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RIPP roundtable highlights vitality of forests

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article image RIPHAH Institute of Public Policy (RIPP) and PRIME Institute jointly organized a roundtable policy discussion on "Forests Policy" to mark the "International Forest Day" on Monday, 21st March 2016 at the RIPHAH Campus, Rawalpindi. Guest speakers included DIG Forests, Ministry of Climate Change, Abdul Munaf Qaim Khani; former IG Forests Basheer Wani, Director Bioadversity Ministry of Climate, Naseem Ashraf Raja, Dr. Masood Raja University of North Texas, Ali Salman…Read More

Precision agriculture, its process and vitality

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Precision Agriculture is a farming management concept which is based on measuring, observing and responding to intra and inter-field variation in the crops. (Blackmore et al., 2003) define precision agriculture as the management of spatial and temporal variability at a sub-field level to improve economic returns and reduce environmental impact. It is also referred as Satellite Farming/SSCM (Site Specific Crop Management). Precision Agriculture was firstly introduced in United States in 1980s…Read More

Dont forget the vitality of mountains

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article image Mountains are the water towers and storehouses of energy for our world, yet each year, comes World Water Day, very little thought is given to the mountains and the people who live in mountain areas. This is a big mistake, especially considering this year’s theme of Water and Energy. Take for example the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. It is the source of ten large Asian river systems and provides water, energy, and ecosystem services to more than 210 million people directly and…Read More

Speakers highlight vitality for national progress

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Speakers at an international conference have underscored the importance of education for the nation’s prosperity and need to uplift teaching standard among Pakistani universities. The two-day international conference titled, "Education in Pakistan; Practices and Challenges" was recently organized at the University of Education Lahore. University’ VC Dr Faizul Hasan presided over the conference. Dr Faiz said in order to overcome the social and economic…Read More

Growing vitality of phytoweapons

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article image WE ARE rushing through second decade of 21st century where problems are different and complex. Most of the intellectuals of the past indicated that human survival during this era will be a challenge. Present day social and economic issues of the world are justifying those alarming predictions. All the threatening forecasts are being realized in a very drastic manner. Focusing the trembling economies of modern world and devastating environmental regimes, it becomes painfully clear that…Read More

Speakers reiterate vitality of social responsibility

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Academics, at a recently held event at NUST, have launched an initiative to reiterate the importance of civic engagement and celebrate the completion of US-funded programme twinning five Pakistani universities with US universities.On the occasion, NUST Rector Eng. Muhammad Asghar highlighted the prominent features of the initiative and implementation plan to promote a culture of social responsibility and civic engagement."The law and order crisis Pakistan is currently…Read More

Rising vitality of 3-D

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article image IN PAKISTAN there are many utilities of the VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) in different news channels to create the nearest original environment of any event that occurs at that time. Computer-based visualisation is becoming increasingly important in natural resource management. Virtual reality has been involved in a wide range of academic and commercial applications. It can give users a natural feeling of the environment by creating realistic virtual worlds. The VRML can be seen as a…Read More

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Wateen CEO projects vitality of mobile marketing

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen Telecom, Pakistan’s leading converged communi- cations provider, has recently participated in the prestigious Digital Marketing Confer- ence 2012, held in Karachi. The conference was held under the auspices of the Pa- kistan Advertisers’ Society as a platform to bring together Pakistan’s marketing and ad- vertising communities on the subject of reinventing and reshaping marketing media. Theme of the moot was "Dig- ital Marketing: Today, To- morrow and Beyond&…Read More

Seminar focuses on biotech vitality

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The 21st Century is the period of biotechnology where Pakistan needs to focus on the benefits of agricultural biotechnology like improvement of field crops, reduce vulnerability of crops and livestock’s to environmental stresses, increases nutritional qualities and quantity of foods, improve taste, texture and appearance of foods and reduce the dependence of fertilizers, pesticides and other agrochemicals.Speakers expressed these remarks at a seminar titled "Emerging…Read More

VASSCAA-6 highlights vitality of science applications

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The 6th Vacuum and Surface Sciences Conference of Asia and Australia commonly known as VASSCAA-6 has recently concluded at the Pak-China Friendship Centre here.A significant number of scientists and engineers from 30 countries including America, Japan, South Korea, France, UK, Russia,, Kazakhstan, Argentina, New Zealand, Germany, Italy, Austria and Saudi Arabia participated in the event. Besides, about 250 delegates from various educational and RandD institutions from Pakistan…Read More