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Farming module provides locally produced food all year round

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Exsilio, a Finnish enterprise, has developed a high-tech solution for cultivating salad and herbs, among others, in urban environments. The solution comprises a redesigned container, where ecological local food can be cultivated efficiently. “Our solution is ideal for example for restaurants and institutional kitchens wanting to produce their own fresh ingredients. The modules also serve […]…Read More

PTCL signs Fiber Leasing Agreement with Telenor Pakistan for 2nd Consecutive Year

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article image Islamabad: May 26, 2017: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Telenor Pakistan (TP) for the second consecutive year have entered into a fiber back-haul and infrastructure sharing agreement, under which PTCL will deliver 950+ kilometers of fiber footprint to Telenor Pakistan, which will enable delivery of quality telecommunication services for the Pakistani market. The agreement […]…Read More

11 year old tech prodigy wows professors at ITU

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article image Lahore: Mohammad Raza is not your average 11 year old boy. While his peers go to school, play cricket and scrape the occasional knee, Raza sits in front of a computer and codes. He builds software that can help catch most wanted criminals and create language predictors that no one in the market has been able to develop yet. Yes, he does go to school, but instead of English, Mathematics and Geography, Raza sits in on undergraduate and masters level courses at Lahore’s Information…Read More

HEC shut down 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes last year

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article image HEC: The Higher Education Commission reviewed 293 PhD programmes and 57 MPhil programmes of 171 universities last year, of which 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes were shut down as they did not fulfil minimum quality standards, HEC officials told The News on Wednesday. Sharing the performance of the HEC in 2016, the officials said the commission had also received 198 plagiarism complaints since 2006, of which 160 cases were finalised; 90 complaints proved to be false, and 38 faculty members…Read More

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Over 2 million skin cancer cases may prevents by Montreal Protocol each year

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article image NOU: The Ministry of Climate Change, National Ozone Unit in collaboration with Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) organized an interactive awareness workshop on standards in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning sector. The workshop was aimed to highlight the global efforts of Pakistan for preserving the Earth and its fragile atmosphere. Pakistan has made a major headway to achieve targets fixed under the Montreal Protocol for phasing out the use of ozone depleting…Read More

HEC selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015

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article image C2 SEECS: HEC has selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015. This program aims to encourage and recognize the contribution of outstanding university teachers. It also envisages to upgrade quality of research through staff development and provision of better facilities. The objective of this project is to provide monetary as well as self-esteemed incentives to a teacher of Universities/DAIs through awards and certificate. "This national…Read More

PTCLs Financial Performance in first half of this year with 10% Cash Dividend

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article image ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading ICT services provider, has announced its financial results for half year ended June 30, 2016 and declared 10% interim cash dividend to the shareholders. In the meeting, the Board of Directors has declared 10% interim cash dividend to the shareholders. PTCL Group earned Rs. 58.96 billion revenue during the first half of 2016 whereas PTCL’s revenues were Rs. 36.2 billion during the period. DSL broadband…Read More

COMSTECH sanctions 10-year action plan for scientific advancement

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is facilitating the two-day COMSTECH General Assembly in the capital, where delegates from 57 Muslim countries have accumulated to propose a 10-year action plan worth $2.1 billion including initiatives for advancement of science and technology. Participants of the General Assembly mentioned that advancement of science is the best articulation of human capacities and specified that for the same reason, the Muslims researchers had assumed a huge part till sixteenth…Read More

BoD discusses 2-year plan outline of USF

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of the Universal Service Fund Company has met at the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom in Islamabad. The meeting was headed by Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman in which an outline of the company’s two-year plan together with the core efforts and progress of telecommunication services in un-served and under-served places all over the length and breadth of the country by USF Co were assessed.Other Board members…Read More

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