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Ufone to launch UWatch for parents to connect with children

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ufone will launch a first of its kind product that will bring parents some much needed peace of mind - the UWatch. This service keeps families connected in the way they want to be without the need to buy a young child a smartphone. UWatch is a wearable mobile watch designed specifically for kids in order for parents to keep in touch with their loved ones. This watch provides two way voice calling functionality i.e. the parent can dial into the watch and also the…Read More

Nature Festival on environment arranged for children

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The 17th Nature Festival has recently been held at the Race Course Park that provided children with an opportunity to learn about their environment.The annual event was a joint initiative of the WWF-Pakistan and Horlicks-GSK Consumer Healthcare. A large number of children participated in the festival; some of them displayed their projects. Around 100 stalls were set up by various schools and colleges. The activities involved the use of recycled material to make a small…Read More

PEF launches mobile app to trace out-of-school children

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has rolled out an exclusive android based mobile application to identify out-of-school children in a ceremony held recently. The app is called as Mujhay School Bhaijain’ and is a freeware available on Google Play Store and also on the PEF`s website. The application is one of the variables in education for all’ moto that education is the fundamental right of every individual and its access must be to everyone. This app will help…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

Mobilink provides 1,000 bags to children

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STAFF REPORT LHR: As part of its activities towards social welfare, the Mobilink has recently distributed 1000 school bags to underprivileged students in the cities of Lahore and Karachi in line with continuing celebrations of Universal Children’s Day.The initiative was taken under the umbrella of Mobilink Foundation to extend support to children who are denied formal schooling opportunities due to financial reasons or social exclusion. Mobilink Torchbearers, comprising the company’s…Read More

Cellphones and children

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CELLPHONE IS one of the products of the modern technologies. Different companies have launched their phones for all classes. The usage of cellphones due to their cheaper prices has become common. For adults, it is acceptable, but for children it is a waste of time. It also distracts their attention which results in loss of education. This also leads to other undesirable activities.Moreover, the use of cellphone has increased the menace of cheating during school and college exams. If, according…Read More

Young children urged to care for environment

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Sana Jamal Islamabad-Federal Minister for Climate Change called on young people to play an active part in the preservation of the environment and encouraged them to plant at least one tree. "Our standards of living can be made better only by keeping the environment clean and green", said Minister Rana M. Farooq Saeed Khan who was addressing at an event to mark World Environment Day arranged here at Islamabad College for Girls (ICG), F-6/2 on Tuesday. With the motto Green Economy: Does…Read More