Day: December 6, 2017

Participating in writing contests lighten up young minds: EssayCon-2017 speakers

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article image TO POPULARIZE science and technology in the society, Technology Times in collaboration with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) organized an essay writing contest EssayCon 2017 aiming to create the scientific temper among the student community on “Practical and Cost-Effective Solutions to Control Water Born Diseases”. Bushra Hashmi from Jinnah University for Women, […]…Read More

Engro, IFC signed an agreement for InfraVentures

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Engro Corporation signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank member, to discover growth opportunities in underdeveloped coordination sector of Pakistan. Engro would develop joint solutions for products that need temperature controlled logistics (TCL), such as agricultural yield, medicines, and fresh food commodities among others under the agreement. It would develop opportunities […]…Read More

Chinese delegation visits PMAS-AAUR

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A Chinese delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China led by Prof Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMASAAUR) to look for potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information about agricultural products and crop pest control and to discover more possibilities to […]…Read More

Pakistan Halal Food Authority will promote trade

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The importance of setting up of Pakistan Halal Authority to promote trade in food, medicine, and cosmetics has been emphasized Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while chairing the meeting with officials of Ministry of Science and Technology. Minister said that Halal Food processing in Pakistan will help in enhancing foreign exchange […]…Read More

Punjab is hosting about 80,000 or more HIV patients

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Punjab is hosting about 80,000 or more Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) patients. According to the report exposed by private media around 133,529 people are infected in Pakistan. Discussing disease like Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is considered a taboo. People as a substitute to fight with this issue associate this disease with sexual misconduct. Though the […]…Read More

Regulation approved for solar power net metering system

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Pakistan government has launched a new regulation for the solar power net metering system to encourage solar energy use in worsening energy crisis. Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has approved certification regulation to boost uptake of clean energy and to encourage consumers to produce solar electricity and sell it to the national grid. AEDB board […]…Read More

Green Pakistan’s initiative to plant 100m trees

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The government has set an objective of planting 100 million trees till 2021 under Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Program. So significantly more than two million trees have been planted in with help of provincial forest departments, official of Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) said. Forests could back off floodwater streams by 72 […]…Read More