Daily Archives: January 21, 2021

Low Carbon on Cement Possible with CCS

AERIAL OF LEHIGH PLANT IN EDMONTON Lehigh Hanson’s cement plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A low carbon future for cement is advancing through a unique feasibility study to see carbon capture and

Board Meeting other than Financial Result of Silk Bank Limited

Karachi, Silk Bank Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 28, 2021 at Karachi to consider the Business plan and future strategy of the Bank.   Further, the company

Board Meeting other than Financial Result of Flying Cement Company Limited

Karachi, Flying Cement Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on January 28, 2021 at Lahore.   Further, the company has declared the closed period from January 20, 2021 to

Biotalys Submits First Protein-Based Biocontrol Registration Package to the EPA

GHENT, Belgium and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, announces that it has submitted its first protein-based biocontrol, Evoca™, to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in

WEF Report Outlines Top Skills Required by Tech Companies in Pakistan

The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) recent publication ‘The Future of Jobs’ has identified digital skills as one of the key areas of growth in the coming years. While digital skills have also been termed as the key to the ‘jobs

SECP Allows Licensed Individuals to Act as Securities Advisors

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has highlighted key amendments in the Securities and Futures Advisors (Licensing & Operations) Regulations 2017 in a bid to broaden the investor base and enhance the capital market outreach. Through these amendments,

ICT exports remittances surge to US $958 million at highest growth rate of 40%

Information and Communication Technology exports have witnessed a surge of 958 million dollars at the highest growth rate of 40 percent in first half of the current fiscal year. According to Pakistan Software Export Board, IT exports during the same

Pakistan’s Foreign Reserves Decrease by $386 Million

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves depleted massively by $386 million by the week ending on January 15, 2021, according to the figures shared by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). This sharp decline is said to have been caused due to

250 MW electricity from Bin Qasim Power Plant to be inducted into national grid

The Chief Executive Officer of K-Electric Monis Alvi has said that 250-megawatt electricity from Bin Qasim Power Plant will be inducted into the national grid this year. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, he said that K-Electric and National Transmission

Yasmin directs officials to start surprise visits of hospitals

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has said that attendance of doctors, availability of medicines and provision of necessary facilities would be strictly monitored in all hospitals. She was chairing a meeting to review arrangements of cleanliness, medicine availability, doctors