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Posts Contributed By "Nabila Kazmi"

  • 45 Posts in Total Contributed by Nabila Kazmi
  • Alternative energy can help Pakistan’s energy crises

    Staff Report ISD: To highlight the importance of alternative energy the Former Minister for Environment said that the use of alternative energy is compulsory to overcome the serious crisis of energy. He expressed his views while speaking as chief guest of the inauguration ceremony of the exhibition and fourth International Exhibition & Conference on Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Pakistan (REAP) started at Pak China Friendship Centre. Hameed Ullah Jan praised the private sector’s active and positive role of the in promotion of alternative energy in the country. He said that Pakistan is rich and have abundant unlimited and non-conventional resources of energy wh…Read More

  • HEC organize workshop on quality assurance

    Staff Report ISD: HEC organized five days training workshop on quality assurance, finished at Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS). The HEC has financed various universities for capacity building of their non-teaching staff of BPS-16 and above cadre to promote good governance on campus and to bridge the gap between different stakeholders.   The chief guest Prof Dr Muhammad Aslam, Rector PIEAS admired the Higher Education Commission to provide such platform for learning. He further said that Quality assurance and quality enhancement are necessary part of development and economic prosperity .He also applauded the efforts of Dr Tariq Yasin, course…Read More

  • Mobilink join hand with DAWN to provide free internet access to latest news

    Staff Report ISD: In order to provide a free internet access to Dawn websit , Mobilink has signed an agreement  with dawn. Under this agreement Mobilink’s customers can enjoy a free internet service to visit dawn.com. The Dawn application can be downloaded without internet charges. Now user can get aware of latest happenings shared on Dawn because of Mobilink’s Partnership. According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) this partnership is a step to provide additional services to its customers to strengthen the customer’s relationship with Mobilink as it is remarkable that Mobilink has successfully secured 2.60 million 3G subscribers by February 2015.  …Read More

  • Reactivation of Pakistan -US research programme

    Staff Report ISD: Dr Ashraf, Chairman PSF held a meeting with the David J Williams, Agricultural Counsellor Foreign Agricultural Service, US Department of Agriculture. The basic aim of this meeting was to find opportunities of cooperation and develop harmony for the science and technology projects. In this regard, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) decided to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US National Science Foundation (NSF).    In the meeting, Dr Ashraf, Chairman PSF briefed the David J Williams about different programs like research support, R&D industry and Natural Sciences Linkages Program (NSLP). He said that the spectrum of PSF for inte…Read More

  • The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry organize seminar on Water Conservation

    Staff Report ISD: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has organized a seminar on ‘Water Conservation’ to mark the World Water Day. The basic purpose of the seminar was to create awareness about water shortage and its impact on Pakistan’s economy. Speaking on the occasion, speakers said that water is a main source of power generation and its shortage has great impact on Pakistan agriculture sector. It is a matter of concern that water scarcity is increasing day by day. We are throwing away more than 35 million acre feet water into Arabian Sea. LCCI President Ijaz A Mumtaz stated that with every passing year, Pakistan’s water availability have shrunk …Read More

  • Huawei Pakistan Launched exceptional gadget Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0

    Staff Report ISD: Huawei Pakistan proud to announce the launched of another outstanding tablet MediaPad T1 8.0. The tablet comprises on unique features like distinctive and amazing apps, smooth design, light weight to carry and top quality OS. The basic aim of creation of this tablet is to provide the ease to its customers as it is designed to meet with the needs of all kinds of customers.The provision of smooth unhindered internet surfing and support of 4G and WiFi, MediaPad is sure to give its users and unforgettable experience Fraz M. Khan, Marketing head, Huawei Pakistan stated that the basic objective to launch this tablet is to provide the customers a comfort. The Medi…Read More

  • Pakistan’s IT Exports ascends By 35%, Number Of IT Companies By 12%

    Staff Report ISD: Asim Shahryar Husain, MD Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) briefed the Minister of State for IT about recent achievements in IT sector. He told that Pakistan’S IT exports increase by 35%, over last year with an estimate of $500 million in IT remittances for 2014-15. He said that the number of software houses and call centers registered with PSEB has increased by 12% during the first 8 months of 2014-15. He mentioned that PSEB had setup a Pakistan Pavilion for the first time in the history of Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona where mobile apps companies of Pakistan demonstrated their expertise in design and development of mobile apps and games. Around 110 lea…Read More

