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Seaweed farming

There is a renewed emphasis in Pakistan on Carbon Credit market with a view to earning revenue and as well as meet the Green House Gas (GHG) targets achievements made…

Universities as supermarkets

Sometime ago I was sitting with a deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan when a vice chancellor (VC) of a public-sector university came to see him. After the…

Pakistan’s journey since Independence

Pakistan celebrated its 76th independence day amidst nationwide fanfare, coinciding with a change of government in Islamabad and a discernible vulnerability surrounding the country’s economy, fiscal sustainability and social disparity. This…

Assuming a spherical cow

Milk production at a dairy farm was low, so the farmer wrote to the local university, asking for help from academia. A multidisciplinary team of professors was assembled, headed by…

RIU 900 Students Graduated

As many as 900 students graduated at the 16th Convocation of Riphah International held at Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad on Sunday. On the second day of the event students from…

900 Students graduate from RIU

As many as 900 students graduated at the 16th Convocation of Riphah International held at Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad on Sunday. On the second day of the event students from…

Research woes

IN the scientific and academic community, research serves as a dialogue. Its aim is to share and advance knowledge among scholars or those studying a discipline after careful examination of…

Empowering our culture

The 21st century has witnessed a paradigm shift in almost every sector. including education. Previously, education was all about gaining knowledge of a specific subject or enrolling in career-oriented courses.…