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UVAS plans Livestock Technology Park on Ravi campus

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article image C2 UVAS: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore has planned to establish a Livestock Technology Park’ on its Ravi Campus Pattoki under the Public Sector Development Programme. In this connection, the UVAS organised a consultative meeting with stakeholders to have their input on the project before finalizing the components. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and renowned industrialist Syed Yawar Ali jointly chaired the meeting and sought suggestions from…Read More

Viper plans further expansion, seeks govt support

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Viper Technology - one of Pakistan’s oldest computer brands - is eying nation-wide expansion, especially by increasing its footprint in the education sector. "Viper is the only Pakistani brand dealing in desktop computers, laptops, and tablets that has survived the beating from higher taxes’ and influx of used computers that flooded the country over the past decade, Viper CEO Khushnood Aftab told the media. Fast forward to 2016, the company has become…Read More

PARC plans 50,000 olive plants by 2019

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has launched a mega olive plantation project in the country. "Olive plants would be planted at 50,000 acres of land by 2019," said acting chairman PARC, Dr. M. Azeem Khan, while talking to media in Islamabad. He also said that working in olive sector will generate huge financial impact in the development of economy and these activities would also create employment generation at larger scale and develop…Read More

Pakistan plans to manufacture cellphones, smartphones

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has decided to indigenous manufacturing of cellphones and smartphones as mobile phones penetration stands at around 75 per cent in Pakistan. With a population growth getting close to 200 million in Pakistan itself, there is a huge market for these new, hand held sets. The demand of handy cell phones and smart phones is equally strong both in urban as well as rural areas, like far away Gilgit-Baltistan on the Chinese border in the north and Chaman in the…Read More

Govt plans to establish COMSATS university campus in Quetta

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government would establish a campus of COMSATS University in Quetta to facilitate the people of area. Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain Tuesday has recently informed the Senate during the question-hour that the government is making all-out efforts to promote the culture of Research and Development (RandD) in the country. He said that Global Innovation Index Report 2015 indicated Pakistan’s ranking in RandD as 68th out of 141…Read More

Huawei plans to launch Honour prodigy in 2016

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Huawei is planning to o-pen the year 2016 in Pakistan with the launch of fascinating smart phones. Along with the highly awaited Mate smart phone, Huawei has got a wide range of smart devices, belonging to all tiers, in store for its valued customers. The company has shown its mettle quite strongly in the year 2015 and tech enthusiasts have high hopes from this brand that it will continue to bring innovative and unique products on the table. Reportedly the smart…Read More

Solar power firm plans to install generation facilities

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: A solar power generator has come up with an innovative plan, where a company intends to install small-scale solar generation facilities at various premises. Shams Power (Private) Limited has approached the Nepra for generation of 50MW gross combined capacity of various generation facilities to be installed at the sites of various buyers through Solar PV Modules. The generation facilities would be at the premises of the buyers' and; therefore, the company does not…Read More

BlackBerry plans to shut operations in Pakistan over surveillance row

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: BlackBerry has announced to formally shut down its operations in Pakistan after the PTA sought the backdoor access to the company’s encrypted services. "The company recognizes the need to co-operate with lawful government investigations of criminal activity, but it has never permitted wholesale access to BlackBerry servers," said BlackBerry operations chief Marty Beard in a blog post. Reportedly, BlackBerry has in the past cooperated with information…Read More

BlackBerry plans to shut operations in Pakistan over surveillance row

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: BlackBerry has announced to formally shut down its operations in Pakistan after the PTA sought the backdoor access to the company’s encrypted services. "The company recognizes the need to co-operate with lawful government investigations of criminal activity, but it has never permitted wholesale access to BlackBerry servers," said BlackBerry operations chief Marty Beard in a blog post. Reportedly, BlackBerry has in the past cooperated with information…Read More

NFEH plans events for World Environment Day

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Staff Report KHI: In order to spread environment awareness, World Environment Day events will be organized by mutual collaboration between National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) and United Nations Environment Programme. The events will start from June 1 and extend to June 7. This was announced by Muhammad Naeem Qureshi, President NFEH. He said that the objectives of the events are to feast awareness amongst masses to address critical issues pertaining to environment that trigger…Read More