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Pakistan’s participation in FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition 2017

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Six students from Pakistan are taking part in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition at Washington DC by a press release from US Embassy. The statement said that Pakistani will collaborate with teams across the world to accomplish engineering tasks focused on access to clean water”. Ali Syed, mentor gone with the team said that […]…Read More

Karandaaz Pakistan signs grant agreements with 4 ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ winners

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article image ISLAMABAD – Jul 19, 2017: One of Pakistan’s top financial technology & inclusion players, Karandaaz Pakistan, has signed grant agreements with four winners of the ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ 2017. Aimed at hunting for extraordinary startup ideas worthy of creating substantial social impact, the second chapter of FDC solicited innovative responses to bottlenecks in Pakistan’s financial […]…Read More

Preston Entrepreneurial Challenge “PEC 17” concludes in the Capital

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article image NUML University, Islamabad grabbed 1st position in the mega competition. Second position was won by NUST, Islamabad followed by Superior College, Lahore which stood 3rd in the competition. ISLAMABAD (PR): Preston University Islamabad organized an All Pakistan Inter University Business Plan Competition titled “Preston Entrepreneurial Challenge PEC17” with the Slogan “PUR DAM HAI AGAR TU TOU NAHI […]…Read More

Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

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article image A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for…Read More

Land Degradation a Challenge to Modern Agriculture

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article image The disturbance of the land by natural causes like climatic changes and human activities is known as land degradation. The production capacity of the degraded land is reduced. According to an estimate up to forty percent of the world’s cultivatable agricultural land had been degraded. Land degradation has become a challenge to modern agriculture. The population of the world is increased so we have to increase per unit area production to meet their food…Read More

KP Apps Challenge for young entrepreneurs held

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB), Tech Valley Abbottabad, Code for Pakistan, World Bank and PTA has hosted a Demo Day’ for the KP Apps Challenge in Peshawar. Youngsters from all over Pakistan were invited to participate in the challenge, which was judged by a panel of experts. Total cash prizes of up to Rs 0.6 million were also announced. Submissions of note included Karigar’ - a mobile app that connects vocational tradesmen such as carpenters and…Read More

5th NASA Space Apps Challenge organised

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad (IST) has organized the fifth NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Pakistan. IST is the proud sponsor and host of this International event and more than 20 teams from all over Pakistan participated in this event. Space Apps Curator Shakeel Shafiq opened the session. The keynote remarks were delivered by the event head Dr. Najam Abbas, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Head of…Read More

Wapda contemplates solution for Water Security challenge

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A consultative session of water-sector accomplices was sorted out by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to discuss the issues relating to water security. This was the second consultative session for ordered considerations about sweeping parameters of water security in Pakistan. Talking on the occasion, WAPDA Chairman developed the issues concerning water security. He said that the water security issue is of massive noteworthiness; however this issue has…Read More

Wapda contemplates solution for Water Security challenge

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A consultative session of water-sector accomplices was sorted out by the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to discuss the issues relating to water security. This was the second consultative session for ordered considerations about sweeping parameters of water security in Pakistan. Talking on the occasion, WAPDA Chairman developed the issues concerning water security. He said that the water security issue is of massive noteworthiness; however this issue has…Read More

Climate change-a grotesque challenge

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article image CLIMATE CHANGE is a phenomenon that has swirled across the globe and almost whole world acknowledges it. Climate Change is commonly defined as variations in climatic pattern either on large or small scale. These variations have change the life behavior of living organisms including human, domestic animals, crops and wildlife. Around the entire globe, temperature is fluctuating, sea levels are rising and seasons are also shifting. Heat-trapping gases releasing from automobiles, power…Read More