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Countrys first digital forensic science centre opens at KU

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article image KARACHI: The country’s first Centre for Digital Forensic Science and Technology was inaugurated at the University of Karachi on Tuesday. Sindh governor and the university’s chancellor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad, who inaugurated the centre, stressed on the importance of the field of forensic science in the county. He said the centre would provide technical training to law-enforcement agencies. "The centre will be beneficial to both the law-enforcement agencies and the judiciary. It…Read More

FAS opens up new market for US dairy cattle

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The first US dairy cattle shipped to Pakistan in 17 years are loaded onto trucks for their journey to the FAS-supported demonstration farm at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences near Lahore. US dairy cows are back in Pakistan for the first time in 17 years. More than 300 heifers arrived in Punjab on March 2, thanks to the efforts of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Most of the dairy cows have been purchased by commercial dairy farms, but 73…Read More

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US opens centre for farm, food security at FAU

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: USAID in collaboration with the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad will establish US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security to yield more growth and innovation in Punjab. US Consul General Zachary Harkenrider and Ministers for Agriculture and Law Dr. Farrukh Javed and Rana Sanaullah participated in the ground-breaking ceremony for the $30 million centre. UAF and the University of California, Davis will collaborate through this…Read More

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USAID opens IT lab at LESCO training centre

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: USAID Mission Director for Pakistan Gregory Gottlieb and CEO of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Qaisar Zaman have jointly inaugurated the IT Lab established at the LESCO Regional Training Centre. US Consul General in Lahore Zachary Harkenrider and Acting Provincial Director of USAID Punjab Maggie Schoch accompanied them on the occasion. The IT lab will enable LESCO employees to enhance their computer skills required in their day-to-day work, as well…Read More

Planning Committee for COMSATS meeting opens

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Ministry of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Ghana, has inaugurated a planning committee in preparation for the Third Ministerial Meeting of COMSATS. The meeting, scheduled for April 2015, is aimed at fostering sustainable development in developing countries through science and technology. COMSATS, is a Pakistan-based inter-governmental organization, made up of 21 developing countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, China,…Read More

Japanese envoy opens 2 education projects

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STAFF REPORT HFD: Ambassador of Japan Hiroshi Inomata has said that the Japanese government has given top priority to empowerment of women in Japan as well as other countries especially Pakistan. He expressed these remarks while recently inaugurating a science laboratory and a vocational training centre at Sakhi Village and Hafizabad. The envoy said the provision of funds for the establishment of a science laboratory in remote village and the Vocational Training Centre in Hafizabad was…Read More

First solar radiation measuring station opens

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan’s first solar measuring station to gather radiation data has started working in Bhawalpur, a step towards compiling a national solar atlas. The inaugural ceremony has recently been held at the Quaidi Azam (QA) Solar Park. This is one of the nine solar measuring stations to be installed across Pakistan as a part of the World Bank-funded renewable energy resource mapping and geospatial planning project with a financial outlay of $1.96 million. Pakistan has…Read More

Japanese envoy opens Fabad latest drainage system

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: FAISALABAD: Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata along with State Minister for Water and Power Ch Abid Sher Ali has inaugurated a project for upgrading mechanical system for sewerage and drainage services on Narwala Road, Faisalabad.The project has been funded by the government of Japan, which provided most advanced machinery, pumps and equipments worth Rs 1 billion for improving sewerage and drainage system of Faisalabad. In his remarks, the Ambassador said that Japan…Read More

Ericsson opens experience centre

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ericsson has announced the opening of its Experience Centre in Islamabad with the aim to bring innovation closer to the region while contributing to the development of the Networked Society in the region. This center inauguration was marked in a ceremony, attended by distinguished guest’s including PTA chairman Syed Ismail Shah, Member Telecom, IT Ministry Mudassar Hussain and Ambassador of Sweden Tomas Rosander and other ICT industry leaders in Pakistan. "The…Read More

Ericsson opens Experience Center in Pakistan

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article image Ericsson’s customers in Gulf Council Countries and Pakistan will have direct, faster access to Ericsson’s innovations Ericsson reaffirms its commitment to the development of the Networked Society in Gulf Council Countries and Pakistan through its newly inaugurated Experience Center Islamabad: October 02, 2014:Ericssonannounced the opening of its Experience Centre in Islamabad with the aim to bring innovation closer to the region while contributing to the development of the…Read More