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Bagasse – An Answer To Pakistan’s Declining Economy And Energy Crisis

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article image Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) is a perennial crop that is cultivated around the world mainly for sugar production. Pakistan, at present, ranks at 5th position in terms of total area production of sugarcane. Although there are several by-products obtained from sugar extraction, our focus here would be on “Bagasse”, an often neglected and mishandled by-product that […]…Read More

Arsenic as poisonous chemical in drinking water

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article image Water is the basic necessity of life. All the living organisms, including human demand clean drinking water. Everybody in present era seems to be complaining like all these diseases are due to contaminated drinking water is not it? Of course, yes, unfortunately our drinking water is contaminated with different physical, chemical and biological agents. But […]…Read More

Class of 2017 graduated from IST

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article image Institute of Space Technology (IST) celebrated its 12th Commencement of Class 2017 with the graduation of 246 students in the disciplines of Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Materials Science & Engineering and Space Science on August 24, 2017. Mr. Muhammad Irfan Burney, Advisor SPD graced the occasion as the chief guest. Senior dignitaries from the civil and […]…Read More

Sulphur status in soil and its prominence in plants

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article image Sulphur (S) is crucial nutrient element for plants growth and development. The protein forming sulphur nutrient, is 9th in the row of 17 essential nutrients. Sulphur is an imperative nutrient for best plant growth: it is one of the fundamental macro elements essential for better plant growth. Sulphur is a component of methionine and cysteine in plants. Quality and yield of oil seed crop can affected due to inadequate supply of sulphur nutrient. It is also…Read More

Perspective of high efficiency irrigation system

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article image The geographical area of Pakistan is 79.6 million hectares. The area under cultivation is about 27 percent. Out of this area, 80 percent is irrigated. Competition for water supplies among, industry, domestic, agricultureand environment is a worldwide phenomenon and same is true in Pakistan. In Pakistan up to 30 % water availability decreased was reported. The constraints in efficient utilization of irrigation water are small water streams, soil with high/ low infiltration rate, uneven…Read More

Agriculture for growth and poverty, mitigation policies

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article image Agriculture is a vital contributor to the economy of country as it contributes one fourth to GDP, it pays 47% labour force, agro business give above 50% industrial production, earns 70% of export revenues either directly or indirectly and it provides livelihood to 67% of rural households. Majority of poor live in rural areas (near to 80% of all poor live in rural areas) and they are mainly dependent on agriculture for their food and for livelihood security. Also livestock is source…Read More

Perspective of Camelina sativaas-an oil seed crop

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article image Pakistan is a developing country. With the increasing population, the demand for edible oil increases day by day. In Pakistan cotton sunflower, rapeseed-mustard and canola are considered as major oilseed crops. Pakistan has been constantly and chronically deficient in its production. The country produce only 30% of edible oil and about 70% of the domestic requirements are met through import. Camelina is an important oil seed crop, which have high percentage of oil contents. Its oil is…Read More

NUST team qualifies for RoboCup 2015

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article image Staff Report ISB: NUST students garnered immense appreciation upon qualifying in RoboCup 2015. The students will showcase their indigenously made robots in international competition. It is unprecedented as the NUST team becomes the only to qualify from South Asian origin which is sufficient to prove the ingenuity of Pakistani talent. The team will contest in Standard Platform League category under RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, China next month. RoboCup 2015 is annual international robotics…Read More

NUST team qualifies for RoboCup 2015

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article image Staff Report ISB: NUST students garnered immense appreciation upon qualifying in RoboCup 2015. The students will showcase their indigenously made robots in international competition. It is unprecedented as the NUST team becomes the only to qualify from South Asian origin which is sufficient to prove the ingenuity of Pakistani talent. The team will contest in Standard Platform League category under RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, China next month. RoboCup 2015 is annual international robotics…Read More

Speakers stress optimal application of S&T for national progress

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article image These views were expressed by speakers at a one-day "Second Young Scientists Societies Summit 2014" organized by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Technology Times, National Academy of Young Scientists and Tech TV as part of the celebrations of the World Science Day for Peace and Development here on the premises of the PCST on Monday. The speakers included PCST Chairperson Dr. Mudassar Asrar, Dr. N. M. Butt, Chairman of PINSAT, NUST Science…Read More