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Huawei Tech Day for IT influences in Pakistan

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Islamabad : Huawei IT Tech Day 2020 started here in Islamabad. The summit is a three-day platform for ICT influences, government officials, and industry leaders in Pakistan designed to exchange viewpoints, keep the community updated with the latest trends in technology and experience first-hand technological innovation involving IT development. PTA Chairman, Major General(R) Amir Azeem […]


An app to rent a car by the hour

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Anyone who doesn’t own a vehicle knows how anxiety-inducing it is to think about running all those errands, the stops and the route to be taken so you pay the lowest fare. And with car prices through the roof, what can you do? Enter Roamer and it might just get a bit more convenient. Roamer […]


FIA cybercrime probes hobbled by social media giants

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ISLAMABAD:The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has said the investigation into transactional electronic cybercrime requires records from International organisations which many times do not share details of its users. “Servers of companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Microsoft, and WhatsApp are outside Pakistan and the FIA probe comes to a dead end due to lack of […]


Fight against malnutrition: Country needs latest digital marketing techniques on social media: Dr Sania

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Dr Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, said on Saturday that Pakistan needs 21st century tools such as digital marketing techniques on social media to reach wide audiences in its fight against malnutrition. She was addressing the launch event of Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety Division’s first-of-its-kind […]


Finance and IT school of Sindh police inaugurated

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The Sindh police on Friday inaugurated its school of finance and information technology built in collaboration with various dignitaries and financial institutions. The inauguration ceremony was attended by senior police officers. The chief guest at the event was Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Zulfiqar Larik […]


Need stressed to equip chemical lab with modern technology

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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has said that the overall performance of Karachi Chemical Laboratory was not satisfactory and stressed the need to equip it with modern technology with the assistance of the Interna­tional Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences of Karachi University. The chief secretary, who made these observations during his […]


CCTV cameras to be installed at worship places of minorities

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The Sindh Assembly was informed on Monday that the provincial government had decided to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to guard the places of worship of the religious minorities in the province. Speaking during the question hour of the session, Sindh Minorities’ Affairs Minister Hari Ram Kishori Lal informed the House that there were a […]


IBA opens two-day tech conference

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KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration on Saturday orgnaised a conference on information and communication technologies, the eighth in the series. Director Urban Analytics Institute Murtaza Haider; Dean, University of Glasgow UESTC, Dr Muhammad Imran; Associate Professor at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Dr. Adnan Noor Mian; and Dr Gus Gutoski conducted keynote sessions and […]


Weaving profits impossible without upgrading technologies

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LAHORE: In Pakistan, every textile entrepreneur concedes that the future of textiles lies in efficiently producing value-added apparel for exports, and upgrading the existing basic textile units with efficient technologies. Despite this realisation only a few are on the right path. Nishat Mills Limited Executive Director Ahmad Jehangir says that entrepreneurs, who have been in […]


Experts urge youth to get benefit from IT freelancing

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Experts of information technology while highlighting the significance of freelancing in the field called upon undergraduate and graduate IT students to grab maximum financial benefits by paying attention towards IT freelancing. Freelancing was a ‘blessing’ for the skilled youths of the country to earn handsome amount in short span of time while sitting relaxed at […]


‘Pakistan can increase IT exports by training youth’

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KARACHI: Pakistan can increase its IT exports by a wide margin if it focuses on providing training to its youth on how they can form groups or companies rather than operating as individuals to compete more efficiently in the bidding process. This was stated by E-commerce Gateway Pakistan President Dr Khursheed Nizam in a press […]


Microsoft Pakistan official for investing in advance tech

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Abid Zaidi Country Manager, Microsoft Pakistan has said that now more than ever, academic and government leaders need to open their eyes to the need for learning, embracing and investing in advanced technologies, particularly the unprecedented opportunities that the cloud can bring. While highlighting Pakistan’s digital transformation journey, he said that as businesses and organisations […]


‘Digital policy should be backed by proper budget allocation’

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KARACHI: Discussing how digital technologies are transforming developing economies and the way forward for Pakistan, speakers at a symposium held on Saturday at a local hotel urged the government to allocate appropriate budgetary allocation to implement its digital policy. The speakers at the 14th symposium of the Pakistan Academy of Engineering titled ‘Preparing for our […]


Youths urged to become entrepreneurs instead of job seekers

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Pakistani youths must try to become entrepreneurs to provide jobs to others, instead of wandering here and there in search of jobs, said IT expert and In-charge of IT Cell of Prime Minister Task Force on IT and Telecom, Jahan Aura. The field of Information Technology (IT) is most suitable for this purpose at the […]