Month: June 2015

Job Fair held at NUST

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Open House and Job Fair was held at College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EandME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in order to bridge academia-industry gap and provide opportunity to the graduates enabling them to directly interact with the industry thus opening up robust prospect of employment. Speaking on the occasion, the Commandant NUST College of EandME, Brigadier Aftab Ahmad Khan Lughmani, expounded the imperatives of Open House…Read More

| Fair | held | job | Nust

Dr. Saadat represents Pakistan in TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2015

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Dr Saadat Anwar Siddiqi, eminent researcher, represented Pakistan in global TechConnect World Innovation Conference 2015 held at Maryland, USA. He presented his research paper whose title was Preparation and investigation of Nano-carbonated hyrdaxyapatite/polymer composite spongy scaffold for biomedical applications’. Dr Saadat highlighted various aspects and techniques of preparation of the nanao-carbonated polymer and enumerated its various applications in biomedical…Read More

Plan 9 starts 6th Incubation Cycle of technopreneurs

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Plan 9, after successful completion of 5 incubation cycles now has launched 6th cycle. The orientation session of the new cycle has been scheduled on July 06, 2015. The incubated startups for 6th cycle are WebAdmins, Optimaken, Cube Exchange,, Rabbit Drop, Payload, Edutative, Squarrre, Smart Devices, Homefoodies, Virtual Dressing Room, Trequant, EduCoders, Serverless Smart City, Ges Drive Solutions, Vortex, The Echeleon. Plan 9 is the largest tech incubator…Read More

Solar power comes to Sindh

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The energy crisis in Pakistan has beleaguered number of sectors causing enormous dent to the national economy. The need of clean, efficient, sustainable energy has been stressed on various national forums and now different power projects have been initiated to resurrect the power sector of the country on which industry and various other sectors bank upon. "In a bid to address the energy issue, five solar power projects based in Thatta, Benazirabad, Sukkur,…Read More

| power | Sindh | Solar

IFC comes forward to help import of Wind Power Project Equipment

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A private sector company Yunus Energy Limited (YEL) mulls to import equipment for its 50MW wind power project at site of Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh. The company mulls to import wind power turbine from Germany based Nordex Singapore Equipment Private Limited. International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a guarantee to Deutsche Bank on behalf of Bank Al Habib to support Letter of Credit issued by the bank to allow YEL import of said equipment. Mouayed…Read More

PTCL extends ICT solutions to Samba Bank Limited

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has joined forces with Samba Bank Limited (SBL). The agreement was signed between both organizations according to which PTCL will provide Data Centre Services to the SBL for its Production and Disaster Recovery sites. The agreement was formally signed by Shahid Sattar, President and CEO, SBL and Kamal Ahmed, Chief Digital Services Officer (CDSO), PTCL. Kamal Ahmed said at the occasion, "PTCL is pleased to extend…Read More

Mobicash leaps forward for customer ease

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Mobicash has introduced another customer friendly offer of Other Mobile Operator (OMO) Load Purchase to all of its Mobicash Mobile Account users. The customers will be able to buy prepaid air time for all other telecom operators as well. This service fetches exclusive convenience of interconnectivity to the customers. The service can be availed by registered Mobicash Mobile Account users by dialing *786# from their cellular phone, selecting Load Purchase option by…Read More

Agri Tourism Research Institute founded

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The first of its kind Research Institute on Agriculture Tourism’ has been founded. The idea behind the establishment of this distinct research institute is to promote tourism and people connection through agriculture fields with its domains food, farms, education etc. The institute is founded by private venture Agri Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan’ which is a dedicated organization proactively working for promotion of agri tourism in the country. Tariq…Read More

Scientific community fuses to stop the lumberjack axing NARC

| | No Comments

BY Ahsan Jamil THE SCIENTIFIC Research Centers in any country are nurseries not only to cultivate and realign the research realm but also to invigorate the quelling SandT sector by exciting, rejuvenating, and transpiring the scientific findings that further feature in form of products of common utility and industrial benefit. These centers are not only buildings made of bricks and mortar but stick majesty and royalty with them. National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) is the crown…Read More

US Company to set up gas power plants in Pak

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The US Company, American Ethane has shown deepest intent in setting up Gas power plants. This was framed in a meeting held recently. The delegation of American Ethane, Prime Minister`s Special Envoy for Overseas Investment, Javed Malik, and Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Asif were the participants of the meeting. The US Company nodded to setup three gas based power plants that will produce 2,000MW each. Khawaja Asif welcomed the US Company for taking…Read More

| company | gas | Pak | plants | power | set | US