  • APACIG’s companies in Pakistan join Wi-tribe to boost e-commerce

    Staff Report ISD: In order to promote e-commerce progress and to support the flourishing online community in Pakistan seven notable ventures in Pakistan from the Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG) have partnered with Wi-tribe to further enhance their online solutions. As part of the collaboration, Wi-tribe has improved APACIG’s Pakistan websites to reduce loading times for their users by 30%. This update will appear on seven company sites: online shopping community Kaymu.pk, real estate classifiedslamudi.pk, car classifieds Carmudi.pk, online food order delivery service foodpanda.pk, bus travel platform Clickbus, hotel portal Jovago, and online retailer Daraz.pk. Because of Wi-tribe …Read More

  • Warid introduces Panic Alert service for Emergency Situations

    Staff Report ISD: Warid Telecom proud to be announced its new value Added Service (VAS) in order to tackle emergency situations. Panic Alert Service enable user to send an emergency alert to his family comprising his approximate location along with a link containing the location map. In case the user have not added any number to your friend or family list, Panic Alert will automatically send your current location to last five dialed numbers. User can subscribe this service by just sending SMS to 6667 or dial 6669 from your mobile and press 1.   …Read More

  • PTCL CharJi EVO service available in Multan

    Staff Report ISD: PTCL has introduced its CharJi EVO wireless broadband service in Multan. Now this fastest wireless broadband service will facilitate the community of Multan to enjoy fastest internet through this technology. PTCL  is  proud to lead a new era of technological innovation in the country by introducing the next generation ‘CharJi EVO’ in August last year, which is an addition to the successful EVO range of products already serving millions of users in the country. Speaking at the launching ceremony, Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) PTCL said, we are strongly committed to develop and expand high-speed internet eco-system in the country and …Read More

  • Seminar on Big Data Analysis and Benefits of Patents

    Staff Report ISD: A seminar on Big Data Analysis and Benefits of Patents was organized at Institute of Space Technology. The basic aim of the seminar was to enhance awareness in Pakistani academia and Industry. Resource persons Engineer Zahoor Sarwar and Mr Adil Bilal gave the detailed insight on latest techniques of big data analysis and patents. The 148 professionals from Public and Private Sector, Public and Private sector institutes, Industrial officials from AQ Khan Research Laboratories, NESCOM, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, National Development Complex, MTC, CENTECH, PAC Kamra, PMO, AFIC, PIMS, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and SUPARCO participated in the session. …Read More

  • University of Engineering and Technology organize ‘Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT)’

    Staff Report ISD: University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore organized eight days training ‘Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT)’ from 17th March to 27th March 2015 in association with Higher Education Commission (HEC). The topics of the training were Communication Skills, Writing Skills, Good Governance, Finance & Audit, IT Equipment Management Skills and Administrative skills. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid Vice Chancellor University of Engineering and Technology (UET), said that this training will boost the employees performance in their daily routine tasks as skilled manpower is essential to compete with the world and capacity building of the staff is the essentia…Read More

  • Mobilink biggest loser in terms of SIMs that have been blocked!

    Staff Report ISD: Mobilink has emerged as the first teleco with the maximum number of SIMs re-verified. It is important to mention that Mobilink is the biggest loser in terms of SIMs that has been blocked, approximately more than 11 Million SIMs have been blocked. Cellular companies have gotten 74,636,172 SIMs re-verified on 58,240,851 CNIC’s till 26th March 2015. Mobilink is right now on the top with number of 21,910,704 SIMs verified against 17,904,740 CNICs. Telenor is second in ranking with 19,579,684 SIMs verified on 14,181,172 CINCs whereas Zong is on the third position with 13,388,147 SIMs verified against 10,237,434 CINCs. Ufone is closely following Zong with 11,905,…Read More

  • Free internet for basic phone users

    Staff Report ISD: In order to engage a large community towards internet, the Microsoft lumia with Opera Mini sponsored the facility of free internet access. Now Telenor and Mobilink customers in Pakistan can enjoy free internet through Opera Mini browser by just click on free internet icon. Limited free internet offer enables customers to experience internet via their mobile phones without any fear of high cost. The offer comprises on 10MB free internet that can be used over a period of 12 hours. Omer Bin Tariq, Director Internet & Devices, Telenor Pakistan said that they take the step to build an ecosystem to promote internet in Pakistan. The Microsoft Lumia …Read More

  • Pakistan urges rich nations to deliver on 'Green Climate Fund'

