Lowest ranking on innovations!
March 16th, 2016 | Technology Times | No Comments
The National Assembly has recently been informed that less than two per cent of GDP is being spent in Pakistan on research and development. This spending is too low when compared with that of other states which have set their progress on a sustained track. Similarly, the low standards of science education in our educational institutions are the prime reason why Pakistan has been ranked 131st out of 141 countries in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2015. Whether it is the issue of…Read More
NA briefed about lowest spending on S&T sector
April 5th, 2015 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Assembly Standing Committee has been informed that Pakistan is spending only 0.5 percent of the GDP on scientific research which is lowest in the region. Such low spending is negatively affecting economy and job creation in the country, officials of the Ministry of Science and Technology told the committee. Briefing the committee, which met with Tariq Bashir Cheema in the chair, Secretary SandT Kamran Qureshi alleged that science and technology has been…Read More
Ufone Offers 3G Mobile Internet At Lowest Rates.
October 27th, 2014 | Tahira Masud | No Comments
By the introduction of 3G and 4G in Pakistan. Many Telecom companies are launching attractive cheap internet offers to its customers. Ufone is also trying to catch the attention of customers by keeping in view the demands of the customers towards mobile data bundles. Now Ufone introduce an internet package in which the customers can enjoy 50 GB data for only Rs.5.This offer can be availed between 12 midnight and 10 in the morning, Offer will automatically re-subscribe at 12 midnight daily…Read More
Pak spending on farm research lowest in Asia
April 30th, 2012 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORT IBD: Spending on agriculture research in Pakistan is lowest even by regional (Asian) standards, let alone the world ones."This lack of funding has deprived farmers of higher productivity benefits," said Punjab Agriculture Research Board (PARB) Chief Executive Dr Mubarik Ali while speaking at a consultative meeting with agricultural media reporters.He pointed out that the country was investing between 0.25 to 0.29 per cent of agriculture GDP on research, whereas India was…Read More