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  • Apps assist with Shanghai’s waste classification

    Discovering the proper classification for each piece of household waste before disposaland dodging fines of up to 50,000 yuan ($7,200)has become as simple as snapping a photo on your smartphone or talking to it thanks to the efforts of a group of young programmers and user interface designers...

    “As Chinese become accustomed to the rules, people are destined to use the apps less often,” he said, adding that incorporating the basics of...

  • Different types of thinking in consumers

    When people have to look downward to see a product, their thinking becomes more concrete; when they have to look upward, it becomes more abstract, says a team led by Anneleen van Kerckhove, a researcher at Ghent University in Belgium...

    Abstract processing has several effects on consumers, such as increasing their willingness to pay
  • Study says there are five types of diabetes

    PARIS: Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease...

    There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognised, they reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal...

  • Pakistan expects WB decision in 15 days on its petition for arbitration court on Indian dams

    LAHORE: Pakistan expects a decision from the World Bank within next 15 days on its petition seeking change in designs of two Indian run-of-the-river hydropower projects — Ratle and Kishan Ganga — through constitution of a court of arbitration under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT)...

    Pakistan had objected to the construction and design of the 850MW Ratle and 330MW Kishan Ganga hydropower schemes, saying that both the projects would have...

  • Pakistan must build more dams, grow forests to tackle climate change, says Met chief

    KARACHI: Building more dams and enhancing the country’s forest cover are two vital steps Pakistan must immediately take to counter the growing threat of climate change...

    This was stated by Dr Ghulam Rasul, the Director General of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), while speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a programme held to mark the World Meteorological Day at the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics on Thursday......

  • Growers’ body says anti-Sindh, anti-Pakistan lobbies opposing dams

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) general secretary Zahid Bhurgari has said that anti-Sindh and anti-Pakistan lobbies wanted to destroy the farm sector of the province and the country by opposing plans of building dams while India is building reservoirs on the waters bordering Pakistan...

    If the dams were not built, Pakistan and Sindh would face severe water scarcity and the agriculture sector would be destroyed...

  • New dams, barrages boosting agriculture: ex-minister

    DERA MURAD JAMALI: Former finance minister of Balochistan Mir Asim Kurd said on Sunday that the recently completed projects of dams and barrages were helpful in boosting the agriculture sector in Balochistan...

    Talking to reporters here, he said about 200,000 acres of lands in the Kachhi Bolan district were irrigated from dams and barrages completed recently by the Balochistan government...

  • Irrigation body urges politicians to build dams without delay

    ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Friday estimated 20 per cent shortage of irrigation water in the upcoming Rabi crop season and advised the political leadership to start building dams on a war footing...

    This was discussed at a meeting of the Irsa’s advisory committee, presided over by its chairman Syed Mazhar Ali Shah, and attended by Irsa members, the provincial irrigation secretaries, and representatives of the...

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