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Educate yourself regarding social media to become a ‘Cyberhero’

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Telenor Group together with Telenor Pakistan is launching a social media campaign to support its 2020 goal of educating four million children in online safety practices. The campaign ‘Be a Cyberhero’ will be launched in 13 international markets. Half a billion children in Asia projected to have Internet access by 2020. Telenor first supported Stop […]…Read More

FIA starts action against misuse of social media

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article image ISLAMABAD: Even before the enactment of Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PEC) Act 2016, public bodies have started filing complaints with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) against individuals for alleged misuse of social media to defame the organisation and its management. The latest complaint has been filed by Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Lahore against a former employee for using Facebook for "instigating and misleading the…Read More

Microsoft briefs media on broad-based social initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Microsoft Pakistan has recently briefed the media about its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives with particular emphasis on the upcoming employability portal being created by Microsoft. The briefing was made by General Manager of Microsoft NEPA region, Leila Surhan, and Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan Nadeem Malik. Another vital initiative orchestrated by Microsoft Pakistan is the "Internet safety and security campaign". Under this…Read More

Innovation and applied research imperative for social reformation: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held a two-day conference entailing eminent social scientists from all over the country to deliberate for social reformation and identify areas of improvement in research and academia in order to strengthen the foundations of the society. The members underlined the need of improvement in the field of sociologies. They called for laying more prominent spotlight on research hypotheses. Interpretative strategies ought to likewise be…Read More

Scientific research and innovation is necessary for social development

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: An important lecture titled as How Pakistan can promote scientific research for human development’ was held in University of Karachi (UoK) by Department of Social Sciences, UoK. The lecture was part of series planned by the department for the sake of uplifting of social sector through scientific research. Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) UoK, Prof Dr M Iqbal Chaudhary was present on the occasion. He stressed on the need…Read More

Scientific research and innovation is necessary for social development

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: An important lecture titled as How Pakistan can promote scientific research for human development’ was held in University of Karachi (UoK) by Department of Social Sciences, UoK. The lecture was part of series planned by the department for the sake of uplifting of social sector through scientific research. Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) UoK, Prof Dr M Iqbal Chaudhary was present on the occasion. He stressed on the need…Read More

Mobilink commited to uplift social sector through ICT

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobilink, leading telecom player has joined hands with Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) for promoting education through Information Communication Technology (ICT). An official agreement was signed in a ceremony. According to the agreement Mobilink will establish six ICT labs in schools under NGOs umbrella across the Pakistan. The project is bannered as Make Your Mark (MYM)’. This programme is fundamentally an ICT enhancement project aimed to aggravate the…Read More

Mobilink determined to uplift social sector through ICT

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobilink, leading telecom player has joined hands with Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) for promoting education through Information Communication Technology (ICT). An official agreement was signed in a ceremony. According to the agreement Mobilink will establish six ICT labs in schools under NGOs umbrella across the Pakistan. The project is bannered as Make Your Mark (MYM)’. This programme is fundamentally an ICT enhancement project aimed to aggravate the local…Read More

3-day SEECS social hackathon to start on May 15

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to utilize the tremendous technology talent in the students at NUST in general and SEECS in particular, SEECS Social Hackathon is being arranged in Islamabad from May 15-17. This event is being organized under the umbrella of SEECS, CodeForPakistan, Telenor Pakistan, Bentley Systems and Alchisoft, and Technology Times as media partner. During the event, students will get a chance to apply their knowledge and showcase their solutions to local social…Read More

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SEECS Social Hackathon to be held in May

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article image Staff Report ISD: Major fraction of our population is neglected who despite having access to technology are incapable to utilize it to solve their daily problems and make their lives convenient and competitive. SEECS Social Hackathon is being organized from May 15,2015 to May 17, 2015 in order to extract marvelous results from talent of students of NUST in general and SEECS in particular. Students will be able to showcase their talent, acumen, and flair thus utilizing their analytical…Read More