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UK team finds AIOU major user of digital technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) have emerged as major user of digital technology in the educational sector, getting access to their academic programmes, course material and other relevant information through Internet. Around 1.3 million students of the university mainly depend on the digital citizen network that connects them with their tutors and education sources. This was observed during a panel discussion that has recently been held in Islamabad…Read More

Pakistan 4th biggest user of Bt cotton seeds

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Bt cotton is being cultivated on 83 per cent of the total sowing area under the crop in Pakistan, which the fourth biggest user of Bt cotton seeds in the world. "The Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) seeds are sown mostly in Punjab (82.65pc) and Sindh (83.23pc)," said Federal Textile Minister Abbas Khan Afridi told the National Assembly during the current session. He said that the gene used in local varieties was Mon 531 or Cry1AC, and its patent had expired,…Read More

Zong initiates 3G user experience

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Zong, Pakistan’s first and only 3G and 4G telecom operator, has introduced its 3G user experience starting from Lahore. This is the first step of Zong’s leading network rollout plan which will provide the best of the kind of 3G and 4G mobile network city by city. Zong 3G user experience can now be availed in Lahore by simply opting in for the programme via the Zong website. Final participants will get a chance to be the first ones to experience lightening fast mobile…Read More