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Cybercrimes bill passage still looks a hard task

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government’s proposed cybercrime legislation has met a stumbling block in the opposition-dominated Senate as its chairman Raza Rabbani has vaguely told the government the controversial bill will not be passed unless it is made acceptable to all stakeholders. Expressing reservations over the very controversial’ draft of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015, he last week asked the government to initiate fresh consultations while calling for the…Read More

Cybercrimes bill passage still looks a hard task

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government’s proposed cybercrime legislation has met a stumbling block in the opposition-dominated Senate as its chairman Raza Rabbani has vaguely told the government the controversial bill will not be passed unless it is made acceptable to all stakeholders. Expressing reservations over the very controversial’ draft of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015, he last week asked the government to initiate fresh consultations while calling for the formation…Read More

NAVTEC holds 1st meeting of task force on TVET policy

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) has recently held the first meeting of the Task Force of National TVET Policy in Islamabad. TVET experts throughout the country from public and private sector participated in this meeting. Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education Engineer Mian Baleeghur Rehman was the chief guest of the event. The meeting was held with the technical assistance of GIZ under TVET Reform…Read More

Muslim-science.com, MIGHT launch task force on teaching

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Dato Zakri Abdul Hamid, the Science Advisor to the PM of Malaysia, and Prof. Nidhal Guessoum of American University of Sharjah, have launched the Muslim-Science.Com’s Task Force on Teaching of Science. This step seeks to jumpstart a dialogue, discourse, and debate on critical issues and big questions at the intersection of science and religion within the Islamic World. In doing so, it also seeks to reclaim the narrative of science within the Islamic community. "…Read More

Contents development a herculean task after 3G-4G spectrum auction

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article image By Sidra Saif ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has successfully, though very late, auctioned the 3G and 4G spectrum licences, however, a million dollars question arises whether an environment would be created where both public and private sectors would be able to cash in on this dramatically faster and set to be widely available mobile broadband internet across the country. Now the government needs to immediately start work on a plan to maximize the benefits of broadband internet across the socio…Read More

Poverty reduction a magical task

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article image POVERTY IS lack of basic human needs like health, education, clean water, nutrition etc. It is a condition in which ones income is not sufficient enough to fulfill his basic needs. It is a curse and something like nobody would want to own. In Pakistan it is not a yesterday born issue, it is eating up Pakistan and now it has spread out its circle to a larger radius now. Historically it began just with independence because of lack of proper resources at that time. In 1980 there was a slight…Read More

Task Force for Cyber Security Policy announced

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article image Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Senate Defence Committee has taken an initiative for the formulation of Cyber Security Policy to preserve, promote and protect Pakistan’s national security digitally.This was disclosed by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of Senate Defence Committee, while addressing a recently held Cyber Secure Pakistan Conference here.Senate’s Defence Committee has taken the initiative for the formulation of Cyber Security Policy to preserve, promote and protect Pakistan’s…Read More

Prof Dr Akram Shaikh: Man behind the task to digitize information resources at PASTIC

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article image By Team Technology TimesProf Dr M Akram Shaikh is the Director General of PASTIC National Centre, Pakistan Science Foundation. He did his MS in Software Engineering in 2000 from University of Huddersfield (UK), and PhD in 2008 on HEC scholarship from Tsinghua University Beijing, China. Dr Akram is also a member of HEC National Curriculum Committee, PEC Accreditation Committee and Board of Studies Committees of various universities. In a detailed interview with Technology Times he shared his…Read More

Nadra to get task for SIMs verification system

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: NADRA is set to deploy Biometric Verification System for sale of new SIMs, said a recently issued statement by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). "NADRA has prepared the Biometric Verification System for Telecom operators, all preparations for Biometric Verification Systems have been carried out and NADRA is ready for launch from 28th February, 2013," it said. In this regard, the Authority has demonstrated its services and applications to Pakistan…Read More