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Smart monitoring of Punjab schools’ condition: PITB

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to start smart monitoring of schools for improving condition of schools following in the 36 districts of the Punjab province. The latest evaluation by Programme Monitoring and Implementation Unit (PMIU) resulted in improved enrollment of students along with presence of teachers and accessibility of essential utilities. Dr. Umar Saif Chairman […]…Read More

Satellites and SMS help Pakistan’s farmers with smart irrigation

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Using data from NASA, Pakistan’s water research agency is sending rain forecasts to 10,000 farmers, helping them to irrigate more efficiently and increase their crop yields. Farmers in Pakistan use sms to warn of water Farmers in Pakistan check rain forecasts via SMS messages on their cellphones. Image: Adil Ahmed via The Third Pole It […]…Read More

Dream of smart policing come true by efforts of PITB & Punjab Police

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IGP Punjab said that Punjab police along with the cooperation of PITB has reduced the crime rate in Punjab. Using IT positively has restricted the crime rates. Incorporating IT for fighting crime is the best step ever taken that has not only modernize Punjab police but also curbed the ratio of crime. Corporation between PITB […]…Read More

Smart Factory: A Technology Startup for Industrial Engineering

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article image Pakistan is a country full of talented and young minds trying to contribute in science and technology for country’s better future. If given opportunities the brilliant youth of Pakistan can do wonders. Such brilliant student of Lahore, Azeem Iqbal has created a mobile application called the Time Study that aims to bring ease in conducting Time and Methods study […]…Read More

Advance Telecom to launch Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan

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article image Karachi, May 24, 2017: Advance Telecom recently announced that it will be launching Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan as the official distribution partner of HMD Global-The Home of Nokia Phones. At a ceremony held to celebrate the placement of first smartphones order, Mr. Rizwan Majid, CEO Advance Telecom, reiterated the commitment that Advance Telecom has […]…Read More

Drone Technology: a climate smart invention in agriculture

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article image THE CONCEPT of drones is nearly a century old. It is also known as UAVs or unnamed aerial vehicles. The history of drones started as early as World War 1, but they weren’t developed in nearest until the 1970s, when western militaries started to look for new ways to keep save their human pilots from harm. Now the drone technology is transforming to other industries as well. This technology commercially uses since 1980s. However, practical applications of drones are expanding faster than…Read More

We need to shift towards Climate Smart Agriculture now a day, why?

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article image The world population is increasing day by day and expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Agriculture has a key role to play in feeding this growing population but agriculture must adapt the climate change and help mitigate climate impacts. 570 million farms around the world are facing the threat of climate change ahead on and yet we demanding more from agriculture than ever before, more food for growing population and better incomes for those working across…Read More

Mitigating floods through co-ordinated climate smart agriculture and land use patterns in Pakistan

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Pakistan has got unique geo-climatic conditions and topography descending from the world’s 2 nd highest peak in the North more than 8000 meters high to the sea level in the South which is a blessing in disguise for the gravity irrigation system and hydel power generation. But on the other end it makes the damage high when there are floods due to heavy seasonal rains or melting of glaciers and snow on the hills. The central plains of Punjab, Indus river…Read More

PTCL Smart TV App named for GSMA glomo awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL’s Smart TV Mobile Application has been nominated for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) 2016 in the Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV or Video)’ category. The PTCL Smart TV App is the first of its kind and has been recognized for integrating live TV with such handheld devices as mobile phones, laptops and tablets. Nomination of the Smart TV App at this level is an indication of the progress achieved by PTCL in internet and multimedia. "With more…Read More

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Fully equipped smart phones ready to dominate Pakistani market

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: With the invasion of information and communications technology in almost every field of life ranging from personal life to interaction with people living on the other side of the globe, the smart phones are eventually set to take over. Pakistan for the last couple of years has opened its market for innovative initiatives particularly e-commerce, e-education, e-banking, e-governance, online shopping, etc. which has not only led to improved performance but also helped…Read More