First call for proposals for the SESAME light source


ISLAMABAD: SESAME, the pioneering new regional laboratory for the Middle East and



neighbouring countries has publicly announced its first call for proposals for experiments.



A third generation light source with a research capacity ranging from medicine to cultural



heritage, SESAME’s first beams will be circulating this autumn, with the experimental



programme getting under way in 2017. SESAME is already host to a growing user community of



some 300

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Fruit leather: an instant source of energy


DO YOU know that you can eat leather too? Yes, it is true. Let me take you into the food world where leather is a delicious and healthy snack.You are already aware that fresh fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals consequently having a greater value regarding health benefits. They own bounteous nutritious components like antioxidant compounds, laid back with tocopherols, anthocyanins, carotenoids and phenolic compounds. The reduction in the risk of cardiovascular diseases,

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Fruit Leather; An instant source of energy


Do you know that you can eat leather too? Yes, it is true. Let me take you into the food world where leather is a delicious and healthy snack.You are already aware that fresh fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals consequently having a greater value regarding health benefits. They own bounteous nutritious components like antioxidant compounds, laid back with tocopherols, anthocyanins, carotenoids and phenolic compounds. The reduction in the risk of cardiovascular diseases,

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Particulate matter-an alarming source of air pollution






Particulate matter refers to the finely divided solid and liquid particles of organic or inorganic nature that remains suspended in the atmosphere. Particulate matter can be of different size, composition, and origin, consisting of pollen, mold spores, house dust mites, bacteria, acids, viruses, dust particles, cement dust, fine clay particles containing heavy metals, fly ash, oil smoke, smog, tobacco smoke and soot. Particulate matter (PM) can be divided into different groups

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Particulate matter-an alarming source of air pollution


Particulate matter refers to the finely divided solid and liquid particles of organic or inorganic nature that remains suspended



in the atmosphere. Particulate matter can be of different size, composition, and origin, consisting of pollen, mold spores,



house dust mites, bacteria, acids, viruses, dust particles, cement dust, fine clay particles containing heavy metals, fly ash, oil



smoke, smog, tobacco smoke and soot. Particulate matter (PM) can be divided into

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Biodiesel, a clean source of energy




The world population is growing rapidly as a result fuel demands are increasing. However, natural resources of energy (crude oil, gas and coal) are diminishing with the passage of time. According to the CIA World Fact book, we are finishing all of the known reserves of crude oil by 2052, gas by 2060 and coal by 2088. Due to the ever diminishing fossil fuels and, increasing fuel demands combined with environmental pollution concerns, the world has been focusing on the development of

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Artificial leaves a source of future clean energy


HUMANS HAVE been struggling for years to create clean, renewable energy that does not decimate the planet. During plant photosynthesis water and carbon dioxide is turned into glucose and oxygen. Recently, mankind has been trying to learn from plants to produce our own clean, green machines – in this case Artificial leaves.

What are artificial leaves?

"Artificial leaf" is like living leaves; this device can turn the sunlight directly into a chemical fuel that can be stored

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PBIF roars loud on coal utility as energy source


STAFF REPORT KHI: The significance of coal in energy production is inevitable and cannot be cornered on basis of environmental protection grounds. These comments were made by Head Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain during an event focusing on the importance of coal and enhancement of energy production through coal. PBIF official said, "China and India would be using almost half of the world coal resources for energy production in the accompanying two

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PBIF roars loud on coal utility as energy source


STAFF REPORT KHI: The significance of coal in energy production is inevitable and cannot be cornered on basis of environmental protection grounds. These comments were made by Head Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain during an event focusing on importance of coal and enhancement of energy production through coal.

PBIF official said, "China and India would be using almost half of the world coal resources for energy production in the accompanying two

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Freelancing is viable source of income: Speakers


STAFF REPORT LHR: Freelancing or online earning has become popular over the years and it can complement one`s income to great extent. However, because of lack of awareness many of the youth waste their synergies and their flair gets stale due to not converting their talent into commercial benefit. An introductory seminar on same theme titled as Learn to earn through freelancing’ was held at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore. The purpose of seminar was to apprise the

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Freelancing is viable source of income: Speakers


STAFF REPORT LHR: Freelancing or online earning has become popular over the years and it can complement one`s income to great extent. However, because of lack of awareness many of the youth waste their synergies and their flair gets stale due to not converting their talent into commercial benefit. An introductory seminar on same theme titled as Learn to earn through freelancing’ was held at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore. The purpose of seminar was to apprise the

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Nuclear Technology – the viable source of power generation for Pakistan



THE TERM nuclear is often considered as detrimental’ amongst masses in general for the matter of historic events of devastation caused by nuclear explosions in two Japanese cities during World War I. The mindset frantically needs renaissance in order to twist the tail of policy makers to prioritize nuclear power generation being safest, cost and time effective and reliable of many other available power generation options such as coal, fossil fuel and renewable power generation sources i

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Open Source Technology only option of national development


By Ahsan Jamil

ISLAMABAD: A seminar focusing on the topic of Pen Source’ has recently been held at FAST-NUCES, Islamabad.

The seminar was organized by Qasim Mehmood to highlight the utilities of Open Source Technology amongst professionals from IT and telecom industry.

Babar Zahoor, an Open Source Evangelist and Founder of Open Source Foundation, dilated upon the goal of his Foundation to make Pakistan a hub of open source technology in Asia by 2020. He described the

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Bioenergy versatile source to handle energy crisis




STAFF REPORT ISB: Speakers at an international conference have said that bioenergy is a versatile source that can be exploited to overcome the electricity challenge besides making a considerable contribution to climate change phenomenon. The event titled "Bio-Energy as Alternative Fuel" was jointly organized by the PCSIR, LCCI and and Umeed Foundation Trust.

The experts were of the view that biomass energy has the potential convert a wide variety of wastes into clean energy

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Biofuel – an environment friendly energy source




The known petroleum reserves of the world a limited natural resource. Various studies put the date of the global peak in oil production between 1996 and 2035.This means that after 2035 there is a gradual decrease in oil production and world demand for fuel increase as supply (production) decreases gradually. So the world population has to move their faces towards the biofuel in order to fulfill their fuel needs. Biomass energy technologies use waste or plant matter to produce energy with

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