Day: August 19, 2016

MoIT establishes computer labs at Sweet Homes of Baitulmal across Pakistan

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article image ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology has established Computer Labs at Sweet Homes run by Pakistan Baitulmal wide across the country. The inauguration ceremonies held at Kohat, Mardan, Manshera, Attock, Karachi, Nawabshah, Quetta, Dipalpur, Gujrat, Sargodha were attended by people from various segments of society. Inaugurating the Computer Labs at these centers, the Parliamentarians have thanked Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and…Read More

Intel IoT platform paving road to car of future

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article image Islamabad: Telematics offerings expand daily, both in number and capabilities. Driven by consumer demand for vehicles that extend the connected lifestyle, provide enhanced safety, and reduce environmental impact, the market for in-vehicle telematics is surging, says the statement. The automotive industry is now the third-largest group filing technology patents and connected cars are the third-fastest- growing technological device, after smart phones and…Read More

PARC hosts workshop on bio-safety technology

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article image ISLAMABAD: A workshop on capacity building of biosafety technology was held recently at Islamabad, hosted by the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council andamp; Pakistan Biotechnology Information Centre. Addressing the Workshop, the Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research said that biotechnology will bring food production in the country up. He urged the need for motivation of farmers to adapt new and modern crop technology…Read More

Pakistans first homemade navigation app launched

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article image ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s flourishing tech industry has launched the first locally developed digital mapping solution. Called TPL Maps, the software is developed by tracking solutions provider TPL Trakker Ltd. As per local media reports, the TPL Map uses state of the art technology, enabling users with real time routing, live traffic updates, and providing accurate voice navigation tips throughout the journey. Ali Jameel, the CEO TPL Trakker…Read More

NY college holds global warming seminar in association with Dunya TV

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article image NEW YORK CITY: Bronx Community College, affiliated with City University New York held a seminar in association with Dunya News over global warning and its effects. Physics and Engineering Department of the community college organised the event which was attended by a number of Pakistani students and professors. Professor Hamid Khan shed light on aftermath of destruction caused by different weapons used in different wars in several parts of the…Read More

610 projects of Rs 747 billion completed in last three years

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article image ISLAMABAD: As many as 610 development projects costing Rs 747 billion relating to all sectors of the economy have been completed during the last three years. According to official sources in the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, out of total 610 completed schemes, 132 projects costing Rs 51 billion are in education, science and technology and Information technology (IT) sectors. Upto 32 projects with a total cost of Rs 9 billion were…Read More

Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over 130 education innovators

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article image LAHORE: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS faculty member and facilitator for Startup Weekend Lahore, commencing the proceedings and opening remarks…Read More

17th pure mathematics conference kicked off

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article image ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Education Engineer Balighur Rehman has inaugurated the 17th International Pure Mathematics Conference. The three-day international conference is the co-organized by Preston University. The other co- organisers are Islamia University Bahawalpur, and Advanced Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Islamabad. The Higher Education Commission (HEC and Pakistan Mathematical Society are the sponsors of the event. …Read More

10,000 PhDs to be produced under Pakistan-US knowledge corridor

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article image ISLAMABAD: In an effort to developing top quality higher education system for transforming Pakistan into a Knowledge Economy, the government has approved eight projects worth Rs 36 billion, which include establishment of university sub-campuses in districts, AJK Women University and PhD scholarship programme. Thousands of students belonging to far-flung areas would be benefitted from university sub- campuses or campuses to be set up in every…Read More

China to train skilled workforce for Sahiwal Coal Power Plant

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article image LAHORE: China will train skilled workforce for the Sahiwal Coal Power Plant. Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) with the cooperation of Beijing LEVCN Electric Technology Ltd China will arrange this training program. This was stated by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh in a meeting with 4 member delegation of Beijing LEVCN Electric Technology Ltd. China at TEVTA Secretariat. The delegation was led by General Manager…Read More