Tag: Lahore

Digitized traffic awareness app; RASTA in Lahore

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and other private associations have ventured in to offer digitized solutions went for limited issues for a local audience, as nation enters another period of progressions in the field of information technology. App by its traffic advisory and route planning feature with live traffic alerts supported by Google Maps helping […]…Read More

Karachi-like water scarcity looms large in Lahore

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Experts have warned of a Karachi-like water scarcity in Lahore due to over-abstraction of the water and the inordinate delay in implementing Punjab Municipal Water Act. To augment the water supply, the provincial government planned to introduce the Punjab Municipal Water Act and Punjab Drinking Water Policy in 2013. The Punjab Municipal Water Act and […]…Read More

Orientation week at LUMS LAHORE

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article image LAHORE: After the long summer break, the LUMS campus saw its vibrancy return with the LUMS Orientation Week (O Week 2016). The event started with an orientation session for parents and students of the undergraduate Class of 2020 held at the LUMS Syed Maratab Ali Sports Complex. A dynamic mix of students, parents, and faculty members filled the auditorium. The students’ excitement was only exceeded by their parents’, whose smiles showed how…Read More

Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over 130 education innovators

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article image LAHORE: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS faculty member and facilitator for Startup Weekend Lahore, commencing the proceedings and opening remarks…Read More

50 foreign firms to showcase latest tech in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The expected participation of at least 50 foreign companies in the upcoming China Agro Chemical (CAC) Summit shows their interest in the agricultural potential of Pakistan, said Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad. The summit, scheduled to be held on May 9 and 10 in Lahore, is expected to be attended by representatives of Indian, Chinese, Iranian and Egyptian companies. "This would add another chapter of success…Read More

Degrees awarded at UET Lahore convocation

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 22nd convocation of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has recently been held at its New Auditorium Hall. As many as 13 PhD, 53 MPhil, 187 MSc, 44 MBA and 1,380 bachelor’s students were awarded degrees. Medals were distributed among 58 students. Sharia Hussaini, the first Iranian to complete a PhD (architecture) from the UET, was also among them. Ayesha Liaqat from the Chemical Engineering Department and Hafiz Ahmad Waqas from Civil…Read More

Degrees awarded at UET Lahore convocation

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 22nd convocation of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has recently been held at its New Auditorium Hall. As many as 13 PhD, 53 MPhil, 187 MSc, 44 MBA and 1,380 bachelor’s students were awarded degrees. Medals were distributed among 58 students. Sharia Hussaini, the first Iranian to complete a PhD (architecture) from the UET, was also among them. Ayesha Liaqat from the Chemical Engineering Department and Hafiz Ahmad Waqas from Civil Engineering…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

Govt fails to control air pollution in Lahore

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The people of Lahore city continue to suffer with polluted air while the authorities are lacking interest in redressing the menace, which is a direct threat to human health. The Air Quality Monitoring Systems (AQMS), run by the Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD), is not working properly, which means that nobody knows the actual situation of air pollution in a city with population of more than 100 million. The AQMS aimed at monitoring the air quality and…Read More

PTA raids illegal VOIP Exchange in Lahore

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its enduring efforts to control gray traffick has tramped an illegal Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) exchange in Lahore.According to details, a successful raid against the gray operator was carried out along with FIA team at Karachi Mohallah, Saddar, LahoreCantt. An illegal VOIP exchange comprising 4 gateways, multiple ports with other equipment like switches, SIMs, laptop and wireless devices were confiscated. Two persons…Read More