Wapda contemplates solution for Water Security challenge


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

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Easypay – first NFC Payment Solution of Pakistan launched




STAFF REPORT KHI: EasyPaisa, Pakistan’s first and largest branchless banking solution, has joined hands with KEENU, payment network brand of Wemsol Private Limited to extend its NFC deployment and allow customers to make payments through EasyPay NFC.

Nadeem Hussain, CEO Tameer Microfinance Bank in his statement said, "This is an exclusive partnership between Easypaisa and KEENU where both parties are summing up their key strengths together to provide relentless value to

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Easypay – first NFC Payment Solution of Pakistan launched


STAFF REPORT KHI: EasyPaisa, Pakistan’s first and largest branchless banking solution, has joined hands with KEENU, payment network brand of Wemsol Private Limited to extend its NFC deployment and allow customers to make payments through EasyPay NFC.

Nadeem Hussain, CEO Tameer Microfinance Bank in his statement said, "This is an exclusive partnership between Easypaisa and KEENU where both parties are summing up their key strengths together to provide relentless value to Easypaisa

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Chinese Rooftop Farming Technology best solution for food scarcity




STAFF REPORT LHR: The agriculture technology advancement is obligatory to be employed to yield viable results and account for various copious challenges such as water crisis, food scarcity, costly fertilizers, hazardous impacts of pesticides etc. In order to reverse the effect, Chinese roof Top Farming Technology of Aquaponics’ could be introduced. This was suggested by President Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shah Faisal Afridi (PCJCCI) in a session discussing agri

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Aquaponics technique is the solution for food scarcity: Speaker


STAFF REPORT LHR: The agriculture technology advancement is obligatory to be employed to yield viable results and account for various copious challenges such as water crisis, food scarcity, costly fertilizers, hazardous impacts of pesticides etc. In order to reverse the effect, Chinese roof Top Farming Technology of Aquaponics’ could be introduced. This was suggested by President Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shah Faisal Afridi (PCJCCI) in a session discussing agri

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TPL Trakker, PTCL gel for navigation solution




STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has collaborated with TPL Trakker to provide Sygic maps and Trakker NAV to customers as default application of newly launched 4G LTE Charji EVO Tab.’ Sygic is the worldwide popular offline GPS navigation application with high resolution maps. It will provide customers with state of the art navigation tool to find addresses and locations conveniently.

COO TPL Trakker, Ali Kirmani said on the occasion, "TPL

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TPL Trakker, PTCL collaborate for navigation solution


STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has



collaborated with TPL Trakker to provide Sygic maps and Trakker NAV to customers as default



application of newly launched 4G LTE Charji EVO Tab.’ Sygic is the worldwide popular



offline GPS navigation application with high resolution maps. It will provide customers with



state of the art navigation tool to find addresses and locations conveniently.



COO TPL Trakker, Ali Kirmani

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mHealth solution for healthcare problems


Healthcare is one of the prioritize sector in Pakistan that contribute to the well-being of the nation and, therefore, remains committed to providing quality healthcare services to all its citizens. According to Pakistan Vision 2025, government plans to increase spending in the healthcare sector up to 3% of the GDP. Since Pakistan is a developing country and have limited resources to fulfill its healthcare needs, the modern and latest innovations in the shape of Electronic Health (eHealth) or

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Biodiversity conservation only solution to sustainable development






By Ahsan Jamil

TO HIGHLIGHT the significance of biological diversity and spread awareness in order to account for biodiversity conversation, the International Biological Diversity Day was celebrated on 22nd of May. Climate change impacts, urbanization, and non-sustainable development are the root causes of biodiversity reduction and extinction of different species. The International Day for Biodiversity is part of a series of activities to focus attention on the Convention on

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HEC Chairman urges indigenous solution to indigenous problems




Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed is currently serving as Chairman, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. He holds PhD from University of California, Riverside, USA, and bags rich experience of over 25 years in academic development and management; he is strong proponent of academia-industry collaboration. He has also served as Deputy Director General in Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organazation, Rabat and various other national and international organizations.

Q 1: What was the

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BOARD OF INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION KARACHI FINDS SOLUTION TO CURB CHEATING DURING EXAMS


STAFF REPORT KHI: Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) in an attempt to curtail cheating in exams has introduced bar-coded admit cards for more than 225,000 students that will take Higher Secondary School Certificate exams starting from 28th April, 2015.

Prof Anwar Ahmed Zai, Chairman BIEK, briefed in a press conference that the initiative has been taken keeping in view escalating concerns pertaining to cheating, forgery during examinations. " The students admit cards will

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Home Generators: Solution or a cause…..




Noise pollution, after hearing this first thing comes in your mind…."Aaah NOT again! all those same cause and its effects and all"…am I right ?? So here is a recent news. Noise pollution is updated with its new generation, as noise pollution that is considered to be caused by automobiles, industries etc. In short "old ways" now back in action with its latest version in Pakistan ……here presents "generators". People think of generators as an effective

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The Digital Payment Solution in Pakistan Selling Machine


Staff Reporter ISD: Pakistan’s technology company Wavetec has developed country’s first Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled vending machines. This would promote digital payment solution in Pakistan. The vending machines have the capacity to hold 350 items – snacks and beverages – and operate on NFC technology. A form of contactless communication, NFC enables users to wave over their smartphones or tap their plastic cards to an NFC-enabled vending machine, which then dispenses the item

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Truecaller a solution of Unknown Numbers


Staff Report ISD: A leading search technology company Truecaller has introduced new features and functionalities based android application that enable consumer to track Spams.

This app converts the phonebook to make it more intelligent and useful. The app has already registered more than 3000 spam calls in the Pakistan including unwanted calls, scam calls, etc.

Kari Krishnamurthy, Vice President of Growth and Partnership for Asia, Middle East and Africa for Truecaller admired the

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Mobicash, KB sign payments solution deal


STAFF REPORT KHI: Mobicash, the fastest growing mobile financial service provider and an initiative of Mobilink and Waseela Microfinance Bank, signed an agreement with Khushhali Bank in order to provide payment facilitation services to the unbanked and under banked markets in Pakistan. In Pakistan, the conventional banking sector serves less than 20 per cent of the population. It is with this in mind that Mobilink developed Mobicash to provide basic banking services to the masses through

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Planting more trees best solution to climate change




STAFF REPORT ISB: Dr. Qamar-Uz-Zaman, former DG Pakistan Meteorological Department, calls climate change a threat greater than terrorism for its ability to have a widespread effect on a country, even influencing economic policies and other plans for the future.
"Pakistan is an example to demonstrate the effects of climate change. It is still one of eight countries considered most vulnerable to climate change," said Dr. Qamar while talking to members of the Parliamentary Task

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Wi-Tribe deploys video optimisation solution




STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s largest wireless broadband internet service provider wi-tribe has become the only internet service provider company in Pakistan to have deployed state-of-the-art video optimization solution for its customers.
According to details, through this solution, wi-tribe customers will now be able to enjoy even faster video streaming and experience much faster web surfing on their unlimited packages.
In order to further enhance the customer experience, the

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