Technology Report 2012.According to the report, the Ministry of Telecom and Information Technology being headed by Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani shows lack of efficiency and poor governance on the part of the government.Pakistan lost its competitive advantage on the fixed broadband internet tariffs, where it dropped the ranking from 36 in 2011…Read More

Pakistan ranks 43rd in scientific research publication

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article image STAFF REPORTIBD: Though the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has made enormous efforts to promote research work, yetPakistan ranked 43rd in the world in terms of published scientific papers in the year 2010.According to the worldwide scientific journal ranking (SJR);Pakistanpublished 6,987 research documents in 2010. However, the same yearUSwas on top with 502,804 papers followed byChinawith 320,800 andUnited Kingdomwith 139,683 research documents. On the other hand,Indiaranked ninth worldwide.…Read More