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Various proposals presented to overcome energy shortfall

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Speakers at the recently held 7th International Engineering Convention presented their suggestions and recommendations to minimize the increase in energy crisis faced by Pakistan. They called for implementing the suggestions presented in the convention in public and private sector organizations. In his remarks, President IEP Syed Jamshed Ali Rizvi said that engineering institutions can contribute a lot to provide leadership to the profession by maximising the…Read More

Draft telecom policy presented to stakeholders

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A telecom draft policy has recently been presented at a session of stakeholders and discussions took place on various aspects of the policy. The draft policy includes various new elements like satellite communication, spectrum strategy, spectrum harmonisation, spectrum trading, net neutrality, over the top services, competition framework, Wi-Fi hotspots, local manufacturing etc, which were not present in earlier policies. The draft was well received by the…Read More

3-D environment models presented at WWF carnival

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Students from around 80 schools displayed 3D models representing various environmental themes at the WWF’s 16th Annual Nature Carnival recently held at the Race Course Park in Lahore. Over 10,000 people flocked to the carnival. Themes including Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, Benefits of Trees, Green Neighbourhoods, Health, Hygiene and Environment, Disaster Management, Watershed Management, Illegal Hunting and Environment Management Systems were presented through 3D…Read More

Pakistans USF presented at UNCTAD

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article image IT WAS a truly remarkable event - no self-praise intended - with three of the world’s most successful administrators’ of Universal Service Funds, from three continents, at one place, sharing what could be accomplished and what could be learned from the experiences.The occasion was 15th session of UNCTAD Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) in Geneva, 3rd week of May 2012. And the three main speakers were, Kofi Attor from Africa, Guillermo Cruz from South America and…Read More