By Ahsan Jamil
THE SCIENTIFIC development is crucial for socio-economic development of the country and its promotion and popularization is necessary to be amplified at full throttle in order to maximize the potentials of the country and yield sustianable results.
Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) held a sublime event in wake of World Science Day (WSD-2015) which is celebrated every year across the globe on November 10. This year’s theme for WSD was Science for
By Ahsan Jamil
The two-day summit on theme Invention to Innovation’ was held from November 3-4, 2015 at University of Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The objective of the event was to give students an opportunity to showcase their innovative technological inventions. The event was organized in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST),
By AHSAN JAMIL
THE PAKISTANI land is prolific as far as scholarly development regardless of different deep-rooted and endless challenges in educational framework of the country. The indication of this is obvious by number of Pakistani scientists being named in juries of important global contests in the field of Science and Technology. The freshest episode occurred as renowned Scientist, Prof M Iqbal Choudhary hailing from University of Karachi (UoK) was rallied in securing
THE BIOLOGICAL diversity has turned out to be alarmingly corrupted in the last decade, to the degree that species elimination is assessed to be happening almost 1000 times speedier than standard levels. Patterns may keep expanding this century, ringing the alarm bells to the policy makers and the other stakeholders of the country.
A consultative meeting was sorted out jointly by the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union of Conservation of
BY Ahsan Jamil
THE TWO-DAY discussion Pakistan Sey Paris: making progress toward 2015 Paris Climate Conference’ was sorted out mutually by the Embassy of France, federal and provincial government organizations, the United Nations, and World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) from October 12-14, 2015. The event aimed to ponder solutions of climate change issues in Pakistan and fortifying its part in International circle concerning the upcoming Conference of Parties (COP) 21
THE SIGNIFICANCE of space science and technology for the fulfillment of reasonable advancement and the need to reinforce the space technology subjects were among the talks held at a three-day event organized by Institute of Space Technology (IST) in order to form unison with the developed countries to mark the celebration of International Space Week.
Chairman Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) Prof Dr Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani attended the inaugural
By Ahsan Jamil
PAKISTAN`S INCLUSION in European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN as associate member gave it an unshakable standing amongst global community and it will help louden its say’ whose reverb will be felt across the globe now. An attestation of this was observed when Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) become first-ever head of PAEC to address CERN Council in Geneva’, the dignified gathering of global scientific fraternity since Pakistan
By Ahsan Jamil
PAKISTAN`S BOOMING Information Technology (IT) industry is propelling on fast pace as few of the shimmering facts tear apart the crimson boundaries and hint an illustrious growth due to the features of adaptability of global IT companies, rising consumer base, increased tech knowledge, the growing demand of network security etc. Pakistan’s share of global IT sales has climbed to $2.8 billion, out of which $1.6 billion accounts for the country’s exports of
THE PROJECT formulation implies to activities aimed at defining specific objectives that have defined timeframe within a defined budget. Pakistan is bestowed with eminent scientists, scholars, researchers and brains that can convolute for not only pinpointing the challenges horrifying the socio-economic dynamics of the country but also in surfacing pragmatic and viable solutions through multidisciplinary approach. This was expressed by the speakers of Project
PAKISTAN`S ENDEAVORS in nanotechnology advancement are still slipshod and need significant boost to rejuvenate its foundations. To emphasize on importance on nanoscience in sustainable and environmental friendly energy solutions Preston Institute of Nano Science and Technology (PINSAT) recently organized a lecture of Prof Malek Mazza, UNESCO UNISA Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Technology, and Fellow Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) on the topic "Nano
NOBLE LAUREATE Prof Dr Abdul Salam originated splendid idea of bringing scientists from developing and developed countries at a podium to break their isolation and provide them with an opportunity to interact with their peers. This led to the formation of International Nathiagali Summer College (INSC)’ in 1976. Since then, Summer Science College is organized every year in Nathiagali’ under the auspices of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). The Summer
THE DEVELOPED countries have always emphasized on scientific developments to identify, hone and extract maximum out of the resources available in country; in fact SandT development can prompt to create resources for national development and economic uplifting. The proactive role of SandT organizations and linkages are much important and need of the hour. The deliberations made on improvement of the sector need persistent efforts to ensure apt implementation of the
By Ahsan Jamil
THE AIR pollution in the country is a mammoth challenge that is causing severe effects not only on human health but also on agricultural lands, acidification of lakes, biodiversity. The air pollution marks its menace due to uncontrolled and unaudited emissions of noxious greenhouse gases (GHG) in air from several sources such as industries, automobiles, and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) etc. The CFCs are believed to be primary culprit for stratospheric ozone layer
By Ahsan Jamil
The business growth in any sector is proportional to financial and human capital, business ethics, compliance of protocols etc. The commercial value of an enterprise is marked by the correlation of its set targets with the actual outcomes. The financial inflow and outflow management is an art as well as a science. The progressive organizations therefore stress on capacity building to restructure their business and establish it on modern pattern to
THE UNCERTAIN variability in climate due to human intervention in nature has aggravated serious challenges to nations across the globe concerning multifaceted domains of water and food security, biodiversity, human health, natural disasters including increased flooding etc. The climate change is a global concern and the relevant bodies must convolve for integrated efforts in order to mollify the effect of noxious climate change phenomenon by impacting on governmental
BY AHSAN JAMIL
The Islamabad Signal Free Expressway’ project work
has been started by Capital Development Authority (CDA) without fulfilling
requisite procedural requirements and submission of Environmental Impact
Assessment (EIA) report to Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA).
The civic agency is believed to have violated Section 12 of the Pakistan
Environmental Protection Act-1997 (PEPA-1997).
THE SCIENTISTS play a critical role in national development and manifest their vitality on number of national level issues by prompting policy makers in right direction in order to take viable long sighted decisions instead of hasty myopic strategies that look good option in a frame but as the decades pass; adversities tend to dominate vivaciously. Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) recently hold a meeting of eminent scientists to review the improvements of SandT sector