Day: October 18, 2017

Food Insecurity and Climate Change! National & International Scenario

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article image Any substance (liquid or solid) which, when consumed provides energy for growth and development of body. Food is very crucial for humanity to live alive because it provides us the energy to grow and live stronger. Irrespective of fulfilling our dietary needs it also represents cultural values as well. Many cultures in the world hold […]…Read More

Rural urban migration threatening food securities

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Realigning policies, strategies in line with food needs of country demanded experts. Pakistan is increasing food insecure owing to a host of reasons including rural to urban migration, conversion of farmland into industrial and housing zones and low investment in the agriculture sector stated speakers at a seminar on World Food Day organized by the […]…Read More

Mobile Phone Assembly line issued by PTA

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Draft guidelines for issuance of “Non- Objection Certificate (NOC)” for Local Mobile Phone Assembly Line in Pakistan has been issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Guidelines, arranged under Telecom Act 1996 (Section 29) told that no terminal equipment can be directly or indirectly connected with public switched network unless approved by PTA. Draft document revealed […]…Read More

PTA to halt Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan

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PTA’s New Regulation “DIRBS” to Help Block Illegal/Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan. Since the coming of 3G and 4G telecom administrations, there is a quick influx of smart devices into Pakistan, while recent years. Regardless, the high import duty and taxes on handsets, have caused a sharp ascent in the pirating of handsets, through unlawful […]…Read More

Microsoft Pakistan and UNDP joins hand for youth-development

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Microsoft Pakistan, a global leader in technology and innovation, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently signed an MOU. This partnership aimed to complement efforts of both organizations to help youth of Pakistan in addition to broader community. Microsoft has a complete altruism program to looks after social prosperity with imaginative innovations. It contributes […]…Read More

Fingerprint database for Punjab Forensic Science Agency

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Home department of Pakistan is investing Rs495 million that is US$7.7 million in developing an Automated Fingerprints Information System (AFIS) for the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) by June 2018, according to a report by Tribune. Initially, 40 AFIS scanners deployed at selected prisons of Punjab to build a database of prison inmates and at […]…Read More

Indian agencies retain Pakistani students out of IIT-B TechFest 2017

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Pakistan is not invited by IIT-B whereas students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Russia, Japan, South Korea, and Italy registered for the Techfest after an invitation was sent to these countries through respective embassies. In the background of the existing tension between India and Pakistan, the organizers of Techfest 2017 said, at Indian Institute of […]…Read More

JazzCash and Fori Mazdoori to empower millions of blue-collared workers

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PR: In line with its commitment of sharing blessings with the less privileged, JazzCash has joined hands with Fori Mazdoori to empower millions of blue-collared workers through a unique form of digital inclusion. Under this partnership, blue collared workers who have no access to the internet can now register themselves with Fori Mazdoori by simply […]…Read More