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Farm promotion vital for stronger economy

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s economy depends on agriculture sector, therefore, the role of agriculture scientists as think-tank who are the asset of our country cannot be avoided. "The retirement of agricultural scientists would be a great loss to the PARC. The Council will suffer a lot in the coming years," remarked PARC Chairman Dr Iftikhar Ahmad while addressing the retired agricultural scientists, officers and staff members. He stressed the administration and accounts…Read More

Advanced tech vital for survival in export market

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The production efficiency and usage of advanced technology is the only way for survival of the export-oriented industry. "It is necessary to focus on efficiency on compressed air to reduce production cost and compete at the international level," said Dr Samiuz Zaman, Pakistan’s prominent environmentalist, while speaking at a recently held seminar "Compressed Air Technology" in the industry organized by Plastic Technology Centre (PTC). He said…Read More

Building partnership vital for better environment

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: UNICEF has called upon the government of Pakistan, bilateral and multilateral donors to make further commitments to the water and sanitation sector in the country as due to the inadequate sanitation Pakistan has to bear economic losses totaling $5.7 billion each year.These remarks were expressed by speakers at a recently held two-day national workshop, co-hosted by UNICEF and the Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP) of the World Bank."Poor sanitation, hygiene and lack of…Read More

Policy research vital to meet energy needs

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Prof. Dr Khalid Rafique, a specialist in policy research, has said that lack of proper policy on research and management is the main cause of the energy crisis in Pakistan.He said this while addressing a seminar titled "Power Energy Crisis in Pakistan" recently organised by the IEEE chapter of the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST)."The power industry structure has major inefficiencies in the transmission and distribution sectors and…Read More

USF role vital in taking tech to remote areas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Universal Service Fund (USF) has been directed to further accelerate the pace of providing digital services in the un-served and under-served areas of the country in order to reduce the digital divide between the urban and rural areas. The Prime Minister of Pakistan issued these instructions while presiding over the USF Board of Directors meeting held here recently with main focus of the ongoing projects and other matters relating to the Fund.He said that the Rural Telecom…Read More

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Mathematical base vital for science uplift: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The uplift of the national economy requires our due attention to science and technology. For development in science, a sound mathematical foundation is a pre-requisite, therefore, it is imperative to develop and adequate mathematical culture in Pakistan.This was the crux of the recently held three-day International Pure Mathematics Conference (13th IPMC 2012) on Algebra, Geometry, Analysis, and Mechanics that concluded here. The moot was organized by Quaid-i-Azam University and…Read More

L and DD-UVAS coop vital to develop livestock

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department Secretary Irfan Elahi has said that the LandDDD and the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore should work together for the development of livestock sector in the province focusing on small farmers across the province."A comprehensive strategy should be devised in order to solve the field problems in the livestock sector which has immense potential for development," he expressed these remarks at a…Read More

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Social media has gained vital space in changing world

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article image SOCIAL MEDIA has many forms such as weblogs, blogs, social networks, internet forums, podcasts, etc. In this post-modern age, social media has become one of the most basic and essential communication tools for an advance community. It provides social interaction in a fast paced and accessible manner which adds fun to man’s social connectivity. Social media has revolutionised the information world for good as it holds a unique position unlike its predecessors, such as newspapers, radio, and…Read More

Social media has gained vital space in changing world

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article image By Sidrah Zaheer via The Pakistani SpectatorSOCIAL MEDIA has many forms such as weblogs, blogs, social networks, internet forums, podcasts, etc. In this post-modern age, social media has become one of the most basic and essential communication tools for an advance community. It provides social interaction in a fast paced and accessible manner which adds fun to man’s social connectivity. Social media has revolutionised the information world for good as it holds a unique position unlike its…Read More

Local research vital to develop policies

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Research by local academia could be helpful in developing better policies for resolving the issues facing the country and their research input on every sector including energy crisis, agriculture and poverty in the country would be helpful a lot.Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Dr Nadeem-ul-Haq said this while speaking at a conference, titled "Increasing Productivity and Unleashing Growth in Pakistan", organized by the Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP…Read More