Day: October 21, 2017

Potent Threats of Climate Change in Pakistan and their Mitigation, A way forward

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article image Fluctuation in the average weather pattern of a specific region experienced for a longer period of time is termed as climate change. Different indicators of climate change are change in wind pattern, temperature and precipitation. Increased concentration of greenhouse gases is a principle cause of climate change. There happens to be an annual increase of […]…Read More

IST marked World Space Week to enlighten space innovation lover

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CELEBRATION OF World Space Week (WSW) in capital city by Institute of Space Technology (IST) attracted a lot of students of schools and colleges of twin cities. Four-day activity based program is celebrated in collaboration of Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) at IST’s campus. Theme of WSW of 2017 is “Exploring New […]…Read More

FinTech go: can we afford to miss it?

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Financial technology – FinTech is a new buzzword touching customers at all level across economic industry. FinTech companies are bringing in transparent, affordable, and easy to use financial solutions. Generally, they are startups targeting to address the technological needs of corporations who bank on manual systems rather than technology. It refers to the section of […]…Read More

Skill university going to become reality; bill passed form NA

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THE MISSION of transforming the National Institute of Science and Technical Education (NISTE) into the Skill University is becoming reality as National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Education and Professional Trainings approves a bill having aim to establish Pakistan’s first ever national skills university. This project aims to meet the increasing demand for workforce and particularly […]…Read More

Sapphire Wind Farm join for medical center

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GE Renewable Energy and Sapphire Wind Power (SWPCL) collaborated for installing an emergency medical center within the locations of 52.8-MW Sapphire Wind Farm, Jhimpir, Thatta district. Jhimpir is near Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor, capacity of 50,000 MW of electricity, per the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB). The emergency medical facility working 24/7, to support Sapphire […]…Read More

6 billion rupees allocated to convert 2500 schools of Sindh to solar energy

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In Sindh, 2500 schools shifted on solar energy and Infrastructure of 4000 schools will also be developed by giving basic facilities including compound walls, teacher rooms, drinking water, and electricity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has given 6 billion rupees for the project. The officials of education department informed that work to giving […]…Read More

EcoEnergy and BBOX conveying off-grid electricity in Pakistan

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EcoEnergy, a leading affordable solar energy provider in Pakistan had received an investment of US$200k from BBOXX, a next-generation utility as a part of EcoEnergy’s pre-series A funding round. It has scaled up its solar energy business in Pakistan, conveying off-grid electricity to several. EcoEnergy has been using BBOXX’s innovative systems for on-grid experience in […]…Read More

16.4-million-acre land cultivated for 20 million tons wheat

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Provincial government has planned wheat cultivation on 16.4-million-acre land to attain 20 million tons yield this year said, Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha Punjab Minister for Agriculture. “Agriculture Department has planned to launch a scheme in 12 districts of the province where cultivators would be provided gypsum on half rate to curb problems of water logging […]…Read More

Digitized traffic awareness app; RASTA in Lahore

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and other private associations have ventured in to offer digitized solutions went for limited issues for a local audience, as nation enters another period of progressions in the field of information technology. App by its traffic advisory and route planning feature with live traffic alerts supported by Google Maps helping […]…Read More