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SBP approves local lending to telecom tower-sharing services company

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PR:  edotco Pakistan Private Limited (edotco PK) has successfully obtained approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), allowing local lenders to fund the acquisition by edotco PK of Jazz’s portfolio of 13,000 tower assets currently under Deodar Private Limited (Deodar). The above marks another one of the approvals related to the transaction steps on the […]…Read More

Telenor Pakistan collaborates with LMKT to provide IBM’s Accurate Weather Forecast to local farmers

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article image PR:  Telenor Pakistan, continuing its efforts to transform the Pakistani agriculture sector which is the primary source of livelihood for millions of Pakistani households, has partnered with LMKT, an IBM partner, to provide farmers across the country with localized and accurate weather forecasting data. The move aims to advance agricultural practices in Pakistan and educate farmers […]…Read More

A new model for conserving local pollinators and natural biodiversity in Pakistan

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article image Natural or biological insect pollinators such honey bees, native (indigenous) bees, butterflies and moths as well as some species of flies and beetles are showing a serious decline in population around the planet, including South and South East Asia. This biogeographic region is home to five different megabiodiverse countries like China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and […]…Read More

Young entrepreneurs to develop local Pakistan’s Silicon Valley

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Jazz accelerator is a premium program that helps sustain the incubation activity through more funding and services and seed funding was provided by Ignite, a national technology fund. To connect with seasoned professionals, ambitious peers, and mentors Teamup manages operations of the NIC, Islamabad offering startups the opportunities. Different public and private sector organizations synergy […]…Read More

Hybrid rice scientists from China arrives to train 30 local scientists

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A group of Chinese agriculture experts, comprising 12 hybrid rice scientists, arrived to train local scientist and farmers on hybrid rice cultivation technologies to improve per acre crop productivity. About 30 Pakistani agriculture scientists, selected from all the four provinces will be trained by Chinese scientists and provincial field extension departments on hybrid rice cultivation. […]…Read More

Improving local certified potato seed via tissue culture

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Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) on Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Pakistani Potato has placed a recommendation for improvement of local quality certified seed using tissue culture. To enhance per acre crop production for sustainable agriculture development it asked in the meeting for beginning a National Potato Institute in the country. The initiative to increasing […]…Read More

Youtube accessible with local version

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: YouTube is now accessible throughout Pakistan with a new PK trademark.The Youtube PK, which is believed to be a local version is accessible throughout the country without any proxy or VPN. Localised versions of the website is not something new, Google’s subsidiary, Youtube has been offering local contents with an option of local language in many parts of the world.Local version presents country specific popular content on home page and the most watched content surface…Read More

YouTube launches local versions in Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, offering a tailored video experience to users

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article image Press Release: YouTube announced that it has just launched localised versions in Nepal,Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This launch provides Internet users in those countries with a more tailored YouTube experience to find high quality local content so they can be informed, entertained, educated and inspired by content for their own culture and language, while continuing to access the wide array of content on the world’s largest online video platform. Now, users visiting…Read More

Dual Degree Controversy: HEC nods to accredit local CIIT degree

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The much of debate of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) double degree controversy is delineated as the Governing Body of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has chosen to perceive and verify just local degree and transcript recompensed by the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) under double degree system dispatched as a team with the Lancaster University, UK, and that as well after culmination of degree prerequisites and accreditation…Read More