Scientific community fuses to stop the lumberjack axing NARC


BY Ahsan Jamil

THE SCIENTIFIC Research Centers in any country are nurseries not only to cultivate and realign the research realm but also to invigorate the quelling SandT sector by exciting, rejuvenating, and transpiring the scientific findings that further feature in form of products of common utility and industrial benefit. These centers are not only buildings made of bricks and mortar but stick majesty and royalty with them. National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) is the crown

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Mobile App introduced to stop water theft


Staff Report LHR: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched a Mobile App in order to curtail water theft from irrigation channels in Punjab.

Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman PITB said, "Smart monitoring of irrigation water system is a milestone initiative by PITB and Punjab Irrigation Department funded by the World Bank that would help real time data collection with geo-tagged pictorial evidences."

The advanced system has tendency to restrict water theft,

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Mobile App introduced to stop water theft


Staff Report LHR: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched a Mobile App in order to curtail water theft from irrigation channels in Punjab.

Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman PITB said, "Smart monitoring of irrigation water system is a milestone initiative by PITB and Punjab Irrigation Department funded by the World Bank that would help real time data collection with geo-tagged pictorial evidences."

The advanced system has tendency to restrict water theft,

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Govt urged to stop dental mercury amalgam use


STAFF REPORT ISB: More than 137 civil society organizations, including SDPI, Islamabad, individuals and professionals from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Thailand have signed a declaration calling for Asia to end the use of mercury in dental care.
Amalgam fillings are 50 per cent mercury, a major neurotoxin and its continuous use is not justified as alternatives are now affordable, effective, and available in Asia.
The restriction of its use is demanded worldwide in the

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