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Pak IT man selected for ISOCs NGL course

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A Pakistani telecom and ICT professional, Zakir Syed, has been selected by the Internet Society (ISOC) Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Programme to attend the course titled "Shaping the Internet - History and Future."The NGL programme, official launched in Geneva in 2009, blends coursework, practical experience and mentorship to help prepare young professionals from across the world to become the next generation leaders of Internet technology, policy, and business model…Read More

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Prof Dr Akram Shaikh: Man behind the task to digitize information resources at PASTIC

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article image By Team Technology TimesProf Dr M Akram Shaikh is the Director General of PASTIC National Centre, Pakistan Science Foundation. He did his MS in Software Engineering in 2000 from University of Huddersfield (UK), and PhD in 2008 on HEC scholarship from Tsinghua University Beijing, China. Dr Akram is also a member of HEC National Curriculum Committee, PEC Accreditation Committee and Board of Studies Committees of various universities. In a detailed interview with Technology Times he shared his…Read More

IT sends One Pound Fish Man into limelight

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STAFF REPORT IBD: A Pakistani fish-seller living in Britain came into highlight and became an internet sensation due to his unique style of selling fish. The man, named Shahid Nazir, came to be known as One Pound Fish Man’. He belongs to a small town called Pattoki, Punjab province and had been in London to study business and left his family in Pakistan to build a better future for them.When he started working in East London’s Queens Market in Upton Park, he came up with a song to attract…Read More

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Man behind Kirthar National Park

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BLACK KULLU apples of Bhurban and Pakistani Himalayas, riverine forests of Sindh and the blind dolphins of the Indus River owe much more to Wahajuddin Ahmed Kirmani than they owe to anybody else.After doing his BSc (Hons) in Forestry from Edinburgh University, he used his education and training profitably to the advantage of his fellow countrymen.He established the Wildlife Department in Sindh. His tireless efforts resulted in getting 1,100 square miles of land in the Khirthar Range to be…Read More

A man of substance

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article image By Faryal NajeebDr Viqar Uddin Ahmad is a Professor at the HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi.  Amongst several other top awards, he has also received the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 1996 and the civil award Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 2006. He was also awarded the Kharazmi Prize by the President of Iran in 1998 in Tehran. Prof. Ahmad has published over 460 research papers in various national and international journals of repute.…Read More

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Man claims to produce power with water

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: While Pakistan is having worst energy crisis, and worst ever power load-shedding, a 37-year-old mechanical engineer from Swat claims to have produced electricity with water.After 20 years of research, Rehan Aziz Farooqi, has invented a unique power generator that runs solely on water, and, wait for it, the design can be used to allow any engine that runs on petrol, diesel or green gas to use water as fuel.He told the media that actually the theory behind this is not totally new…Read More

Man develops Pakistans first automatic horizontal wind turbine

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A Taxila-based man has developed Pakistan's first and world's second horizontal six-blade automatic wind turbine for generating wind power.Ch. Akhtar who never attended any college or university has successfully launched over 500 international standard turbines. This wind turbine is supported by the first time introduced long feed speed governor and country's first multi-stage generator, both also developed by Taxila-based Ch Mohammed Akhtar, who runs his private workshop near…Read More