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Researchers to solve problems of developing world

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International researchers should come forward to find solutions to problems being faced by the developing world said Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman and Information Technology University (ITU) Vice Chancellor Dr. Umar Saif while addressing the 9th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017. Dr. Umar said that Pakistan had turned […]…Read More

Telenor Pakistan initiates network transformation by developing own Cloud network

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PR:  Making another disruptive, industry-first move for digital transformation of the country’s ICT sector, Telenor Pakistan has developed its own cloud network on which the company successfully tested the first 3G voice call and first LTE data call. The move is a hallmark achievement in Telenor Pakistan’s network virtualization journey, making it the first cellular operator […]…Read More

Unesco assisting in developing flood warning system

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Unesco, PCRWR and PMD have jointly organised a two-day international workshop aimed at setting up a common understanding and direction for river modelling data requirements. The workshop is part of the Unesco’s Strategic Strengthening of Flood Early Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan" Project, phase 2 which was launched in March 2015. Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata, who was the chief guest, commended the immense efforts of Unesco, PCRWR,…Read More

UNESCO assisting in developing flood warning system

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO, PCRWR and PMD have jointly organised a two-day international workshop aimed at setting up a common understanding and direction for river modelling data requirements. The workshop is part of the UNESCO’s Strategic Strengthening of Flood Early Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan" Project, phase 2 which was launched in March 2015. Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata, who was the chief guest, commended the immense efforts of UNESCO, PCRWR, JICA for…Read More

PITB signs agreement with Chinese Co for developing tech infrastructure

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has joined hands with Chinese enterprise for the establishment of a joint comprehensive Integrated Command, Control and Communication (IC3) System in various districts of the province. The agreement signing took place in a ceremony held at PITB. The Chairman PITB, Dr Umar Saif and the General Manager, CETC International Co Ltd, China inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The scope of the agreement covers the…Read More

PITB signs agreement with Chinese Co for developing tech infrastructure

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has joined hands with Chinese enterprise for establishment of a joint comprehensive Integrated Command, Control and Communication (IC3) System in various districts of the province. The agreement signing took place in a ceremony held at PITB. The Chairman PITB, Dr Umar Saif and the General Manager, CETC International Co Ltd, China inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The scope of agreement covers the cooperation…Read More

Bigger is better: The developing pattern of large screen

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article image IN JANUARY 2014, phablets accounted for only 6 percent of used devices globally. However, by the end of that same year, phablet shipments in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region hit 12.6 million a year on year growth of 225 per cent. Phablets continue to grow at a staggering pace for 2015, holding 22 percent of smartphone share in the region- a phenomenal rate. So why has this demand taken off and who is driving it? In a country like Pakistan where consumers are keen to have…Read More

INSC breaking isolation of scientists in developing countries

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article image Ahsan Jamil NOBLE LAUREATE Prof Dr Abdul Salam originated splendid idea of bringing scientists from developing and developed countries at a podium to break their isolation and provide them with an opportunity to interact with their peers. This led to the formation of International Nathiagali Summer College (INSC)’ in 1976. Since then, Summer Science College is organized every year in Nathiagali’ under the auspices of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). The Summer…Read More

ITE-SEECS first-rated attempt in developing Innovative Learning App

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The faculty of Innovative Technologies in Education (ITE) of School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (SEECS), National University of Science and Technology (NUST) put forth an ICT based solution to catalyze the science learning of students. The project is called Chotay Sciencedan’ which was launched in a seminar held at SEECS-NUST. Chotay Sciencedan is a science learning gaming app that entails vibrant graphics and engaging speaking characters that add…Read More

Norwegian Quota Scholarship Scheme for Developing Countries

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The scholarship programme has been launched by Norwegian Government under the title Quota Scholarship Scheme’ aimed for Bachelors, Masters, and PhD. students belonging from developing countries. The objective of the Quota Scheme is to initiate capacity building and produce resource through education and the scholarship winners will contribute through their knowledge in their respective countries. Another prospect of Scholarship Scheme is to establish and strengthen profound diplomatic…Read More