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$1.5b Pak-China IT Park moves to execution phase

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Xinjiang No. 13 Division of Construction Corp, Hami, China has been given a "Go Ahead" to finalize the land identified in consultation with all stakeholders and to complete the other formalities for the establishment of Science and Technology Park in Pakistan. Official sources revealed that the Division has requested the provision of a digital map of land and city of Islamabad so that the work on plan and feasibility study could be started. In a few…Read More

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Zong moves to tighten users data protection

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Zong has selected Symantec Netbackup Appliances and Software Solution in order to enhance its customers’ data protection. Being one of the largest telecom operators in Pakistan, Zong was looking for a solution to deal with data expansion challenges, and at the same time to achieve stringent RTO and RPOs, the press release said. Zong is the first and only operator in Pakistan to offer 4G services. The company holds more than 100 terabytes of business information,…Read More

UN moves to confirm Pak claim on 50,000 sq kms in Arabian Sea

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MONITORING REPORT IBD: The United Nations has agreed to constitute a sub commission to finalise the technical details confirming Pakistan’s claim over 50,000 square kilometres of Exclusive Extended Economic Zone in the Arabian Sea. "The constitution of the sub-commission by the UN Commission on Law of Seas (UNCLOS) in our case means that Pakistan has almost made the case," an official source said, adding that this really was great news, UNCLOS has recently to Pakistan. …Read More

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IBM moves to prepare students for future jobs

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: IBM has announced an array of programmes and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The initiatives include new training courses and resources for IT professionals, technology and curriculum materials for educators and expanded programmes to directly engage students with real-world business challenges.With reference to the students in Pakistan, Adnan Siddiqui, Country General Manager, IBM Pakistan and…Read More

A Pakistani environmentalist moves to Canada!

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article image Canadians have developed rules, laws and regulations, and realised the worth of their fragile environment. They have developed a sense of belonging to their environment and its biodiversity. They know how to behave like a responsible citizen, not to litter on the roads, keep the beaches pollution free, use biodegradable stuff and eat local foods. They don’t believe in the practitioners who switched from economics, sociology, and computer studies, to environment, and began to practise it…Read More