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Alternanthera species interference and control studies in Oryza sativa L.

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Rice is an important staple food and cash crop of Pakistan and it is the second staple food after wheat. It contributes 0.6% to the gross domestic product and adds 3.1% to the value of the national agricultural product. It is grown over an area of 2748 thousand hectares with an annual production of 6811 […]…Read More

Pak-US Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy starts in UET

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: US Consul General William J. Martin and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has recently unveiled a plaque at the KP Provincial Assembly to formally launch the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy. The centre, housed at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar, aims to produce technical experts and to facilitate applied research to find innovative and practical solutions to Pakistan’s energy challenges. This five-…Read More

Pak-US Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy starts in UET

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: US Consul General William J. Martin and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has recently unveiled a plaque at the KP Provincial Assembly to formally launch the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy. The centre, housed at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar, aims to produce technical experts and to facilitate applied research to find innovative and practical solutions to Pakistan’s energy challenges. This five-year…Read More

France puts ban on Pak students for doctoral studies

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STAFF REPORT ISB: In a surprising move, France has banned Pakistani students from pursuing doctoral level studies in the field of Nuclear Science, Agriculture and Dairy. "We have been informed that the French government has slapped ban on Pakistani students for getting doctoral level studies in the fields of nuclear science, agriculture and dairy sectors," Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed has informed the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education…Read More

Students counseled before leaving for US studies

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Students who have qualified for foreign studies need to prepare their checklist on travel must-dos, getting around in an unfamiliar environment, cultural adjustments, financial arrangements and save a few dollars to set them up for life on campus. As many as 60 Pakistani students who will begin their higher studies in the United States this year have been advised to get prepared for the journey and its related requirements in terms of documents, finances and other…Read More

Experts call for environmental studies

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STAFF REPORT KHAIRPUR: ECO Science Foundation Chairman Dr. Manzoor Ahmed Soomro, has said that climate change is a reality and a challenge as well. "We must learn from nature. Steps would be taken to establish the institute of environmental studies at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur," said Dr. Soomro during a recently concluded two-day international conference on "Environmental issues of Sindh and its remedies" at the Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. The…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

507 scholars complete studies in foreign varsities

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Under the Post-Doctoral Fellowships Programme’ of Higher Education Commission, 507 scholars have successfully completed their post-doctoral studies and joined their parent organisations.Through this programme, so far 563 Pakistani university faculty and researchers holding PhD degrees have been provided opportunity to work at leading higher education institutions and state-of-the-art laboratories of academically advanced countries."The main objective of the programme is…Read More

Effects and heat stress tolerance studies in Cotton

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By Shehzad Ahmad KangCOTTON IS a major and cash crop of Pakistan because of source of economy boost up, totally textile industry based on cotton that improve Pakistan economy and provided maximum job to human. Hirsutum is tetraploid specie which belongs to family Malvaceae and contains 2n=52 chromosomes. This specie is also known as American cotton.Global warming is the major a biotic stress that occurs due to increase in temperature that severely effecting the plant germination, vegetative and…Read More

PEC team stresses quality studies in Mirpur varsity

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STAFF REPORT MIRPUR: A team of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), comprising its experts, have recently visited the Electrical Engineering Department of the state-run Mirpur University of Science and Technology in order to assess the curricular and extra-curricular activities in line with the stipulated criteria for granting the re-accreditation for the four-year BSc Electrical Engineering programme in the university.According to details, the PEC team, however, stressed the need for adding…Read More