History of the journal stems back to July 1988 when
'"The Science International (Lahore)"
was commissioned in the fleet of international scientific publications . It is a broad based BIMONTHLY journal (refereed), devoted to all basic and applied sciences committed to serve the world of science. In its purview are research papers, reviews, short communications, articles and research reports from the largest spectrum of research subjects. The publication of no less than 5000 research papers go to its credit. till day. Ever since it came into being, it has the privilege of having been indexed by the Internationally recognized agencies for the promotion of research publications namely,
INTERNATIONAL SERIAL DATA SYSTEM (ISDS) in Paris, France [ISSN 1013-5316], cited widely and abstracted by international agencies, especially, by
CHEMICAL ABSTRACT SERVICE, OHIO, U.S.A. [CODEN :SINTE 8],
WoS-BIOSIS(data base Zoological Record) , Ulritch Directory and PASTIC; Pakistan.
MATH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, MICRIBIOLOGY, BOTANY, ZOOLOGY, PHARMACY, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, FORENSIC SCIENCES, AGRICULTURE, VETERINARY SCIENCES ,FOOD SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND MEDICAL SCIENCE.
generating our own resources we remain committed to serve the world of science in general to the best of our capacity and dedication.
In addition to the normal functioning, research related activities go to its credit, the synopsis of which are given below:
25 YEARS SERVICE OF
TO THE WORLD OF SCIENCE
It is the first journal ever emerged from private sector in the history of Pakistan generating its own funds to cater its needs.
In addition to its normal functioning, it remains committed to promoting scientific culture, creative activities and talent hunting in the country and abroad, by organizing science conferences, seminars, popular lectures, symposia etc. in the country and abroad; largely attended by the elite from universities and research organizations.
SCIENCE CONFERENCE SERIES
IN COLLABOATION WITH UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS
1- All Pakistan Science Conference, 16-21 May, 1992, Khanspur.
Opening Dr. I. H. Qureshi, Member Tech., Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (on behalf of the Chairman, (PAEC).
Closing: Syed Fakhar Imam, Minister of Education, Government of Pakistan.
115 papers presented; proceedings published.
2. 2nd All Pakistan Science Conference, 26 - 30 December, 1993, Aitchison College, Lahore.
Closing: Syed Babar Ali, Minister of Finance (former), Government of Pakistan.
110 papers presented; proceedings published.
3. 3rd All Pakistan Science Conference, 11-15 September, 199 4, Bara Gali.
. Closing: Dr. Khalid Farooq (Chief Sceintific Officer), PCSIR, Lahore.
Chief Guest: Mudassar Tabassum, Italy.
4. 4th All Pakistan Science Conference, 26 - 30 December, 1995, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Opening: Dr. Anwarul Haq, Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Closing: Dr. Anwarul Haq, Vice Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
105 papers presented; published.
5. 5th All Pakistan Science Conference, 15 -19 Sept., 1996 at University College of Agriculture, Rawalakot (AJ&K).
Opening: Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim, President, Azad Kashmir.
Closing: Dr. Khalid Mahmood Khan, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation.
130 papers presented.
6. 6th All Pakistan Science Conference, 3- 6 November, 1997 at NWFP Agriculture University, Peshawar.
Opening: Minister of Education, NWFP.
120 papers presented.
Closing: Vice Chancellor, NWFP, University of Agriculture,
1 . Ist "International Science Conference", in collaboration with the Faculty of Science and Environmental studies, University Putra Malaysia,(UPM), Malaysia, 7 - 9 May, 1998.
Opening: The Deputy Minister, Datu Abubkar Bin Daud, Science and Technology, Malaysia.
Co-Chair: Dr. Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim, Vice-Chancellor, UPM, Malaysia.
150 papaers presented.
2 . 2nd International Science Conference, 26-28 October, 2000 in collaboration with Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab,Lahore.
Opening: Lt. General(R) Arshad Mahmood, Vice Chancellor, P. U. Lahore.
Closing: Dr. Zafar Iqbal, Director, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
120 papers presented.
3 . 3rd International Science Conference, 26-28 September, 2002, University, of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi.
