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UVAS reviews steps to further improve quality of education

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article image LAHORE (02-06-17): The Quality Enhancement Cell of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised a meeting of deans and directors to review the quality of education being imparted in the university and how to further improve it as per Higher Education Commission standards. Chairing the meeting, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha […]…Read More

Speakers call for concrete steps to combat environmental hazards

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article image FAISALABAD: Speakers have called for steps to combat environmental hazards and adopt healthy lifestyle to reduce diseases and mortality rate as 3.8 million people die of diabetes each year only; whereas cancer kills 1.37 million people. They were addressing at one-day symposium titled andquot;one healthandquot; arranged by US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security, University of Agriculture Faisalabad at New Senate…Read More

PEC claims 1,000MW can be saved thru efficient steps

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Engineering Council has claimed that 1,000 megawatts can be saved though efficient measures and the government has undertaken steps to mitigate the energy crisis with policy making as its first priority. PEC chief Javed Salim Qureshi said this in his address to the 36th annual convention and annual general meeting of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Pakistan held recently. He said that the Power Policy 2015 aimed at offering…Read More

PEC claims 1,000MW can be saved thru efficient steps

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Engineering Council has claimed that 1,000 megawatts can be saved though efficient measures and the government has undertaken steps to mitigate the energy crisis with policy making as its first priority. PEC chief Javed Salim Qureshi said this in his address to the 36th annual convention and annual general meeting of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Pakistan held recently. He said that the Power Policy 2015 aimed at offering better…Read More

Steps called to control climate change impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A seminar has recently been organized to commemorate the International Day of Forests by IUCN, and the Ministry of Climate Change, CDA, Bahria University at Bahria University, Islamabad Campus with an objective to highlight the importance of the International Day of Forest. The theme of the year 2016 is: "Forest and Water". While elaborating the significance of forests, Abdul Munaf Qaimkhani, Deputy IG Forests, said that in order to reduce the rising…Read More

APTMA seeks remedial steps to meet textile export target

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan textile industry is impaired due to heavy taxes and surcharges, rendering it uncompetitive compared to regional economies. Other irritants include energy tariff, under utilization of power generation capacity and energy shortage, says a research report prepared by the APTMA.The export sector is subject to five percent duties, taxes and surcharges, while competitors in India enjoy tax-free regime on exports of textile products, while in Bangladesh and China,…Read More

APTMA seeks remedial steps to meet textile export target

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan textile industry is impaired due to heavy taxes and surcharges, rendering it uncompetitive compared to regional economies. Other irritants include energy tariff, under utilization of power generation capacity and energy shortage, says a research report prepared by the APTMA. The export sector is subject to five percent duties, taxes and surcharges, while competitors in India enjoy tax-free regime on exports of textile products, while in Bangladesh and China,…Read More

WWF Pakistan urges quick steps over climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The WWF-Pakistan has urged the world leaders recently gathered in Paris to ensure that they conclude a deal that meets the demands of science and reduces greenhouse gas emissions effective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. "The year 2015 has proven to be an unusual year for Pakistan due to unpredictable weathering events across the entire country. A mini-cyclone in Peshawar killed 44 people; heat waves in Karachi killed more than 1,500 people, cloudbursts…Read More

WWF Pakistan urges quick steps over climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The WWF-Pakistan has urged the world leaders recently gathered in Paris to ensure that they conclude a deal that meets the demands of science and reduces greenhouse gas emissions effective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. "The year 2015 has proven to be an unusual year for Pakistan due to unpredictable weathering events across the entire country. A mini-cyclone in Peshawar killed 44 people; heat waves in Karachi killed more than 1,500 people, cloudbursts…Read More

Mobicash steps farther for electronic banking

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The branchless banking service Mobicash is gaining popularity in Pakistan and sensing this, NADRA Technologies Limited (NTL) has signed an agreement to launch this service on NADRA e-Sahulat platform. This will allow Mobicash customers to use e-sahulat booths across Pakistan for payment of utility bills, money transactions, loan repayments, open of new mobile accounts and several other features. The formal agreement signing ceremony was held. The representatives of…Read More