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Govt fails to achieve olive cultivation targets

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PAKISTAN IS the biggest importer of edible oil and the economy of the country has to bear a great burden annually on import of this valuable commodity. Currently, Pakistan is third largest edible oil importer, importing 2.6 million tons. Whereas, Pakistan’s climatic conditions and monsoon-free geography can make it a leading country for olive cultivation […]…Read More

COMSTECH targets 50 versities of OIC for top 500 ranking

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The 15th session of the general assembly of the OIC Standing Committee on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) decided to assist for augmentation of education and skills in the member states, with the mark of 50 universities of member states to be included in the rank of the top 500 universities. The session concluded in Islamabad on June 1, 2016 with the adoption of resolutions that included a document on "Science and Technology in the OIC Countries: Goals, Priorities…Read More

Amazon Targets to Trap Prime members

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article image Amazon is offering unlimited photo storage to its Prime subscribers. Amazon’s newPrime Photoslets the more than 20 million Prime members store digital files, music, movies, documents and photo that they can then access from a variety of devices. Users can upload the photos from Apple iOS gadgets (iPhone,iPad) and devices that support Google'sAndroidmobile operating system software, as well as from the Web. Consumers who signed up for Amazon's Cloud Drive service, whether they were Prime…Read More

LG Targets Growing 3G Markets with New L Series Smartphones

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article image New L Fino and L Bello Offer Premium UX Features, Class-leading Cameras and Powerful Quad-Core Processors without Premium Price Karachi, September23, 2014 - LG Electronics (LG) will unveil a pair of its newest smartly-priced L Series smartphones at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The L Fino and L Bello are powerful alternatives to higher-priced smartphones, perfect for teenagers and first-time smartphone owners in emerging 3G markets. With blazing fast Quad-Core processors and premium UX features…Read More

Pakistan heading towards meeting targets on Ozone Layer protection

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is fully committed towards global efforts for the conservation of environment and has successfully met 2010 targets through the phasing out of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) as set by the Montreal Protocol with aim to reinforce the initiatives being taken for the preservation of the Ozone Layer. Further, the 2015 targets as set for phase-out of Hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) accelerated programme is being met through the implementation of five projects in…Read More

Nucon Engineering sets high technology targets

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The adoption ratio of switching to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) Systems from conventional air conditioning in Pakistan is picking up momentum, creating more opportunities for local companies like Nucon Engineering. Though a large number of Pakistanis are still unaware of HVACR technology, the corporate and private sector of the country is swiftly shifting, presenting a positive scope of this technology to this small company. "…Read More

Viper targets schools with Z Series Android Tablets

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD:Beginning a smart new wave and making education all the more a "touch, feel and learn" experience, Viper has introduced new education-centered tablets with bundled applications including Kno Textbooks, and Intellisense’s Camera App that works with a snap-on magnification lens. This feature helps in converting the tab into a microscope and science app that recreates a science lab just by hooking it to a thermal probe and other sensors. While this…Read More

Less rains may dampen farm targets

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Inflationary pressures may get triggered during the coming months as poor rainfall during the ongoing monsoon season is expected to adversely impact the agricultural yields.According to experts, the rainfall during this monsoon season has not stood as per expectations.They warned that the less water availability situation due to low rainfall in the country could hurt the supply side situation in agriculture segment that may induce more inflation in the months coming ahead."…Read More

S and T-achievements and targets

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TO ACHIEVE sustainable economic growth, scientific research should drive the production and exploitation of knowledge. It is imperative to move forward from infrastructure and capacity building of RandD institutions to value added technologies and more innovative ideas for development of entrepreneurship. To overcome challenges like energy shortage smart’ research and development investment is required for exploration and efficient utilization of natural resources. Principal focus of this year…Read More

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