Put price Tag on Research Results, Secretary MoST Directs Scientists

Staff Report ISD: Motivation is the basic element to accomplish any task; without financial resources and with motivation one can do miracles, said Kamran Ali Qureshi, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST).

He was addressing a Certificate Award Ceremony held at Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) as chief guest. The function was held to award certificates and shields to the officers and staff of MoST and its associated departments for preparation of thefloatwhich

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Top 10 Tech Products to Put on your New Year List

LAHORE, 24 December, 2014: For those wanting to get something truly innovative for the New Year, Pakistan’s best property website Lamudi has compiled a list of the top 10 tech gifts for the home.

The Striimlight LED Light Bulb and Bluetooth Speaker combines LED lights with Bluetooth music streaming. This is a cool feature to add to any room. The built-in Bluetooth connectivity can communicate with any Bluetooth-enabled device like laptops, tablets or smartphones. No wires are

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Pakistan needs to put in place agency to check hacking

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan does not have an official computer emergency readiness team (CERT) to combat cyber threats and vulnerabilities and this gap is filled by semi-official and privately-run initiatives.

One such effort is a CERT team PISA-CERT’, which has recently successfully thwarted a mock cyber attack at the Pakistan Research Centre for Cyber Security while participating in a region-wide annual drill conducted by the Asia Pacific CERT (APCERT).

The Japan-based APCERT

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Concerted efforts needed to put research into practice

Staff Report  ISLAMABAD: Emphasised on the collaborative and synchronised efforts to practise the research on the impact of climatic changes in the highlands, speakers at a discussion said that only the integrated and collaborative approach would help conserve the large glaciers for smooth and steady provision of water not only for the human life and livelihood in the mountainous region but also for the downstream areas.The policy brief on water management, recently held at the Central

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Too late to put forward recommendations!

Shortsightedness and lack of sustainability has always been the drawback in devising the short as well as long-term policies by policy makers in Pakistan, that subsequently pushed the country far back on road to progress. The government currently is engaged with the auction of 3G/4G licences scheduled to be done by the end of March next, thanks to the policy makers again who, after repeated delays during the last about two years, have finally come up with apparent consensus to allow the 3G/4G

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