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Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

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article image A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for…Read More

Mobilink users can now access hamariweb.com for free

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobilink has entered into a formal partnership with Pakistan’s leading web portal, HamariWeb.com, through which subscribers can browse the portal on their smartphones absolutely free of charge.Mobilink subscribers can now utilize the country’s fastest 3G network to surf Hamariweb for the latest news, get live updates on cricket scores, Forex rates, Gold and Stock market, while also search for delicious recipes, and browse through the portal’s Islamicand Health sections…Read More

Telcos affirmed to give access to data for security purpose

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The lack of telecommunication related data availability to security agencies many times blocks the path to efficiently maneuver and execute the plan against suspects and as a result many times they get safe exit and ample time to flee. To counter this situation, Sindh Police Department felt the need to approach Telecommunication service providers and a formal agreement was signed to give access of call data record and location of subscribers to police department through…Read More

Telcos affirmed to give access to data for security purpose

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The lack of telecommunication related data availability to security agencies many times blocks the path to efficiently maneuver and execute the plan against suspects and as a result many times they get safe exit and ample time to flee. To counter this situation, Sindh Police Department felt the need to approach Telecommunication service providers and a formal agreement was signed to give access of call data record and location of subscribers to police department through…Read More

WWF-Pak, Coca Cola join for clean water access

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The water security is the toughest ordeals of Pakistan. The contaminated water is the root cause of various life challenging diseases. The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak), leading nature conservation organization and Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL) have taken joint initiatives for installation of clean drinking water in the different localities of Lahore. Both the organizations inaugurated water filtration plant as part of the project to account for…Read More

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WWF-Pak, Coca Cola connect to improve clean water access

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The water security is the toughest ordeals of Pakistan. The contaminated water is the root cause of various life challenging diseases. The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak), leading nature conservation organization and Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL) have taken joint initiative for installation of clean drinking water in the different localities of Lahore. Both the organizations inaugurated water filtration plant as part of the project to account for rising…Read More

US starts access to credit initiative for small businesses

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: USAID has announced $60 million development credit support availability through four Pakistani banks, which will provide loan capital to underserved businesses to help them expand, create jobs and increase revenues. This was disclosed at the recently concluded Third Pak-US Business Opportunities Conference in Islamabad. The US government launched the US-Pakistan Partnership for Access to Credit programme. Donald Larry Sampler, Assistant to the Administrator in…Read More

Mobilink join hand with DAWN to provide free internet access to latest news

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article image Staff Report ISD: In order to provide a free internet access to Dawn websit , Mobilink has signed an agreement with dawn. Under this agreement Mobilink’s customers can enjoy a free internet service to visit dawn.com. The Dawn application can be downloaded without internet charges. Now user can get aware of latest happenings shared on Dawn because of Mobilink’s Partnership. According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) this partnership is a step to provide additional services…Read More

Intel Pakistan, USAID to ensure access to education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The USAID, Sindh Education and Literacy Department and Intel Pakistan Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to help improve access to quality education in the province. Sindh Education Minister Nisar Khuhro and US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson were present on the occasion. "We all recognise that prosperity and a better life cannot be built without a strong foundation in a quality education," said US Consulate-General Karachi, US…Read More

Mapping disabled childrens access to education

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Disabled children are commonly believed to be largely excluded from school in developing countries, but a new study shows that the difference between disabled and non-disabled children’s attendance is lower than expected. Coauthor Hannah Kuper of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and her colleagues analyzed a survey of almost one million children supported by children’s charity Plan. Across these nations, disabled and non-disabled children were…Read More