Tag: 2017

Pakistan’s participation in FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition 2017

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Six students from Pakistan are taking part in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition at Washington DC by a press release from US Embassy. The statement said that Pakistani will collaborate with teams across the world to accomplish engineering tasks focused on access to clean water”. Ali Syed, mentor gone with the team said that […]…Read More

Sequential Growth of PTCL Revenues by 3% in Q2 2017

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PTCL announced the financial results for the first half of 2017 in its Board of Directors’ meeting at Islamabad. A sequential growth of 3% was recorded in PTCL’s revenue in Q2 17 over Q1 17. Revenue from PTCL’s flagship Broadband service increased over same period last year. Likewise, wholesale services and international revenues also increased. […]…Read More

India’s Space Diplomacy in 2017: Where Pakistan Is Standing?

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article image The year is 1961 in history, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, became the first human to journey into outer space. A charismatic 35th President of United States – John F. Kennedy has taken oath and announces his goal to initiate a project to put “man on the moon” – Apollo program. Something similarly historic is happening […]…Read More

Pre-Monsoon 2017 Preparedness Conference(NDMA)

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National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) organized Pre-Monsoon 2017 Preparedness Conference. It was aimed at reviewing preparatory efforts put in place at a federal/provincial level for impending monsoon and to harmonize all related provincial and departmental plans with respect to flood fighting, rescue, relief and post-flood rehabilitation. The conference was chaired by NDMA Chairperson Lieutenant General […]…Read More

Pak students to participate in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition 2017

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article image C2 GIKI: A talented and passionate Pakistani team is participating in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design competition. This time a joint consortium of Pakistani universities including LUMS, PIEAS,GIKI, NUST to participate in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition. This year Team Pakistan if qualify, they get to present their idea in front of SpaceX engineers after which Team Pakistan will be able to build its pod and race it at SpaceX headquarters at Hawthorne, California, USA in the summer 2017. The…Read More

4,000 villages to get alternative energy by 2017

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STAFF REPORT IBD: As many as 4,000 off-grid villages across Pakistan would get electricity through alternate energy resources, which would help in lessening the increasing burden on the national grid. The initiative is being executed by the Pakistan?s Buksh Foundation Working in collaboration with local and international partners like Coca-Cola, China Mobile?s Zong, the Imran Khan Foundation and Engro Corporation. Presently, the Lahore-based microfinance institute Buksh Foundation and…Read More