Dr. Atta stresses for more focus on knowledge economy




MONITORING REPORT ISB: Famous Pakistani scientist Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman has said that Pakistan needs to rid itself of the constraints of a natural resource driven approach to socio-economic development and focus on strengthening the "triple helix" of the knowledge economy.

He said this while addressing 1st International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology – 2016 under the theme of "Molecular Life Science for the Development in the 21st Century". The

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Workshop stresses need for quality education




STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO, UNICEF and the Education Ministry have jointly organized the first national consultation workshop on Sustainable Development Goal for devising a roadmap and effective strategies to ensure quality education and meet the goals set for 2030 at the World Education Summit.

The workshop was drawn upon the Framework for Action (FFA) Education 2030 adopted in November last by the UNESCO member states with the aim to supporting all countries to realize their own

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International workshop stresses innovative application of ICT




STAFF REPORT PEW: An intensive international workshop focusing on Research Avenues ICT Potential Applications for the Country’ was held by CECOS University in collaboration with National ICT and RandD Fund.

The objective of the workshop was to enumerate different applications of Information Communication Technology in a wide array of fields including power systems, cyber security, nanotechnology, fuel cells, and computational biology.

The targeted audiences of the event were

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International Workshop stresses innovative application of ICT


STAFF REPORT PEW: An intensive international workshop focusing on Research Avenues ICT Potential Applications for the Country’ was held by CECOS University in collaboration with National ICT and RandD Fund.

The objective of the workshop was to enumerate different applications of Information Communication Technology in a wide array of fields including power systems, cyber security, nanotechnology, fuel cells, and computational biology.

The targeted audiences of the event were

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IoBM stresses on entrepreneurial approach to diffuse energy crisis




STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan`s greatest challenge in present day is the energy crisis which has spoiled major industries in number of ways. The rising unemployment, under achieved production from industries, shake of investors trust are few of the countless associated problems of this due to which Pakistan has faced serious damage. The Institute of Business Management (IoBM) also expressed grave concerns on the persisting energy crisis and organized a conference on Energy self-sufficiency

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IoBM stresses on entrepreneurial approach to diffuse energy crisis


STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan`s greatest challenge in present day is the energy crisis which has spoiled major industries in number of ways. The rising unemployment, under achieved production from industries, shake of investors trust are few of the countless associated problems of this due to which Pakistan has faced serious damage. The Institute of Business Management (IoBM) also expressed grave concerns on the persisting energy crisis and organized a conference on Energy self-sufficiency’ to

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PCJCCI stresses need for e-commerce trade


STAFF REPORT LHR: Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) has urged business community of Pakistan to take all possible measures for entering into the era of electronic trade through e-commerce.

PCJCCI President Faisal Afridi said that currently the overall volume of e-commerce in the country was more than $4 billion per annum and it was estimated that in near future, almost 25 percent of traditional business would be converted into internet business.Afridi elaborated

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HEC chief stresses need for quality education




STAFF REPORT LHR: An induction ceremony for freshman at the University of Engineering and Technology’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes has recently been held at the varsity campus. HEC Chairman Mukhtar Ahmad was the chief guest.
"You should be proud of joining such a prestigious institution," he said and exhorted the entrants to work hard.
Speaking about the HEC, he said the status of higher education in the country was improving every day. He said at least 10

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PPA stresses price control on poultry products


STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) has stressed the need for determining the price control mechanism for poultry products in order to control any undue hike in its rates."There is no force but few whole-sellers in the market, who determine the poultry prices of their own in the twins cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi."
"A few people are determining the poultry products prices in the market, which is against the consumers rights and new price control

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World moot stresses modern Islamic school


STAFF REPORT LHR: Educationists and scholars at a recently held two-day fourth International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) in Lahore said the time has come that education should be transformed to promote civilization and prepare learners who were true Muslims.
The conference by the Association for Academic Quality (AFAQ), on "Vision for the Future" gathered educationists and scholars, from 10 Asian and European countries who discussed contents and objectives of the

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COMSATS workshop stresses need for upkeep of scientific equipment for progress


September 30, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Representatives of international organizations have highlighted the importance of indigenous capacities for repair and maintenance of the equipment used in scientific research undertaken in RandD laboratories,asserting thatit would help in upkeep of scientific instrumentsfor research and national development.

Senior officials from COMSATS, ISESCO and Iranian institutions were speaking at the inauguration of a national training workshop on Repair and

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Carmudi stresses five apps for entrepreneur needs




STAFF REPORT ISB: A smartphone has the capacity to organise the user’s day, minutes, business trip and even clutter on a busy day. For entrepreneurs, having a smartphone loaded with the right kind of apps is like getting investors to back their venture.
Stefan Haubold, Global Managing Director and Co-founder of Carmudi, though otherwise known as a savvy entrepreneur, manages 18 countries globally without ever having to miss an official appointment or even a play date with his

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Botanical moot stresses need for more students research


STAFF REPORT UPPER DIR: Students are the brighter future of Pakistan and they need to focus more on focus on research in order to compete with the world. He said the students should be proud of getting higher education in the remote area.

Dr Anwer Naseem of Karachi University said that SBBU has progressed fast in the remote but beautiful town of Sheringal.

"Change could only be brought through quality education, especially in science and technology to ensure a country’s

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Textile sector stresses revival of sick units




STAFF REPORT FSD: Textile entrepreneurs have urged the government to do its utmost for the revival of sick units as yarn consumption at international level is declining and local value-added textile sector can exploit the situation.
They said revival of such units would also provide jobs to the jobless if the government provides them with required working capital to take benefit of the GSP Plus status from the EU.
They held a meeting to review the situation of the sick units held

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ECOSF chief stresses joint efforts for environment protection




STAFF REPORT KHI: Environment is a blessing of nature and all stakeholders must collaborate for protection of environment and sustainability of ecosystems, for wellbeing of biodiversity and global community.
President ECO Science Foundation Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro said this while speaking as the chief guest a recently held two-day international conference on "Environmental issues of Sindh and its Remedies" organized at Khairpur by the Pakistan by Shah Abdul Latif

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