    Staff Report ISD: In a conference on Climate Change in Safranbolu, Turkey, Arif Ahmed Khan, Federal Secretary of Ministry of Climate Change remarked that steps in context of their efforts must be instigated for eradication of poverty and promotion of sustainable development. He urged global community to play their role and ensure new global climate agreement and its implementation from 2020. The agreement is imperative and offers pragmatic solutions to eradicate poverty and sustainable development. He expressed his concern to developed countries and urged them to be forefront in this regard to ensure to align their activities in compliance with the framework of UN Framework …Read More

  • UET sign Hana agreement with Huawei

    Staff Report ISD: The University of Engineering and Technology – Lahore and Huawei Technologies Pakistan signed an agreement. Under this agreement UET Lahore would be able to perform as a Huawei Authorized Network Academy. Now UET Lahore has a facility to train Engineering students for Huawei Certification programs and get them Certified on Huawei products and technologies. Huawei has also provided UET with some state-of-the-art network equipment which will be helpful for the students to get hands-on experience during their training programs there. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Vice Chancellor of UET stated that this ceremony is a step to further strengthen strong relationship between ind…Read More

  • China Helping Pakistan Overcome Energy Crises

    Staff Report ISD: Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) inaugurated a seminar on “21st Century Maritime Silk Road and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).” In the seminar Sun Weidong,Chinese Ambassador to Pakisatn  briefed  about  ongoing power projects set up by China in Pakistan and said that the country was ready to support its neighbor overcome the energy crisis and they would add 10,000MW electricity in Pakistan’s power sector after the energy projects completion. He also ensured that they would expand collaboration by aiding in other areas like infrastructure, transport, education and poverty alleviation too. CIIT Rector Dr Ju…Read More

  • PSF and France Embassy explore ways of collaboration in science

    Staff Reporter ISD: The Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Embassy of France in Pakistan explored opportunities of collaboration in joint research projects to strengthen science and technology base in Pakistan. The basic aim of this meeting was to identify priorities and common interests of Pakistan and France in the field of science. Both sides discussed cooperation in joint research projects and post-doctorate scholarship programs. Dr. Ashraf briefed the Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France, about PSF broad scope for international collaboration and told that the foundation works for development and promotion of science in schools right fr…Read More

  • Illegal Gateway Exchanges Raided in Burewala

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) along FIA has unearthed two illegal gateway exchanges in Burewala . These raids against the grey operators were carried out at Masoom Colony and Chak No. 409/EB. An illegal exchange comprising of two gateways alongwith other equipment was confiscated from Masoom Colony and three persons were arrested also. Two illegal VoIP exchanges alongwith other related equipments were confiscated from Chak No. 409/EB. The successful raids were result of PTA strong continuous monitoring, commitment and determined efforts to reduce the menace of grey traffic thus curtailing the loss to the national exchequer because of grey t…Read More

  • Warid launches ‘SIM Wapis Lagao’ Offer

    Staff Report ISD: Warid Telecom has launched SIM Wapis Lagao offer to facilitate its loyal customers. All warid customers who have not used their SIMs for at least 30 days can avail this offer by reactivating their SIMs. By using this offer now customers can enjoy 3000 free on-net minutes, local SMSs, and MBs of mobile internet for whole month. The offer will be accessible by dialing 3733. In addition to this, upon recharging 10 rupees or more, Warid subscribers will get free minutes for all local networks, 100 local SMSs, and 100MB free mobile internet. This offer is an attempt to allow Warid subscribers to reconnect with friends at the most reasonable rates. …Read More

  • Climate-resilient urban development key to sustainability of life on earth, Mushahid Ullah Khan

    Staff Report ISD: Ms. Bella Evidente, UN-Habitat Country Head in Pakistan, briefed the Mushahid Ullah Khan, Federal Minister for Climate Change about a range of climate change, sustainable urban, housing, sustainable land use planning and water & sanitation related activities and programmes initiated in the country. In this meeting she informed the minister about partnership program launched in the country. The UN-Habitat country head said the minister that now the organization is engaged in humanitarian sectors including shelter, sustainable and climate-resilient urban planning, sustainable human settlements, disaster risk reduction, water, sanitation and hygiene. In ad…Read More

  • Warid Launches LTE Services In Sialkot

    Staff Report ISD: Warid  Telecome has launched its LTE services in Sialkot. Now Warid Telecom customers can enjoy the fastest internet mobile at high speed. Through Warid LTE services users can stream videos, play online games and download data anytime, anywhere. With the launch of its LTE services in Sialkot, Warid is offering free of charge SIM replacements for Warid customers with LTE handsets. FREE LTE Trial for all existing and new Warid customers whereby they will be entitled to 500MB for 7 days.                                                 &n…Read More

