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MPs committee seeks funds for PCSIR

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A panel of the lower house of Parliament has called upon the government to allocate sufficient budget for research in the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR).The agenda of the meeting, which was chaired by Senator Tariq Bashir Cheema, was to discuss the performance of PCSIR, which is attached to the ministry of science and technology. PTI lawmaker Ali Muhammad Khan asked the chairman PCSIR Dr Shahzad Alam to brief the committee about the…Read More

Australia announces $13m funds to uplift Pak agriculture

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Australian government would contribute $13 million under its Phase-II of the Agriculture Sector Linkages Program (ASLP) to improve the desires for ordinary wellbeing of small farmers in Pakistan. This was proclaimed by Australian High Commissioner in Pakistan Margaret Adamson; it has been the establishment of Australia’s sponsorship to Pakistan’s agribusiness territory. She in like manner highlighting the achievements of the ASLP Phase I and said it joined…Read More

Australia announces $13m funds to uplift Pak agriculture

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Australian government would contribute $13 million under its Phase-II of the Agriculture Sector Linkages Program (ASLP) to improve the desires for wellbeing of small farmers in Pakistan. This was proclaimed by Australian High Commissioner in Pakistan Margaret Adamson; it has been the establishment of Australia's sponsorship to Pakistan's agribusiness territory. She in like manner highlighting the achievements of the ASLP Phase I and said it joined the uptake of…Read More

UBL Funds Smart Savings mobile app launched

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The role of technology in financial sector is inevitable. Considering the immense utility of mobile apps; the United Bank Limited (UBL) Fund Managers have promulgated launch of UBL Funds Smart Savings’ mobile app for asset management. The application is freeware and can is downloadable from app store and Google play. The mobile app is compatible with both iPhone and Android platforms. Mir Muhammad Ali, CEO UBL Fund Managers said on the launching of app "UBL…Read More

UBL Funds Smart Savings mobile app launched

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The role of technology in financial sector is inevitable. Considering the immense utility of mobile apps; the United Bank Limited (UBL) Fund Managers have promulgated launch of UBL Funds Smart Savings’ mobile app for asset management. The application is freeware and can is downloadable from app store and Google play. The mobile app is compatible with both iPhone and Android platforms. Mir Muhammad Ali, CEO UBL Fund Managers said on the launching of app "UBL Funds…Read More

Venture Capital Funds boosting required to develop cyber entrepreneurship in Pak

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article image Adeel Lakhani is a Finance and CIS Graduate from Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA. He has vast experience of cyber entrepreneurship. He founded web development firm, managed fast food chain successfully, and now is running his cyber business of one of the largest online DVD Stores of Pakistan i.e. dvddirect.com that has collection of over 13,000 titles. Adeel shared his views with Technology Times in a recent interview Tell us briefly about yourself and…Read More

Naseeb Networks funds rise to $6.5 million

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article image Staff Report LHR: Naseeb Networks, parent company of largest Pakistani employment site Rozee.pk has recently unveiled that its funds have been enhanced to an amount of $6.5 million. It became possible because of series C funding round led by Vostok Nafta and Piton Capital, bringing the company’s total venture funding to $8.5 Million. Monis Rahman, CEO Naseeb Networks said, "As talent continues to move online at a rapid pace in emerging markets, businesses need increasingly…Read More

Naseeb Networks funds rise to $6.5 million

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article image Staff Report LHR: Naseeb Networks, parent company of largest Pakistani employment site Rozee.pk has recently unveiled that its funds have been enhanced to an amount of $6.5 million. It became possible because of series C funding round led by Vostok Nafta and Piton Capital, bringing the company’s total venture funding to $8.5 Million. Monis Rahman, CEO Naseeb Networks said, "As talent continues to move online at a rapid pace in emerging markets, businesses need increasingly…Read More

Govt asked to divert PSDP funds to construct dams

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The LCCI Standing Committee on KBD, anticipating a water crisis in the wake of extreme weather conditions, has asked the government to freeze the country’s entire development programme for five years and divert funds for construction of major water reservoirs, including KBD, on war footing as a national priority. The Standing Committee Chairman Abdul Basit said construction of mega storages on priority basis is in the best interest of public, as IRSA suggested in its…Read More

Speakers call for more funds for education promotion

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Mujahid Kamran has said the world is a battlefield and if we want to survive with respect, we will have to create new knowledge. He said this while addressing the 10th biennial conference on microbes for future endeavours’, organised by the university’s Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, in collaboration with the Pakistan Society for Microbiology, IBA and the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialisation. He said…Read More