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Lahore’s Largest Science Mela Underway

Lahore’s Largest Science Mela Underway

More than 8,000 students from various public and private institutions visited the science mela organised by Khwarizmi Science Society on its inaugural day on Saturday. The two-day festival was inaugurated by Ali Institute of Education Chairman Syed Babar Ali. Speaking on the …Continue reading

Dust in Lahore Contaminated With Harmful Levels of Pesticides, Study Finds

Dust in areas surrounding pesticide manufacturing units and farmland in Lahore contains harmful levels of pesticide pollution, a study done jointly by researchers at Quaid-e-Azam University and Lancaster University has found. Farmers, factory workers and residents of such areas are exposed to …Continue reading

Third China Agro-Chemical Pakistan Summit Opens in Lahore

The third China Agro-Chemical (CAC) Pakistan Summit opened at the Lahore Expo Center on Monday. The event was inaugurated by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. The summit is being organized in collaboration with the Chinese Sub-Council for Chemical Industry (CCPIT CHEM). As many …Continue reading

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

Startups to showcase products at Plan9’s Launchpad

Plan9’s Launchpad will be held at Arfa Software Technology Park in Lahore between July 19 and July 23. The five-day event, organized by the technology incubator of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will consist of talks, workshops and a competition where …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

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