Chlorination best choice within reach to clean water: Dr. Tahir


CHLORINATION IS the most suitable option to resolve growing problem of microbial contaminant in water under existing socio-economic and socio-technological scene in Pakistan, said by Dr Muhammad Aslam Tahir, Chief Research Officer Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.

Dr. Tahir mentioned that analysis of ultra-filtration (UF), ultra-violet (UV) disinfection, ozonation, and chlorination proved that water chlorination is the most suitable solution for provision of safe drinking water

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Mobile broadband users reach 27.86m


STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile broadband users (3G/4G) in the country have reached 27.86 million at end of March 2016, showing a month-over-month growth rate of 6.39 per cent.

All five mobile phone companies added a total of 1.67 million new customers to their 3G/4G networks during month of March, 2016, recently issued statistics by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said.

Mobilink added most number of 3G users as 563,874 of its customers converted to 3G network. Telenor grabbed 477

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Cell phone users reach 124.24m: Mobilink tops with 35.67m




STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile phone users in Pakistan crossed the figure of 124.24 million by November this year with Mobilink still leading the operators chart having its total 35.67 million customers.

The company had added 2,42,088 new customers to its credit by the end of October this year, reveals the fresh data.

The five operators, providing mobile phone services in the country, have added a combined user-base of 1.64 million customers during one month.

As per latest

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Cell phone users reach 124.24m: Mobilink



STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile phone users in Pakistan crossed the figure of 124.24 million by November this year with Mobilink still leading the operators chart having its total 35.67 million customers.

The company had added 2,42,088 new customers to its credit by the end of October this year, reveals the fresh data.

The five operators, providing mobile phone services in the country, have added a combined user-base of 1.64 million customers during one month.

As per latest

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Power generation to reach 42,467 MW by 2018


STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is embarking on an ambitious plan to enhance the power generation in the country from the existing 22,570 MW to 42,467 MW by 2018.

"880 MW including 400 MW solar would be added to the national grid in 2015, 1590 MW (600 solar, 340 MW Nuclear and 650 MW wind) in 2016, 5,985 MW (Coal 1320 MW, Hydel 3805 MW, Nuclear 340 MW and 520 MW wind) in 2017 and 11,442 MW (11,220 MW coal and 222 MW hydel) in 2018.

The government since its inception completed

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3G users reach 10 million figure


STAFF REPORT ISB: The 3G users in Pakistan reached 10.3 million as of February end, reveals a fresh data of the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA).

Telenor is leading the pack with 3.15 million users, followed by Mobilink (2.6 million), Ufone (2.47 mn) and Zong (2.12 mn).

These updates also serve to keep the competitive juices flowing. Now some operators may treat the 3G race as a sprint, others a marathon – but they can pretend to ignore these subscription numbers.

While

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