Tag: 2017

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