Day: May 25, 2015

Telenor announces competition for Mobile App Developers

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article image Staff Report KHI: Telenor, leading network operator of Pakistan has recently announced fifth Apportunity Contest 2015 for Mobile App developers of Pakistan. The competition is intended for professionals as well as students. This annual competition is conducted every year by Telenor for past 5 years. Appilcations are invited in six categories i.e. health, entertainment, education, internet of things, communication and civil administration (emergency services, disaster management, civic…Read More

PMAS-AAUR, KRC to cooperate in agri field

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article image Staff Report RWP: A meeting between Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad Vice Chanellor Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and Lee Sang Mu, CEO Korean Rural Community Corporation (KRC) was held recently in which the collaborative efforts in improving agriculture field through capacity building programs, workshops, trainings, RandD and development was taken into account. The training of farmers to get them familiar with technology to propel yield was also discussed…Read More

Ufone announces new 3G packages

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article image Staff Report ISB: Ufone has recently announced new 3G packages for its customers. The new 3G packages include daily, three-day package, weekly and monthly with data limits up ranging up to 10GB. The status of previous 3G packages is declared obsolete by Ufone and revisions in its entire 3G packages is announced. There are around 10 new 3G packages. This time over, Ufone has announced the most exceptional offer of the year as they have bundled the most famous social apps i.e.…Read More

Message from David Molden Director-General of ICIMOD

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article image EACH YEAR, ICIMOD joins the world on the International Day for Biological Diversity to appreciate the world’s rich diversity of living beings. This day provides us with an opportunity to reaffirm our commitments, strengthen our actions, and celebrate our achievements to protect, conserve, and sustainably use biodiversity - the foundation of life on Earth and the basis for sustainable development. Biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked. The goods that sustain our…Read More

GCU invents nano-powder to enhance covert fingerprints

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article image Staff Report LHR: Government College University (GCU), Lahore adds another feather to its cap through a recent milestone invention "ZNO-SIO2 nano-powder for the development of latent fingerprints." The application got approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This is a cost effective nano powder that has tendency to enhance furtive fingerprints from different surfaces such as plastic, glass or metal. The key persons who contributed in invention of the latest…Read More

Digital geophysical data lab established at Bahria University

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article image Staff Report KHI: A ceremony was held at Bahria University, Karachi to mark the start of state of the art "Digital Geophysical Data Lab." This lab has been formed by joint efforts of premier EandP Company Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) and Bahria University. Wamiq Bokhari, Managing Director, PPL was the chief guest of the event who said that this lab will facilitate range of students belonging from geoscience discipline and will enhance their professional skills and equip…Read More

NDMA starts preparations for monsoon

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article image Staff Report LHR: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has geared up its preparations to deal with monsoon and torrential rains. NDMA governing body is arranging consultative meetings taking federal and provincial departments on board to thoroughly review the readiness and planning of any likely disaster incident with reference to the forthcoming monsoon season. An executive meeting was organized at Lahore for same purpose which was presided by Khizar Hayat Gondal, Chief…Read More