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Investment in IT industry goes up at $5.138b

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STAFF REPORT ISB: IT investment in Pakistan has risen to $5.138 billion as the sector is moving on a fast track. The Pakistan Telecom Authority and the five key companies operating in the country say "a large portion of this investment inflow is from foreign investors ranging from the UAE to Egypt, the US and China, among others". The amount includes investment made between FY-2010 and end-2015. A good year for investment was FY-2014 when the amount was $1,815.6 million and…Read More

Degrees awarded at UET Lahore convocation

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 22nd convocation of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has recently been held at its New Auditorium Hall. As many as 13 PhD, 53 MPhil, 187 MSc, 44 MBA and 1,380 bachelor’s students were awarded degrees. Medals were distributed among 58 students. Sharia Hussaini, the first Iranian to complete a PhD (architecture) from the UET, was also among them. Ayesha Liaqat from the Chemical Engineering Department and Hafiz Ahmad Waqas from Civil…Read More

933 degrees awarded at IoBM convocation

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The convocation of IoBM has recently been held where about 933 degrees in various disciplines were awarded to successful graduates. Former acting president and chairman senate of Pakistan, Muhammad Mian Soomro, awarded the degrees as chief guest. The degrees were conferred in disciplines including Management, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Media Studies, Actuarial Science and Risk Management, Computer Science, Management and IT, Industrial Engineering and…Read More

Samsung Introduces Look At Me App to Help Children with Autism Communicate Better

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article image Samsung Electronics introduced its latest initiative to help improve the lives of those with autism. TheLook At Me appaims to help develop communication skills in children with autism, with a view to deepening relationships with those around them. It is well understood that many children with autism struggle to make and sustain eye contact with others, something that could affect them socially as they grow up. Studies have shown that children with autism like to interact with smart…Read More

Ufone Offers 3G Mobile Internet At Lowest Rates.

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article image By the introduction of 3G and 4G in Pakistan. Many Telecom companies are launching attractive cheap internet offers to its customers. Ufone is also trying to catch the attention of customers by keeping in view the demands of the customers towards mobile data bundles. Now Ufone introduce an internet package in which the customers can enjoy 50 GB data for only Rs.5.This offer can be availed between 12 midnight and 10 in the morning, Offer will automatically re-subscribe at 12 midnight daily…Read More

Research prize awarded at FUUAST science symposium

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI:The first science symposium was organized by Department of Biochemistry, FUUAST university at Karachi, where a number of renowned scientists and young researchers presented many exciting pieces of work by. According to details, a second best poster prize was given to Microbiology Department whose two students Ajmal Shah and Kanwal presented their work on Berberis lycium: Solution to fight against urolithiasis and worms infestation in humans completed under the guidance of…Read More