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Siemens to Supply Equipment for Punjab Power Plant in Jhang

Siemens to Supply Equipment for Punjab Power Plant in Jhang

Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, will supply a complete power island solution for construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Jhang, about 250 km south-west of Lahore. The agreement for the purpose was signed between …Continue reading

The Future of Plastic Waste Disposal Could Be a Fungus

A Pakistani researcher has made an  important discovery that could have huge implications for waste management in the country. Dr Sehroon Khan, of World Agroforestry Centre and Kunming Institute of Biology, and his team of researchers have found a fungus in a …Continue reading

Applications Open For 4th Cycle Of Herself

Applications for the Punjab Information Technology Board’s women empowerment initiative Herself will open for its fourth cycle in October. The PITB has previously conducted three cycles of the programme and 120 women have graduated from it. Those accepted in the Herself programme …Continue reading

Sperm Whales Spotted in Pakistani Waters

A pair of sperm whales were spotted by fishermen on Tuesday near Jiwani, about 22 kilometers south of Gunz, which is part of Gwadar in Balochistan. In a statement, the World Wide Fund (WWF) Pakistan said this is the first time that …Continue reading

Agricultural Project Could Convert Thar’s Desert Into Grasslands

Karachi University’s Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU) have inked an agreement with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company to develop model cash crop cultivation farms in the Thar Desert to grow green fodder on an experimental basis. Researchers at the University of …Continue reading

Pakistan Receives Four Russian Assault Helicopters

Four Russian-made Mi-35M attack helicopters have been delivered to the Pakistan Army Aviation Corps (PAAC), Pakistan’s Defense Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) confirmed in a statement issued at this year’s International Military-Technical Forum (Army 2017). The event was organised in Moscow between August …Continue reading

Pakistan Among 5 Countries That Account for 90% of Wastewater Irrigated Farms, Study Finds

Pakistan is among five countries that account for almost 90 percent of farmland across the globe irrigated by sewage water, a study shows. China, India, Iran and Mexico are the other four countries where major portion of clean water from rivers and …Continue reading

150MW Wind Power Project to Be Set up in Jhimpir Corridor

An agreement has been signed for the installation of 150 megawatt (MW) wind project in Jhimpir, Sindh. The agreement was inked between representatives of Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL) – a special purpose vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Limited …Continue reading