Tag: Karachi

Consultation on Astola Management Planning Kicks off in Karachi

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PR:  A consultative session was organized by IUCN Pakistan under its Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change. The purpose of the session was to discuss the development of Management Plan for the newly designated Marine Protected Area (MPA), Astola Island, besides mapping stakeholders’ interest, potential threats and presenting […]…Read More

NIC Karachi to spark technology innovation and solve tomorrow’s problems today

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article image PR:  LMKT, an award-winning full-service technology company based out of Islamabad, along with its partners is pleased to announce that National Incubation Center Karachi is ready to start its operations in May. LMKT is setting up the NIC Karachi in partnership with the NED University, HBL, PTCL, PPAF, Founder Institute and i2i, with funding from Ignite […]…Read More

Karachi Team Wins 1 Million Rupees in 2017-18 StartUp Cup Finals

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article image PR:  Today, Retailistan, a team from Karachi, beat 17 other teams to take the top prize—1 million rupees—in the 2017-18 StartUp Competition finals, the fourth edition of the American Embassy-funded event.  The United States and Pakistan both benefit when Pakistan’s economy is strong and job prospects are high.  Our investment in the StartUp Cup is just one part […]…Read More

Yayvo.com & Karachi Kings Merchandise Partnership for PSL 3

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PR: Karachi Kings and Yayvo.com joined hands for Karachi Kings official merchandise partnership for the PSL season 3. The exclusive line up of Karachi Kings merchandise will be available from 9th February 2018 on Yayvo.com ready to be delivered to the customers across Pakistan. Yayvo.com, Pakistan’s leading e-commerce platform is all set to launch ‘Yayvo Cricket […]…Read More

VMware and U.S. Consulate General Karachi Hosts Technology Leaders in Pakistan to Drive Digital Transformational Change in 2018

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PR: More than thirty technology leaders gathered at the inaugural Digital Transformation event hosted by VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, and the U.S. Consulate General Karachi for an evening of awards and networking. Leaders from the IT, manufacturing and financial industry, including National Bank of Pakistan, United Bank […]…Read More

Mobile Industry players unite to host the Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi

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PR: Key players in the mobile industry in Pakistan are collaborating to host a two-day Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi on Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 October. Telenor Microfinance Bank and JazzCash, together with the GSMA, will host companies and developers in the financial services industry, including banks, aggregators, payments switches, start-ups, fintech companies and established […]…Read More

TWA completed deployment of of SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station at Karachi

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article image STAFF REPORT: Transworld Associates Private Limited (TWA) completed the deployment of state of the art high speed submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station in Karachi. The information super highway the SEA-ME-WE 5 will help meet Pakistan’s high speed connectivity demands based on its rapidly expanding IT presence globally. TWA is the exclusive participant from Pakistan in the SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium. The state of the art SEA-ME-WE 5 will introduce the ground-breaking concept of…Read More

Rising sea level can sink Karachi in 40 years

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has warned that Karachi could drown in next 35-45 years. The NIO has warned that parts of Malir have already sunk and if emergency measures are not taken 30-40 million people could be displaced due to climate changes. Over the years climate change has had devastating repercussions, thousands of deaths, earthquakes, floods and severe drought are clear indicators of climate change. In Karachi alone 1200 people lost their lives…Read More

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WWF-PAK, KE shake hand to guard Karachi from CC impacts

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The World Wide Fund Pakistan (WWF-Pak) has joined hands with K-Electric Company, according to which both the organizations will mutually put efforts together for making Karachi city a climate friendly territory as the city has already paid penalty due to pollution and climate change impacts in the form of heat waves etc. A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between both the organizations. It is pertinent to mention here that K-Electric holds the…Read More

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