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Training for lab professionals at UVAS

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LAHORE (19-09-14): The Quality Operation Laboratory of the University of Veterinary and Animals Sciences Lahore organised a two-day “Hands-on Training on Real Time PCR” for laboratory professionals.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha presided over the concluding session and gave away certificates to the participants. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor said that such type of training programmes were necessary for updating skills of lab professionals. The course coordinator, Ms Shafqat Rehmani, spoke about the workshop objectives. Twenty-two lab professionals participated Read More

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ECO Science Foundation and ISTIC Malaysia join hands cooperation in the fields of science, technology and innovation

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Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) and International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation Under the Auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC) Kuala Lumpur Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro elected as Member of ISTIC Governing Board

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It is an honour and pride for Pakistan as well as the region of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) that the Pakistani Eminent Scientist and President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro has been appointed as Member of…

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Intel Architecture Fuels New Wave of Mobile Devices in Pakistan

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Gright Announces IA based Smart Tablets which are made in Pakistan, Deliver Best Performance and Battery Life for Every Price Point

Islamabad, 18 September 2014andnbsp;– Intel Pakistan and Gright today introduced a new lineup of Android devices, including the first designs using Intel® Atom™ Processor Z2500 Series specially designed for tablets and smart phones. A new class of smart tablets was also unveiled with readiness for 3G data and voice calling via SIM features with compatibility to major Telco providers in Pakistan. The announcement was made at a press conference hosted by Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan as well as representatives from G Read More

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2nd annual South Asia Biosafety moots held in Colombo

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy has recently held the Second Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The annual conference was collaborated by the Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) …

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The Five Tools Everyone in Real Estate should be Using

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2014: As technology continues to evolve, the tools necessary for success in the real estate industry have developed. Today’s real estate agents, developers, buyers and sellers must take advantages of the innovative apps, devices and technology available to support the house rental and selling process.

Pakistan’s best real estate marketplace Lamudi.pk, has explored the five tools essential to success in the current property market.

1. Portable scanner

Real estate agents can finally say goo Read More

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Microsoft Devices Announces Ultra-affordable Mobile Phone with Music and Video Player

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The company expands its “First” phones portfolio with the Nokia 130

Karachi,andnbsp;September 16, 2014:andnbsp;Recognizing the rapid growth of ultra-affordable mobile phones, Microsoft Devices today unveiled the Nokia 130, a mobile phone designed to introduce millions of people to new digital experiences. At just PKR 2,850/-, the Nokia 130 combines the everyday essentials first-time mobile phone buyers expect with the beautiful design, reliability and mobile entertainment they want. With Read More

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Ufone provides life jackets to Pakistan Navy for flood relief

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Karachi: To facilitate the residents of Sindh, Ufone extends its timely support in the form of life jackets which are being provided to Pakistan Navy at Navy Flood Camp, Sukkur for emergency response, as flood warning centers reported the onslaught of the deluge in a day, which is expected to cause major damages. The life jackets will help in rescue efforts whereby saving precious lives.

Ufone’s services are not only limited to its customers, in fact to all Pakistanis, which are extended specially in the hour of need such as droughts, floods, earthquakes or other natural calami Read More

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Green house gases triggering climatic changes

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Meteorologists and environmental experts have termed the rapid increase of greenhouse gases (Chlorofluorocarbons) as the potential cause of climatic variations and rising temperature in Islamabad.
According to them, Pakistan is already among the top ten countries where unusual weather patterns were making major environment impacts and the situation might further deteriorate in the coming years if attention was not paid to issues related to climate change.
“The Islamabad environment is under rapid changes since last many decades and approximately each Read More

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US-funded project to enhance wheat production

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) have focused on reviewing the progress of the past wheat growing season and developing a plan for breeding, disease surveillance, seed production, and agronomy research for the upcoming rabi season.The review was made during a recently held two-day annual Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project (WPEP) wheat-planning meeting in Islamabad.
“Wheat is an important crop in both Pakistan and tUS, and our two countries are continuing a 50-year tradition of collaboration in agriculture,” said David Williams, US Embassy’s Agricu Read More

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