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Dr Jaffar Khan wins 2018 Young Investigators Award
Technology
Dr Jaffar Khan wins 2018 Young Investigators Award
A young Pakistani cardiologist, Dr. Jaffar Khan, has been recognised for the invention of a procedure that has helped in the advancement of cardiac surgery techniques. According to media reports, Dr Khan was honoured by the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society when he was declared the winner of its prestigious 2018 Young Investigators Award in January. The procedure that Dr. Jaffar Khan has invented was recently used to conduct a set…
three Pakistani students commended for remarkable space research
Technology
Pakistani students commended for remarkable space research
Pakistan is generally not known for any cutting edge achievement in international space research. The country’s space programme has had a chequered history with only a handful of accomplishments to its name. Now, however, the future of space research in the country looks bright with three Pakistani students, belonging to the Space Science Department of the Institute of Space Technology in Islamabad, receiving much international acclaim for their research on…
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Pakistani Startup Cricingif wins Best Startup Award at APICTA 2017
Popular Pakistani cricket app Cringif made the country proud when it won the award for Best Startup at the 17th Asia Pacific ICT Awards APICTA 2017. The prestigious technology awards were held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from December 7-10, where delegations from 16 countries of the Asia Pacific region participated. Around 400 participants with 180 projects competed in 17 different categories at the event. The Pakistani delegation, represented by the Pakistan…
queens young leaders award 2018
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Three Pakistanis among winners of Queens Young Leaders Award 2018
Haroon Yasin, Mujtaba Zaidi and Mahnoor Syed were named among the winners of the Queens Young Leaders Award 2018 on December 4, keeping alive the tradition of talented Pakistani youngsters excelling at the prestigious awards. The award, established in 2014 in the UK by the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme, aims at discovering, rewarding and supporting young people aged between 18 and 29 years, from across the Commonwealth countries as they…
Pakistani student bags bronze medal in international chemistry competition
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Pakistani student wins bronze at International Chemistry Olympiad
Pakistani student Maaha Ayub clinched the bronze medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), which featured contestants from more than 75 countries, including the US, China, Russia and India. The prestigious chemistry competition was held between July 6-15 in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. The contest, organised annually, features the world’s most talented chemistry students at the secondary school level, who are tested on their chemistry knowledge and skills in a…
Pakistani student wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award
Technology
Pakistani entrepreneur wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017
Pakistani tech entrepreneur Syed Faizan Hussain has been awarded with the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017 for his work in harnessing technology to come up with solutions for problems facing the country’s health sector. The 23-year-old was given the award at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace on June 30, where he was recognized for his achievements along with 59 other high achievers from the Commonwealth countries. Hussain was the…