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4th Extension of Hydropower Project wraps up by 2018

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Chairman Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), Muzammil Hussain visited 4th Extension Hydropower Project of 1,410MW at Tarbela and reviewed the construction progress of the project. WAPDA authorities, representatives, consultants, and contractors briefed the chairman for the progress they have achieved in the project. They also discussed the challenges the project faced. Hussain said, […]…Read More

Pakistan 4th largest country to provide medical practitioners to USA

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PMDC: Pakistan is the fourth biggest country to provide doctors to United States and at present 12000 Pakistani physicians and specialist doctors are working in different states. It is expected that in near future Pakistan will become the third biggest country to provide doctors who fulfill the demand for international doctors in the USA, says a press release. This was informed during a visit of a delegation led by Dr. Humayun J. Chaudhry President and Chief Executive Officer of…Read More

Easypaisa named for Global Mobile Award for 4th time

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Easypaisa has been nominated for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards - 2016 in the "Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets" category. This is the fourth consecutive time that Easypaisa has been nominated for a GSMA award, commonly dubbed as the "Oscars" of the mobile and telecommunication industry. In 2014, Easypaisa had won two GSMA awards for "Best Mobile Money Product or Service" and "Best Mobile Product…Read More

4th Pak nuclear reactor appears operational

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s fourth heavy water reactor at Khushab nuclear site, which allows it to build a larger number of miniaturised plutonium-based nuclear weapons, now appears to be operational, a US think-tank has said. "A recently purchased Digital Globe high resolution satellite image dated January 15, 2015 shows that Khushab’s fourth reactor’s external construction is complete and has become operational," David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini of…Read More

Pakistan ranked 4th in world as IT service provider

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is the fourth largest IT service provider to the overseas clients ranked only behind US, India and Philippines with over 200,000 Pakistani professionals working in this field. It was disclosed during the maiden meeting of the Services Trade Development Council (STDC). Khurram Dastgir, Minister for Commerce, chaired the meeting. He said the ministry would put in place the regulatory framework necessary for enhancing the exports of services from the country. The…Read More

Pakistan 4th biggest user of Bt cotton seeds

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Bt cotton is being cultivated on 83 per cent of the total sowing area under the crop in Pakistan, which the fourth biggest user of Bt cotton seeds in the world. "The Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) seeds are sown mostly in Punjab (82.65pc) and Sindh (83.23pc)," said Federal Textile Minister Abbas Khan Afridi told the National Assembly during the current session. He said that the gene used in local varieties was Mon 531 or Cry1AC, and its patent had expired,…Read More

"Fuel Saving Kit" achieved 4th Position in LUMS Enterprenuership Contest

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article image Once again the students of Industrial Engineering department at University of Management and Technology Lahore proved themselves at national level in the area of entrepreneurship as they achieve 4th position at the LUMS Entrepreneurial Challenge held on September 21, 2014. A total of 17 teams from prestigious universities including PIEAS, NUST, FAST, GIKI and LUMS also participated in the 2-day competition. After being shortlisted in the first round, Ammar Hussain (an Industrial…Read More

Technology Times celebrates 4th anniversary

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: While reiterating its resolve to explore more horizons especially in the fields of science and technology, IT, agriculture and environment, science education, the Technology Times, the Pakistan’s first newspaper of its kind covering these specific areas, has celebrated its fourth anniversary in Islamabad. A cake-cutting ceremony was held on the premises of the publication to celebrate the anniversary, which was attended by all the staff members along with Editor…Read More

Springer publishes 4th book of MUET faculty

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The MUET ICT faculty has announced that the book titled "Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries" has been published by Springer CCIS Book Series. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries, WSN4DC 2013, held in Jamshoro, Pakistan. According to an official of the university, the papers are organized in topical sections on WSN applications/services for…Read More