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Internet security still a dilemma!

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Pakistan is badly in need of a cybercrime law that could control the rising trend of internet crimes. Parliament has regrettably dithered over this critical issue for too long as for years the proposed Bill was languishing in the halls of the Assembly without being tabled. In fact, the bill is ambiguous enough to punish civil society for trying to circumvent government controls over (illegal) blocking of content on the internet as well for active steps to avoid (illegal) surveillance. Even…Read More

Internet security still a dilemma!

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Pakistan is badly in need of a cybercrime law that could control the rising trend of internet crimes. Parliament has regrettably dithered over this critical issue for too long as for years the proposed Bill was languishing in the halls of the Assembly without being tabled. In fact, the bill is ambiguous enough to punish civil society for trying to circumvent government controls over (illegal) blocking of content on the internet as well for active steps to avoid (illegal) surveillance. Even…Read More

Dilemma with innovation

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Innovations are offspring of research and development in science and technology done in a framework having harmony and HR as well as financial resource to work upon new tech for society in order to engage youth. It is beyond any doubt that innovations are a way to tap the mental capabilities of innovative and genius minds to channelize the same in creating a healthy community. While on the other hand, it is, however, observed that innovations in some countries are pursued only for the sake of…Read More

Dilemma of GM seeds

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Recent approval of the Seed Act Amendment Bill 2014 by the Cabinet and National Assembly standing committee has not only strengthened the apprehensions that a plan has been made to mix and later completely replace local seeds with genetically modified (GM) seeds but also raised serious questions about the quality of future of agriculture in the country. This seed replacement plan, rather a conspiracy has been hatched by the leading international seed companies especially Monsanto, Syngenta…Read More

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Dilemma of technical education

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Though it is a proven fact that formal education has provided a strong foundation for the progress of developed states, yet the technical education has an equal share in taking world nations to new heights. The whole West several decades back had realized the significance of technical education and also concentrated on establishing a strong network of technical institutes with the purpose to produce a skilled workforce. Major thrust of technical and vocational education (TVE) worldwide is to…Read More

Dilemma of intellectual property rights!

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Where the science and technology has played a pivotal role in the progress of developed world, the intellectual property rights (IPRs) are equally important which not only guarantee a proper reward to the inventors but also promoting further innovations and researches. Based on strong academia-industry liaison, high education institutions and universities have successfully emerged as the breeding place for what the western world is now experiencing in shape of innovations and inventions in…Read More

Dilemma of social medias credibility

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Social media’ has emerged as the mobile and web-based technologies’ phenomena of the modern world, where internet users create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Currently, a number of interactive websites including the most popular social networking site Facebook, followed by Twitter and LinkedIn are available for the purpose. According to statistics, the number of internet users opting for social media is on the rise across the world, as they…Read More

Entrance exam for university-a dilemma

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article image EVERY SUMMER hundreds of thousands of students around Pakistan get engaged in contemplating a smooth, steady, and rewarding transformation from college to university. They apply for admission at various seats of higher learning within the country and overseas. This dreary process involves not only the applicants but also their parents. Both the students and their parents go through an unnecessary monetary, emotional, and occasional ordeal in the process of reaching the right path to the…Read More

The dilemma of water contamination

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ACCORDING TO fresh statistics, every year about five million children in the developing states fall prey to water borne diseases or contaminated water while, in general, a large portion of these countries? population suffers from health problems associated with either lack of drinking water or due to the presence of microbiological contamination in water. This data also suggests that some of these human diseases break out through natural process like under-ground erosions. While the rest is…Read More

Dilemma of technology transfer

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article image HUMAN BEINGS are social despite their associations to technology and other belongings. Very possessive about ownership thus despite social behavior traits of competition and professional envy does manifest in behaviour of human beings. Maybe it is for good to keep mankind aggressive in pursuing a better tomorrow and keeping the passion alive in others to work hard to achieve success rather than relying on others as a parasite. It does reflect something good in us but at the same time it teaches…Read More