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Earth’s rotation is slowing down: experts predict the earthquakes will be increased in 2018

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article image Geoscientists team notified that around every 25-30 years Earth’s rotation began to slow down. The slowing rotation historically has been found from last 5 years (increase in earthquakes). Geologists analyzed every earthquake to occur since 1900 at a magnitude above 7.0, looking for trends in the occurrence of large earthquakes and found is that roughly […]…Read More

Facebook content restrictions increased to 600 percent for Pakistan

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Government has tightened its control over Facebook usage in the middle of a crackdown against online blasphemy after 600 percent hike in successful requests for content restrictions this year. The social media giants have officially confirmed the released information. According to the report of this month, there is increased cooperation for censoring blasphemous content between […]…Read More

Mobile Phone import increased 15% in FY 2017-18

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In Pakistan import of mobile handsets are surging with smartphones manufacturing brands rising the country. The remarkable growth of 14.94% observed in mobile handset imports in fiscal year from July to November in 2017-18. In the current fiscal year, imports rose by $303.238 million as compared to $264.009 million during the same period in FY […]…Read More

Pakistan’s GDP is to be increased 6% in next 10 years: researchers

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Pakistan’s GDP will have an average 6% growth in over next 10 years has been predicted by researchers from Harvard University’s center for international. Irfan Daultana, PML-N leader, and Member Punjab Assembly said that economic stability brought by the PML-N government in the country has made it possible. He said, ” Various international institutions have […]…Read More

R&amp D budget to be increased to one pc of GDP by 2018

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain has said that research and development (Randamp;D) budget will be increased to one percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2018 for meeting modern world demands and making the countryand#39;s security unprecedented. He stated this while addressing a seminar on the andquot;Role of Education, Science and Technology in National Security,andquot; organised by the…Read More

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Budget being increased for science & tech research

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The economic development is directly linked to research and development (RandD) and this is why its budget in Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) is being increased from Rs65 million to Rs250 million, said Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain. While speaking at the LCCI, the minister said that all resources were being utilised to promote the research culture in Pakistan so that the country could join the club of…Read More

Public awareness increased during World Space Week

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STAFF REPORT IBD: More than 75 schools, colleges and universities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi have participated in the World Space Week (WSW) activities recently concluded in Pakistan. The activities were organized by the Institute of Space Technology (IST). The World Science Week is observed annually from Oct 4-10 to raise awareness about the space technology and promote its peaceful usage amongst students and the masses. According to details, SUPARCO celebrated the Week in as…Read More

Crops production level down amid increased input costs

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The production of major crops including paddy, wheat, gram and cotton lint is on decline chiefly due to the skyrocketing cost of agriculture inputs."In 2011-12 and 2012-13 Pakistan missed production targets of important crops like wheat, rice, cotton and gram, while during the same period the cost of crop production increased by 25 to 30 per cent," said an official of the Ministry of Food Security and Research.According to statistics, 23.45 million tons of wheat was…Read More

Increased farm inputs prices dent wheat sowing

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan is surely having less wheat production than in the last year, as the government has missed the wheat sowing target by 2 to 2.5 per cent in the ongoing Rabi crop season, shows an unofficial data about wheat sowing exercise.Last year, the government had covered 8.9 million hectares for wheat sowing and the same was considered for the current year. However, the initial estimates reveal that the wheat sowing target has been missed by 2.5 to 3 per cent, which might affect…Read More