Tag: March

Microsoft set to launch job portal in March

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Microsoft Pakistan is set to present its job portal next month. This initiative is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives in order to fill the gap between employment opportunities and job seekers. "We apply our technology, talent and financial resources to foster opportunity… We inspire the common people to explore their true potential," General Manager of Microsoft’s NEPA (North Africa, East Mediterranean and Pakistan)…Read More

11th Teradata IT awards in March 13

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Teradata Corporation, the data analytic solutions company, has announced that nominations for the 11th Teradata National IT Excellence Awards are being accepted by January 1. The nominations will be received for the period January 2011- December 2011.The awards programme, sponsored by Teradata, was designed to acknowledge outstanding achievements by individuals in Pakistan’s IT community. Winners will be recognized at a gala event to be held in March at Islamabad."We…Read More

| 11th | 13 | Awards | IT | March | Teradata

220MW Jabban project to be ready by March next

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 22MW Jabban Hydropower Project, located in Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, will start generation power by March next, contributing 122 million units of low-cost electricity to the national grid."WAPDA is committed to optimum utilisation of water and hydropower resources in the country by constructing large, medium and small-sized projects," WAPDA Chairman Syed Raghib Abbas said this at meeting with a delegation of AFD - the French Development…Read More

NAYS 3rd workshop on young researchers on March 10

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) is going to organize its 3rd one-day workshop on Young Researchers Skill Development at the Agriculture University, Peshawar, on March 10 in collaboration with the PASTIC and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Muslim Scientists Day will also be celebrated on the same date and a special lecture on legendary Muslim scientists will be organized in addition to the poster competition at the venue.Earlier, NAYS has recently…Read More

Pakistan to auction 3G in March

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan will auction the third generation (3G) telecom licences on March 29 this year with each licence to be base priced at $210 million and auctioned through bidding.PTA Chairman Dr. Muhammad Yasin told the media that said that the amount bidders will have to deposit with initial expressions of interest would be $31.5 million and licence terms would be from eight to 15 years.He expects to attract at least 10 to 15 potential investors for the initial bidding process. The…Read More

Instaphone licence auction in March 2012

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The auction of GSM Licence, previously owned by Instaphone, would be done in March 2012, announced Pakistan Telecommunication Authority in a statement issued here last week. The decision for auction was taken in the last meeting of the federal cabinet.According to the decision, new international players as well as the existing operators would also be invited for the Instaphone licence auction being the sixth of the existing licencee in the country and not a new licencee.The…Read More

Auction of 3G, 4G by March 2012

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has finally got a go-ahead signal from the Ministry of Information Technology for the auction of third generation cellular licences.According to a statement, the regulatory authority is now planning to auction the frequency spectrum for cellular mobile broadband services and licence will be technology neutral and the licencees be able to deploy any technology including 3G/4G/LTE/ any other upcoming technologies.It said that PTA has…Read More

| 2012 | 3G | 4G | auction | March