Day: November 18, 2014

Zameen.com uses cutting edge technology to make property expo resounding success

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article image Zameen.com hosted a grand real estate focused event on November 15 and 16 at the Expo Centre, Johar Town, Lahore. Though the event was attended by almost 30,000 people, Zameen.com used cutting edge live streaming and live update technology to keep those who could not reach the Expo Centre updated with blow-by-blow accounts. Zameen.com’s digital media team posted about each and every bit of the event using different online avenues. The trailblazing part of the online coverage was the…Read More

Nokia Announces N1 Android Tablet

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article image Nokia announced the N1, the first Nokia-branded Android TM tablet. The N1 offers the innovative, predictive Nokia Z Launcher interface, and a carefully crafted industrial design by Nokia with a focus on simplicity. The N1 will be brought to market in Q1 2015 through a brand-licensing agreement with an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner responsible for manufacturing, distribution and sales. "We are pleased to bring the Nokia brand back into consumers’ hands with the N1…Read More

TRANSCENDENCE-Beyond The Limits

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article image Transcendence-Beyond the limits, a very first event of its kind transcending the air of Mehran UET, Jamshoro setting up new thresholds for the upcoming events in the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology. Held at the main auditorium of Mehran UET on 30th of September 2014. It was an event containing motivational speaking sessions, poster competition and activities that were alluring to the audience. The event itself was a unique experience, a sight to remember and a scene so…Read More

Change in the Food Ordering Industry

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article image Karachi, Pakistan, November 19th2014 - EatOye(www.eatoye.pk/)the leading Pakistani food ordering platform,was announced as the winnercompany in Pakistan for the year 2014 - PASHA ICT Awards,Hospitality and Tourism category. EatOye, honored as Pakistan’s shining star in the hospitality community, the competition was headed up by P@SHA. P@SHA and a panel of renowned industry analysts, journalists, academics, and experts combed the technology innovation landscape across Pakistan in search…Read More

Youn Scientists Societies Summit-2014

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article image Message of Dr. Mudassar Asrar Chairperson Pakistan Council for Science and Technology Good Morning Esteemed guests! I welcome you all on the 2nd national global meeting of Young Science Societies. Scientific organizations have a special contribution to make the understanding of public issues involving science and technology, as well as a special responsibility to do so. First, the societies’ memberships include individuals with the necessary expertise to help clarify these issues…Read More

Youn Scientists Societies Summit – 2014

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article image Message of Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO More than ever, in this new age of limited resources, we need to nurture the boundless energy and creativity of young women and men to tackle complex new challenges. Quality science education is vital for this, to lay the foundations for a more sustainable future for all. We need concerted action today to halt the decline of enrolment of young people in science, starting at an early age. It is not enough to put science in the school…Read More

PCST summit signifies pivotal S&T role in development

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article image Report by Tahira Masud The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Technology Times, National Academy of Young Scientists and Tech TV organized a one-day "Young Scientists Societies Summit 2014" on November 10, 2014 as part of the celebrations of the World Science Day for Peace and Development on the premises of PCST. This was the second consecutive event of this series. Science organizations are extending a special contribution towards promoting science and…Read More

Speakers stress optimal application of science & tech for national progress

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article image Staff report isb: Though progress is being made in the field of science and technology in Pakistan, effective application modern SandT research to achieve the desired results in almost all fields is stall a distant dream mainly due to the multiple factors especially information gap, lack of awareness, ineffective coordination, concerted research activities and non-involvement of end users. They also said that all the stakeholders must be involved with full potential so that the benefits…Read More

PSF celebrates Science Day with focus on quality education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) was celebrated has been at Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). "The present government is well aware of the importance of scientific education in the country and this is the reason that the government is initiating projects worth billions of rupees," Federal Minister for SandT Zahid Hamid said on the occasion. He said the government in the current fiscal year had allocated Rs 100 million development…Read More

Ban on harmful textile chemicals demanded

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A strict legislation to stop the use of restricted chemicals and dyes in Pakistan’s textile industry should be brought about in order to control environment degradation. These views were expressed at a recently held Pakistan’s global textile conference on resource efficiency. The conference was organized by the Training and Development Centers of the Bavarian Employers’ Associations (bfz gGmbH), one of the largest private providers of vocational training in…Read More