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Lahore’s Smog is Back but This Time There’s a Policy to Tackle it

Lahore’s Smog is Back but This Time There’s a Policy to Tackle it

A thick smog has been persistently plaguing citizens of Lahore for over a week now, causing throat infections, headaches and breathing problems. “I noticed the smog on my way to work last week. There was a haze in the skyline and buildings …Continue reading

ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) is hosting the 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017 from 16th to 19th November this year. The four-day conference will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore. ICTD is the world’s premier …Continue reading

The Role of Technology in Justice Delivery

In his paper titled “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”, Anwar (Andy) N. Khan, a professor emeritus of Legal Studies at Canada’s Athabasca University, states that backlog of cases at various courts in India stood at a whopping 30 million in 2015. Timely …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

Assessing Forensic Science Landscape in Pakistan

A law enforcement agency recovered a laptop from a terror suspect caught from Lahore in 2015. It hoped to dig out useful information from its hard drive but there was a huge problem. The laptop was a complete wreck. It was burned …Continue reading

Hotspot: Punjab

A public-private partnership makes Punjab’s free Wi-Fi hotspots possible. The Punjab government has launched free Wi-Fi hotspots across the province. Behind this ambitious venture is Wifigen, a startup which made the project possible. The company provides free Wi-Fi to customers in exchange …Continue reading

PITB Launches First Ever Nationwide IT Industry Census

IT policy draft has been shared with Planning and Development Department and will hopefully be approved by the cabinet in four to six weeks: Dr Saif. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched the country’s first ever IT industry census. This …Continue reading

Freelancers Set to Throng Arfa Tech Park for National Convention on March 28th

The National Freelancing Convention (NFC) will take place at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore on the 28th March, 2017. The day-long event will incorporate four sessions and six meetups running parallel. These will showcase more than 150 bloggers, co-working spaces, fin-tech companies, …Continue reading

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