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ICT: Computerized Driving Licenses gain space in Punjab

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STAFF REPORT LHR: To curtail forged driving licenses, Government of Punjab has taken initiative to issue Machine Readable Computerized Driving Licenses. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was held in which Additional IG Punjab Traffic Police, Altaf Hussain inked agreement with President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Shafiq Ahmed Khan. The machine readable licenses can`t be reproduced thus the menace of forged or fake licenses will be reduced in the province. …Read More

ICT: Computerized Driving Licenses gain space in Punjab

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: To curtail forged driving licenses, Government of Punjab has taken initiative to issue Machine Readable Computerized Driving Licenses. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony was held in which Additional IG Punjab Traffic Police, Altaf Hussain inked agreement with President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Shafiq Ahmed Khan. The machine readable licenses can`t be reproduced thus the menace of forged or fake licenses will be reduced in the province. …Read More

Climate change driving migration to urban areas

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) countries have poor healthcare and educational conditions and high population growth, poverty and urbanization rates. Rural-urban migration is becoming one of the most obvious factors induced by climate change, which is profoundly changing the society as whole in Pakistan. Speakers said this during a session "Impact of climate change on human capital and security" recently organised by SDPI in…Read More

Universities driving smart energy innovations

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Engineering students at the Government College University (GCU) at Lahore, have built a smart meter that sends text messages via GSM to consumers about electricity bills. The meters were part of the annual project exhibition recently organized by the GCU Electrical Engineering Department with the support of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Google Pakistan, Institution of Engineering and Technology, and British Science Association. Other mobile-based smart devices…Read More

Innovation system a driving force behind sustained national growth

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is highly vulnerable to extremWith eyeing rapid national development in the present information age and globally competing knowledge-driven economies, speakers at the recently concluded COMSATS three-day regional consultative workshop stressed for having an integrated mechanism of national innovation system and intellectual property for rapid and diverse progress. They further said that the process of research, technology and innovation needs to be…Read More

Tech main driving force for firms

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The technology change has emerged as the most important external factor that influences majority of the industrial organization in multiplying their production potential."As the world gets smarter and the population grows, demands on IT will also grow. Consumer adoption and use of digital, mobile and social media throughout the world is changing the nature of debate," said IT Consultant and Services Sales Leader of IBM Pakistan Salman A. Qayam, while speaking at the…Read More