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UVAS arranged “Post Budget Meeting on Review of Livestock Initiatives”

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Meeting recommended enhancing import duty on whey milk and powdered milk while fisheries, Poultry, Red meat sectors included in the zero rated sectors LAHORE (06-06-17): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I) chaired a meeting on discussion of Federal Budget 2017-18 in the (UVAS) syndicate room to discuss […]…Read More

HEC proposes Rs25b to run ongoing, new initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has proposed an amount of Rs25 billion for financial year 2016-17 to run its ongoing and new initiatives in line with the Vision 2025 and the government’s priorities. The information made part of the draft PSDP 2016-17 proposal shared in National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training recently held at the HEC secretariat. The committee was briefed in detail by Chairperson HEC Prof. Dr Mukhtar…Read More

Initiatives like CPEC to change Pak fate: Ex-envoy

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Former ambassador to China and envoy at UN Masood Khan has said the fate of Pakistan is rapidly changing due to new initiatives taken by the government like Pakistan China Economic Corridor (CPEC), which would bring prosperity in the region, benefiting all stakeholders. He was delivering a lecture on the topic of Science, Technology and Diplomacy’ at the University of Management and Technology (UMT). "We should trust the Chinese investment but also have to keep an…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "de-risks" the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners. At this…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with UNIDO has recently organized a ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "…Read More

MoU signed to strengthen sustainable transport initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: An MoU has been signed between NUST and Component Implementation Unit-Trucking of Pakistan Sustainable Transport project. Purpose of the agreement is to provide research oriented technical support to strengthen the institutional capacity of the relevant federal and provincial government departments to promote the sustainable transport initiatives in Pakistan. The MoU would facilitate the project team on the objective of reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and…Read More

Microsoft briefs media on broad-based social initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Microsoft Pakistan has recently briefed the media about its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives with particular emphasis on the upcoming employability portal being created by Microsoft. The briefing was made by General Manager of Microsoft NEPA region, Leila Surhan, and Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan Nadeem Malik. Another vital initiative orchestrated by Microsoft Pakistan is the "Internet safety and security campaign". Under this…Read More

SLF taking initiatives to protect snow leopards

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STAFF REPORT CHITRAL: Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) Pakistan has been camera trapping in Terich Valley, which is helping determine the population of snow leopards and other ungulates in the region. SLF has successfully captured on camera many wild species, including the snow leopard, wolf, ibex, fox, jackal, wild cat and cape hare by using the latest motion sensor camera with night vision. "The most important aspect of the study is the support from Terich Valley community which…Read More

SLF taking initiatives to protect snow leopards

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article image STAFF REPORT CHITRAL: Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) Pakistan has been camera trapping in Terich Valley, which is helping determine the population of snow leopards and other ungulates in the region. SLF has successfully captured on camera many wild species, including the snow leopard, wolf, ibex, fox, jackal, wild cat and cape hare by using the latest motion sensor camera with night vision. "The most important aspect of the study is the support from Terich Valley community which…Read More

Biodiversity conservation still a distant dream despite initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has come up with a comprehensive plan for biodiversity conservation and protection with the aim to control biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems and promote sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of the present and future generations. All the provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan have approved the draft National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). Though the government authorities believe the draft plan has paved the way for its…Read More