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Pakistani Physicist Aims for the Nobel Prize

Pakistani Physicist Aims for the Nobel Prize

Hot on the wheels of his groundbreaking visualization of a phenomenon called “electric honeycomb”, 17-year old Mohammad Shaheer Niazi says his eventual goal is to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. The teenager recently caught the world’s attention after his research was …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …Continue reading

Connecting the Unconnected

A spotlight on Pakistan’s telecom sector in the backdrop of smart cities. With a teledensity of 71 percent, 133 million mobile subscribers and 31.8 million mobile broadband (MBB) subscribers, Pakistan ranks sixth in the top ten smartphone markets for growth potential. This …Continue reading

Inside the Life of Pakistan’s First Female String Theorist

It’s not easy being a woman working in the sciences, let alone a string theorist in Pakistan. Tasneem Zehra Husain is both. She became Pakistan’s first female string theorist at the mere age of 26. She has recently published her new book …Continue reading

American Startup Expert Discusses Pakistani Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Pakistan’s startup ecosystem is evolving. Everyday new ventures emerge, creating niches or fulfilling unmet demands. However, the field remains relatively new and can benefit from people who have been dabbling in the art for some time now. Recently, Mr. Kevin Koym was …Continue reading

Agriculture: Through the Ages in Pakistan

Dr. Anjum Ali, the Director General (Extension) Punjab Agriculture Department, sheds light on Pakistan’s agricultural scene through the prism of history, technology and best farm practices. He spoke with Jawad Ali for MIT Technology Review Pakistan. Punjab was considered the food basket …Continue reading

From Gut Instincts to Data-Driven Decision Making

Khuram Rahat is well known in Pakistan for his in-depth knowledge of cutting edge business intelligence solutions, the current regional Managing Director for Teradata – Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, moreover, a consultant, lecturer and a founding member of Project Management Institute’s Islamabad …Continue reading

Q&A: Bill Gates

The world’s richest man and his wife write an open letter every year in which they ponder the opportunities for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic foundation. Last year, they wrote about inequity. This year, inspired by a …Continue reading

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