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Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

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article image QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province. Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-…Read More

GENETIC SCREENING AND GENETIC COUNSELLING AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN PAKISTAN

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article image Pakistan’s population is increasing day by day and reached up to about 20 million. It is a natural phenomenon that as much population increases the risk for different diseases also increases. The insufficient health facilities and unawareness have increased the death rates. The unawareness about Genetic diseases have increased the death rates. A large number of population of Pakistan even educated people are unaware of the two terms. Genetic…Read More

Climate change playing havoc with cotton production in Pakistan and affecting its economy

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article image Heavy rainfall, high temperatures and major pest outbreaks have taken a heavy toll on Pakistan’s cotton growing districts of Punjab and Sindh province this year. The Ministry of Textile Industry has expressed concern over the drop in cotton production by 28 per cent during 2015-16 caused by climate change-induced phenomena. The erratic weather has proved lethal for the production of cotton, one of the country’s key cash crops. Last year was the…Read More

PIASA Conferred Its first doctorate degree

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article image Staff Report ISD: First ever doctorate degree issued by PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture (PIASA) was conferred to Sabir Hussain Shah. His area of specialization was Plant Genomics and Biotechnology for development of cold tolerant tomato plant. He has become the forerunner student to receive this degree from the institute. The panel of scientists of National Agriculture Research Center (NARC) evaluated his theses work which was successfully defended by Sabir Hussain Shah…Read More

Manchester United fans in Pakistan glee as Haier launches its "United, we go higher" offer.

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article image Monitoring Report: Manchester United soccer league team fans get ready to go and meet, compliment, interact, and watch their favorite team players training sessions in Manchester, as Aon plc and Manchester United unearth their most amazing offer to Pakistani fans. Aon plc, the paramount global company providing consultancy services in risk management, human resource and outsourcing, teaming with Manchester United, have launched their maiden complimentary personal accident cover in…Read More

Ufone celebrates its 14th anniversary

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ufone has celebrated its 14th anniversary with a central cake cutting ceremony held at the Ufone Tower in Islamabad. Such ceremonies also took place at all other offices of the company nationwide. The event was attended by the Executive Management Team along with a large number of Ufone employees. Everyone was seen attending the ceremony with cheerful faces as Ufone vows to celebrate this year with its key three attributes; khushyaan’, raabtay’, muskurahataen…Read More

Its time to sleep for brugmansia……

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article image Angel’s Trumpet or brugmansia is astounding sub-tropical, herbaceous plants with plenty of gardening pleasure. They are famous for their large trumpet shaped flower, color and fragrance. To grow them successfully is not confined to green thumbs they have pretty tolerance for beginners as well. Once it is planted, the next step is to keep them in good physical shape. It is worthwhile to say them nocturnal as their flowers release fragrance in evening. Yet they are not as widely used as…Read More

West Nile Virus: Do we need its surveillance and control programme?

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When considering the life of the mosquito, we can say that it has a very extraordinary adventure. It begins with a bite, a painless bite. The mosquito comes in the night, alights on an exposed patch of flesh, and assumes the hunched, head-lowered posture of a sprinter in the starting blocks. Then she plunges her stiletto mouth-parts into the skin. The mosquito has long, filament thin legs and dappled wings; she’s of the genus Culex (Cx), the only insect capable of harboring the diseases in…Read More

Its never too late!

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PTA has reportedly decided to place a cap on all night packages presently being offered by all the local mobile phones service providers. This, no doubt, is a good step in right direction, but the telecom watchdog should have taken this corrective move far earlier as the luring night packages for both phone calls and SMS have left an overall negative impact especially on the young generation who remain glued to the mobile phones the whole night talking to their friends or cross-sex individuals.…Read More

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Intl travelling expo Its all about Chemistry reaches Multan

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: The 9-day International Traveling Expo "It’s all about Chemistry" started at Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, last week.Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) in collaboration with France Embassy has arranged the Expo, prepared by the Centre Sciences-France, UNESCO and partners, for providing a first-hand picture of the role of Chemistry in our daily life to students and general public.PSF Chairman Prof Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro, BZU VC Prof. Dr. Syed Khawaja…Read More