PSF bosses accused of putting SciTech culture in danger

STAFF REPORT ISB: At a time when the government of Pakistan is rigorously taking initiatives to promote the culture of science and technology in the country at all levels, the bosses of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) are allegedly denting this vision and mission by taking non-professional or immature decisions – making of its Media Cell virtually redundant as one of them.

The Media Cell is a statutory entity of the PSF, which was proposed in 2006 and was duly sanctioned in 2009 by the

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WiMAX: Putting wireless broadb and in your pocket

What are the goals of WiMAX Forum?DECLAN BYRNE: The forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. The forum has both the internet service providers and supplier companies as members. We manage the standards associated with the technology. We also conduct marketing and outreach. We try to create opportunity for the

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Funds paucity putting higher education at stake

STAFF REPORT IBD: The higher education sector in Pakistan is increasingly being marginalised mainly due to the persistent lack of adequate funding from the central government, thus putting at stake the future of thousands of those getting higher education and the pace of the national progress as well.Sources in the Higher Education Commission said that despite repeated requests, the federal government has not so far released the promised additional grant of Rs 4.6 billion for recurring

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