  • PTCL Landline Service Available On Mobile Phones

    Staff Report ISD: PTCL has developed the Smartlink application to dial and receive landline calls through mobile phones. Now PTCL customers can dial and receive landline calls on mobile through this application at the same reasonable landline charges. It is internet based application without subscription or monthly charges. Customers can also get high quality and seamless video calling options regardless of location. The application comprises features like instant messaging, access to Smartphone’s contact directory for calls and PIA flight schedule inquiry for on-the-go travelers. It also enables users to watch 150 PTCL Smart TV Channels. Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Offic…Read More

  • Austrian Nobel Laureate visits Pakistan Science Foundation

    Staff Report ISD: In a meeting Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria, decided to explore opportunities of collaboration for research studies on energy and climate change, food and water and poverty and equity. They also decided to take measures for capacity building of Pakistani scientists through international trainings. With the association of international organizations, PSF will create opportunities of funding for international research project. Prof. Dr. Ashraf briefed the Chief Executive Officer IIASA about the PSF activities and scope. He said the PSF through its research funding and science popular…Read More

  • PM assign powers to PTA for content monitoring on internet

    Staff Report ISD: Prime Minister has ordered Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to monitor the content on internet and dismissed Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) as revealed by Ministry of IT and Telecommunication (MoIT) recently. This decision was made due to MOIT recommendations. The reason behind the seizing of powers from IMC is its ineffective mechanism which did not ensure web monitoring effectively.   PM also emphasized on PTA for an effective and suitable mechanism to in order to monitor content on web although the regulatory authority already holds the right to put down all those websites, social media pages and videos that are anti-state, anti-Islamic…Read More

  • Microsoft’s pioneering ‘Event Management Portal’ to facilitate HEC

    Staff Report ISD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and Microsoft have jointly developed an online portal with the name “National Event Management System” (NEMS), in order to manage academic activities of higher education institutes. This online portal will help to manage more than 3000 events maintaining records of universities under the cooperation of Microsoft and Hec. The basic intention of this effort is to manage HEC Academic activities and to provide information related to the events scheduled and published.  By using this portal HEC will now be able to closely view and strategize education planning based on the audience feedback extracted from this…Read More

  • Uplifting Agriculture in FATA

    Staff Report ISD: To raise the agriculture sector in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has taken the initiative of FATA Economic Stabilisation Programme (FATA ESP). The FATA Economic Stabilisation Programme (FATA ESP) is implemented by Creative Associates International in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan. This programme will engage the region towards development by introducing new farming techniques, develop the irrigation system, and upgrade agriculture infrastructure and will improve productivity of 20,000 farmers and livestock holders. The program will also facilitate business groups, traders and investo…Read More

  • Governor State Bank gives Innovation Award award to Inov8 Limited

    Staff Report ISD: Inov8 Limited has received the “Innovation Award” from Governor State Bank of Pakistan for their new inovative mobile payment products, AGENTmate and Falcon. Hasnain Sheikh, CEO Inov8 stated they are proud to receive the innovation award  as the Pakistan market is globally one of the largest for mobile payments, especially at a time when their new mobile payment products AGENTmate and Falcon are being  familiarizing in the region. In order to implement various mobile payment solutions in the Pakistani market Inov8 has struggled a lot, for both the banked and the unbanked segments. They also provided technology solution enabling disburse…Read More

  • Pakistan Auto Industry Bloggers’ Meet

    Staff Report ISD: PakWheels organized a meeting to discuss Pakistan’s auto industry failure to localise its products in over 25 years. The meeting was held in order to raise voice about people’s auto concerns. In the meeting blogger community highlights that they want that industry should improve its price versus quality proportion and influence the upcoming auto policy, which will benefit the end consumers rather than the corporate giants. The Commerce Ministry assured that through the new policy they will protect the consumer’s interests and increase the manufacturing of automobiles. Fahad Ullah representative of PakWheels stated that…Read More

  • Ufone to launch its own online shopping portal “Umall”

