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Telenor sets up largest retail network device sale

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor Pakistan has reinforced its ambition to secure growth as the retailers’ favorite business partner and strengthened its resolve to work with retail channel partners to deliver exceptional results in order to provide seamless digitized experience to the customers. In this regard, Telenor becomes the first operator in Pakistan to enable 12,000 retailers and 500 Easyshops for device sale’ in more than 184 cities, all across the country. Through the enablement of…Read More

HEC sets up Tech Council to regulate degree programmes

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Higher Education Commission has established the National Technology Council (NTC), an accreditation council, to monitor and accredit technology related degree programmes. According to an official from the HEC, Major General (retd) Akbar Saeed Awan and Dr Kausar Malik have been appointed as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the council respectively. He said that the NTC has been assigned to take into consideration different aspects for accreditation of degree…Read More

NUST sets up Chinese learning centre

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The National University of Sciences and Technology has established a Chinese Studies Centre (CSC) at its School of Social Sciences and Humanities.The university administration said the centre will serve as a centre of excellence, and will undertake studies in Chinese society, strategy, politics, language, economy, culture, defence, diplomacy, environment and science and technology. In addition, the centre will undertake studies dealing with various aspects of the…Read More

NUST sets up Chinese learning centre

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The National University of Sciences and Technology has established a Chinese Studies Centre (CSC) at its School of Social Sciences and Humanities. The university administration said the centre will serve as a centre of excellence, and will undertake studies in Chinese society, strategy, politics, language, economy, culture, defence, diplomacy, environment and science and technology. In addition, the centre will undertake studies dealing with various aspects of the…Read More

Shell sets up first ever energy lab in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Energy Lab is an environment Shell created to allow people of all ages learn more about energy by participating in activities and games and using hands-on learning applications. The first ever Shell Energy Lab in Pakistan was held at the Institute of Business Management and students from the university, families and other NGO school children visited throughout the course of the day. During the press briefing at the event, Gyongyver Mensei-Bondar, Retail…Read More

ICCBS sets benchmark at international level for cost effective energy generation

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article image Staff Report KHI: The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) has set a benchmark at international level by using air conditioning plant (200 Tons) at zero electricity cost for generation of energy. The cost effective, self power generation system set up by ICCBS not only fulfils energy requirements efficiently but also provide an eco friendly solution, said Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhary, Director ICCBS-UoK while addressing to meeting…Read More

Haier sets up online factories

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Haier, the world’s number one major appliances brand for six years running, has announced the setting up of Online Factories’ to serve as a direct link between the company’s research and development resources and end users to create, among other appliances, refrigerators that are packed with smart features. Haier’s refrigerator range marketed in Pakistan, right from the mini to the top of the line series come with some outstanding hygiene and health features that…Read More

MUET world conference sets new horizons for ICTs developments

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Highlighting the rising significance of technical exchanges amongst researchers from academia and industries in various emerging ICT fields, experts at the 4th Flagship ICT event IMTIC 2015 have stressed the need for students participation in tutorials and their face to face interaction with experts as it would enhance their technical growth and vision at much higher level. The event (International Multi-Topic Conference) was organized in Islamabad by the…Read More

Pakistan sets track to ensure developed software industry

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the funding of 60 technology companies from universities in order to address the immediate needs of IT industry in Pakistan. HEC Chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed revealed this funding at a recently organized event in Islamabad as part of the Software Freedom Day (SFD) celebrations across the country. Purpose of this celebration was to educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using high quality Free and Open…Read More

Zong sets sights to further explore on innovations: Fan Yun Jun

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article image Fan Yun Jun is working as CEO of CMPak Limited (Zong). He has over 12 years of diverse experience in engineering and marketing. His last assignment with China Mobile was as Deputy General Manager at Beijing. He holds a PhD degree in engineering. Zong is China Mobile’s first venture outside of China and has attracted attention in the global cellular arena. In his recent detailed interview to the Technology Times, he spoke high about his company’s future roadmap as well as potential of…Read More