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Experts for research-based solutions to energy crisis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Academicians and experts at an international conference recently held in Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) have called for developing research-based indigenous mechanism to overcome energy and environment related issues. AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui, while inaugurating the conference, said it was aimed at giving research-based findings and recommendations to implement the Paris’s summit’s declaration. The university, he added, is actively…Read More

Microsoft briefs media on broad-based social initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Microsoft Pakistan has recently briefed the media about its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives with particular emphasis on the upcoming employability portal being created by Microsoft. The briefing was made by General Manager of Microsoft NEPA region, Leila Surhan, and Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan Nadeem Malik. Another vital initiative orchestrated by Microsoft Pakistan is the "Internet safety and security campaign". Under this…Read More

Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

Tech innovation is crucial to create knowledge-based economy: Dr Akram Sheikh

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article image By Ahsan Jamil The two-day summit on theme Invention to Innovation’ was held from November 3-4, 2015 at University of Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The objective of the event was to give students an opportunity to showcase their innovative technological inventions. The event was organized in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST),…Read More

Solar based innovation stressed at NUST workshop

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day workshop on solar based innovation was organized at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). The workshop included sessions on solar based information evaluations, high accuracy gear establishment, energy frameworks and related production apparatuses. The experts present in the workshop were of the view that coal power plants filter their emissions, trace amounts of toxic particulates penetrate air filtering systems and enter the…Read More

CIIT holds symposium to blemish UNs Year of Light based Technologies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day International Symposium on Light and Life’ was held at Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). This event was sorted out to commend the UN International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and in addition to highlight the most recent exploration and advancements in this field happening across the world. Talking on the event, Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig (UNESCO’s assigned Focal Person for exercises identified with International Year of…Read More

Solar based innovation stressed at NUST workshop

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day workshop on solar based innovation was organized at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). The workshop included sessions on solar based information evaluations, high accuracy gear establishment, energy frameworks and related production apparatuses. The experts present in the workshop were of the view that coal power plants filter their emissions, trace amounts of toxic particulates penetrate air filtering systems and enter the atmosphere.…Read More

CIIT holds symposium to blemish UNs Year of Light based Technologies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A three-day International Symposium on 'Light and Life' was held at Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). This event was sorted out to commend the UN International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and in addition to highlight the most recent exploration and advancements in this field happening across the world. Talking on the event, Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig (UNESCO's assigned Focal Person for exercises identified with International Year of Light and…Read More