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Twelve international companies to complete water projects in 35 tehsils of Punjab

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article image LAHORE-As many as twelve companies having experience of implementing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projectshave pre-qualified to execute Khadim-e- Punjab Saaf Pani Programme in the first phase in rural areas of 35 tehsils of the province after fulfilling stringent criterion laid down by Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC). Internationally-renowned companies namely De Nora-SKAFS International (USA-Pakistan), Vinci and FZC (France),…Read More

Book The inspiring life of Abdus Salam a complete profile of Nobel Laureate

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article image I PURCHASED a copy of this fascinating book after going to 3 book stores in Lahore last year. From 1982 when the first biography appeared, so far five biographies have appeared on the momentous life of Dr. Salam. First one was by Dr. Abdul Ghani 1982, Azim Kidwai 1989, Jagjit Singh 1992, then Gordon Fraser 2008 and now the latest one is of Dr. Kamran 2013. Not only that I have read these biographies I have all of these in my personal library, besides a vast of collections of documents…Read More

24 engineers complete USAID management courses

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 24 engineers have successfully completed a USAID two-week hydro-power operations and maintenance training course and received completion certificates during a ceremony held in Islamabad. Participants of the training were engineers from the Tarbela, Ghazi Barotha, Mangla, Warsak, Chashma, and Renala Khurd power plants, and WAPDA as well as female engineers from engineering universities in Islamabad. USAID Energy Office Director Dr. Michael Curtis, Badar ul…Read More

Physlab of SBASE, KHU complete collaborative project

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Physlab at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering has recently completed its collaborative project with Karachi’s Habib University. The project was to foster a new episode in sharing cutting-edge tools and techniques in modern, research-inspired science education and also to promote the development and transfer of indigenous instructional systems developed at the Physics Lab of the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering. In this research…Read More

507 scholars complete studies in foreign varsities

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Under the Post-Doctoral Fellowships Programme’ of Higher Education Commission, 507 scholars have successfully completed their post-doctoral studies and joined their parent organisations.Through this programme, so far 563 Pakistani university faculty and researchers holding PhD degrees have been provided opportunity to work at leading higher education institutions and state-of-the-art laboratories of academically advanced countries."The main objective of the programme is…Read More

PTA plans to complete 3G licence auction this year

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Newly appointed PTA Chairman Farooq Ahmad Awan has said that the Authority is optimistic that that 3G auction process would be completed this year to generate Rs 80 billion estimated in the budget for the current fiscal year 2012-13."The process of hiring a consultant has been re-initiated and Expression of Interest (EoI)/Request for Proposals (RfPs) for hiring the said consultant would be invited soon. We are also modifying paperwork to ensure transparency in the whole…Read More

Telcos need to opt for becoming complete solution providers

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: With almost one million youth would be entering the work force every year till 2040, the government has no planning of how to provide employment to the young population.According to the PTA, the country’s teledensity has increased to 68.6 per cent. The total mobile subscribers have reached a record level of 112 million.The cut throat competition in the market has led to drastic reduction in average revenue per user (ARPU) in the world. However, despite a record increase in…Read More