Day: July 27, 2016

KOICA Awarded Scholarship for Master Degree in Korea to Public Officials

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan held a pre-departure orientation for the government officials who are selected for Master Degree Scholarship 2016. With a mission to support Human Resources Development (HRD) in developing countries, KOICA invites talented people from developing countries and helps them gain professional and systematic knowledge that will play a key role in their home country’s development. To accomplish this mission,…Read More

992 scientists engaged to boost industrial production

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article image ISLAMABAD-Engineering Development Board (EDB) has engaged a team of 992 scientists in 308 fields under Industrial Research Programme to address technical issues pertaining to product design and development. The team includes professors, scientists, technologists and researchers (Ph.D and M.Phil) to conduct research and development activities in different fields which cover almost all products related to engineering, applied physics and applied chemistry. Sources at Industries and…Read More

50 students of IBA awarded laptops

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article image Karachi-As much as fifty meritorious students of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) were awarded laptops under the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme. An IBA statement on Monday said that a ceremony to this effect was held at the Governor House. President Mamnoon Hussain, was the chief guest. Governor Sindh and patron of IBA Karachi, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan, chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed , Dr. Sayeed Ghani - Acting Dean and Director IBA, were…Read More

KU to award 41 PhD, 13 M Phil degrees

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article image KARACHI: The University of Karachi would award 41 PhD and 13 M.Phil degrees, an official of the institution said on Sunday. He pointed out that Prof. Dr. Mozzam Ali Khan, Registrar, University of Karachi, announced that the Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR), University of Karachi, in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, Vice Chancellor, decided to award 41 Ph.D. and 13 M.Phil degrees in various disciplines. The M.Phil degrees will be awarded to…Read More

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PITB discusses different issues for the Punjab ICT Policy

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article image LAHORE: TechHub Connect, a project by the Entrepreneurial Wing of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), has jointly held a focus group discussion with collaboration of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to discuss the challenges faced by incubators and accelerators in Pakistan. TechHub Connect has been entrusted to draft the ICT policy for Punjab. The discussion was on the topic of "Incubation and Accelerator Programs in Pakistan: Challenges and Policy Preferences."…Read More

ICT indicators key enablers to achieve multiple SDGs

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article image ISLAMABAD-Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications Anusha Rehman Khan said that ICT indicators can help monitor achievements in other areas included in the SDGs, such as poverty reduction, education and economic growth. She expressed these views while addressing Pakistan ICT Indicators Symposium’ under the theme of "Multi-stakeholder Engagement to Highlight the need of ICT Data Reporting" here on Monday. The minister said it is imperative to mention…Read More

Food authority to be set up soon

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article image KARACHI: An empowered Halal Food Authority is being set up in the country to prevent products prepared with haram (forbidden) ingredients, informed the Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer Hussain. He was talking to media during his visit to the Pakistan Standard and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) Complex here Monday. The Minister further pointed out that the present government was seriously endeavoring for the provision of quality food items to the people. He…Read More

Launching innovative, hands-on approaches to teaching STEAM

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ISLAMABAD: Motivated by the need to radicalize the way students learn science and technology in Pakistan, a truly instructive summer camp concluded at Annie’s Early Learning Center and Friends’ Preschool and Activity Center with a Makers Day,’ where an array of science products that the campers had made during their month-long involvement, were exhibited for parents, students and their instructors to take pride in. An initiative of…Read More