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Workshop urges strong cooperation for biosecurity

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Experts at the three-day workshop of COMSATS, PAS and ISESCO have called for enhanced cooperation between the collaborating institutions; active participation of scientists and researchers from common member states of COMSATS and ISESCO in building relevant capacities; increasing awareness and education in biotechnology ethics. The event was jointly organized by COMSATS, ISESCO and PAS with over 150 participants from around 20 Randamp;D…Read More

Dr AQ Khan urges scientific innovations for national progress

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) has recently organized a unique event of interaction and dialogue between three generations of intellectuals of science and education by organizing a brainstorming session on Wednesday on "Past, Present and Future of Science in Pakistan." The participants of this event under the banner of "Making Pakistan Science Conscious" included winner of the Olympiad in science organised; MPhil and PhD students of…Read More

WWW urges govt to draft wildlife conservation policy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Senior Director World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan chapter, Dr Ejaz Ahmad has urged the government to devise a comprehensive policy for wildlife conservation as it is an integral part of the country’s biodiversity. He said Pakistan’s wildlife consisted of some 668 species of birds, 195 species of mammals and 192 species of reptiles. For the protection and conservation of these species and their habitat, a network of protected areas was currently in place working…Read More

Anusha urges consensus on global agenda for use of ICTs to achieve SDGs

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman Khan has emphasized the need for global policy consensus to maximize the utility of ICTs for achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She said this while recently delivering her policy statement at the UN General Assembly high level meeting in New York. The meeting was arranged to review the achievements of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) over the past decade. "Today we…Read More

WWF Pakistan urges quick steps over climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The WWF-Pakistan has urged the world leaders recently gathered in Paris to ensure that they conclude a deal that meets the demands of science and reduces greenhouse gas emissions effective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. "The year 2015 has proven to be an unusual year for Pakistan due to unpredictable weathering events across the entire country. A mini-cyclone in Peshawar killed 44 people; heat waves in Karachi killed more than 1,500 people, cloudbursts…Read More

WWF Pakistan urges quick steps over climate change

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The WWF-Pakistan has urged the world leaders recently gathered in Paris to ensure that they conclude a deal that meets the demands of science and reduces greenhouse gas emissions effective to keep global warming below 1.5°C. "The year 2015 has proven to be an unusual year for Pakistan due to unpredictable weathering events across the entire country. A mini-cyclone in Peshawar killed 44 people; heat waves in Karachi killed more than 1,500 people, cloudbursts…Read More

HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were the reason of…Read More

WWF-Pak urges gov to amplify its voice in COP 21

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: WWF-Pakistan, alongside The Embassy of France in Pakistan and other common society accomplices sorted out a joint press conference in connection to the climate change issues. The question and answer session was sorted out keeping in mind the end goal to dispatch the 'Pakistan Say Paris (From Pakistan to Paris)' making a course for Paris Climate Conference. WWF-Pakistan Senior Director Ejaz Ahmad said on the event, "Pakistan is deliberating for various natural issues…Read More

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HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were reason…Read More

WWF-Pak urges gov to improve risk reduction measures

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STAFF REPORT ISB: WWF-Pakistan raised serious concerns over the increased frequency of massive floods and urged the government to reduce the impacts of environmental hazards through better management of critical watersheds and floodplains. The risk reduction and emergency preparedness needs to be improved from government counterparts. The efforts need much more holistic and channelized approach to reduce duplication and better execution of the plans. Hamid Naqi Khan, Director General…Read More