Tag: 2014

Pakwheels.com ranked most visited sites in 2014-15

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The automotive portal www.Pakwheels.com has emerged as the most visited car website in Pakistan in the year 2014-15. According to the recently-issued Annual Report of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Pakwheels.com was the most visited car website in 2014-15 and also appeared as the third most searched e-commerce website during the same period. The Annual Report 2014-15 provides details of PTA’s initiatives, its regulatory activities undertaken…Read More

Dr. Daud wins BUMDC Best Faculty Researcher Award 2014

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article image Staff Report ISB: A ceremony was organized at Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) to acknowledge the efforts of Best Faculty Researcher for the year 2014. Dr. Daud Mirza won the award title of Best Faculty Researcher Award 2014 for his utmost efforts in dental research. Daud is an Assistant Professor in Department of Oral Pathology, BUMDC. Dr. Daud Mirza was awarded with an appreciation certificate, honorary shield and cash prize worth Rs. 50,000 by Vice Admiral…Read More

Dr. Daud wins BUMDC Best Faculty Researcher Award 2014

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article image Staff Report KHI: A ceremony was organized at Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) to acknowledge the efforts of Best Faculty Researcher for the year 2014. Dr. Daud Mirza won the award title of Best Faculty Researcher Award 2014 for his utmost efforts in dental research. Daud is an Assistant Professor in Department of Oral Pathology, BUMDC. Dr. Daud Mirza was awarded with an appreciation certificate, honorary shield and cash prize worth Rs. 50,000 by Vice Admiral (Retd…Read More

Amended Seed Act, 2014 irks stakeholders

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article image BY AHSAN JAMIL ISD: The GMO crop imposition by the federal government of Pakistan in term of the Seed (Amendment) Act, 2014 has instilled soreness amongst macro and micro entities of agriculture sector. The bill allows import of GM seeds and their intellectual property rights (IPR), which goes against the social practices and seed culture of Pakistani farmers. The said bill was approved by the National Assembly in this month. The adversaries of GMO crop…Read More

Cell phone SMS in 2014 remain 301.7b

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile phone users in Pakistan have exchanged a startling 301.7 billion SMS messages during one year (July 2013 to June 2014). This means the subscribers exchanged around 800 million text messages per day. A comparison of last two years have showed that total SMS traffic during Fiscal Year 2014 decreased five per cent as compared to what we had in 2013, showing that mobile messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Viber, Line and Facebook are making an impact. Similarly,…Read More

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IEEE Explosion 2014 gathers young talent

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article image The Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in collaboration with IEEE Karachi section and IEEE Student Branch chapter Mehran University has recently organized a mega event of the year 2014 and mark the history. The IEEE Explosion, as its name implies, was an outburst event comprised of several competitions, ceremonies, Technical and non-Technical activities. The IEEE Explosion 2014 was a national level one-day event. Students from Humdard University Karachi, LUMHS University…Read More

Youn Scientists Societies Summit – 2014

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article image Message of Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO More than ever, in this new age of limited resources, we need to nurture the boundless energy and creativity of young women and men to tackle complex new challenges. Quality science education is vital for this, to lay the foundations for a more sustainable future for all. We need concerted action today to halt the decline of enrolment of young people in science, starting at an early age. It is not enough to put science in the school…Read More

Youn Scientists Societies Summit-2014

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article image Message of Dr. Mudassar Asrar Chairperson Pakistan Council for Science and Technology Good Morning Esteemed guests! I welcome you all on the 2nd national global meeting of Young Science Societies. Scientific organizations have a special contribution to make the understanding of public issues involving science and technology, as well as a special responsibility to do so. First, the societies’ memberships include individuals with the necessary expertise to help clarify these issues…Read More

Intel Pakistan announces winners of the Punjab Science Fair 2014

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Young Scientists Compete for Opportunity to Represent Pakistan at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2015 held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania next year NEWS HIGHLIGHTS ·192 Young scientists from across Punjab submitted 151 research-based projects in the categories of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Physics. ·Winners of the Punjab Provincial Science Fair eligible to compete at the National Science Fair, where students from all over Pakistan…Read More