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UAF holds awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day

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article image FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) held an awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day aimed at creating the awareness among the people about the blessings of trees. The rally organised by the Department of Forestry UAF was led by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. The rally commenced from Admin Block was concluded at Faculty of Agriculture. The participants were carrying placards inscribed with…Read More

Zameen.com crosses 3m monthly visits mark

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Zameen.com has crossed the 3 million monthly visits mark, reiterating its position as the clear market leader in Pakistan with no competitor of comparable scale. Today, it has a team of close to 500 people, offices in nine and presence in 30 major cities, and over 8,000 estate agencies on board. These major achievements, coupled with the portal’s high focus on performance advertising and its extensive reach across the nation, have led Google to conduct its first-…Read More

Broadband users including 3G, 4G cross 23.6 million mark

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The total broadband subscribers, including for 3G and 4G services, have crossed the 23.6 million mark in Pakistan, posting a reasonable growth rate with each passing month. The market data reveals that the 3G and 4G subscribers also reached 20.6 million by November this year. In September last, the highest growth rate of 14.43 percent was by cellular companies, which have added 2.35 million 3G/4G subscribers. "The number of broadband subscribers in other…Read More

3G users reach 2.5 million mark

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Around 2.5 million subscribers have so far opted for 3G services being provided by mobile phone operators after its launch in April this year while this number is expected to rise further in due course. This number is grossly close to 3.34 million broadband users that were available in Pakistan before 3G services. It took Internet Service Providers (ISPs) around eight years to take current broadband subscription to 3.37 million mark.Mobile service providers’…Read More

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OSFP to mark Software Freedom Day on 20th

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Open Source Foundation of Pakistan (OSFP) is organizing the first ever Software Freedom Day 2014 (SFD’14) in Islamabad in partnership with HEC, scheduled to be held on September 20 at the HEC premises. Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) is one of the sponsors for this event. OSFP is a non-profit organization with a vision to contribute to the promotion of the Open Source towards technology freedom. The Software Freedom Day (SFD) is celebrated globally with an aim to…Read More

M-banking network reaches over 125,000 mark

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The introduction of new players has helped the overall numbers of agents of m-banking network to touch over 125,000 mark till March 2014. New players in the m-banking market can further expand the existing base of m-banking network as a healthy competition in the market and reduces the cost of m-banking transactions while new products and business models are launched considering the consumer requirements. The PTA aims to provide an enabling environment for mobile banking…Read More

IT exports can touch $5 billion mark by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Information Technology (IT) industry of Pakistan could touch exports of $5 billion mark by 2020 if proper business strategy, required infrastructure and talented human resources are made available to local companies in the coming years. Haris Naseer Director at Infotech Group said Pakistan’s IT exports are presently estimated at $2 billion with quite good pace despite many challenges and issues to industry players. No doubt, Pakistan is a country with a huge…Read More

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Warid Poetry Junction to mark Iqbal Day

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STAFF REPORT LHR: In order to commemorate Allama Iqbal Day, Warid Telecom has launched the Poetry Junction service to entertain and capture the interest of all poetry lovers. "Poetry is the art form which is read, heard and appreciated by all segments of the society and receives special appreciation in literary circles," remarked an official of the company while commenting on this poetry launch. He said that through this service Warid aims to provide a platform to all poetry lovers…Read More

DSL broadb and base exceeds one million mark

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s DSL broadband base hit one million in April last while the total broadband base swelled to 2.62 million broadband subscribers, up from 2.55 million in March last. According to fresh statistics of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the DSL base stood at 1.03 million, up from 997,863 a month earlier. The second most popular access technology was EV-DO with 947,914 internet users versus 902,618 in the prior month, followed by Wimax with 590,936 internet…Read More

FAST secures l and mark achievement

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The FAST, Lahore, in collaboration with different universities of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh has recently organized the SAARC Coding Competition. Last year the competition was organised with the collaboration of Pakistan and India but this year the scope was much more expanded.According to details, the list of collaborating universities included Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Jamia Milia, Delhi, NSIT, Delhi,…Read More