Day: September 3, 2014

Lenovo enters Pak smartphone market with compelling, diverse portfolio

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: With the launch of 3G and 4G technologies in Pakistan, the local IT market has started offering more openings to international organizations and many of them are flexing their muscles to extend their business plans to the country thus too boosting the local IT industry potential. Amongst these international IT firms and vendors is Lenovo company, which has recently announced launch this September its smartphones for the first time in Pakistan with aten-model…Read More

5th world moot on agri, food security, climate change in Sept.

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The faculty of Agriculture, PAS Form and HEC, Islamabad, has jointly organized the 5th International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change". The conference would be held at the University of Poonch, Rawalakot, The University of Poonch, Rawalakot, AJK, had organized four conferences in consecutive years. During the event, technical sessions would be held where experts would share their experiences and researches with the audience while…Read More

Philippines, Pakistan agree to boost multiple trade

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan and Philippine have agreed to establish a joint business council that would contribute to bilateral trade and open new avenues for joint ventures in various business sectors. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry have recently signed an MoU in this regard in Manila, says a press release released here. "The formation of Pakistan-Philippine Joint Business Council is the…Read More

Iran develops thermal block coating using nanotech

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Iran has successfully produced nano-powder that could increase the efficiency of gas engines and turbines when after their coating. The nanopowder is used as a thermal block in these devices and can be produced through a simple and economical method. According to details, enhancing the efficiency of space engines and gas turbines requires increase in operational temperature. The inlet turbine temperature for latest aerospace engines and industrial gas…Read More

Nigeria enders deal for Pakistani cotton growth

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Nigeria has signed an MoU with Pakistan and Germany on cotton development with the objective to explore various investment opportunities in the cotton sector covering areas like cotton farming, production, processing, and its value chain development. Under the MoU, Arewa Cotton, involved in ginning and selling cotton lint to Nigerian textile mills, would supervise and coordinate with Germany and Pakistan on developing a practical method of cotton development…Read More

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to boost coop

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan and Sri Lanka have a lot of common potentials in various development fields and they need to join hands to strengthen their respective economies.This consensus emerged during a meeting between LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar and Sri Lankan Minister for Agriculture Naseer Ahmed held recently.The visiting minister said that the agriculture sector of both sides holds a lot to offer to each other and the public sector of his country has huge opportunities for Pakistan…Read More

PARC on the move to promote canola cultivation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) is making strenuous efforts to boost oilseed cultivation and enhancing domestic production in the country keeping in view the chronic deficiency of edible oil and huge amount of import bill. In this regard, the Council has launched a promotional campaign working on Oilseeds Cultivation in Pothowar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regions during Rabi 2014-15. This initiative has been taken in consultation of the Pakistan…Read More

PASDEC installs mechanised quarrying of marble

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) has unveiled a mechanized quarrying of marble and limestone to speed up minerals from Balochistan province by establishing a machinery pool and five quarrying projects in collaboration with private lease-holders. Sources said that one common facility and training center is also in process and a marble city is being established at Loralai for processing of marble and granite that would create over 10,000 direct and…Read More

Microsoft Devices now available on daraz.pk

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Microsoft Devices Pakistan recently signed an MoU with Daraz.pk, enabling fans of Windows Phones to browse, select and buy their favourite Lumia devices directly from the comfort of their homes. Daraz.pk is Pakistan’s leading online shopping portal which is visited by millions of people across the country and is celebrated for its reliability and convenience. The Lumia series is one of the fastest growing smartphone ranges around the world as it offers…Read More

14th ITCN Asia 2014 world exhibition pulls large crowd

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The 14th ITCN Asia 2014 Int’l Exhibition and Conferences held at the Karachi Expo Centre recently been concluded where a large number of local as well as international companies established their stalls and pavilions to showcase their products. Thousands of visitors turned up to the venue and apprised themselves of the ICT products, services, telecommunications equipments, systems, networking, IT solutions, software/programmes, office automation, multimedia…Read More