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Heatwave, flood biggest climate change threats

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan has become the third top-most affected country in the world hit by climate change in the past few years. This year’s biggest challenge will be the heatwave and flood and there is a desperate to cope with the situation in order to minimize maximum damage to especially to agriculture. This was stated by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Director General Dr Ghulam Rasul while addressing a seminar titled "World Metrological Day" organised by the…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

S. Korea to set up biggest IT Park in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ambassador of South Korea, Dr. Song Jong-Hwan, has said that his country would establish one of the biggest and most advanced IT park in Islamabad. "Korea will collaborate with Ministry of IT to set up the biggest IT park to provide most advanced business facilities to IT companies in Pakistan," the ambassador said. He revealed that the IT park will be established at an area of about 1 million square feet to promote SMEs as the facility would provide…Read More

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Easypaisa partners with Daraz.pk for the biggest online sale of the year

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article image Press Release: Easypaisa, a joint venture by Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Microfinance Bank, has partnered with Daraz.pk, the leading e-commerce player in Pakistan as their preferred Payment Partner for their Black Friday campaign. The Black Friday sales concept is incredibly popular around the world with massive discounts and incredible deals across all retail verticals making it the busiest shopping event of the year. In partnership with Easypay, Daraz.pk is introducing the biggest sale…Read More

Kaymu held biggest shopping expo

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Kaymu opened Pakistan’s biggest shopping center in your pocket’ at the Masala Family Festival 2015 held at the Expo Center in Lahore. Kaymu teamed up with Telenor, and offered Telenor 3G Handsets at reduced costs when acquired from Kaymu.pk. Guests were additionally offered rebates on different items, including beautifying agents and devices. Adam Dawood, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Kaymu Pakistan was additionally present at the event. "We are…Read More

Kaymu held biggest shopping expo

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Kaymu opened 'Pakistan's biggest shopping center in your pocket' at the Masala Family Festival 2015 held at the Expo Center in Lahore. Kaymu teamed up with Telenor, and offered Telenor 3G Handsets at reduced costs when acquired from Kaymu.pk. Guests were additionally offered rebates on different items, including beautifying agents and devices. Adam Dawood, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Kaymu Pakistan was additionally present at the event. "We are utilizing e…Read More

Workshop on INDCs, climate change is a biggest challenge of the 21st century

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SIDRA SAIF ISB: Lead-Pakistan and WWF-Pakistan organized the three day workshop on "Intended Nationally Determined Contributions development. In the workshop Mushahid Ullah Khan, climate change Minister expressed his views about climate change impact on Pakistan. He said that global warming has emerged as the biggest challenge of the 21st century and resulted in frequent flash floods, forest fires, torrential rains, sea-level rise, glacier melt and depleting river flows. The minister…Read More

Mobilink biggest loser in terms of SIMs that have been blocked!

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article image Staff Report ISD: Mobilink has emerged as the first teleco with the maximum number of SIMs re-verified. It is important to mention that Mobilink is the biggest loser in terms of SIMs that has been blocked, approximately more than 11 Million SIMs have been blocked. Cellular companies have gotten 74,636,172 SIMs re-verified on 58,240,851 CNIC’s till 26th March 2015. Mobilink is right now on the top with number of 21,910,704 SIMs verified against 17,904,740 CNICs. Telenor is second in…Read More

Biggest start-up EatOye acquired by FoodPanda

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The leading Pakistani food ordering powerhouse EatOye (www.eatoye.pk) has been acquired by FoodPanda (www.foodpanda.com). EatOye offers the fastest way to order a food delivery or reserve a table. With 682 per cent growth in orders in 2014 it is amongst the fastest growing online food ordering companies globally. EatOye is awarded the Pasha ICT Award for the best IT company in hospitality industry in Pakistan and also amongst the best IT companies in hospitality in…Read More

Pakistan 4th biggest user of Bt cotton seeds

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Bt cotton is being cultivated on 83 per cent of the total sowing area under the crop in Pakistan, which the fourth biggest user of Bt cotton seeds in the world. "The Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) seeds are sown mostly in Punjab (82.65pc) and Sindh (83.23pc)," said Federal Textile Minister Abbas Khan Afridi told the National Assembly during the current session. He said that the gene used in local varieties was Mon 531 or Cry1AC, and its patent had expired,…Read More