Police starts SMS service to control traffic




STAFF REPORT PESH: The Peshawar traffic police has launched an SMS service in the district to keep the road users informed about availability of different routes during road closures and traffic jam.

The traffic alert system’ will keep roads from getting blocked leading to traffic halt. The road users could now send an SMS to the number provided by the traffic police to get latest information over status on different roads.

Besides, the alert system, the Peshawar police is also

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Peshawar police starts SMS to control traffic


STAFF REPORT PESH: The Peshawar traffic police has launched an SMS service in the district to keep the road users informed about availability of different routes during road closures and traffic jam.

The traffic alert system’ will keep roads from getting blocked leading to traffic halt. The road users could now send an SMS to the number provided by the traffic police to get latest information over status on different roads.

Besides, the alert system, the Peshawar police is also

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International telecom traffic up to 2.8b




STAFF REPORT ISB: The international telecom traffic from Pakistan posted 40 percent increase last year touching 345.7 billion minutes mark and the traffic from cellular to fixed networks remained the same at 2.9 billion minutes during the same period.
Similarly, the international traffic originating from cellular mobile networks has also increased to 2.8 billion minutes as compared to 1.9 billion minutes last year, registering 47 per cent growth during 2014.
However, the

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Zameen.com marks one million monthly traffic




STAFF REPORT LHR: Zameen.com, Pakistan’s leading property portal, has recently celebrated one million monthly traffic on its website. November has been a record month in terms of traffic for the property portal as it continues to see higher and higher numbers of visitors.
Over the past 12 months, Zameen.com experienced monumental growth. The portal’s traffic alone has gotten a boost of 166 percent year-on-year, from 425,000 visits per month to 1.1 million monthly visits.
The

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Big Data-helping takecontrol of Asias traffic woes




Many cities across Asia Pacific are notorious for terrible traffic. In fact, just recently there were reports of a horrific jam in China that lasted for over a week. Can you imagine the frustration of being caught in that?
While this is an extreme case, dealing with traffic congestion in bustling Asian cities is a daily reality. In highly populated cities or tourist hotspots such as Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta, the roads are filled with buses, cars, taxis, motorbikes,

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Large-sized grey traffic setup unearthed




STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) along with Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) unearthed a very large size grey traffic setup.

According to an official, two people involved in the illegal trade were arrested. He was of the view that FIA has saved monthly Rs150 million last year.

He said that joint team of FIA NR3C Lahore and PTA Lahore conducted raid at Gujrat and recovered a huge set up of illegal voice termination. A secret information was received

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PTA blocks IP addresses, SIMs to curb grey traffic




STAFF REPORT IBD: As part of its crackdown on grey traffic’, the Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has blocked more than 200,000 internet protocol (IP) addresses, 1,382 mobile SIMs, and 3,160 phones/devices through their IMEI numbers during the past month.

According to details, the authority has begun monitoring grey traffic since early October and is blocking IP addresses automatically when they are not in the PTA whitelist.

As part of the effort, the existing whitelist has

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Pak student designs software to control traffic

STAFF REPORT IBD: A Pakistani student of 9th class Muhammad Abdullah Abid has developed a software that is capable of controlling the traffic during rush hours just with the help of webcam.The software can change the traffic signals according to the number of vehicles on the road after collecting data through a normal webcam.Abid who is a student of PakTurk School of Lahore was sent to participate in the global ICT competition where 176 projects from 48 countries including USA, Thailand, India,

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Ensuring visibility in network traffic

By Shafaq RizviEVER FACED a problem in retrieving data after the system recovers from a crash? If a company has robust Network Management in place, there are little chances of losing data. Similarly, recklessness towards network and information that flows across a network cannot only impede the speed of the work, but also can affect the progress of a business.In addition to this, the apathetic behaviour of a network is exasperating for the users connected to the network, but what it is that

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NED, Indus Motors to ease traffic congestion

STAFF REPORT KHI: Students from the NED University of Engineering and Technology’s Urban and Infrastructure Engineering Department will conduct research to ascertain the level of traffic congestion in the city and quantification of its cost.The Toyota Research on Traffic Congestion (TRTC) project is the first of its kind on this critical issue, which is affecting the people belonging to all walks of life, is being launched in collaboration with the Indus Motor Company.Chief guest, NED

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