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CADD responsible for delaying smart school project

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Smart schools project conceived and launched by Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reforms last year after certain administrative changes thrown in sluggishness. Under project 32 public educational institutions across the country has to be transformed. “Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has to implement the project but no practical steps have been taken to make […]…Read More

Pakistan’s First Space Summer School begins at IST

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article image Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad inaugurated the first Space Summer school of Pakistan under the theme of Space Technology Education and Popularization (STEP) on July 17, 2017. IST is hosting about 300 students of more than 75 schools and colleges of Pakistan in this summer school. Space Summer School (SSS) is a week-long, activity […]…Read More

Establishment of National Science School under Govt’s Vision 2025

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Ministry of science and technology called a meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee for Development Project in which Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) Phase-I (Component-I to launch for 1800 young students. The main agenda of the meeting was the establishment of National Science School under the government’s Vision 2025. Members discussed the progress issues observed […]…Read More

Habib University hosts Summer School

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article image KARACHI-Habib University hosted a four-day long Quantum Information Summer School (QISS), where a public talk by Dr. Barry Sanders was held who stressed for developing a national strategic research collaboration in Pakistan, at HU campus in Pakistan’s largest city Karachi. Dr. Barry sanders discussed Dr. Abdus Salam’s contributions to Physics as well as to science in developing countries. He also talked about his interaction with Abdus Salam…Read More

National Science School construction to start soon

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has offered land for the National Science School building in the area of Educational City in Lahore and its construction will start soon, informed Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain. Addressing the launching ceremony and Orientation session of National Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) at a local Hotel on Wedneasday the federal minister said, the Chief Minister Punjab has provided the landed for the institution free of costdespite…Read More

Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

Video game based on Peshawar school attack removed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A screen grab from the video game "Pakistan Army Retribution," set during the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, has been removed from the site. Online critics call it "distasteful" and said that the attack was "no game". The first-person shooter (FPS) game, called "Pakistan Army Retribution," invited gamers to play the role of a Pakistani soldier ridding a school of insurgents. It was removed from circulation…Read More

MUET holds regional school on FPGA design

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy, and the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology have jointly organized the two-week Asian Regional School on "FPGA Design for Scientific Applications" in MUET, Jamshoro. In his welcome address, Prof. Dr MA Uqaili, Vice Chancellor MUET, informed that purpose of this event is to conduct a hands-on training activity that will provide an opportunity for engineers, physicists, and computer…Read More