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Ufone supports Rizq to fight hunger and reduce food wastage

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article image Lahore, June 7, 2017: Ramazan is a time of reflection and kindness. Continuing on its tradition of supporting estimable people and institutions, which in turn help the less fortunate in Pakistan, Ufone is supporting Rizq, a social entrepreneur project, this Ramazan. Rizq was started in April 2015 by a group of friends who met at […]…Read More

Nanol’s additive proven to reduce hydrogen wear of metals

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Originally designed for fuel saving, Nanol’s additive now enters completely new areas of use ​ The renowned Fraunhofer independent research institute in Germany has demonstrated that Nanol’s lubricant additive has some completely new performance features. The patented lubrication additive, based on nano technology, was originally developed for fuel saving and wear protection in marine engines and […]…Read More

Tech usage to reduce poverty for progress

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article image STAFF REPORTER ISB: Innovators from around the world have recently gathered at the Information Technology University (ITU) to present technology-based innovative solutions for poverty alleviation. They attended the concluding session of the Lahore International Development Design Summit (IDDS). The summit was part of the global initiative of the Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Laboratory (IPAL) and the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN). Speaking at the concluding…Read More

IFC offers financial support to Pakistan to reduce energy crisis

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article image Staff Report ISB: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group has vowed to cooperate Pakistan to address the long held energy crisis. IFC announced to invest $50 million in Gulpur Hydropower Project that will generate 100MW electricity. The Gulpur project is developed by subsidiary of Korea South East Power Co. Ltd (KOSEP) i.e. Mira Power Limited and is the first venture in Pakistan. Wiebke Schloemer, IFC Regional Industry Head for Infrastructure,…Read More

Farm investment to boost productivity, reduce poverty

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that greater attention and investment in agriculture will increase productivity, reduce poverty, improve balance of trade, generate employment, check rural migration and increase GDP growth in the country. "The government is committed to turn agriculture into a fully-viable economic industry. It believes in alleviating issues faced by small farmers and considers them as the backbone of the rural economy," said the president…Read More

Opportunities explored to reduce emissions in urban transport sector

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article image SIDRA SAIF KHI: While showing grave concern over the global warming and climate change threats especially in Pakistan, experts have called for exploring new vistas and identifying more opportunities including carbon financing in the transport sector as it would contribute a lot in reducing emissions and improving the environment. A three-day training has recently been organized by the Climate Change Division and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in Karachi, to…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Application of fertilizer in balanced amount is different from area to area and also according the crop. Through soil testing farmers can know how much and what kind of fertilizer to use for each crop. Fertilizer dose is further refined and is possible on the basis of type and variety of crop and available water and its quality, organic manures and crop residues. Soil tests indicate that most of the Pakistani soils have medium to low available phosphorus and potassium status 60 per cent…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Part-I The Fertilizer Use Efficiency (FUE) is defined as the amount of grains (yield) produced per kilogram of fertilizer applied. The rate of growth of agriculture in its broad coverage of crop production is much below the national growth rate. If the economy of the country has to be improved through agriculture, it is necessary to strengthen its plans in such a way that better utilization of natural resources and use of balanced fertilizers and other inputs. We are well aware that…Read More

PTCL plans to reduce employees by half

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL has offered a Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) to its more than 50 per cent employees, which will cost it around eight to 10 billion rupees."Of the total existing staff of 30,000, we are offering VSS to 16,000 employees," Senior Executive Vice President Human Resource PTCL, Syed Mazhar Hussain, told the media.Flaned by PTCL’s Senior Vice President Naveed Saeed, and other high-ups, Hussain said that the company plans to reduce its human resource cost to 10…Read More

Merlins Wood to help reduce emission in KP and AJK

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: In order to implement the United Nations initiative on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, known as UN-REDD with the goal of helping countries implement REDD+ strategies, Merlins Wood has signed an MoU with the KP government to develop a REDD+ project in the province. The company also has a similar MoU in place with the AJK government. Terra Global Capital has partnered with Merlins Wood to carry out the carbon development work and market the…Read More

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