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Social media has gained vital space in changing world

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article image By Sidrah Zaheer via The Pakistani SpectatorSOCIAL MEDIA has many forms such as weblogs, blogs, social networks, internet forums, podcasts, etc. In this post-modern age, social media has become one of the most basic and essential communication tools for an advance community. It provides social interaction in a fast paced and accessible manner which adds fun to man’s social connectivity. Social media has revolutionised the information world for good as it holds a unique position unlike its…Read More

PTCL celebrates World Environ Day with new pledge

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has recently commemorated the World Environment Day (WED) by reaffirming its commitment to align organizational efforts with environmental sustainability and energy efficiency.According to a press release, PTCL is leading from the front on initiatives for social and environmental welfare in an effort to meet international corporate social responsibility and sustainability standards. As part of WED 2012’s theme Green Economy: Does it include YOU?’. PTCL creatively…Read More

PSF represents Pakistan in world moot on IBSE

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Chairman Prof. Dr. Manzoor H.Soomro represented Pakistan in the International Conference titled "Developing Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE): New Issues - The Roles of Assessment and the Relationship with Industry" recently held in Helsinki, Finland.The conference was organized by the Global Network of Science Academies (IAP), ALLEA All European Academies, Finish Academy of Science and Letters and Finland’s Science Education…Read More

Mobile World Congress 2012 celebrated

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article image Techaccess Pakistan Amin Ul Hafeez, Chief Operating Officer; Farrukh Alvi, VP Infrastructure and Amir Rauf Khan, VP Sales and Marketing are seen during the Mobile World Congress 2012. The annual event, hosted by Aircom, BlackBerry, IBM, IMGA, Nokia, Oracle, Samsung, SAP 360, WIP, was held last week at Barcelona where over 12,500 app developers participated…Read More

Mobile World Congress projects mobile tech

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Mobile World Congress 2012 has celebrated the current state of mobile and offered a glimpse into where mobile technology has the potential to go next. The Mobile World Congress 2012 - the must attend annual gathering of the mobile industry, hosted in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, featured attendees from 205 countries, says a message received here last week.According to details, they were treated to a wealth of learning and networking opportunities, product showcases…Read More

Pakistani will be included in world energy body

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article image MONITORING REPORT ABDU DHAB:The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA-UNO) will include Pakistan in its next year’s Annual Work Plan which would bring benefits to Pakistan in terms of training and capacity building of the renewable energy departments of the government of Pakistan and will also attract foreign investment in country’s renewable energy projects.This was discussed in a recently held meeting between Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE, Jamil Ahmed Khan, and IRENA officials…Read More

EMS brings BlackBerry App World in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: EMS, which is a strategic channel partner of RIM (Research in Motion), has partnered with Pakistan’s telecom operator to bring Blackberry App World in Pakistan.The Blackberry App World is the official app store for BlackBerry smartphones which enables Blackberry users to download and manage applications on their smartphones.The App World was already accessible throughout the world with few countries as exception, counting it to be 130 countries, 14 languages, and is supported…Read More

Pakistani scholars mark participation in world moot

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article image MONITORING REPPORT THAILAND: Participation of five Pakistani scholars was well recognized at the 1st International Conference on Mobility for Life: Technology, Telecommunication and Problem Based Learning. A world renowned Pakistani scholar Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology attended the conference as a keynote speaker and presented his speech on "Successful Transformation of ICT Graduate Program: A Role Model for Developing Countries&…Read More

World recognises scientist leading PITB

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Dr Umar Saif, is a young innovator and leading computer scientist, who is known for his work on using ICT solutions for developing-world problems.In August last year, the American Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) had named Umar Saif as one of the world’s top young innovators for 2011. Umar brought glory to Pakistan on several occasion in the past as well.The technologies developed by Dr. Saif’s research group…Read More

Innovation core of S and T revival in Islamic world

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article image What kind of impact do you think science and technology will continue to impart in future?Dr. Anwar Nasim: Scientific approach or methodology is to look at the things in a more rational and analytical manner. The science and technology education makes your approach more rational. If you are so, then you are more tolerant. Science is a symbol of knowledge and information to understand and it will continue to have a significant impact on civilization and human relations in future. The more people…Read More