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Pak-Iran experts consented on exchange programmes in S&T

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Pak-Iran experts had a high level joint meeting on Science and Technology at Tehran. According to the media Rana Tanveer Hussain Minister for Science and Technology said that since the beginning both Pakistan and Iran enjoy remarkable relations. Rana Tanveer visited Tehran on invitation of Dr. Mansour Gholami, Minister of Science, Research and Technology of […]…Read More

ECOSF strives to promote Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) in the ECO Region

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article image The Economic Cooperation Organization Regional Planning Council (ECORPC) 28th meeting held in Islamabad to review progress on the implementation of the ECO-approved programs/projects and to consider proposals for new programs and projects for 2018-2019. While addressing in the meeting President ECO Science Foundation Dr. Manzoor Soomro said, since its inception, ECOSF has transformed itself into […]…Read More

Minister S&T directs to inquire NTS corruption allegations

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Government Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain guided COMSATS minister to test into corruption claims leveled on National Testing Service (NTS) experts and present a total report. According to the press release after accepting the charge of his portfolio took genuine notice of the corruption affirmations leveled against the NTS authorities. A strict […]…Read More

US-Pakistan S&T Cooperation announced research grants

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Pakistan along with United States has announced Friday awarding of science and technology cooperative research grants. The grants will be awarded to 14 joint teams by US-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Programme, Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development, and implemented by the US National Academy of Sciences in coordination with […]…Read More

PASTIC to develop consortium of S&T with R&D libraries of Pakistan

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It is needed in this digital era to develop a common platform for libraries at the national level so that access to electronic resources can be offered to users at lower cost and finest fund utilization. A PSDP project of PASTIC entitled “Modernization of PASTIC National Science Reference Library for Effective Resource Sharing among S&T […]…Read More

STFS will pave the way for S&T excellence: Rana Tanveer

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article image “Science Talent Farming Scheme is devoted to provide maximum educational provisions and opportunities for students specially who belong to far flung areas, to harness the benefits of science and for general public”, stated by Federal Minister for Science and Technology (S&T), Rana Tanveer Hussain. The Minister was addressing the closing ceremony of one-week summer camp […]…Read More

PTA proposes ST on cell phones at import stage

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recommended the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) that sales tax being charged at the time of registration of IMEI numbers by cellular mobile operators may result in multiple taxation on same mobile phone sets. It is learnt that the PTA further recommended that the sales tax should be collected at import stage on verification issued by the PTA. PTA officials in a meeting with the FBR were of the view that the matter is more…Read More

Genetics has the potential in boosting up the living st and ard of human being

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article image Genetics is the branch of biology which deals with the study of heredity and variation. Heredity is the process of transforming the traits from parents to offspring. Whereas the variation deals with the dissimilarities or differences of offsprings from their ancestors. So shortly speaking genetics deals with how characters are being transformed from parents to their offsprings and in doing so what are certain processes which cause variation due to which the differences arise in the…Read More

Adopting world st and ards can avoid EU ban on mango

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The government, private sector and all stakeholders need to join hands and work collectively to address the challenges confronted by the horticulture sector of Pakistan. KCCI President Abdullah Zaki has expressed while speaking at a EU-funded Public Private Dialogue (PPD) on Enhancing competitiveness and exports of kinnow and mango’. He appreciated the efforts being made by ITC, PITAD in collaboration with the EU towards disseminating TRTA II exclusively for…Read More

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