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Government Admits it Bypassed Due Process

The government officials informed the Senate’s panel that the government had bypassed the AGPR in clearing the dues of the IPPs and made the payments through State Bank of Pakistan, through supplementary grants. By Jawwad Rizvi Government of Pakistan has admitted to …Continue reading

The world locked in High Carbon Spiral

Deep cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions are required with a view to reducing global greenhouse gas emissions to curtail the increase in global average temperature below 2°C (above pre-industrial levels). Globally, governments spend more than US$ 500 billion annually to keep …Continue reading

Challenges to net payment solutions in Pakistan

Regulatory framework of financial sector disallows any intermediary to play a role between customers and sellers for payment solutions. By Jawwad Rizvi Strict rules and regulations are the basic hindrance to the development of Internet payment PayPal-type solutions in Pakistan, restricting the …Continue reading

Tiny Drones That Navigate with Insect Eyes

A tiny, biologically inspired motion sensor could help small drones avoid collisions as they buzz around. A tiny artificial eye inspired by the vision systems of insects could help small flying drones navigate their surroundings well enough to avoid collisions while buzzing …Continue reading