Chemistry: Book simplifying organic nomenclature released


STAFF REPORT ISB: The scientific literature and content plays a pivotal role in understanding of the subjects. National Book Foundation (NBF) has recently published a book titled as Systematic Organic Nomenclature’. The book is authored by Professor Zia ul Haq who is an experienced chemistry professor.

Commenting about the book, Professor Zia ul Haq said, "The book is intended for college and university students of organic chemistry. The book attempts to cater the comprehensive

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LINE Extension for Google Chrome Released


STAFF REPORT KHI: Line, the premier life platform has unleashed the LINE



for Google Chrome. The free browser extension of LINE app is compatible



Chrome, Mac, Windows, and Linux.



The users of LINE will only have to install Google Chrome extension version of



Line once to use it on any PC with Chrome installed via their Google account.



In addition to providing LINE’s core chat features, the extension offers many



features useful to PC users,

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Cybermetrics Lab university rankings released


STAFF REPORT ISB: The Agha Khan University (AKU) has been ranked as 2nd top university in Pakistan. The rankings are issued by Cybermetrics Lab, a subsidiary of Consejo Superior de Investigations Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.

More than 20,000 universities from around the globe were ranked by Cybermetrics according to which Punjab University (PU) was placed at 15th spot among South Asian universities, and 1899th position in the world. The ranking also put

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Duddoo Aur Dhobi Apples local app released by Jugnoo Media

STAFF REPORT LHR: JugnooMedia has released a mobile app titled "Duddoo Aur Dhobi" for toddlers and children 1-3 year old. Aimed at providing fun content for Indian, Pakistani and other South Asian children, the app is based on two popular Urdu nursery rhymes "O Baba duddoo’a" and "Dhobi aaya". It is a digital toy’, which provides a highly interactive and immersive environment for children. The app has lyrics and characters based on South Asian themes, heroes,

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Stamp released for FFCs 50MW power plant

STAFF REPORT LHR: Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFC), the largest urea manufacturer in Pakistan and is pioneering wind power plants in Pakistan has recently launched commercial operations of the 50MW wind energy farm.On this occasion, a ceremony has recently been held in Islamabad, where Pakistan Post released a commemorative postage stamp of Rs 15 denomination, to celebrate the multiple benefits of this Landmark venture.The completion of the first wind power project in Pakistan is a

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Stamp released on 1st 50MW wind PP

STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Post has released a commemorative postage stamp of Rs. 15 denomination on the occasion of achievement of commercial operations by the first ever wind power project in Pakistan.The 50 MW wind power project has been developed at Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh by the FFC Energy Limited with the facilitation of Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB). President Asif Ali Zardari inaugurated the project on 24th December 2012 at Jhimpir.The completion of the first

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34 seized turtles released to fresh waters in Gilgit

STAFF REPORT IBD: A consignment of 34 live turtles is confiscated from Pakistan’s northern most "Sust" border between Pakistan and China by the Gilgit-Baltistan Forest, Wildlife and Parks Department, and WWF Pakistan which were being illegally captured and transported to China. These turtles were later released in the fresh water of Korung River, Islamabad."A consignment of 34 turtles was originated from Adiala, Rawalpindi, and was bound to China. The culprit paid a penalty

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