Opening: Khurshid-u-Zaman Qureshi, Minister of Agriculture, Government of the Punjab.
135 Papers Presented.
Closing: Dr. K. A. Malik, Member, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad
4 . 4th International Science Conference due by the end of 6-8 October 2004. University of Azad Kashmir , Muzaffarabad)
150 papers presented.
5 5thINTERNATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE*
a) A series entitled "SCIENCE TASK FORCE" in collaboration with Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (Radio Pakistan, Lahore).
i. 28 February, 1991, Alhamra Hall, Lahore.
Chief Guest: Mian Mohammad Azhar; Governor of the Punjab.
Speaker: Dr. S. H. Iqbal, Chairman, Department of Botany, Pujab University, Lahore.
Topic: Fungus - What Good Is It?
ii. 25 April 1991, at Alhamra Hall, Lahore.
Speaker: Dr. N.M. Butt, Director General, PINSTECH, Islamabad.
Topic: New Materials and Super Conductors.
iii. 30 July 1991, at Alhamra Hall, Lahore.
Chief Guest: Ghulam Haider Wayen; Chief Minister, Punjab.
Speaker: Dr. Shamim Ahmad Chaudhry, CSO, PINSTECH, Islamabad.
Topic: Production of Radio Isotopes.
iv. 8 December, 1991, at Alhamra Hall, Lahore.
Chief Guest: Qazi Aiun ud Din, Chairman, Pakistan Engineering Counsel.
Guest of Honour: Dr. N. M. Butt, Director, PINSTECH, Islamabad.
Speaker: Dr. Syed Mohammad Qasim (Germany).
Topic: Radio Isotopes for Emission Tomography.
b) IN P.C.S.I.R. COMPLEX, LAHORE.
i. 14 Febrary 1993.
Chief guest: Dr. M. A. Saeed, Director General, PCSIR, Laboratories, Lahore.
Dr. Khalida Usmani, Executive Director, C.R.F.P. & W.I.E.C., Asian Chapter.
Speaker: Dr. Syed Sajjad Hussain, Cancer Institute, Buffalo, U.S.A.
Topic: Cancer Diagnosis, Role of a Chemist.
ii. 3 April 1993.
Chief Guest: Mian Mohammad Azhar, Governor of the Punjab.
Guest Speaker: Dr. A. Q. Ansari, Chairman, PCSIR. Laboratories.
Speaker: Dr. Hamid Ahmad Khan, Director General, PINSTECH, Islamabad.
Topic: Radiation Hazards.
Dr. Khalida Usmani, Executive Director, C.R.F.P. & W.I.E.C. Asian Chapter.
A talk - Preventions Against Cancer.
c) DURING CONFERENCE
i. 18 May, 1992, Khanspur, Pakistan.
Chair: : M. A. Saeed, Head, Applied Div., PCSIR, Laboratories, Lahore.
Speaker: Dr. M. A. Khan, Institute of Chemistry, Punjab University, Lahore.
Topic: News Aspects of Environmental Pollution.
Speaker: Dr. Khawaja Yaldrem, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad.
Topic: Computer Simulation.
ii. 29 December 1993, Aitchison College, Lahore.
Chair: Dr. S. A. Khan, Chairman, PCST, Islamabad.
Speaker: Dr. N. M. Butt, Director, PINSTECH, Islamabad.
Topic: Role of New Materials and Super Conductors in Industry.
iii. 30 December 1993, Aitchison College, Lahore.
Chair: Dr. S. A Khan, Chairman, PCST, Islamabad.
Speaker: Dr. M. Ashraf Tahir, Chief, DNA and Sereology, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Topic: Role of DNA in the detection of crimes.
iv. 13.November,1994 , Bara Gali.
Chair: : Dr. Khalid Farooq
Speaker: Dr. Naeem ul Hassan Janjua, A. Q. Khan Res. Labs; on deputation NED University, Karachi.
Topic: Life Engineering.
v. 14.9.1994, Bara Gali.
Chair: : Dr. Khalid Farooq, C. S. O., PCSIR, Lahore.
