Day: August 3, 2015

Pak fellows to depart to Korea under KOICA Fellowship Programme

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) holds the mission of Human Resource Development (HRD) in developing countries. The KOICA started Master’s Degree Scholarship 2015-16 programme for government officials in different fields including public policy, finance, economics, ICT, agriculture, health, rural development, development studies, fisheries science and women empowerment. Nine students belonging from different public sector organizations from Pakistan…Read More

MUET students vivid in research projects

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The students of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) have shown excellent academic standings as well as exhibit proficiency in different national and international forums. Recently, three groups of five students under the supervision of Dr Zeeshan Ali were selected to participate in Student Research Paper Conference 2015 (SRPC-15)’ organized by Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad. The three projects include Mathematical Modeling of Pendulum…Read More

The inauguration of 2nd phase of 1320 MW Sahiwal Coal Power Project takes place

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article image STAFF REPORT SAHIWAL: Pakistan massive 3.3 billion tonnes of coal deposits are still not utilized up to the potential and only 3.4 million tonnes per year are used for energy production. The Sahiwal Coal Power Project by Government of Punjab is the continuity of enhancing coal power production in the country in order to reduce the energy crisis in Pakistan. The second phase of the Sahiwal Power Project 1320MW inauguration took place. The Chief Minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated…Read More

TMUC, TiE join hands for entrepreneurship promotion

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The most important area in which nurturing of youth is required is the entrepreneurship’. The institutions need to build strong linkages with industry as well as incubators must be built in order to create pool of entrepreneurs. The concept needs to be changed. The Millennium University College (TMUC) holding the same resolve has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq (TI), Rector TMUC, and Sayyed Ahmed…Read More

AIOU endeavors to improve literacy in far flung areas

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The education access to every person needs special attention from public as well as private sector in order to tap the talent of underprivileged and less developed areas that lack basic facilities and infrastructure due to which the literacy rate sinks in those areas. A day-long conference of regional directors of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) was held to find out ways for promotion of education and providing access to the people to obtain education. The…Read More

Cyber entrepreneurship will soon be on its zenith in Pakistan

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article image Syed Ahsan Ali Shah is an ardent tech lover, a stellar programmer and a rising cyber entrepreneur. His career interest includes software programming, entrepreneurship, freelancing, web development. He is the creator of Target.pk, an online garments sale point which gained immense popularity particularly in cricket WC 2015 days due to official sports Tee in the product line. Ahsan is a tech savvy geek whose major earning source is the freelancing on several sites, blogging etc. He shared…Read More

Need to popularise ICTs use in schools

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INFORMATION AND Communication Technologies (ICTs) like internet, television, radio, mobile, networks, are the major phenomena around which the whole fabric of modern technology revolves. However, since the start of the 21st century, the education field is confronted with several multiple social, cultural, technical and economical problems. The educational technology helps in eradicating these problems by developing new ways, models and technologies in order to facilitate performance of…Read More

Climate change resilient policies can shield from environmental challenges

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article image AHSAN JAMIL THE UNCERTAIN variability in climate due to human intervention in nature has aggravated serious challenges to nations across the globe concerning multifaceted domains of water and food security, biodiversity, human health, natural disasters including increased flooding etc. The climate change is a global concern and the relevant bodies must convolve for integrated efforts in order to mollify the effect of noxious climate change phenomenon by impacting on governmental…Read More

Pak students sparkle in IEEE Biannual Congress

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistani students shine in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Biannual Congress held at Srilanka, by securing 8 awards in multiple categories. The delegation of 24 Pakistani students participated in IEEE congress, the biggest event in Asia-Pacific region that offers innumerable opportunities to explore, dig, and nurture the potential ideas thus aggravating the professionalism in sparkling talent from the region. The theme of the congress was…Read More

Climate Change proportional to human health: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Climate change impacts multiple sectors and rings bells of peril to human health as well. The identification of climate change related impacts on human health and their mitigation requires stringent policies at state level to assure health security. A seminar focusing on emphatic connection between Natural disasters and health challenges’ was held recently. The discussion made in seminar focused on the plight of health conditions of people in disaster hit areas…Read More