Tag: Pacific

Pakistan secures three Gold at Asia Pacific ICT Awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has created stir by securing three gold and a silver award at Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA-2015) held in Colombo, Srilanka. Eyedeus Labs drove the route by securing gold in the startup category for their new product "Ingrain", while Evamp and Sanga clinched gold for their "Mobile Audio Streaming Service" under the Inclusion and Community Category. The third gold was packed away by Noor Asif and Muhammad Farjad Hassan, students of NUST…Read More

Pacific bluefin tuna heading towards extinction

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Pacific Bluefin Tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food market places "unsustainable pressure" on the species and others, a conservation body has warned. The tuna joined the Chinese pufferfish, American eel, Chinese cobra and Australian black grass-dart butterfly on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) "red list" of threatened species. "Each update of this…Read More