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UVAS holds walk, debate & poster competitions as part of HEC’s 15 years celebrations

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PR: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore arranged various activities including a motivational walk, debate and poster competitions with the theme of Battling Terrorism with Knowledge here on Thursday as part of Higher Education Commission (HEC) 15 year celebrations / role and contribution of higher education institutions in national development. Pro Vice-Chancellor […]…Read More

Pakistan’s GDP is to be increased 6% in next 10 years: researchers

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Pakistan’s GDP will have an average 6% growth in over next 10 years has been predicted by researchers from Harvard University’s center for international. Irfan Daultana, PML-N leader, and Member Punjab Assembly said that economic stability brought by the PML-N government in the country has made it possible. He said, ” Various international institutions have […]…Read More

Cloud infrastructure will co the market the APAC within three years

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Businesses in Asia Pacific are rapidly embracing cloud infrastructure (IaaS) to boost performance and innovation levels, new research from Oracle has revealed.  While negative perceptions around security, complexity and loss of control still present barriers to adoption, they are shown to be outdated myths, with those that have moved to IaaS proving the reality is […]…Read More

610 projects of Rs 747 billion completed in last three years

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article image ISLAMABAD: As many as 610 development projects costing Rs 747 billion relating to all sectors of the economy have been completed during the last three years. According to official sources in the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, out of total 610 completed schemes, 132 projects costing Rs 51 billion are in education, science and technology and Information technology (IT) sectors. Upto 32 projects with a total cost of Rs 9 billion were…Read More

Rising sea level can sink Karachi in 40 years

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has warned that Karachi could drown in next 35-45 years. The NIO has warned that parts of Malir have already sunk and if emergency measures are not taken 30-40 million people could be displaced due to climate changes. Over the years climate change has had devastating repercussions, thousands of deaths, earthquakes, floods and severe drought are clear indicators of climate change. In Karachi alone 1200 people lost their lives…Read More

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64 new oil, gas discoveries marked 2 years

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 64 new oil and gas discoveries were registered in Pakistan during the last two years. According to an official, the government’s efforts to fulfil the country’s growing energy needs have started yielding results with adding 65 new oil and gas discoveries so far. However, a total of 227 wells have been drilled while 46 new petroleum exploration licenses were awarded, which was a record performance in the country’s history, he claimed. Similarly,…Read More

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6,636 HEC scholarships given to students in last five years

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has awarded 2,528 foreign as well as 4,108 indigenous scholarships to various scholars during the last five years. HEC also extended financial assistance to 8,178 students under different need-based programmes during this period, an official source this correspondent. According to details, 1432 foreign scholarships were awarded to scholars including 238 females in Punjab during the said period. A total of 304 scholarships…Read More

Cyber boom is the best thing over the years in Pakistan: Fida Hussain

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article image Fida Hussain is an avid enthusiast and a rising cyber entrepreneur. He is an advocate by profession but also entails rich experience of cyber marketing who decided to start his own venture with the name Bizcity Casters’ in 2008 that is the lead email marketing co of the country. Fida was the man behind the success of the venture and under his dynamic leadership the Bizcity went on to be a big database of over 500,000 corporate data. Fida shared his thoughts with Technology Times in a…Read More

Warid Telecom marks 10 years in Pakistan

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article image Staff Report LHR: Warid Telecom, an Abu Dhabi Group owned company, marks its 10th year of service excellence in Pakistan. Within its first decade, the company has earned a reputed name in the market indicating quality and reliability. Recognized as Pakistan’s most trusted cellular service provider, it has grown to become the largest and fastest growing 4G LTE network of the country. Commenting on the occasion of the company’s 10th Anniversary, Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Telecom…Read More

Warid Telecom marks 10 years in Pakistan

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article image Staff Report LHR: Warid Telecom, an Abu Dhabi Group owned company, marks its 10th year of service excellence in Pakistan. Within its first decade, the company has earned a reputed name in the market indicating quality and reliability. Recognized as Pakistan’s most trusted cellular service provider, it has grown to become the largest and fastest growing 4G LTE network of the country. Commenting on the occasion of the company’s 10th Anniversary, Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Telecom said…Read More