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125 to get training as solar technicians

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STAFF REPORT LHR: To support the alternate energy sector in the country, the Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) has launched a technical training course in solar technologies. Three months training sessions have already been started at TUSDEC-NIDA (National Institute of Design and Analysis) Lahore Centre training 50 candidates in the technical area of Photovoltaics (PV). The programme is co-funded by the European Union, the Embassay of Netherlands and…Read More

Cell phone users cross 125 million figure

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has crossed the figure of 125 million mobile phone users, which is a new high in the history of the country. According to the statistics of Pakistan’s Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for the month of May 2013, the country has 125,012,860 mobile subscribers, pushing the nation up to an all-time high of 70 per cent mobile penetration. But that represents fairly slow growth from the 100 million milestone back in October 2010. The five mobile telcos in…Read More