5th world moot on agri, food security, climate change in Sept.




STAFF REPORT ISB: The faculty of Agriculture, PAS Form and HEC, Islamabad, has jointly organized the 5th International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change". The conference would be held at the University of Poonch, Rawalakot,

The University of Poonch, Rawalakot, AJK, had organized four conferences in consecutive years.

During the event, technical sessions would be held where experts would share their experiences and researches with the audience while

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IEEEP exhibition to be held in Sept.


STAFF REPORT KHI: The Industrial, Electrical and Electronics Exhibition of Pakistan (IEEEP) is scheduled to be held at the Karachi Expo Centre from September 9-11, 2014."The exhibition will also provide a bridge between the academia and industry for our future generation of young engineers," said Chairman Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers of Pakistan (IEEEP) Engr. M Asif Siddiqui here.
He further said that it is an exclusive forum for the electrical engineers to

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Warid to roll out LTE by Sept. with $400 million




STAFF REPORT ISB: Warid Telecom has planned to invest around $400 million over the next 12 months in the deployment of LTE technology in the country. The operator has also planned to upgrade 70 percent of its urban network to 4G mobile technology by end-2014.
According to information, Warid has selected Ericsson as equipment provider for its 4G LTE deployment, said an official of the company requesting not to be named.
Warid intends to commercially launch 4G services in Pakistan by

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Rs15.77 bln worth mobile imported in July-Sept

STAFF REPORT LHR: The trend of importing mobile phone and the related products is still on the high in Pakistan as over Rs15.77 billion were spent during the period July-Sept 2012-13, showing an increase of Rs1.59 billion as compared to the corresponding period of last year."The overall telecom sector imports touched the figure of Rs34 billion in the past three months, up by Rs8 billion as compared to the import of last year’s same three months," reveal the fresh figures released by

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Kharif crops to face 10 per cent water shortage in April-Sept time

STAFF REPORT KHI: The agriculture sector of the country will face an overall 20 per cent water shortage from April to June this year increasing the chances affecting the major Kharif crops like rice and cotton, an official in the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has said.Similarly, experts in Sindh Agriculture Forum (SAF), predict that major crops including wheat, cotton, rice and maize especially in Sindh and Punjab will face more than 10 per cent water shortage for irrigation from April to

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