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Transforming Policing Through Technology

Transforming Policing Through Technology

In 2011, the Punjab province saw a deadly outbreak of dengue fever, affecting 21,685 people, of whom 310 lost their lives. To prevent another outbreak the following year, the provincial government undertook a massive dengue surveillance and eradication effort powered by smartphone-based …Continue reading

Lahore Cleans up Its Act

A smart city promises quality of life to its residents by effectively and efficiently managing its solid waste. Efficient management of waste—one of the most important byproducts of an urban lifestyle—is an essential element when we talk about smart cities. With growing …Continue reading

Social Media and Big Data in Politics

Growing role of social media and technology in Pakistani politics. All politics is local,” the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Tip O’Neill is usually credited with this particular catchphrase. However, this is a universal principle when it comes …Continue reading

Punjab Introduces E-Reforms in Health Sector

In order to improve the performance of its health sector, the Punjab government has started implementing electronic reforms in the system through the use of information technology. The government has hired Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants (MEAs) for this purpose who visit district …Continue reading

The New Silk Road

CPEC and its prospects in regional political economy. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the most debated development project in South Asia, will reportedly connect the region with Central Asia and Europe paving the way for rapid economic growth in the region. China …Continue reading

Government Admits it Bypassed Due Process

The government officials informed the Senate’s panel that the government had bypassed the AGPR in clearing the dues of the IPPs and made the payments through State Bank of Pakistan, through supplementary grants. By Jawwad Rizvi Government of Pakistan has admitted to …Continue reading

Challenges to net payment solutions in Pakistan

Regulatory framework of financial sector disallows any intermediary to play a role between customers and sellers for payment solutions. By Jawwad Rizvi Strict rules and regulations are the basic hindrance to the development of Internet payment PayPal-type solutions in Pakistan, restricting the …Continue reading