Tag: Asias

Pakistan failed to enter Asias top 100 versities ranking

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STAFF REPORT ISB: None of the Pakistani university included in top 100 universities in Asia, as per latest raking released by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global higher education analysts, in its QS University Rankings: Asia report for 2016. The two highest grade universities of Pakistan LUMS and NUST were placed 111th and 112th position respectively. LUMS moved up by 50 places or 5-band leap, and NUST followed by moving 7 places up. Quaid-i-Azam University dropped from 116th in 2015 to…Read More

Punjab setting up Asias biggest fish seed hatchery

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The government of Punjab is setting up a number of fisheries and fish farms that will turn the southern region of the province into "a hub of fisheries". Work is underway on construction of the "biggest fish seed hatchery in Asia" in Rajanpur, in southwest of Punjab, said an official. To meet the requirement of fish seeds of fish farmers in Bahawalpur, the fisheries department has provided five million fish seeds for the private and public…Read More

Big Data-helping takecontrol of Asias traffic woes

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article image Many cities across Asia Pacific are notorious for terrible traffic. In fact, just recently there were reports of a horrific jam in China that lasted for over a week. Can you imagine the frustration of being caught in that? While this is an extreme case, dealing with traffic congestion in bustling Asian cities is a daily reality. In highly populated cities or tourist hotspots such as Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta, the roads are filled with buses, cars, taxis, motorbikes,…Read More

5 Pak varsities among Asias top 300 universities

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Five Pakistani universities have won a place in the list of top 300 universities in Asia, says a recently assessed QS World Universities Rankings 2012, the UK based world’s most renowned and prestigious ranking agency.NUST, Karachi University, AKU, Lahore University of Management Sciences and Lahore University are now amongst the top 300 Asian universities, the list shows.It speaks volumes of the hard work put in by the management and faculty of these universities and…Read More