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US-Pakistan S&T Cooperation research grants

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Pakistan along with United States has announced Friday awarding of science and technology cooperative research grants. The grants will be awarded to 14 joint teams by US-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Programme, Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development, and implemented by the US National Academy of Sciences in coordination with […]…Read More

PASTIC to develop consortium of S&T with R&D libraries of Pakistan

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It is needed in this digital era to develop a common platform for libraries at the national level so that access to electronic resources can be offered to users at lower cost and finest fund utilization. A PSDP project of PASTIC entitled “Modernization of PASTIC National Science Reference Library for Effective Resource Sharing among S&T […]…Read More

STFS will pave the way for S&T excellence: Rana Tanveer

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article image “Science Talent Farming Scheme is devoted to provide maximum educational provisions and opportunities for students specially who belong to far flung areas, to harness the benefits of science and for general public”, stated by Federal Minister for Science and Technology (S&T), Rana Tanveer Hussain. The Minister was addressing the closing ceremony of one-week summer camp […]…Read More

PTA proposes ST on cell phones at import stage

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recommended the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) that sales tax being charged at the time of registration of IMEI numbers by cellular mobile operators may result in multiple taxation on same mobile phone sets. It is learnt that the PTA further recommended that the sales tax should be collected at import stage on verification issued by the PTA. PTA officials in a meeting with the FBR were of the view that the matter is more…Read More

Genetics has the potential in boosting up the living st and ard of human being

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article image Genetics is the branch of biology which deals with the study of heredity and variation. Heredity is the process of transforming the traits from parents to offspring. Whereas the variation deals with the dissimilarities or differences of offsprings from their ancestors. So shortly speaking genetics deals with how characters are being transformed from parents to their offsprings and in doing so what are certain processes which cause variation due to which the differences arise in the…Read More

Adopting world st and ards can avoid EU ban on mango

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The government, private sector and all stakeholders need to join hands and work collectively to address the challenges confronted by the horticulture sector of Pakistan. KCCI President Abdullah Zaki has expressed while speaking at a EU-funded Public Private Dialogue (PPD) on Enhancing competitiveness and exports of kinnow and mango’. He appreciated the efforts being made by ITC, PITAD in collaboration with the EU towards disseminating TRTA II exclusively for…Read More

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PSQCA reiterates vow to support quality st and ards

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Pakistan Standards Quality Control Authority is keen to support activities, promoting quality standards in Pakistan; therefore, it has been continuing participating and supporting Quality Standard Award activity since its establishment in 2010 to promote quality standard culture in Pakistan. Pir Bakhsh Jamali, Director General, PSQCA, said this in his message read out at the recently held 4th Quality Standard Award 2013 and the Seminar on Theme of 44th World…Read More

Pakistan civil nuclear power plants meeting international safety st and ards

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article image SARANG S SHEIKH THE CONSTRUCTIONof K-2 and K-3, the two civil nuclear power generation plants, have the capacity to manage ecosystems, preserve biodiversity and protect Karachi population from natural hazards as they cover the internationally agreed safety levels, security measures, design barriers, construction sites and operational phases. "Pakistan is going to enhance environmental as well as individual security, and it will be better if public is aware about to reduce the…Read More

HEC drafts minimum quality st and ards manual for colleges

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Principals and experts from the Quality Enhancement Cells of universities have finalized the manual after incorporating suggestions and recommendations. Once approved by HEC authorities, the manual will be used as a tool for performance evaluation of colleges affiliated with universities in Pakistan. The draft Minimum Quality Standards (MQS) Manual for affiliated colleges was finalized during a meeting of principals and experts called by the HEC. The Academics…Read More