Drought causes, impact and solution


Climatic changes and global warming are the major issues of 21 st century. Plants are consistently



exposed to biotic and abiotic stresses. Harmful effects resultant from global climate changes



possibly impart losses in crop productivity. Among abiotic stresses, drought is pondered as the



single most caustic environmental stress, which not only affects the plant growth and



development but also decreases the crop productivity.



A continuous deficit

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Investment part of solution to energy crisis: Speakers




STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy.

They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government.

Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University

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Investment part of solution to energy crisis Speakers


STAFF REPORT SWABI: Speakers at the recently concluded three-day International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET) 2016 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that Pakistan has great potential to produce energy.

They said that the available resources should be used in a result-oriented way by the government.

Funded by Higher Education Commission, the conference was organised by GIK and South Dakota State University (

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Home Generators: Solution or a curse…..


Noise pollution, after hearing this first thing comes in your mind…."Aaah NOT again! all those same cause and its effects and all"…am I right ?? So here is a recent news. Noise pollution is updated with its new generation, as noise pollution that is considered to be caused by automobiles, industries etc. In short "old ways" now back in action with its latest version in Pakistan ……here presents "generators". People think of generators as an effective power

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Danish firm offers solution to Pak water crisis




STAFF REPORT ISB: To explore solutions for Pakistan’s water crisis, the Danish Embassy has hosted a reception in collaboration with world-renowned water solutions provider, Grundfos, a Danish company.

Leading development organisations, water authorities and corporate players with a strong CSR focus attended the reception and subsequent meetings.

On the occasion, Grundfos introduced its AQtap Water ATMs solution to Pakistan’s water crisis.

Speaking on the occasion, Danish

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Danish firm offers solution to Pak water crisis


STAFF REPORT ISB: To explore solutions for Pakistan’s water crisis, the Danish Embassy has hosted a reception in collaboration with world-renowned water solutions provider, Grundfos, a Danish company.

Leading development organisations, water authorities and corporate players with a strong CSR focus attended the reception and subsequent meetings.

On the occasion, Grundfos introduced its AQtap Water ATMs solution to Pakistan’s water crisis.

Speaking on the occasion, Danish

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Nuclear power generation viable solution energy problems: Experts




STAFF REPORT ISB: As the outer world is fast getting nuclear power energy to meet their domestic energy requirements, the energy-starved Pakistan needs to explore all available options particularly establishment of more nuclear power plants to have self-sufficiency in the electricity generation sector in order to get out of the grave energy shortfall, which is hampering the national growth.

Since the country is confronted with multiple crisis particularly steep water shortage in

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Lasting solution to rising global temperature stressed




STAFF REPORT KHI: The average temperature of the world has increased by 0.7 degree since the beginning of the 21th century and it may rise by 1.6 to 4.3 degrees by the end of the 21st century, Karachi University (KU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Muhammad Qaiser has this. He said this while addressing the local and international delegates gathered at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre at KU for the four-day 14th national and 5th international conference of the Pakistan Botanical Society (PBS),

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Lasting solution to rising global temperature stressed


STAFF REPORT KHI: The average temperature of the world has increased by 0.7 degree since the beginning of the 21th century and it may rise by 1.6 to 4.3 degrees by the end of the 21st century, Karachi University (KU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Muhammad Qaiser has this.

He said this while addressing the local and international delegates gathered at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre at KU for the four-day 14th national and 5th international conference of the Pakistan Botanical Society (PBS),

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Wapda contemplates solution for Water Security challenge




STAFF REPORT LHR: A consultative session of water-sector accomplices was sorted out by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to discuss the issues relating to water security. This was the second consultative session for ordered considerations about sweeping parameters of water security in Pakistan. Talking on the occasion, WAPDA Chairman developed the issues concerning water security. He said that the water security issue is of massive noteworthiness; however this issue has

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