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Telenor Group & Telenor Pakistan Launch Global Stop Cyberbullying Campaign to support ‘4 Million by 2020’ Goal

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article image ISLAMABAD – Jun 15, 2017: On Stop Cyberbullying Day 2017, Telenor Group and Telenor Pakistan are launching the global ‘Be a Cyberhero’ digital and social media campaign. The goal is to support Telenor’s 2020 goal to educate four million children in online safety practices across its 13 international markets. With half a billion children in […]…Read More

Ist world workshop on Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 opportunities at MUET

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article image A workshop was organized at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on September 1, 2015. Purpose of the event, held at the MUET auditorium, was to spread awareness among students and faculty members about Erasmus+ and H2020 opportunities. There were five speakers including the two who gave presentation on Skype. These speakers were Ghulam Shabbir Babar, Neringa Tumenaite, Marjolein van Griethuysen, Rizwan Mumtaz and Kapal Dev. His presentation, Ghulam Shabbir…Read More

Pak will have $ 5 bln e-commerce market by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The online shopping trend is increasing in Pakistan. The penetration of broadband, 3G/4G technology, and increasing use of smartphones providing grounds for rapid growth of e-commerce, which will make it $ 5 bln industry by 2020. According to the statistics of Media Post, the online mobile spending is about 12 per cent tantamount US $ 303 billion in the United States. Experts believe that this incraesing trend will also impact Pakisan’s e-commerce industry. The e-…Read More

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Pak e-commerce market set to surpass $1b by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s e-commerce market is expected to surpass $1 billion in five years, say local tech gurus who believe the time is ripe to invest in this growing segment and demonstrate leadership to succeed in this industry. "Pakistan is expected to see a boom in e-commerce in the next five years. This represents a huge opportunity for both start-ups and investors," said Shayaan Tahir, Founder and CEO of local e-commerce giant Homeshopping.pk. His company has…Read More

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50% population to have digital accounts by 2020

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article image Press Release: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) organized a Broadband Forum in collaboration with CISCO Systems at a local hotel in Islamabad today. The theme of the Forum was to find out ways and means to truly capitalize on the huge potential of broadband services in Pakistan in the wake of rapidly growing wireless broadband subscriptions. Chairman PTA, Dr. Syed Ismail Shah was the chief guest at this occasion. Member (Finance) PTA, Tariq Sultan, Member (Compliance and Enforcement…Read More

Horizon 2020 discussed to build Pak-EU science bridge

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and European Union (EU) have discussed a roadmap to reach the highest possible degree of awareness in Pakistan about EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020’ to build a science bridge between the EU and Pakistan.Stenfano Gatto, Deputy Head of EU delegation to Pakistan, has recently called on PSF chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf in Islamabad. Both the sides discussed future plans such as establishment of PSF as a national…Read More

Pak-EU discuss Horizon 2020

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Staff Report ISD: Stenfano Gatto, Deputy Head of EU delegation to Pakistan discussed Horizon 2020’ with Prof Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman PSF. They focused on the possibilities through which they can achieve awareness about their research and innovation program. The purpose of this program is to bridge the gap between the EU and Pakistan. Both the sides discussed future plans such as establishment of PSF as a national contact point (NCP) by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST),…Read More

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720MW Karot hydropower project to be ready by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The run-of-river Karot Hydropower Project, with concrete gravity dam having installed capacity of producing 720 MW power would be completed by 2020. The project is planned on Jhelum River near Karot Village 3 Kilometers (KM) downstream of Azad Pattan Bridge. The surface area of the new reservoir at full water level is 4,210,000m. The Project is considered with shorter headrace tunnel, underground power house and long tail race tunnel/channel implying four Francis…Read More

IT exports can touch $5 billion mark by 2020

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Information Technology (IT) industry of Pakistan could touch exports of $5 billion mark by 2020 if proper business strategy, required infrastructure and talented human resources are made available to local companies in the coming years. Haris Naseer Director at Infotech Group said Pakistan’s IT exports are presently estimated at $2 billion with quite good pace despite many challenges and issues to industry players. No doubt, Pakistan is a country with a huge…Read More

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