Day: July 21, 2015

Cyber business is a planet of unexplored opportunities: Clasf.pk team

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article image Clasf.pk is a leading classified advertisement website having its presence in more than 15 countries including Pakistan, Canada, France, Colombia, Portugal, Italy, South Africa, Peru, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, India, UK and Venezuela. It is a part of a Digital Group without a unique owner. One can effortlessly estimate the consumer trust on Clasf.pk from the fact that more than one million ads are posted each month on the website. The web portal can be termed as the superhero of the…Read More

Capitalizing upto 3.5% of GDP in S,T&I can be "the game changer": Sc. Wizard

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article image Ahsan Jamil THE SCIENTISTS play a critical role in national development and manifest their vitality on number of national level issues by prompting policy makers in right direction in order to take viable long sighted decisions instead of hasty myopic strategies that look good option in a frame but as the decades pass; adversities tend to dominate vivaciously. Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) recently hold a meeting of eminent scientists to review the improvements of SandT sector…Read More

Knowledge Park being set up for education uplifting

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The education is the fundamental ingredient of any developed country and without focusing on it, no country can even think of progression. The Government of Punjab (GoP) while realizing the significance of education and taking up the resolve of knowledge based economy, has announced to set up Knowledge Park’ in the provincial capital. The campuses of various renowned educational institutes will be established in the knowledge park’ along with state of the art…Read More

HEC announces special programme to promote professional education in FATA & Baluchistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to promote professional education in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Baluchistan, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has promulgated to launch a special programme to attain the objective swiftly. "HEC is striving towards promotion of professional education in FATA and Baluchistan. We have reserved 29 seats in medical colleges and 55 seats in engineering universities across the country for the students belonging to aforementioned areas…Read More

WWF-Pak, Coca Cola join for clean water access

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The water security is the toughest ordeals of Pakistan. The contaminated water is the root cause of various life challenging diseases. The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak), leading nature conservation organization and Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL) have taken joint initiatives for installation of clean drinking water in the different localities of Lahore. Both the organizations inaugurated water filtration plant as part of the project to account for…Read More

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TEVTA revises curricula to meet industrial requirement

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: There is a huge gap between academia-industry that can be noticed in case of diploma holders and technical education as well. The prime technical education institution Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has also sensed the need of bridging the gap and revision of curriculum according to industrial requirement. A special Gap Analysis Study was conducted through which the identified areas are covered in revised curricula. Revisions are made in…Read More

ECOSF capacity building through IBSE

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The unconventional methodology to impart science and technology knowledge is highly important for popularization of science and stirring the sense of intriguing amongst youth in particular so to push them towards science education. That is one way of building human resource in SandT sector. Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) carried the same thematic note in its four-day capacity building workshop titled as Inquiry Based Science Foundation (…Read More

PITB introduces Case Flow Management System

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) is committed towards incorporation of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in multiple public sectors to improve public services in the province. PITB has launched an Automated Cause List Flow Management System’ to streamline the workflows and processes of courts in order to ensure transparency and enable improved service delivery. Through this system the litigants are informed through auto generated messages sent…Read More

Academia-industry linkage is crucial for academic excellence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission, apex body to promote and regulate higher education in Pakistan is serving for excellence of higher education since 2002. The HEC intends to setup one university or at least its sub campus in each district of the country to create enabling conditions for every fraction of society to get higher education. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed held a meeting with Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Rana Tanveer Hussain in which…Read More

PCST conducts workshop to promote applied research

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) organized series of workshops on Policies for creating enabling environment for encouraging problem-solving research’ in collaboration with Institute of Research Promotion (IRP). The theme of workshop is to encourage RandD that is aimed for problem solving of industry as well society. The 8th workshop of the series was held in cooperation with Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) in which the policy proposals and…Read More