More focus on technology can make economic turnaround




STAFF REPORT KHI: If Pakistan can produce a single global technology company like Google or Facebook, it will result in a huge economic turnaround, thus settling the country’s entire balance of payment, LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director Khurram Zafar.
However, he said that lack of capital is the biggest hurdle facing Pakistani start-ups, some of which have the potential to become global players.
Zafar has co-founded two software product start-ups in the Silicon

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3G-4G has potential to open window of agriculture turnaround




STAFF REPORT RWP: Pakistan is now vulnerable to multiple problems like declining per acre yields, water shortage, pest attacks on crops and lack of information on latest farming techniques. However, following the launch of the 3G-4G technologies in the country we can ensure a big revolution in the farming sector by creating awareness among all stakeholders particularly farming community as it would help them a lot in having enhanced per acre yields through improved farming practices.

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Micro-hydro power potential can make turnaround in Pak energy sector

Sidra CheemaTHE ENERGY-starved Pakistan is capable enough to produce over 50,000 megawatts of electricity at a cheap cost through micro-hydro power generation means especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Northern Areas of the country as these areas have a large number of sites where these power generation units can be installed.Pakistan is in dire need of overcoming its persistent energy shortfall which has critically dampened the national growth and economy in addition to routine life

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Proper funding can make science and technology turnaround in Pakistan: Dr. Qureshi

By Mustafa Z. Paras and Ata ul HaqBrief our readers about COMSATS?Dr. I.E. Qureshi: COMSATS stands for the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South. The Commission is a high level autonomous inter-governmental organization with 21 Countries in 3 Continents as its Members. There are commissions that work under the United Nations and also under the national authorities but COMSATS is an independent international Commission. Its members include heads of states

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