Tag: Testing

MoIT seeks Cabinet approval for 5G services testing

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5G technology testing in market start before expected commercial availability after 2020 urged by government to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). 5G is the next big evolution in mobile broadband offering appealing data rates to customers. it will also greatly enhance application and experience of this next generation technology. launch of 5G technology in Pakistan is […]…Read More

Food testing laboratory in Pakistan increases export

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The Pakistani Veterinary Residue Laboratory in Faisalabad, a food laboratory supported by the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has acquired the capability to undertake latest tests to certify the safety of food. It has recently earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) accreditation, and officials expect this to contribute […]…Read More

Halal & non-Halal Food testing lab

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The University of Karachi, Industrial Analytical Center (IAC) of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), finally succeeded to obtain accreditation from the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology’s Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC). IAC would conduct Halal testing to analyze the non-Halal ingredients in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical products. Industrial Analytical Center […]…Read More

KU research centre declared food-testing lab

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Indonesian Agricultural Quarantine Agency (IAQA) has declared HEJ, Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi (KU) standard laboratory for pesticide residue testing of food ingredients. After having a substantial research in Pakistan, the IAQA has taken this decision to comply with Indonesian import regulations. The Industrial Analytical Centre (IAC), offering unique service in Pakistan, works under HEJ, Research Institute of Chemistry, International…Read More

Higher Education Commission to augment its own testing service body

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article image Staff Report ISD: Higher Education Commission (HEC) is set to launch its own testing service; following the trail of Lahore High Court (LHC) order dated March 2014 in which the private testing body National Testing Service (NTS) was deemed as illegal and HEC was directed to form a new testing service body. The body will be responsible to conduct admission tests of universities, foreign and indigenous scholarship etc. Instead of outsourcing the project of hiring of services of a…Read More

UoK establishes halal products testing lab

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of University of Karachi (UoK), has focused on testing of Halal cosmetics and other Halal products by setting up a special laboratory at its Industrial Analytical Centre. Not only with the final product but also with the raw materials, ingredients, equipment, apparatus, utensils, labels, packaging material, technology, and the process employed in the production, which need to be deemed safe to use…Read More

PTA calls for setting up of mobile testing lab

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has said that a mobile testing lab for inspecting imported cell phones’ IMEIs, equipment’s quality and electromagnetic rays was the need of the time. "All the suggestions for simplifying complex policies would be forwarded to the concerned ministry in order to provide relief to the traders," said the Director Enforcement PTA during his recently visit to KCCI and KEDA. On the occasion, he gave suggestions on…Read More

Latest testing standards unveiled for cement sector

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Cement Research and Development Institute, a subsidiary of Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company, has recently augmented its cement testing portfolio with the addition of PS: 5313-2014 and PS:5314-2014. These latest standards have recently been embraced by PSQCA and CRandDI took an endeavor as an initiative to launch the testing for common and masonry cement at the institute. According to an official of the PSQCA, it has facilitated the construction…Read More

Thous and s of samples pending at water testing lab

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Faulty apparatus at a premier national water quality laboratory in Islamabad has caused pendency of thousand of water samples sent in for testing. According to an official, photometer equipment in the National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL), which works under the PCRWR, has been out of order for the last two months. The official said that the department receives at least 40 to 50 water samples on a daily basis from areas including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jhelum,…Read More

Proficiency testing services launched to meet world quality st and ards

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article image Staff Report ISLAMABAD: The National Proficiency Testing services have been launched in Pakistan which will further strengthen the quality infrastructure and contribute towards building international reputation of this infrastructure all over the world. The initiative, taken under the Trade Related Technical Assistance-II Programme with the European Union funding, is the result of strong collaboration of National Physical and Standards Laboratory (NPSL) with the Ministry of Science…Read More