Pakistan following IAEAs N-safety regulations: PNRA

STAFF REPORT KHI: Former chief of Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) Dr. Jamshed Hashmi has said that nuclear safety and environmental regulations are practised in Pakistan as per international norms and standards of IAEA.

"The nuclear industry has a big stake in climate change mitigation, politics and policies and scenario," he said this while addressing scientists and researchers at a seminar titled "Peaceful application of nuclear technology",

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Menace of e-waste needs regulations

ELECTRONIC WASTE or e-waste is one of the rapidly growing problems of the world. E-waste comprises a multitude of components, some containing toxic substances that can have an adverse impact on human health and the environment if not handled properly. In Pakistan, e-waste management assumes greater significance not only due to the import of new electronic items but also because of the dumping of e-waste (second-hand electronic items) from developed countries. This is coupled with Pakistan’s

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