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NADRA grabs software contract in Kenya

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), foremost biometric agency of Pakistan has won e-passport software contract in Kenya. The project scope includes biometric data capturing, verification, and validation through the use of Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) technology and printing and personalization of e-passport booklets. The system will be developed by NADRA which has extensive experience in this regard. The projected cost of the…Read More

TechAccess grabs two Oracle Excellence Awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB; The Techaccess Pakistan has bagged two awards at Oracle Excellence Awards 2014 recently held at ASEAN Business Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, for two categories - Oracle SI [Sustainability Innovation] Partner of the year 2014, and Oracle Specialized Partner of the Year 2014: Engineered Systems. Oracle Excellence Awards programme recognizes customers and partners that have excelled in driving business value together with Oracle in nine award categories. "We are…Read More

Mobilink grabs GSMA Global Mobile Award

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Mobilink has won the GSMA Global Mobile Award at the recently held Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. The award has been given on the Company’s SMS Based Literacy initiative in the category of "Best Mobile Education or Learning Product or Service".The award has been received by Mobilink CEO, Rashid Khan. In his remarks, the judges termed the Mobilink’s SMS Based Literacy Programme is an excellent and needed mobile initiative with an explicit educational…Read More

Pakistani researcher grabs excellence award in Australia

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Muhammad Aamir Cheema has received the 2012 Malcolm Chaikin Prize for Research Excellence in Engineering. This prestigious prize carries with it a medal and $10,000 and is given each year to the doctoral student in the Faculty of Engineering at University of New South Wales, Australia, for producing the best PhD thesis, in the broadest sense, within the calendar year.His PhD thesis proposes state-of-the-art techniques for several important location-based queries that have many…Read More

Wateen grabs Consumer Choice Award

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen Telecom, recently ranked as Pakistan’s top wireless broadband company by the PTA, has also been awarded the Consumer Choice Award for Best Internet Service Provider in the country.The award was presented at a prestigious ceremony for the 7th Annual Consumer Choice Awards, held in Karachi last week.According to details, in total around 85 awards were presented in various categories, ranging from financial services to FMCG to telecommunications.Sindh Assembly Speaker…Read More