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Planting of over 300,000 Olive Trees underway in Pothohar

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article image ISLAMABAD: Under a five-year plan initiated in 2015, the agriculture department of Punjab province is providing two million olive saplings free of charge to farmers in the Pothohar region. The aim of the Olive Valley Project is to develop the region as an olive-growing region and promote domestic olive oil production. Pothohar (also often spelled Potohar, Pothwar, Potwar) is a large plateau region in north-eastern Pakistan covering an area of 8,…Read More

IRSA, PCRWR agreement underway for employing RS technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The highly sophisticated technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS) can be optimally utilized for water resource management. This was tendered by Indus River System Authority (IRSA) during an exclusive meeting with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR). The IRSA delegation during the meeting urged PCRWR to employ these RS technology and also hoped for collaboration in this regard. Chairman IRSA, Rao Irshad Ali Khan identified various…Read More

PM Youth Training Scheme underway

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Prime Minister`s Youth Training Scheme (PMYTS) was one of the ten projects that got approval from Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) the other day. The PMYTS aims to provide technical trainings to graduates from universities across the country to as many as 150,000 students in the next three years. Inter-Provincial Coordination Secretary Ijaz Chaudhry said on the occasion, "The college graduates with a 16 years education will be…Read More

PM Youth Training Scheme underway

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Prime Minister`s Youth Training Scheme (PMYTS) was one of the ten projects that got approval from Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) the other day. The PMYTS aims to provide technical trainings to graduates from universities across the country to as many as 150,000 students in the next three years. Inter-Provincial Coordination Secretary Ijaz Chaudhry said on the occasion, "The college graduates with a 16 years education will be eligible to…Read More

Survey for biomass research underway

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STAFF REPORT HYD: A collaborative effort to collect biomass from Sindh has been instigated by National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Sindh Agriculture University (SAU). The objectives eyes on conducting and research towards biofuels in general and biomass in particular. Initially biomass will be collected from 13 districts of Sindh. The data acquisition will be done by the help of Global Positioning System (GPS). The surveying areas of Sindh include Hyderabad, Kambar…Read More

Survey for biomass research underway

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article image STAFF REPORT HYD:A collaborative effort to collect biomass from Sindh has been instigated by National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Sindh Agriculture University (SAU). The objectives eyes on conducting and research towards biofuels in general and biomass in particular. Initially biomass will be collected from 13 districts of Sindh. The data acquisition will be done by the help of Global Positioning System (GPS). The surveying areas of Sindh include Hyderabad, Kambar…Read More

ICTs role in dengue eradication underway

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) has come forward to aid health sector and is developing a set of technological tools that will help to efficiently monitor and use resources for dengue eradication. The project is titled as "Dengue Epidemic Surveillance Modelling, Visualization, and Response Management System." According to the sources, the Ministry is to develop strong suite of tools that will account for exploration, visualization, monitoring…Read More

Largest IT and Telecom Extravaganza Underway

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article image Pakistan’s biggest property portal, Lamudi.pk, encourages locals to visit ITCN Asia LAHORE, 26 AUGUST, 2014: House-hunters can get a free demonstration of new online services for finding property at the annual ITCN Asia expo, which kicks off in Karachi today. The 13th ITCN Asia 2014 - the biggest IT industry event in Pakistan and one of the largest technology shows in the South Asia region - is now underway at the Karachi Expo Center. The event is an annual highlight for the region’…Read More