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Low literacy behind lack of environment awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Vice Chancellor Air University Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir has said that there is a strong need for awareness to the layman and this is the reason that they are looking at renewable energy sources to exploit them to the fullest and be fruitful for an ordinary person. He said this during the recently held 5th International conference on Renewable energy and energy Efficiency’ in Islamabad. The event was organized in collaboration with REAP.In the recent years, Air…Read More

Low literacy behind lack of environment awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Vice Chancellor Air University Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir has said that there is a strong need for awareness to the layman and this is the reason that they are looking at renewable energy sources to exploit them to the fullest and be fruitful for an ordinary person. He said this during the recently held 5th International conference on Renewable energy and energy Efficiency’ in Islamabad. The event was organized in collaboration with REAP. In the recent years,…Read More

French agency assures support to a low-carbon Pakistan

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pascal Pacaut, Director for the Asia Region at the French Agency for Development (AFD), during his recent visit to Pakistan, called on Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid and discussed issues relating to the AFD projects in Pakistan. He also reviewed Pakistan’s commitment and follow up on the Paris climate summit held last year in December. Pacaut mainly discussed the future AFD assistance strategy for Pakistan and issues related to the implementation of the…Read More

Low ICT imports reflect slow growth of knowledge economy

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s information and communication technology (ICT) imports share in the country’s total merchandise trade has been an average less than six percent for 10 years, indicating that the transfer of technology needed for knowledge-based economy is moving at a snail’s pace. A latest statistics report issued on Friday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) showed that Pakistan’s ICT goods imports accounted for a minuscule 4.59…Read More

Farmers given free fertilizers, low-priced veggie seeds

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STAFF REPORT MULTAN: The Punjab government has provided free fertilizers and pesticides besides vegetables seeds at low price to farmers for cultivation of vegetables at 687 demonstration plots in the province. Exactly 312 open field plots and 375 tunnel farms are being cultivated for potato, tomato, onion, chili and garlic and quality seed of these vegetables was provided to farmers in cooperation with Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC), said the Punjab Agriculture Department. Under this…Read More

SBASSE-LUMS publishes research on low-cost solar cells

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) LUMS research team has recently published its research on cost-effective solar based cells investigating the way towards a maintainable answer for the energy crisis. Solar is albeit a standout amongst the most bottomless wellspring of clean energy at Earth yet the expense to change it into power is the principle hindrance thwarting its pervasive use in the present energy blend of our nation. The research group drove by…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More

Introduction of Turkish low-cost technology in Pakistan discussed

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Turkish Embassy in Islamabad initiated measures for introducing Turkish low cost technology in Pakistan to benefit common man. Sadik Babür Girgin, Ambassador of Turkey called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF at the latter’s office this week. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF’s Focal Person for International Linkages and Dr. Syed Lal Shah, Principal Scientific Officer PSF were also present on this occasion. Dr. Ashraf…Read More

Low farm yield problems still persist

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article image STAFF REPORT FSB: Vice Chancellor (VC) University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Dr. Iqrar Ahmed Khan has said that Pakistan is under the grip of different challenges including food insecurity, climate changes and low agricultural productivity. The tangible researches will pave the way for development in order to address the issues, he added. Chairing the third annual workshop titled scientific writing and plagiarism organised by Senior Tutor Office UAF, Dr. Iqrar Ahmed urged the…Read More

PCSIR prepares low-cost fuel for industries

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Council of Science and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has prepared a low-cost fuel which is called coal water slurry for small and medium industries in order to replace the costly furnace oil. This was stated by Director General PCSIR, Dr Shehzad Alam, while recently talking to media. Describing salient features of the low-cost fuel, Dr Shahzad Alam said that the fuel was pollution-free and might ease the energy crisis in the country. He said the low-cost…Read More