Tag: Problem

Pakistani scientist found plastic eating fungus to combat garbage problem

| No Comments

Plastic eating fungus has been found in garbage dump of Islamabad, Pakistan claimed researchers. Researchers have found a species of fungus, known as Aspergillus tubingensis that feed off of plastic. This fungus can grow on plastic itself and breaks down the bonds between the molecules to pull them apart to degrade. Scientist is of the view […]…Read More

Agriculture reforms to impasse malnutrition problem

| | No Comments

article image Malnutrition is a pathological condition resulting from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the physical function of an individual is impaired to the point where he or she can no longer maintain natural bodily capacities such as growth, pregnancy, learning abilities, physical work and resisting or recovering from disease. The term covers a range of problems from being dangerously thin (underweight) or too short (stunting) for one’s age to…Read More

Agriculture reforms to impasse malnutrition problem

| | No Comments

article image Malnutrition is a pathological condition resulting from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the physical function of an individual is impaired to the point where he or she can no longer maintain natural bodily capacities such as growth, pregnancy, learning abilities, physical work and resisting or recovering from disease. The term covers a range of problems from being dangerously thin (underweight) or too short (stunting…Read More

Farm reforms to impasse malnutrition problem

| | No Comments

article image Malnutrition is a pathological condition resulting from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the physical function of an individual is impaired to the point where he or she can no longer maintain natural bodily capacities such as growth, pregnancy, learning abilities, physical work and resisting or recovering from disease. The term covers a range of problems from being dangerously thin (underweight) or too short (stunting) for one’s age to…Read More

Problem solving research can lead Pakistan towards betterment: Dr Talat

| | No Comments

article image Dr Talat Naseer Pasha is the incumbent VC of UVAS. He holds PhD. degree in Animal Nutrition from University of West Virginia, USA. Dr Talat has over 35 years of experience in academia, research and administration. He has supervised over 120 postgraduate students. He is an eminent researcher and has published over 80 research papers in internationally renowned journals. He has also won twelve international research grants for two projects.Prof. Pasha had been conferred Sitara-i-Imitiaz…Read More

Formulation of problem solving research is required at national level: PSF Chairman

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The research and development activities in Pakistan must be monitored and redundant researches must be replaced with problem solving researches in order to mull for indigenous solutions for our indigenous problems. Revolving around this theme, Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) organized a two day workshop titled as Project Formulation’ at University of Poonch, Rawalakot. The participants from different universities, academicians, faculty members, scientists,…Read More

Easypay, elixir to online payment problem in Pakistan

| | No Comments

article image Staff Report ISB: The online payment has always been a problem in Pakistan. In order to reverse this situation, Easypaisa has announced the launching of "Easypay" which is the country`s first online payment solution. This will help online traders and customers to send and receive payments through reliable portal. Easypay ensures secure online payment services for the clients. It is a service that offers various payment methods for online buyers. Customers can pay directly to an…Read More

Cyber security still an inflated problem

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan still remains ill-equipped to deal with the ever rising threat of cyber attacks, despite it has the world’s best hackers In 2014, hackers from different parts of the world continued to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Pakistani websites. They hacked websites belonging to the security forces and the federal government, defaced them and leaked private data of government and security officials. The country’s premier anti-cybercrime…Read More

Forest deficiency still a problem despite heavy saplings

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is a forest-deficient country and only 5.2 per cent of the area is covered with forests. Although millions of saplings have been planted in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad this year, the country is still far from achieving an optimal percentage of its land covered by forests. "The sapling needs care which can be provided with water and fertilizers," said a teacher at the Arid Agriculture University’s Department of Environmental Science…Read More

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF)- An Emerging Zoonotic Problem in Pakistan

| | No Comments

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a widespread disease caused by a tick-borne virus (Nairovirus) of theBunyaviridaefamily. The CCHF virus causes severe viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks, with a case fatality rate of 10-40%. The disease was first characterized in the Crimea in 1944 and given the name Crimean hemorrhagic fever. It was then later recognized in 1969 as the cause of illness in the Congo, thus resulting in the current name of the disease. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic…Read More