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Hunting of Houbara Bustards – Separating Facts From Fiction

Hunting of Houbara Bustards – Separating Facts From Fiction

The Asian Houbara Bustard is a controversial bird in Pakistan – declared endangered by numerous international wildlife conservation organizations but annually hunted by visiting Gulf royalty in different parts of the country. Following a hunting trip where a disproportionate number of birds …Continue reading

Energy Efficient Appliances – Missing Link in Power Sector Regeneration Puzzle

Domestic consumers have overtime become the biggest users of energy supplied through the national grid. Their share in energy consumption has gone up from 10% in 1970 to 43% in 2010. The share of industrial users has gone down in the same …Continue reading

Social Impact Projects Main Highlight of 5th Robotics Expo

Technology is being used globally to create products that lead to positive social impacts. From 3D printing orthotics for children to solar-run portable incubators for premature babies, the impact is limitless. The same idea was taken forward at the 5th Robotics Exhibition …Continue reading

Cable operators, broadcasters ‘will evolve joint strategy’ over DTH transmission

TR Pakistan speaks to associations of cable operators, broadcasters and the regulator to shed light on the future of DTH in the country. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has successfully auctioned three licenses of a Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite transmission service …Continue reading

Taking on the Mobile Phone Repair Industry

We’ve all done it. Had that moment where you forgot that you were holding your phone in one hand. Then there is that heart stopping moment when your phone slips from your grasp and free falls to the floor. You hear a …Continue reading

Empowering the Police via ICTs

The advent of the internet and its related technologies has brought about a revolution not only in communications but also how data is collected, stored and shared. Previously, data had to be maintained by hand. It would then make its way into …Continue reading

Approximate Computing: A Brain-Inspired Computing Paradigm

A recent surge in the use of wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices demands a higher level of power efficiency to provide an extended battery run-time. Inspired by the way the brain processes the information, scientists and electrical engineers are coming …Continue reading