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Capital city prone to serious health hazard, PCRWR report

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Residents of capital city are prone to serious health hazard due to lack of proper disposal of municipal waste has intensified the microbial contamination of drinking water in Islamabad. No improvement since 2,000 has been seen in water quality of Islamabad, according to latest water quality analysis of major cities of Pakistan-2015-16. Pakistan Council for […]…Read More

Risk of Mass-migration from Quetta City Looms if the Government fails to build or delay the construction of dams

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article image QUETTA: IUCN Pakistan and Taraqee Foundation in partnership with the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET, Jamshoro (with support from University of Utah, USA); and the Government of Balochistan organized a two-day Expert Consultation on Strengthening Research-Policy Interface Improving Water Management in Balochistan at Serena Hotel Quetta today. The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The participants of the…Read More

Tech City project vital for ICT development: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National ICT RandD Fund held 40th Board of Directors meeting on November 5, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progresses made in ICT sector and also deliberations for future programmes. Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman presided over the meeting. She emphasized on Tech City project while stating, "Tech City project is amongst our government top priority. The project is an ICT improvement…Read More

Tech City project is crucial for ICT development: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National ICT RandD Fund held 40th Board of Directors meeting on November 5, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progresses made in ICT sector and also deliberations for future programmes. Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman presided over the meeting. She emphasized on Tech City project while stating, "Tech City project is amongst our government top priority. The project is an ICT improvement venture…Read More

WWF-Pak, KE shake hand to shield Karachi city from CC impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) has joined hands with K-Electric Company, according to which both the organizations will mutually put efforts together for making Karachi city a climate friendly territory as the city has already paid penalty due to pollution and climate change impacts in the form of heat waves etc. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between both the organizations. It is pertinent to mention here that K-Electric holds the…Read More

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Karachi Smart City project instigated

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Karachi, the cosmopolitan city of Pakistan is yet to become Smart City having solar street lights, CCTV cameras and the demanding Wifi facilities. The Government of Sindh (GoS) has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with three companies based in Dubai, China and USA for installation of those systems in the city. The Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon said that the first phase of the project will be completed by the end of this year that will include…Read More

First state of the art tech city to be established at Islamabad

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article image Staff Report ISD: The National ICT RandD Fund Company had its 35th Board of Directors meeting which was held at Ministry of Information Technology. Anusha Rahman, Minster Information Technology presided the meeting. The notable dignitaries included top brass of National ICT RandD Fund Company Asif Roomi, Mudassar Hussain, Tahir Mushtaq, Asim Shehryar along with other members. The meeting outcome was awe-inspiring as unanimous decision to set up first state of the art Tech-City project…Read More

Karachi Education City project: SBI VC apprises British Deputy HC of joint ventures

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Sindh province offers immense investment opportunities in renewable energy and other sectors where foreign and local investors can not only make fortune but at the same time become the driving force behind the futuristic growth associated with this very important project. "We should focus on areas of intervention to enhance and further strengthen the bilateral relations between Pakistan and UK," said Vice Chairperson, Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Naheed…Read More

Textile City, K-Electric to set up 600MW power project

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan Textile City Limited has decided to take formal approval from the Ministry of Textile Industry to sign a joint venture with K-Electric for setting up a 600 MW coal-based power project. K-Electric has presented a proposal to Pakistan Textile City for a joint venture of 600 MW coal-based power project in the Textile City which will help to supply cheap power, steam and hot water to value-added textile industries in the Pakistan Textile City zone. The proposal…Read More

PSC team wins City School science olympiad

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: A Science Olympiad (PAF Intellect 14) has recently been organized by the City School at PAF chapter and two teams from Pakistan Science Club (PSC) participated in two different categories and won it. The event was sponsored by the PSC and Nottingham University. Five different competitions were held such as aerodynamic, eulermathecia, investigarl infection, science quidditch, invention in large numbers and mecanno minds. Many teams from different institutions as…Read More