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After WannaCry Comes Adylkuzz

After WannaCry Comes Adylkuzz

As the world scrambles to deal with the WannaCry ransomware attack which has affected over 300,000 computers across a hundred countries, another large scale cyber attack, known as Adylkuzz, is now underway. Experts are suggesting that due to the insidious nature of …Continue reading

The Miracle Drug for Pakistan’s Medicine Cabinet

An inexpensive, locally-manufactured drug can reduce the risk of maternal mortality. Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), a fatal bleed after childbirth, has been plaguing maternal health practitioners from time immemorial. It contributes significantly to maternal mortality in Pakistan (178 of 100,000 women die each …Continue reading

Disappearing Forests

Pakistan’s forests are no longer what they used to be. At the time of partition, the country’s forest cover stood at 33 percent. By 1990, Pakistan’s forest cover had declined to 3.3 percent. Fast forward another quarter of a century, to 2015, …Continue reading

There’s a New Ranking System for Universities in Muslim Countries

ITU scientist develops ranking system that compare around 450 institutes of higher learning in 30 Muslim majority countries. Thousands of Pakistanis apply to universities in North America and Western Europe for higher education. Most applicants aren’t in a position to afford tuition …Continue reading

Is Breathing Killing Us?

HAZE AND SMOG IN NORTHERN INDIA AND PAKISTAN Air pollution is a severe and persistent problem at the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains in Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. The haze and pollution back up against the mountains and remain for weeks at …Continue reading

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

Integrated Traffic Management System – ‘Key to Lahore’s Traffic Woes’

Cameras to monitor traffic flow will detect violations and generate challans using information obtained from E&T database through vehicle registration numbers. We’ve all been there. It’s been 15 minutes and your car hasn’t moved an inch. You were already running late when …Continue reading

Startup Lahore to Be Held on the 26th and 27th of January

Lahore’s entrepreneurial landscape is expanding rapidly. With new startups emerging daily, local investors are finally looking to put their money into businesses other than construction and stocks. MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan has organized Startup Lahore, a two day conference, which will bring …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

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