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PTCL posts profit of Rs. 6.5 billion for the first nine months of 2017

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PR:  PTCL announced the financial results for the nine months’ period ended Sept 30, 2017 in its Board of Directors’ meeting held in Islamabad on October 11, 2017. PTCL earned Rs. 52.8 billion revenue during first nine months of 2017. PTCL’s flagship Fixed Broadband service has started to grow at an accelerated rate, posting a […]…Read More

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610 projects of Rs 747 billion completed in last three years

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article image ISLAMABAD: As many as 610 development projects costing Rs 747 billion relating to all sectors of the economy have been completed during the last three years. According to official sources in the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, out of total 610 completed schemes, 132 projects costing Rs 51 billion are in education, science and technology and Information technology (IT) sectors. Upto 32 projects with a total cost of Rs 9 billion were…Read More

Rs 20 bln USF projects being spent transparently

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article image ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman Khan has said that the amount of Universal Service Funds (USF) is being spent through a proper mechanism and the USF board has representation both public and private sectors. She said Rs 20 billion worth projects are in progress under the USF throughout the country and these would be further enhanced. "We have Rs 70 billion under Universal Service Funds (USF) out of which Rs…Read More

Rs 1.1b scholarships given to universities students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 909 students across Pakistan have been given scholarships amounting to approximately Rs 1.1 billion to pursue four-year ICT degree programmes in the top universities of under the PM’s ICT Scholarship Programme. While an amount of Rs 54.72 million has been provided to 866 final year projects of undergraduate ICT students of public and private sector universities since 2013 under National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative of the IT Ministry. The…Read More

Rs 1.1b scholarships given to universities students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 909 students across Pakistan have been given scholarships amounting to approximately Rs 1.1 billion to pursue four-year ICT degree programmes in the top universities of under the PM’s ICT Scholarship Programme. While an amount of Rs 54.72 million has been provided to 866 final year projects of undergraduate ICT students of public and private sector universities since 2013 under National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative of the IT Ministry. The Ministry…Read More

IRSA, PCRWR agreement underway for employing RS technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The highly sophisticated technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS) can be optimally utilized for water resource management. This was tendered by Indus River System Authority (IRSA) during an exclusive meeting with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR). The IRSA delegation during the meeting urged PCRWR to employ these RS technology and also hoped for collaboration in this regard. Chairman IRSA, Rao Irshad Ali Khan identified various…Read More

PARC approves Rs 3.986 billion budget to bolster agri sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A budget of Rs 3.986 billion is approved for the year 2015-16 to improve agricultural research and food security in the country. The budget was sanctioned by Board of Governors (BoG) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)during their 39th meeting . The meeting was presided over by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The breakdown of the budget reveals that Rs 2.63 billion is allocated for non-development funds while the…Read More

AIOU announces Rs 15m scholarships for catastrophe hit students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) announced to allocate an amount of Rs 15 million to provide scholarships for meritorious and needy students from its annual budget. This was promulgated by Vice Chancellor AIOU, Dr Shahid Siddiqui during regional directors’ conference held at Abbottabad. According to the sources, the scholarships are intended for students belonging to earthquake and flood hit areas to give them ample space to continue their education in an…Read More

Rs 341b agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress…Read More

Rs 341 billion agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress agriculture,…Read More