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Nestlé Pakistan wins First prize for United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Award 2017

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PR: For second time in a row, Nestlé Pakistan was awarded with First Prize for “Living the UN Global Compact Business Sustainability Award 2017″, in a multi-national category. In 2016, Nestlé Pakistan was awarded with the first prize as well in the category “Living the Global Compact Business Excellence 2014-15.” Winning this prestigious award twice in […]…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective: Mushahidullah

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article image Staff Report ISB: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective, Mushahidullah Khan

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article image SIDRA SAIF ISD: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in assisting…Read More

Pakistan urges rich nations to deliver on ‘Green Climate Fund’

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Staff Report ISD: In a conference on Climate Change in Safranbolu, Turkey, Arif Ahmed Khan, Federal Secretary of Ministry of Climate Change remarked that steps in context of their efforts must be instigated for eradication of poverty and promotion of sustainable development. He urged global community to play their role and ensure new global climate agreement and its implementation from 2020. The agreement is imperative and offers pragmatic solutions to eradicate poverty and sustainable…Read More

Science narrows gap between states, nations

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, a former federal minister and Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), has said that science has no boundary while it bridges gap between countries and nations in the world. He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the four-day 5th International Symposium-Cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research recently held at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi.More than 350…Read More

Pakistan among top 10 nations with Sc Academies

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan is among the top ten nations which have academies to promote science and technology in the country, by collaborative efforts of young researchers of Pakistan from all science disciplines under the guidance of senior scientists. The National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS), established in 2009 in Pakistan, is working for propagation and development of science in the country.The first national young academy was established in Germany with name Die Junge Akademie (the…Read More

Mobile technology for health: A look to developing nations

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article image TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORM is not an independent aspect that impacts on society from external, but technology and society are mutually constitutive. Like the television in the 1950s and the internet in the 1990s, mobile phones have emerged as one of the essential communication technologies of our time. It has been said that the diffusion of mobile phones have been the fastest for any information and communication technology in human history.Mobile phones are becoming prolific in society, both in…Read More

Schneider Electric Triumphs at 2011 Gigaton Awards Hosted during United Nations Climate Change Talks

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Lahore: Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has recently been awarded with the Gigaton Awards for Outstanding Business Leadership in Action’ for its phenomenal contribution to the reduction of carbon usage. This honourable accolade was awarded to Schneider Electric by The Carbon War Room (CWR), the Gigaton Throw down, and the World Climate Summit.Selected from among 25 global companies that were nominated for the awards, Schneider Electric was acknowledged for its…Read More