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Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project fast heading towards completion First unit to start generation by February 2018

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The strategically important Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) is fast heading towards its completion, and is scheduled to start electricity generation with commissioning of its first generating unit by February 2018. NJHP Board of Management (BoM) briefed WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during a meeting. BoM Chairman Mr. Peter Mason and the members […]…Read More

National Science School construction to start soon

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has offered land for the National Science School building in the area of Educational City in Lahore and its construction will start soon, informed Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain. Addressing the launching ceremony and Orientation session of National Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) at a local Hotel on Wedneasday the federal minister said, the Chief Minister Punjab has provided the landed for the institution free of costdespite…Read More

FATA varsity to start academic activities soon

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: University of FATA is expected to start its academic activities from Fall2016 while Gwadar University and Sub-Campus of University of Balochistan at Zhob are expected to start their academic activities by the year 2017. According to an official source, Higher Education Commission (HEC) has submitted the concept paper of the project of establishment of Gwadar University and subcampus of University of Balochistan at Zhob to the Planning Commission this month for…Read More

FATA varsity to start academic activities soon

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: University of FATA is expected to start its academic activities from Fall2016 while Gwadar University and Sub-Campus of University of Balochistan at Zhob are expected to start their academic activities by the year 2017. According to an official source, Higher Education Commission (HEC) has submitted the concept paper of the project of establishment of Gwadar University and subcampus of University of Balochistan at Zhob to the Planning Commission…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "de-risks" the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners. At this…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with UNIDO has recently organized a ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "…Read More

Pak Halal authority to start working in two months

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Halal Authority will start functioning within the next two months following the recent passage of a bill by the National Assembly about the establishment of the authority. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain said this while speaking at the International Conference on Halal Foods, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics. The event was jointly organised by the PCSIR in collaboration with the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of…Read More

OGDCL, PPL to start shale gas, oil pilot project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) have been assigned to launch a pilot project to drill Shale gas and oil wells, said a senior official in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources. Following identification of massive resources of the Shale gas and oil in the country, he said, both the companies are making arrangements to launch the project at the earliest. "The pilot project will tap the natural fuel and…Read More

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NBP, DGIP & Mobicash start passport fee collection

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STAFF REPORT ISB: National Bank of Pakistan and Directorate General of Immigration and Passports, in collaboration with Mobicash, have launched a unique service for Passport Fee Collection’. By utilizing this service, citizens of Pakistan will be able to pay passport fee at any Mobicash outlet across the country. Further Mobicash users will be able to pay their passport fees, for renewal or new passports, from the comfort of their homes through their Mobicash Mobile Wallets. "…Read More