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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,…
Business & Commerce Technology
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…
Sports Technology
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…
Business & Commerce Technology
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…
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Women in STEM: NUST student lands job at Fortune 500 firm after winning competition in Hungary
Twenty-year old Misbah Hamid, a final year student at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad, will get a job at one of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies, MOL Group, after winning a competition for female engineering students in Budapest. She also won over half a million rupees (€3,000) in prize money along with future trips to the Hungarian capital for training and development, and…
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‘Full potential of youth, women will be unleashed,’ says PM on launch of Digital Pakistan Vision
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that with the introduction of the ‘Digital Pakistan Vision’, the full potential of the contribution of youth and the women to the economy will be unleashed. According to a press release from the Prime Minister Office: “The Vision sets Pakistan’s digital ambition and has been designed for the government and the private sector to work towards a digitally progressive and inclusive Pakistan.” Speaking…
Business & Commerce Technology
SECP launches Startup Portal to encourage tech innovation
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched an exclusive Startup portal to encourage technology innovation in Pakistan. SECP Commissioner for Information System and Technology Department, Shauzeb Ali inaugurated the portal during the ‘Startup Grind Pakistan’ conference in Islamabad. The portal features list of startups, simplified user experience for registration, access to mentors and incubation centres, online guides and video tutorials for Startup companies. “The SECP startup portal…