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Digital Pakistan Internship Portal launched
First-ever Digital Pakistan Internship Portal launched here in a ceremony held at a local hotel on Wednesday to accelerate the growth of Information Technology sector through creating a bridge between industry and academia for problem solving and automate the hiring of interns by IT companies. The portal was inaugurated by Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Shoaib Ahmad Siddique. The newly developed, state of the art portal would…
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Namira Salim to become the first Pakistani to visit space
Pakistani artist and diplomat, Namira Salim likes who was the first Pakistani to travel to the North and South poles, will soon become the first Pakistani to travel into space. “I’ve been inspired to do more,” she told the Orlando Sentinel while on a trip to Cocoa Beach for the Apollo 11 moon landing 50th anniversary. “So first of all, I think I should go as far as possible on…
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Pakistan students shine at Beijing Institute of Technology, China
A number of Pakistan students at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), a major research university under the supervision of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, were awarded “best student of the year” for their best performance during current academic year. Out of total distinguished international students from Russia, Poland, Germany, France, Kazakhstan, Egypt and African countries who won the award, 85 percent belonged to Pakistan, according to a data…
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Dr Atta to receive highest ‘International S&T Cooperation Award’ of China
Professor Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman will be conferred the highest scientific award of China by the President of China on January 7, 2020. The ‘China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award’, for the year 2020 is being conferred on Professor Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman in recognition of his monumental contributions in the field of chemistry. This top international award has previously been given to several leading scientists of the world including the Nobel Laureates,…
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PM Imran inaugurates National Science and Technology Park
Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated Pakistan’s first National Science and Technology Park (NSTP) in Islamabad on Monday. The NSTP is set to be the country’s largest innovation and research ecosystem which would accommodate more 40 companies including start-ups, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and other tech companies, said Radio Pakistan, Addressing the ceremony, the prime minister urged the youth to “achieve greatness” and stressed that they should not be demoralised when faced with setbacks. “Always follow…
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12-year old Pakistani student selected for NASA internship
A 12-year old Pakistani student Raadeyah Aamir has been selected for the NASA internship, US Embassy in Islamabad said in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, the student will attend the one-week program which includes training for next-generation Astronaut Training Experience. Headquartered in Washington DC, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the US government responsible for civilian space program as well as…
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This Pakistani gamer is Esports player of the year
It is quite unlikely that you are not aware of Arslan Ash Siddique at this point. He was the only player to have won in the EVO Championship Japan as well as its American counterpart in the same year. After facing visa issues to participate and playing the international tournament while being sick it would not be wrong to conclude that Ash fought against all odds to bring Pakistan on…
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First Pakistani Startup receives investment directly from Gates Foundation
First Pakistani Startup has received an investment directly from the Bill & Gates Foundation to develop innovative Artificial Intelligence models for data collection. The startup is aiming to disrupt $75 Billion market research industry using recent advances in Artificial Intelligence. An industry expert familiar with the company termed it as an “uber” for field data collection, where SurveyAuto relies on local community members with smartphones to report data rather than…