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Heading towards tackling climate change

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article image Climate change’ is a hot topic around the world. We hear its debates and may have also been unknowingly affected by it at some point of our lives. Some say it’s a myth but most say it’s real. So what is it? And more importantly what are we doing to control it? Climate change is a significant time variation in weather patterns occurring over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. Climate change is caused by increased greenhouse effect which in turn causes global…Read More

Towards re-inventing good governance

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article image Good governance is perhaps the single most important factor in eradicating poverty and promoting development: Kofi Annan It is not complicated for people in developed countries to envisage a situation in which all interaction with government could be done through one counter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without waiting in lines. Conversely, to achieve this same level of efficiency and flexibility for developing countries is going to be far more complicated. Experience in developed…Read More

Pakistan fast heading towards becoming CERN associate member

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is fast heading towards becoming associate member of the CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) as its capabilities particularly in the area of science and nuclear research have been found satisfactory. Recently a four-member technical team from the CERN, headed by Dr Sergio Bertolucci, has visited Pakistan to assess its capabilities in the field of science and nuclear research. "Pakistan’s nuclear research capability is satisfactory as we…Read More