Day: September 22, 2017

Short courses offered for agriculture sector; AIOU

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six short-term courses to promote skill and knowledge-based courses in the agriculture sector has been launched by Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). In a press release, it is said that the last date for admissions in these courses is September 28 without late fee. Plant Protection, Oilseed Crops Production, Farm Machinery, Dairy Farming, Poultry Farming, […]…Read More

Smart cards but no scanners for verification: Islamabad

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In Islamabad Excise and Taxation Department has failed to install scanners or devices at police pickets for chip-based vehicle smart cards and security being compromised. National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has prepared hence they create serious obstruction in the verification at different police posts. Card goes unverified at various police posts in Islamabad due […]…Read More

Pakistan has largest quantum of money in circulation: Nadeem

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Nadeem Hussain, founder, and coach of the Planet-N group of companies has revealed that Pakistan has the largest quantum of money in circulation 4 trillion dollars at a conference, titled ‘Futurism Commerce in Pakistan’, organized by New World Concepts at a hotel. He further stated that Pakistan has around 42 million smartphone users. Hussain talked […]…Read More

Bust of Dr. Abdus Salam at IAEA headquarters

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Bust of Pakistan’s first Nobel Laureate, physicist Dr. Abdus Salam unveiled at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters in Vienna. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano unveiled the bust of Pakistan’s famous physicist Dr. Salam during IAEA’s 61st general conference way in Vienna, a Foreign Office (FO) handout said. IAEA HQ will have the bust […]…Read More

Pakistani women going to participate in ‘TechWomen’ US

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TechWomen 2017, a mentorship and exchange program for emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math where 10 women have left for the United States from Pakistan to participate in programme.  Pakistani women have participated in the U.S. government-funded TechWomen program for the first time among other 100 participants from Africa, Central, and South […]…Read More

53% business travelers reap perks of mobile technology by booking hotels through smartphones

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PR: The digital industry of Pakistan has witnessed advancements because of its different e-commerce ventures catering to online audience. According to 2017 census, Pakistan with a total population of around 207.7 million people and with the millennials in control, is more focused towards adopting non-conventional and modern ways of utilizing technology. With no surprise, the […]…Read More


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PR: A 3-member delegation of the KfW – a German financial institution – headed by Dr. Frank Albert, Division Chief, Infrastructure and Financial Sector today called on WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) at WAPDA House. The matters relating to financial assistance for WAPDA projects in water and hydropower sectors were discussed during the […]…Read More

Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline critical for CPEC’s energy needs: Iranian Ambassador

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PR: Terming Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline indispensable for CPEC’s energy needs and success, the Iranian ambassador to Pakistan H.E. Mehdi Honardoost revealed that they had over 400 years of gas resources available in Iran and Pakistan continues to be their foremost desired market. He was speaking at an exclusive session hosted by Institute of Policy Studies […]…Read More

Pakistani startup Micropower Labs shines at Telenor’s Digital Winners Asia in Singapore

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PR: Micropower Labs from Telenor Pakistan’s Velocity’s Pakistan has won Telenor Group’s annual Digital Winners competition. Specializing in hardware development, including the world’s fastest charging power bank, a 5000mAH power bank that charges itself in just 15 minutes, Micropower Labs will receive 100,000 Norwegian Kroners to explore market expansion to some of Telenor Group’s other […]…Read More

Mobile Money Agent Networks in Pakistan survey report released

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article image PR: An event to disseminate the findings from the second wave of the Agent Network Accelerator – Pakistan Country study, hosted by Karandaaz Pakistan took place in Islamabad today. The event was attended by all stakeholders of the mobile money industry including EasyPaisa, JazzCash, UBL Omni etc. and regulators such as the State Bank of Pakistan […]…Read More