Daily Happenings

  • A Digital Approach to Calligraphy

    TALKING ABOUT painting using the computer is most common these days, several digital art and design software are available for assistance. The most important matter is; how do humans understand and interpret art? How does art created? What is an artistic style which conveys its meaning and intent, and affects the user’s aesth…Read More

  • LG Showcases Latest IT Solutions in Pakistan

    STAFF REPORT KHI: LG Electronics a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics organized a seminar with the aim to showcase LG’s latest IT devices for the Pakistan market. The event took place at a local hotel in Karachi, where VIP customers and guests were able to learn about several of the latest LG IT communications and display solutions, including the flagship LG PC Gram, the 21:9 Curved Ultra Wide Monitor and Minibeam projectors. Mr. S.K. Yoon, General Manager, IT Product Division Head, LG Electronics Gulf FZE stated: “With huge growth potential and …Read More

  • Telenor Khushaal Zamindar Wins PIF Award

    STAFF REPPORT IBD: Pakistan’s premier telecom and digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan’s mobile-agriculture service ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ has bagged the prestigious Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) Award in the ‘Agri & Rural Innovation’ category at the 3rd Annual Pakistan Innovation Forum 2016. Poised to be Pakistan’s first m-agri service, ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ offers a host of solution-focused and ground-breaking advisory services which aim to facilitate increase in agricultural yield and trigger robust growth in the agriculture sector of Pakistan. The awar…Read More

  • Medicinal radio-isotopes can be beneficial for accurate diagnosis of cancer: Prof Dr Qaim

    STAFF REPORT IBD: Each year, tens of millions of patients receive accelerator-based diagnoses and therapy in hospitals and clinics around the world. Particle accelerators are used to produce radioisotopes for medical diagnosis and therapy, and as source of beams of electrons, protons, and heavier charged particles for medical treatment, this was stated by Prof. Dr. S. M. Qaim, Foreign Fellow PAS, Research Centre Jülich and University of Cologne, Germany, while delivering a lecture on "Novel accelerator-based medical radionuclides", organized by Pakistan Nu…Read More

  • Dr Syed Javaid Khurshid meet Prof Dr Pavel Kabat DG & CEO IIASA

    STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, Pakistan’s National Member Organization Secretary, visited International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and met with Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Program Directors, and research staff to discuss strengthening research collaborations and increasing capacity building activities between Pakistan and IIASA.    Researchers from IIASA and Pakistan have carried out a range of research collaborations since the Pakist…Read More

  • Easypaisa partners with HomeSend

    PR: Muhammad Yahya Khan, Head of Easypaisa, Telenor Pakistan and Aurangzaib Khan, Area Head Pakistan and Afghanistan from Mastercard at the signing ceremony between Easypaisa and Homesend, held at Telenor Regional Office, Karachi. Easypaisa International Remittance provides the convenience of receiving remittances from over 150 countries through more than 77,000 Easypaisa shops, nearest Telenor SSC, Telenor Franchise, Tameer Bank branches or by using Easypaisa ATM Card at any ATM machines in Pakistan. …Read More

  • HEC selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015

    C2 SEECS: HEC has selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015. This program aims to encourage and recognize the contribution of outstanding university teachers.  It also envisages to upgrade quality of research through staff development and provision of better facilities. The objective of this project is to provide monetary as well as self-esteemed incentives to a teacher of Universities/DAIs through awards and certificate. “This national recognition of the contributions made by them will act as catalyst for …Read More

  • CSP Organized Gaming Week 2016 at SEECS

    STAFF REPORT IBD: CSP organized the Gaming Week 2016 from 30th November to 5th December, 2016. Participants had the option to participate individually in Tekken or as a team in Call of Duty (COD). The first round took place on Day 1 and teams were pitted against each other randomly. The matches took place in several labs in SEECS and were witnessed by several spectators who had gathered there to support their friends. After the exciting results from Day 1, the playing field had been halved. The victors from Day 1 made their way to their stations, knowing that they would …Read More

  • UIT organizes PEC-CPD training sessions for engineering professionals

    KARACHI: In pursuance of its commitment to providing state-of-the-art education and training, Pakistan’s premium technology institution Usman Institute of Technology organized two Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, not only for its students and faculty, but for all professional engineers across Karachi. All the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions were accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), and as per the implemented CPD system, 0.5 CPD points were awarded to all the registered professional engineers of PEC who participated in these tw…Read More

  • ‘It’s a matter of survival now’ Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

    QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province.   Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, at Mehran Universi…Read More