    In order to improve e-commerce industry in  Pakistan, Ufone is set to launch its own online shopping portal with the name of Umall which is currently in beta version.  Ufone is the first telecom operator who has initiated this project to uplift e-commerce industry of Pakistan. Users can open the website by just a simple click on www.umall.pk and can enjoy online shopping through interactive user interface. It offers 7-day return policy as well as replacement of the products and in case the customer does not find the product up to the requirement the money will be returned to customer in his/her Umall account in the form of an elec…Read More

  • Truecaller a solution of Unknown Numbers

    Staff Report ISD:  A leading search technology company Truecaller has introduced new features and functionalities based android application that enable consumer to track Spams. This app converts the phonebook to make it more intelligent and useful. The app has already registered more than 3000 spam calls in the Pakistan including unwanted calls, scam calls, etc. Kari Krishnamurthy, Vice President of Growth and Partnership for Asia, Middle East and Africa for Truecaller admired the Truecaller by saying that this app give a solution to get rid of from spam calls issues.  This app is the need of smart phones buyers. He further stated that we are committed t…Read More

  • First Online Hotel Rental Platform in Pakistan

    Staff Report ISD: In a ceremony held at Karachi, Rocket Internet AG proudly has announced it’s on line hotel-booking portal “Jovago” for domestic travellers across Pakistan. This service provides a variety of options to users choose hotel according their desire while travelling. Jovago working in Pakistan since May 2014 with the aim to promote the tourism industry in Pakistan to facilitate booking process. Consumers can get access by just clicking at www.jovago.com. This portal is comprises of more than 1500 hotels record in more than 150 cities with several hundred more expected online very soon. It provides facility to customers that they can pay at the hotel after they ch…Read More

  • PTCL celebrates ‘International Women’s Day’

    Staff Report ISD: In order to praise the female role in company, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) celebrated the ‘International Women’s Day’. The basic aim of this event was to appreciate the constructive role of women in the development of the society and acknowledged their role in PTCL progress. This year’s theme, ‘Make It Happen’, challenges the stereotypes and reflects the changing perceptions aout what women can do and how they are achieving success in all areas of life. Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL stated that PTCL is an equal opportunity employer and facilitates women by providing highly favorable envir…Read More

  • Mobilink One Classic Golf Tournament 2015

    Staff Report ISD: The Mobilink’s classic golf tournament 2015 entered its second round of the three events in Islamabad Golf Club. The tournament saw the participation of distinguished amateur golfers from Mobilink customers and senior management of the company and the winners, media and prominent artists were rewarded. Mobilink’s aim to promote golf and provide healthy entertainment. Mobilink is maintaining a unique position among premier amateur golf events of Pakistan over the last seven years. Being a well competed event it is gaining attraction of the country’s corporate and business sector. Jeffrey Hedberg, President and CEO Mobilink stated that it is …Read More

  • “FireChat” an amazing off line app

    A new smartphone app FireChat has been introduced to Google Play store as well as iTunes which allow the people to chat with the ones within 200 feet of the surrounding using Bluetooth connection of the smartphone. This app will allow users to communicate with each other without using cellular mobile service and internet connection. This app offer off line chat facility and users can also access to the internet at the same. It is mandatory that the app should be installed in both user’s smartphones. FireChat provides a public chatroom for communication, therefore other people will be able to read you…Read More

  • Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) introduces Jul Bujh Device

    Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) announced an amazing electro-mechanical device namely “Jul Bujh.” This device basic functionality is to schedule the geysers wirelessly & automatically according to the need which helps in saving up to 30-50% of monthly gas bill. A microprocessor is compulsory to control this device and it can also be regulated by using a smartphone application which is available for Android and iOS users. Once user set up the schedule for on & off it will work for moths without using the smartphone or the application. It works according to a set schedule by the user after which it will automatically turned to pilot mode. Jul Bujh comprises …Read More

  • Pak-EU discuss ‘Horizon 2020’

    Staff Report ISD:  Stenfano Gatto, Deputy Head of EU delegation to Pakistan discussed ‘Horizon 2020’ with Prof Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF. They focused on the possibilities through which they can achieve awareness about their research and innovation program. The purpose of this program is to bridge the gap between the EU and Pakistan. Both the sides discussed future plans such as establishment of PSF as a national contact point (NCP) by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), arranging awareness seminars for scientists, engineers and technopreneur at Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi, as well as submission of joint research proposals to EU. They also discussed other coope…Read More

