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Pakistans computer prodigy Arfa Karim remembered

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: January 14 marks the fourth death anniversary of Pakistan’s computer prodigy, Arfa Karim, who in 2004 at the age of nine became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in the world, the title that she kept till 2008. Born in Faisalabad’s Ram Diwali area on February 2, 1995, Arfa went on to represent Pakistan at various international forums, including the TechEd Developers Conference. Upon completing her course, Microsoft owner Bill Gates invited her to…Read More

Green Revolution founder remembered

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and USDA have jointly celebrated the 100th birthday of Green Revolution Father and Nobel Peace Prize holder Dr. Norman E. Borlaug. During the event various important activities were conducted at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) which include plantation by daughter of Dr. Borlaug Jeanie Borlaug; Declaration of "Borlaug Avenue", foreign…Read More

Services of Dr. Salimuzzman remembered

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistanis cannot put out the great services of the legendary scientist Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui from their minds as he established state-of-the-art labs and institutes, like Hussain Ebrahim Jamal (HEJ) Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, in the country to accelerate the pace of progress in science and technology. These views were expressed by Director HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry - International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (…Read More