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Pakistan Army’s public relations wing

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NEW DELHI  –  With Facebook taking down pages linked to Pakistani cyber actors spreading disinformation in India ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it’s becoming increasingly clear that India has been late in spotting the danger: if there is a Pakistani inter-services directorate as lethal as the Inter Services Intelligence, it is, undoubtedly, the […]


ICT backbone of digital transformation in country

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ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool has said that digitalization is high on the government’s agenda and is the only way forward to keep pace with the global developments. The federal minister was addressing a ceremony regarding launch of report on impact of telecom sector on Pakistan’s economy by […]


English language changing with technology boom in world, moot told

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HYDERABAD: Eminent natio­nal and international linguists speaking at a two-day conference said that technology boom was bri­nging about a lot of changes in Eng­lish. They also called for promoting all languages as a Unesco report suggested that out of around 7,000 languages of the world, 90 per cent would vanish within this century. The conference […]


Computer Science or History: New Sindh textbooks 20 years too late

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KARACHI: Perhaps no other technological domain has advanced as rapidly as the field of computer science. In the span of a few decades, we have moved on to handheld devices more powerful than the supercomputers of yesteryear. But as the world makes even further advances, exploring technologies like cloud computing and artificial intelligence, Sindh education authorities […]


TPL Trakker launches ‘Track Me’

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TPL Trakker has launched ‘Track Me’, the country’s first all-in-one personal tracking, which enables individuals and businesses to track family members and employees ensuring their safety and security. This solution is especially helpful in monitoring the movement of school going children and the elderly. The business community can also enjoy the flexibility of mobile time […]


Officials trained in e-RTI web portal use

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PESHAWAR: The Chief Commissioner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Commission (RTIC), Azmat Hanif Orakzai, addressed the Public Information Officers (PIOs) of Peshawar district on Tuesday. He said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa RTI law was a flagship initiative of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government aimed at promoting transparency and accountability in the functioning of public bodies. Ever since […]


Advancement in science, technology has made our lives better: Murad

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Sindh’s chief minister said on Sunday that advancement in science and technology in many spheres has without a doubt made everyone’s lives better than the earlier times. “We cannot refute the fact that the life of each one of us is highly dependent on scientific inventions and modern technology.” CM Syed Murad Ali Shah was […]


Digital communication, information security and AI are the future: president

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ISLAMABAD: Digital communication, high-end computing, information security and artificial intelligence are the future, President Dr Arif Alvi said on Wednesday at the inaugural session of the International Conference on Communication, Computing and Digital Systems (C-CODE ’19). The two-day conference has been organised by Bahria University Islamabad. Dr Alvi said its theme rightly manifests its significance […]


Information security challenge

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Information security challenge, although extremely relevant, is one of the most neglected aspects across the corporate world. In this age of digital technology, it has become inevitable that digital platforms must be secured and adoption of effective security and fraud prevention strategies have become need of the hour. The same interconnectivity that is the gift […]


Governor urges people to acquire IT skills

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QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Justice (retd) Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has stressed the need for the promotion of science and technology in the province and urged the people to acquire expertise in the field of information technology to meet the challenges of modern world. Addressing a meeting at the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences […]


Task forces’ body declares IT&T sector as industry

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The three sub-task forces of the Prime Minister Taskforce on Information Technology and Telecom has finalized recommendations including the proposal to bring down the 12.5 percent advance income tax on internet to zero as well as declaring IT and Telecom sector as industry. Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui in […]


Muslim states urged to collaborate in scientific and technological research

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KARACHI: The 5th Science and Technology Exchange Programme (STEP) International Conference on ‘Health Challenges of Communicable (CDs) and Non-Communicable Diseases’ (NCDs), jointly organised by Pakistan and Iran, concluded successfully on Friday. Nearly 500 scientists from over 40 countries attended the international conference held at University of Karachi’s (KU) International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS). […]


Muslim world’s lagging behind in science bemoaned

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KARACHI: At the opening ceremony of the 5th Science and Technology Exchange Prog­ramme (STEP) International Conference at Karachi University (KU), speakers expressed concern over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology and called for united efforts to change this dismal situation. The event, titled ‘Health challenges of communicable diseases and non-communicable […]


Science, diplomacy and higher education

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Science diplomacy is an evolving concept without any defined boundaries having broader implications in the development of knowledge economies. Traditionally, general diplomatic relationships are confined to a triangle of i) dialogues ii)negotiations and iii)representation in international relations. However, collaboration in science is also an essential tenet of the diplomatic missions having a more profound impact […]