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Professor Shahida named as laureates of 2017 Carlos J Finlay UNESCO

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Professor Shahida Hasnain of Pakistan and Samir Saha of Bangladesh named as laureates of 2017 Carlos J Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology. They will receive the prize on 6 November in a 39th session of the General Conference of UNESCO, that will to gather 195 Member State of organization between 30 October and 14 November, […]…Read More

Haris Aziz named among worlds top 10 AI researchers

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine has added Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) alumni Haris Aziz among the AI’s 10 to Watch’. AI’s 10 to Watch’ acknowledges the 10 researchers who are upcoming professionals in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Haris Aziz, BSc (Honours) Class of 2003, is currently working as a senior researcher at Data61, Australia’s largest data innovation group which has recently been established by combining…Read More

PTCL Smart TV App named for GSMA glomo awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL’s Smart TV Mobile Application has been nominated for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) 2016 in the Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV or Video)’ category. The PTCL Smart TV App is the first of its kind and has been recognized for integrating live TV with such handheld devices as mobile phones, laptops and tablets. Nomination of the Smart TV App at this level is an indication of the progress achieved by PTCL in internet and multimedia. "With more…Read More

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Easypaisa named for Global Mobile Award for 4th time

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Easypaisa has been nominated for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards - 2016 in the "Best Mobile Product or Service for Women in Emerging Markets" category. This is the fourth consecutive time that Easypaisa has been nominated for a GSMA award, commonly dubbed as the "Oscars" of the mobile and telecommunication industry. In 2014, Easypaisa had won two GSMA awards for "Best Mobile Money Product or Service" and "Best Mobile Product…Read More

Naeem Zamindar Named New Pakistan Director, Acumen

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article image Press Release: Acumen, a nonprofit global venture fund changing the way the world tackles poverty, has appointed Naeem Zamindar as new Pakistan Director. Naeemhas over 25 years experience, starting as an auditor and moving on to successfully develop large business opportunities in mobile, broadband, mobile financial services, and information technology.At Intel Capital in Silicon Valley, Naeem successfully worked on venture capital investments in 29 high-growth companies primarily in the…Read More

Buksh Foundation CEO named future energy leader

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Chief Executive Officer of Buksh Foundation and Director Buksh Energy Pvt. Ltd., Fiza Farhan, has been nominated as the "Future Energy Leader" at the World Energy Council, in recognition of her efforts for the growth of renewable energy sector in Pakistan. Fiza is a passionate and devoted entrepreneur, who has successfully played a leading role as a specialist in the renewable energy sector. She is actively promoting and advocating the development of…Read More

Karakorum reserves to be named 3rd biosphere reserves

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STAFF REPORT IBD: UNESCO has assured its full support for approval of the Karakoram Pamir Biosphere Reserve situated in Gilgit Baltistan as the third Biosphere Reserve in Pakistan. The project would be signed during the scheduled visit of the Director General UNESCO to Pakistan in coming June. "Pakistan has prepared requisite documents, including a management plan, for approval of the Karakoram Pamir Biosphere Reserve in Gilgit Baltistan which would be the 3rd biosphere Reserve of…Read More

Yahya named financial services chief in Telenor

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Yahya Khan has been appointed as Chief Financial Services Officer in Telenor Pakistan. He will be joining the company from January 20, 2014. Roar Bjaerum will be moving to Bangkok, Thailand, as Head of Financial Services Asia for Telenor Group. Yahya has over 18 years of banking, supply chain management and financial consultancy experience in various industries that include companies like ICI, Engro, Unilever, PwC and AXA Life Insurance. He is currently working with J.P…Read More

Lahore IT park named after Arfa Karim

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Paying tributes to Arfa Karim Randhawa, the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional, Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has decided to rename the Lahore Technology Park as Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.Arfa was a brilliant and outstanding young mind and a source of pride for Pakistanis all over the world but now she is no more in this world. Her young life burnt, as her grieved father said, as a brilliant but brief flame of fire, and all her youthful aspirations were…Read More

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IT media city named after young genius

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to honour Arfa Karim, the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional, who has recently passed away at the age of 16, Karachi’s Information Technology Media City has been renamed after the young genius, Sindh Information Minister Mohammad Raza Haroon announced on Sunday.The Arfa Karim Information Technology Media City’ - a project of the Sindh Information Technology Department - is being developed over 200 acres at the Link Road between the Super Highway…Read More

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