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Allahyar animated movie based on wildlife conservation in Pakistan

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Allahyar and The Legend of Markhor is an animated movie of teaser based on need for wildlife conservation in Pakistan. The teaser is under work but is a representation of breathtaking natural landscapes and national animals of Pakistan. 3rd World Studios is the production house behind the film. The film is based on the story […]…Read More

FAO, JICA helped deportees of FATA to return to agriculture based livings

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have given aid to farmers and their families of Khyber and Kurram agencies of FATA so that they can rebuild homes and continue their lives again after facing displacement for years. This aid was granted to 7,200 families (33,143 […]…Read More

Termination of $15m project by the US based on lame excuse

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Funding from US government was ended to$15 million project for University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF). After the completion of 50% of work on US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security project, a notification is issued by US government for termination of the fund. The termination letter issued immediately after the announcement from […]…Read More

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