  • Wateen And TIC Sign Regional Interconnect Deal

    Staff Report ISD: Wateen Telecom and Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran have signed a regional interconnect agreement for data provisioning and voice services at Capacity Middle East 2015 in Dubai, UAE.  The fundamental resolve of the agreement is to facilitate the customers by improved services through high capacity international terrestrial cable connectivity at Taftan-Zahedan area. This is the maiden agreement between Wateen Telecom and TICI. The agreement will be supported by Iran-Pakistan for IPLC transit and trade of capacity and further enabling capacities on underwater submarine cable systems, domestic cable systems in Pakistan & Iran, terrestr…Read More

  • Sims Re-verification Process Will End Till 12th April

    Staff Report ISD:  Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) and mobile phone operators has declared that biometric verification process of SIMs will be completed before the April 12 deadline. Almost 70.5 million SIMs out of around 136 million were verified against 54 million computerized national identity cards (CNIC) and approximately 11 million SIMs have been disowned by the customers. Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA has stated that there will be no further extension after this new deadline. He further added that such a system was started last year and all the operators approved to issue new SIMs through biometric system and they have also invested a h…Read More

  • Government of Punjab Approves Important Measures For The Promotion Of Information Technology

    Staff Report ISD: Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab has started “Khadim-e- Punjab Metro Wi-Fi Network Programme” for the advancement and promotion of Information Technology in the province. The targets of this program are to promote education in the province with the help of advanced technology. Under this program, the availability of Wi-Fi facility will be ensured at important educational institutions, hospitals, railway stations, airports, metro bus routes, bus stands and other places and the scope of this program would gradually be expanded. A proposal has also been approved by Government of Punjab in order to provide TABs to teachers of mathematics and scien…Read More

  • Pakistan successfully test-fires own drone aircraft “Burraq”

    Staff Report ISD:Pakistan has test fired drone “Burraq” with a laser-guided missile. The Burraq can stay in the air for more than 12 hours up to 22,000 feet altitude, and it has the tendency to hit the target at a speed of 55.55m/s. Burraq can cover a maximum distance ranging from 2000-2500 km. It has the capacity to hold two “Barq (laser-guided missiles)” simultaneously and can successfully hit static and targets in motion. This newly developed prodigy will upsurge Pakistan’s capacity to obliterate the terrorism in the country.   …Read More

  • Warid Telecom And Ericsson Extend Managed Services Agreement For Three Years

    STAFF REPORT ISD: Warid Telecom & Ericsson signed three year managed services agreement in the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona. As a result, Warid Telecom will have access to number of additional benefits, including enhanced network performance, an optimised seamless user experience, field service efficiency, as well as first line and second line support. Adeel Bajwa, Chairman Board Executive Committee, Warid Telecom stated on this occasion that we have strong corporate relationship with Ericsson for the past 10 years and we both have mutual understanding. Ericson is well aware of the needs and requirements of Warid Telecom. After launching of LT…Read More

  • International Workshop on LEDs and Laser Diodes

    Staff Report Islamabad: Inaugural session of two days International Workshop on LEDs and laser diodes was commenced in Islamabad, in order to celebrate “The International Year of Light (IYL’ 2015).” The workshop was jointly organized by Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and National Institute of Laser & Optronics (NILOP). The basic purpose of the workshop is to raise awareness about utility of optical technologies to attain sustainable development and how they can provide solutions to worldwide challenges in different fields i.e. energy, education, agriculture, communications and health, stated by Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad, Director …Read More

  • Zameen.com successfully completed 1 million property listings milestone

    Staff Report ISD: Zameen.com is the only real estate website in Pakistan that has successfully completed 1 million property listings milestone. It is a great honor for Zameen.com that they are the market leader in the Pakistani online real estate industry. Zeeshan Ali Khan, CEO of Zameen.com, stated that, database of around 1 million is evidence that this portal has set up a unique trend to sale and purchase of property in Pakistan. Zameen.com provides best options for real estate professionals and end users. This website is a good solution for quality investment and decent accommodation. People who know the value to incorporate technology in their life can understand the wo…Read More

  • PTCL brings superior World Cup experience for cricket enthusiasts

    Staff Report ISD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has announced that they are now providing advertisement free World Cup 2015 for cricket enthusiasts across the nation through their new SmartTV application. By Using PTCL’s Smart TV app consumers can now enjoy World Cup matches on mobile phones, iPads and laptops. PTCL is a proud supporter of Pakistan cricket team and facilitating customers by providing uninterrupted Cricket World Cup matches without missing any action. PTCL is the largest information communication technology and entertainment services provider which is targeting large population through its broadband and digital television services in Pakis…Read More