Day: September 8, 2015

Need based research projects can open up international funding opportunities: Dr Ashraf

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article image Ahsan Jamil THE PROJECT formulation implies to activities aimed at defining specific objectives that have defined timeframe within a defined budget. Pakistan is bestowed with eminent scientists, scholars, researchers and brains that can convolute for not only pinpointing the challenges horrifying the socio-economic dynamics of the country but also in surfacing pragmatic and viable solutions through multidisciplinary approach. This was expressed by the speakers of Project…Read More

KOICA is committed for sustainable development of Pakistan: Sung

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A regional workshop on Application of KOICA Trainings for Pakistan`s development’ was held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) which was jointly organized by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and KOICA Alumni Association of Pakistan (KAAP). KOICA is playing a key role in the uplifting of country`s socio-dynamics by imparting useful trainings and educating the human resource through its different initiatives which is a commendable job. Resident…Read More

Customer`s treat: PTCL increases bandwidth, decreases price

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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

COMSATS spuds in defense production R&D initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The academia holds important responsibility to cater to the industrial needs of the country including defense, agriculture, energy and various other sectors. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) mulled to bring together academia-industry expertise in defense production. The Federal Minister for Defense Production, Science and technology (MoDPandST) Rana Tanveer Hussain had a productive meeting with COMSATS senior management. Rana Tanveer Hussain said…Read More

MoIT launches e-office project

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Information and Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication held a session for its e-office pilot project briefing. "Charity begins at home is the famous proverb and MoIT is fully in compliance with this and this e-office system will account for automated official processes saving much of time and cost on paper to as much as Rs 2.5 billion annually once entire system is converted into e-filing", said Anusha Raman, State Minister MoIT while briefing the…Read More

Book on organic nomenclature released

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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

Pak-Canada advance in tech promotion dialogue

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Information Technology (IT) has tendency to reform lifestyles and interpolate convenience. The growing IT and telecom sector in Pakistan is attracting many foreign investors to take a trek in Pakistan`s market. The Minister State for Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman held a meeting with Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Heather Cruden recently to discuss various avenues of cooperation in the IT and Telecom sector…Read More

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

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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

Drone technology can be used for civil purposes

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article image STAFF REPORT PESHAWAR: The drones are often considered to be of effective military use and the general public perspective is detrimental’ in this regard. Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology (SUIT) project aimed at promotion of civil use of drone and the final product of the project was exhibited this week in SUIT campus. The drone was developed by electrical engineering department and Anis ur Rehman headed the project. He said while commenting on the project, &…Read More

Consumers enabled to sell electricity units

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The electricity consumers having surplus power from solar panels or wind systems will be able to sell electricity to distribution companies. The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) approved the Net Metering Regulation, 2015. NEPRA sources said while commenting on the decision, "Net metering regime will enable customers with a three-phase electricity connection to get monetary benefits by offsetting at least a part of their power bills by…Read More