Day: September 1, 2015

Renewable energy comes to TCF School

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The renewable energy has vast scope in Pakistan and companies working on alternate energies can supplement the energy sector of Pakistan as whole by contributing to the energy mix. Reon Energy Limited, the renewable energy company of Dawood Hercules Corporation (DHCL) has signed agreement with TCF School to provide uninterrupted electricity supply. Wasi-ud-din, Technical Officer at TCF School Hubco said, "The school offers stress free environment and with the…Read More

Treat for customers: PTCL increases bandwidth, decreases price

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has come up with exclusive packages for EVO, Nitro and Charji services with enhanced bandwidth and decreased costs. According to PTCL sources, the new packages have been announced in order to cater the market need and expand the market share of the company in 3G and 4G. The growing number of subscribers is also due to the launching of several 3G, 4G enabled Smartphones which has prompted PTCL to cash in and expand its…Read More

PCSIR held session for S&T, R&D promotion

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The SandT promotion is inevitable to resurrect the quelling economy of the country. A session was recently held at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Karachi to highlight the importance of SandT and exchanging ideas of experts and policy makers to exchange ideas on the promotion of the very subject. The scientists, technologists of PCSIR, government officials participated in the event. Secretary, Ministry of Science and…Read More

LWMC starts awareness programme for clean environment

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The environmental awareness programmes are important to educate societies in order to nurture a healthy environment friendly ambiance in the cities as well as in the whole country. The municipal authorities and the civic agencies of cities shoulder an important responsibility in this regard. Realizing the challenge of environmental pollution, Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has launched awareness programme in educational institutions. The objectives of this programme…Read More

Chemistry: Book simplifying organic nomenclature released

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The scientific literature and content plays a pivotal role in understanding of the subjects. National Book Foundation (NBF) has recently published a book titled as Systematic Organic Nomenclature’. The book is authored by Professor Zia ul Haq who is an experienced chemistry professor. Commenting about the book, Professor Zia ul Haq said, "The book is intended for college and university students of organic chemistry. The book attempts to cater the comprehensive…Read More

Nanoscience mushrooming can increase pulse of innovation: Speakers

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article image Ahsan Jamil PAKISTAN`S ENDEAVORS in nanotechnology advancement are still slipshod and need significant boost to rejuvenate its foundations. To emphasize on importance on nanoscience in sustainable and environmental friendly energy solutions Preston Institute of Nano Science and Technology (PINSAT) recently organized a lecture of Prof Malek Mazza, UNESCO UNISA Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Technology, and Fellow Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) on the topic "Nano…Read More

K-2 Nuclear Power Plant inaugurated

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The energy sector of Pakistan needs sincere efforts from public and private sector in order to free country from the shortfall menace. Alternate energy can be a great antidote’ to quash this challenge. Karachi Nuclear Power Plants (Kanupp) K2 is being constructed which will add about 1100MW to the national grid. The inauguration ceremony of K2 power plant took place recently. Prime Minster of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif unveiled the inauguration plaque this week…Read More

NADRA signs agreement with InfoTech for tech solutions

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The role of technology in public service delivery is inevitable and it can help boost an organization`s operation efficiency to a great deal. National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has always strived for excellent state of the art facilities to give consumers a reliable service and further extending the technological advancement of the organization; NADRA has recently signed an agreement with InfoTech Group’, leading system integrator and technology solutions…Read More

Climate change resilient policy adaptation stressed at workshop

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The climate change is one of top rated challenges of Pakistan and awareness to communities must be disseminated at optimum level to make a resilient strategy to combat this copious challenge. A workshop in the wake of Climate Change adaptation policies was recently organized by Individualland in which experts, environmental scientists, researchers, and stakeholders participated in large number. The purpose of the workshop was to identify the available options and…Read More

PTA confirms entry of 3G/4G services in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The technological access and communication efficiency must reach the far flung areas and rural community for the overall betterment and integration of the society. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recently leaked in their official website that work on 3G and 4G services in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Senior official from PTA said while talking to Technology Times, "The operators have covered most areas of the AJandK and have also extended…Read More