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Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Pakistan’s economic growth to hit 5.5% in 2017/18: World Bank

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Flourishing agriculture with Chinese infrastructure would lead Pakistan’s economy to 5.5% growth in the economic year 2017-18 said the World Bank. The Washington-based investor projected this growth at 5.8 %. “Pakistan’s weather, cotton prices, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor infrastructure project and a stable macroeconomic environment together all have increased in private investment,” said the World Bank. […]…Read More

AIOU announces Rs.15m scholarships for catastrophe-hit students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) announced to allocate an amount of Rs 15 million to provide scholarships for meritorious and needy students from its annual budget. This was promulgated by Vice Chancellor AIOU, Dr Shahid Siddiqui during regional directors’ conference held at Abbottabad. According to the sources, the scholarships are intended for students belonging to earthquake and flood hit areas to give them ample space to continue their education in an…Read More

AIOU announces Rs 15m scholarships for catastrophe hit students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) announced to allocate an amount of Rs 15 million to provide scholarships for meritorious and needy students from its annual budget. This was promulgated by Vice Chancellor AIOU, Dr Shahid Siddiqui during regional directors’ conference held at Abbottabad. According to the sources, the scholarships are intended for students belonging to earthquake and flood hit areas to give them ample space to continue their education in an…Read More

PTCL restores communication services in Quake-hit areas

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has restored the communication services in tremor hit zones of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The services were halted due to contingency constraint for few days. An earthquake with an epicenter in the Hindu Kush struck significant parts of Pakistan furthermore influenced specialized base and correspondence joins. PTCL reacted proactively to this national disaster and its committed groups on the ground through their round the…Read More

Ufone join hands with PRCS to aid flood hit fractions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan's top notch telecom company Ufone has held hands with Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to seek after its convention of recalling the flood affectees in predicament times. Communicating his perspectives Amir Pasha Head of PR and CSR Ufone said, "Ufone alongside PRCS has taken this initiative to encourage these floods hit people by furnishing them with tremendously required apportions satisfying their quick needs, so that they may not feel abandoned on…Read More

iNew Pak set to hit smartphone market in Pakistan

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The telecom sector industry in Pakistan has thrived stunningly over a decade in Pakistan and several news that float in industry once a major deal is signed. Fonescape Communications Pvt Limited subsidiary iNew Pakistan (perspective new entrant in Pakistan smartphone market) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mobile Masters recently. According to the MoU, Mobile Master has become the authorized regional distributor for iNew Smartphones accessories and will…Read More

iNew Pak set to hit smartphone market in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The telecom sector industry in Pakistan has thrived stunningly over a decade in Pakistan and several news that float in industry once a major deal is signed. Fonescape Communications Pvt Limited subsidiary iNew Pakistan (perspective new entrant in Pakistan smartphone market) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mobile Masters recently. According to the MoU, Mobile Master has become the authorized regional distributor for iNew Smartphones accessories and will…Read More

Cold, dry weather badly hit farm, livestock sectors

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The continuous cold and dry weather across the country has badly affected the agriculture and livestock sectors and may result in significant decline in the production of crops, said experts. "The prolonged cold weather would hit the expected production target of 64 million tons of sugarcane and 4 million tons of potatoes," said Chairman Pakistan Agri-Forum, Ibrahim Moghul, while talking to the media. He said that the cold weather had badly affected…Read More

HIT: Fuelling decisions, saving lives!

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"INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY is a pivotal part of transforming our healthcare system. We are at a critical juncture. Working in close collaboration, the government and private sector can drive changes that will lead to fewer medical errors, lower costs, less hassle and better care" - Mike Leavitt. The deliverance of healthcare is changing globally. Policymakers, healthcare providers, supporting industries, and payers all are playing a significant function in the revolution of…Read More