Speaker: Dr Khalid Janjua: PCSIR Laboratories, Lahore.
vi. 15.9.1994, BaraGali.
Presided: Dr. Khalid Farooq, CSO., PCSIR, Lahore.
Speaker: Dr. Mudassar Tabassum; Guest from, Italy.
Topic: Laser Technology and Medical Science.
vii. 16. 9.1996, University College of Agriculture, Rawalakot.
Speaker: Ian Williams(Asian Bank)
Topic: Global Environmental Issues; Role of Asian Bank.
Speaker: Dr. L. C. Warner, Plant Scientist (U.S.A)
Topic: A half Century Evolution in the Practice of Controlling Weeds.
Speaker: Dr. Dilnawaz Gardezi, U.C.A. Rawalakot.
Topic: Soil Errosion Problems in Azad Kashmir.
5 9. 1997, NWFP Agriculture University, Peshawar.
Speaker:. Dr. Lutfulla, Dir., Centre of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar.
Topic: Information Technology.
7.5.1998- Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
Speaker: Prof. Hjg. Rosnani Binti Ibrahim
Topic: Environmental Management in Malaysia.
Speaker: Dr. M. Anwar Chaudhry, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Topic: Role of Nuclear Physics in biological, environmental, industrial and medical sciences.
Speaker: K. J. Jones, MIMOS, Malaysia.
Topic: The National IT Agenda: Implication to the R&D Community.
27 10. 2000. Institute of Chemical Technology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Dr. Muhammad A. Tahir. Sereology, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Applicaion of DNA in the detection of crimes.
Dr. M. N. Riaz, Texas A & M University , USA.
27.9.2002- University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi.
Chair: Dr. Ashraf Atta,(SI, HI), Dr. A. Q. Khan Res. Labs., Rawalpindi.
Speaker: Romana Aziz, Head Computor Department, UAAR.
Topic: E-mail Packages
Speaker: Prof. Dr. M. Akhtar, FRS, University of Southampton, U.K.
Topic: On the Frontiers of Biological Sciences.
8.10.2004. University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad.
i. Dr. M. N. Khan, Rector, GIK Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Fabrication of High-Tc Supper Conductors for Energy Technology and its Environmental Impact.
ii. Dr. Muhammad A. Tahir. Sereology, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Forensic Science; A Modern Tool for the Detection of crime.
iii. Dr. Gulam Sarwar, Head(Rtd), Dept. of Oncology, King Edward Medical College, Lahore.
Prevention & Cure of Cancer.
iv Dr. Sadaqat Mehdi, Registrar, Virtual University, Lahore.
9.12.1995, University of Agriculture, Faislabad.
Chair: Dr. Kausar Abdullah Malik, Director, NIBGE, Fiasalabad.
Topics: (Morning Session)Higher Education & Research; Current Issues.
(Evening Session)Research & Industry; Interactions.
Dr. Mujtaba Naqvi, Dir. Gen., NIAB,, Faisalabad.
Dr. Tausif Rashid Butt, Universty of Philadalphia, U. S. A.
Also addressed by:
Dr. Bohari. M. Yamin, Deputy Dean, U. K. M., Malysia
Dr. Anwar Nasim, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad.
Dr. Khalid Farooq, CSO, PCSIR, Lahore.
Dr Khurshid Alam, Dean(Agriculture), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
Dr. Matiullah, CNS, Islamabad.
Dr. Abrar Hussain Gilani, Dean, University of Agriculture,Faisalabad.
Dr. Altaf-ur-Rehman Rao, Dean(Physical Sciences), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
27.9.2002: WORK SHOP:
University of Arid Agiculture, Rawalpindi
Chair: Dr. M. Afzal, Director General, PASTIC, Islamabad.
Topic: Evaluation of Research Papers
Views of the participants followed by general discussion
Recommendations consolidated by the Head of the Committee,
Dr. M. Younas,
Chairman, Live Stock Management, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
WATER CRISES AND CROP PRODUCTION GAPS IN PUNJAB
Identification, Risk Analysis and Mitigation Measures
Authors: M Azhar Javed and M. Tariq Yamin