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A World of Waste

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The world generates nearly two billion tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) each year, enough to fit into 822,000 Olympic sized swimming pools. MSW comes includes trash from companies, buildings, houses, yards, and small businesses. The United States overall produced …

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Microsoft Is Up in the Clouds

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Microsoft reported strong results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2019, beating analyst expectations across the board. Revenue was up 12 percent to $33.7 billion and net income jumped 49 percent to $13.2 billion, as the company continues to capitalize on …

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Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Our actions are our future So called agriculture country in food crisis, why? Pakistan is essentially an agricultural country given the percentage of agricultural products it exports and the people employed in this sector. Pakistan has rich and vast natural …

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Clean water insufficiency, where do we stand

Clean water insufficiency, where do we stand

Potable water is scarce across Pakistan. One comes across the news from almost all major cities and even small towns and villages at times such as Toba Tek Singh, Landi Kotal, Badin, Layyah, Sargodha, Lahore, Sahiwal, Nawabshah, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Kachha …

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Inducting the private sector in ship owning

Inducting the private sector in ship owning

The respective governments in Pakistan have been making efforts for the revival of the shipping industry since the early 1990s. A number of policy and taxation incentives have been offered from time to time, however, these efforts have remained unsuccessful …

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