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WA’s full signatory status to help open doors for employment opportunities abroad: Tanveer

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Pakistan has achieved ‘Full Signatory’ of Washington Accord that can open new doors to employment opportunities abroad for Pakistani engineers declared by Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain. Secretary Science and Technology Fazal Abbas Maken and Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council Javed Saleem Qureshi along with the Minister for Science and Technology informed media […]…Read More

First status report regarding ocean sciences globally published by UNESCO

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Ocean sciences are running by a small number of manufacturing countries although collecting data and taking the measure of the ocean’s health is a global importance considering the economic and environmental stakes involved, according to the Global Ocean Science Report, assembled by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. The Report advocates increased investment into research and calls […]…Read More

Sulphur status in soil and its prominence in plants

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article image Sulphur (S) is crucial nutrient element for plants growth and development. The protein forming sulphur nutrient, is 9th in the row of 17 essential nutrients. Sulphur is an imperative nutrient for best plant growth: it is one of the fundamental macro elements essential for better plant growth. Sulphur is a component of methionine and cysteine in plants. Quality and yield of oil seed crop can affected due to inadequate supply of sulphur nutrient. It is also…Read More

Status and prospectus of conservation agriculture

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article image THERE IS significant advancement in research in the agriculture sector, but there are still a large number of people who are suffering from hunger and poverty. According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) about 850 million people are suffering from hunger, out of which 815 million people are from developing countries. Although recent predictions point to reduced population growth, a considerable increase in overall production is still required, it’s a major challenge. In 2050,…Read More

Potential of m-health to improve health status

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article image Mobile technologies are increasingly growing in developing countries like Pakistan. There have been several new researches and developments in this field around the globe. Currently, mobile phone is becoming a momentous Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tool not only in urban regions but also in remote and rural areas. The rapid expansion in the technologies, simplicity to use and the falling costs of devices; make the mobile an appropriate and adaptable tool to bridge the…Read More

PTCL attains authorised ACA training employer status

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STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL has been granted Training Employer’ status by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) after meeting their strict screening and evaluation criteria. PTCL is one of few companies in Pakistan to have been granted this prestigious status by ICAEW, which ranks as one of the esteemed and highly recognized Institute of Chartered Accountants in the world.The PTCL took the initiative of the company’s registration as Approved Training Employer with…Read More

GCU maintains excellent status in studies

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Government College University Vice Chancellor Dr Khaleequr Rahman, while commenting on securing 10 positions in the intermediate examination, has said that 2013 has emerged to be a triumphant year for the university. "The alumni and teachers have felt proved of their excellence in academics, research and co-curricular activities at all levels. GCU orators won 175 oratory awards, our 24 faculty members received Research Productivity Awards from Ministry of Science…Read More

GSP plus status may benefit farming, fishery

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) plus status can generate additional space for the country’s exports to EU which is Pakistan’s single largest trade partner with bilateral trade exceeding ten billion Euros."It provides an opportunity to Pakistan for improving its relations with the European Union in terms of trade, as well as economic/and political relations," said Chief Executive Officer Harvest Tradings, Ahmad Jawad, said while talking to the media in…Read More

B.Tech students for equal degree status with BE degree

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Hundreds of students from different universities and colleges, offering B.Tech programme, while demanding the formation of Pakistan Technology Council (PTC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology staged a protest in front of the Karachi Press Club.The students, who were protesting under the banner of Pakistan B.Tech Engineers Community (PBEC), said that as per the Higher Education Commission’s decision the 4-year B.Tech (Hons) degree is at par and compatible with B.E/B.…Read More

MFN status to India to stir competition regime

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Competition will raise in the region with the implementation of Most Favourite Nation (MFN) status to India from January 1, 2013,and need is to establish an effective an efficient quality infrastructure in all sectors, to compete well."The government has outlined a comprehensive strategy with an aim to develop a fast-growing, internationally competitive, and export-driven industrial sector. We have to focus on quality not only in our trade goods and industry but also in…Read More