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TWA completed deployment of of SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station at Karachi

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article image STAFF REPORT: Transworld Associates Private Limited (TWA) completed the deployment of state of the art high speed submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station in Karachi. The information super highway the SEA-ME-WE 5 will help meet Pakistan’s high speed connectivity demands based on its rapidly expanding IT presence globally. TWA is the exclusive participant from Pakistan in the SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium. The state of the art SEA-ME-WE 5 will introduce the ground-breaking concept of…Read More

Rising sea level can sink Karachi in 40 years

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has warned that Karachi could drown in next 35-45 years. The NIO has warned that parts of Malir have already sunk and if emergency measures are not taken 30-40 million people could be displaced due to climate changes. Over the years climate change has had devastating repercussions, thousands of deaths, earthquakes, floods and severe drought are clear indicators of climate change. In Karachi alone 1200 people lost their lives…Read More

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WWF-PAK, KE shake hand to guard Karachi from CC impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) has joined hands with K-Electric Company, according to which both the organizations will mutually put efforts together for making Karachi city a climate friendly territory as the city has already paid penalty due to pollution and climate change impacts in the form of heat waves etc. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between both the organizations. It is pertinent to mention here that K-Electric holds the…Read More

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WWF-Pak, KE shake hand to shield Karachi city from CC impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) has joined hands with K-Electric Company, according to which both the organizations will mutually put efforts together for making Karachi city a climate friendly territory as the city has already paid penalty due to pollution and climate change impacts in the form of heat waves etc. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between both the organizations. It is pertinent to mention here that K-Electric holds the…Read More

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International Telecommunication and ICT carnival begins in Karachi

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The information technology and telecommunication sector have vibrant share in country`s sustainable economic growth and to flourish it by involving regional players into it was the main motive behind the organization of three day 15th ITCN Asia 2015’ exhibition. The event was organized jointly by Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and E-commerce Gateway Pakistan. The purpose of the exhibition was to showcase the products…Read More

International Telecommunication and ICT carnival begins in Karachi

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The information technology and telecommunication sector have vibrant share in country`s sustainable economic growth and to flourish it by involving regional players into it was the main motive behind the organization of three day 15th ITCN Asia 2015’ exhibition. The event was organized jointly by Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and E-commerce Gateway Pakistan. The purpose of the exhibition was to showcase the products of…Read More

Karachi Smart City project instigated

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Karachi, the cosmopolitan city of Pakistan is yet to become Smart City having solar street lights, CCTV cameras and the demanding Wifi facilities. The Government of Sindh (GoS) has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with three companies based in Dubai, China and USA for installation of those systems in the city. The Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon said that the first phase of the project will be completed by the end of this year that will include…Read More

Karachi drapes in shadow due to power failure

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The tripping of four units of Bin Qasim Power Plant blanketed more than half of the city of Karachi with darkness as the electricity supply got suspended from over 30 grid stations. Some parts Baluchistan were also affected by the massive breakdown. The K-Electric’s management and engineers rebooted the supply systems as per standard operating procedures. The halting of electricity supply also gave birth to several allied problems as water supply also got affected…Read More

Karachi drapes in shadow due to power failure

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The tripping of four units of Bin Qasim Power Plant blanketed more than half of the city of Karachi with darkness as the electricity supply got suspended from over 30 grid stations. Some parts Baluchistan were also affected by the massive breakdown. The K-Electric’s management and engineers rebooted the supply systems as per standard operating procedures. The halting of electricity supply also gave birth to several allied problems as water supply also got affected…Read More

DUHS convocation held at Karachi

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Staff Report KHI: Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) held their sixth convocation this week. 2,200 students from eight programmes of MBBS, BDS, nursing and medical technology and postgraduates from the 2014 and 2015 batches got degrees. Gold medals were conferred upon Tasneem Fatima, Abdul Ghani Iqbal, Irma Anis, Iqra and Muhammad Aslam. Prof Masood Hameed Khan, Vice Chancellor DUHS addressed on the occasion and said that said that the vision and mission of DUHS was focused on…Read More