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Mobile app developed to plan public bus trip

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A group of students have successfully developed a mobile application that would enable citizens to access public transport information, including a route planner and the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of buses. Called Travly’, the free android app aims to offer public transport commuters access to information about the closest bus stop, which buses to board to go to a particular destination and the bus schedule. "The inspiration for the app came from having…Read More

US starts mobile bus library to promote book reading

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two-year mobile bus library programme has been launched in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) in order to promote reading habits among school children. The launching ceremony was held at a government secondary school by Donald Larry Sampler, Assistant to the Administrator of USAID and President International Rescue Committee (IRC), David Miliband. The initiative is part of USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project and aims to bring age-appropriate reading materials to…Read More

Ufone facilitates Daewoo express bus customers via UPaisa

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Ufone has further extended the scope and use of its popular financial solution, Upaisa by collaborating with Daewoo Express bus service. Now customers will be able to make ticket purchase in advance via Upaisa. This milestone is yet another step towards the promotion of mobile financial services in Pakistan. UPaisa is the first branchless banking service to form this partnership with Daewoo Express bus service to facilitate customers in ticket purchase. The key features of this…Read More