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Combating Obesity Through Technology

Combating Obesity Through Technology

Pakistan is the 9th most obese country in the world. According to recent studies, one-in-four Pakistani adults are now overweight. To stop this trend of obesity, especially in today’s world where changing lifestyles and oil-rich food are contributing to it, more people …Continue reading

Plan9 Startups Selected for ATX+PAK Exchange Program

Plan9, a technology incubation project of the Punjab Information Technology Board, has announced the list of startups selected for the 3rd cohort of the exchange program with the city of Austin in the United States. Known as the ATX+PAK Exchange program, it …Continue reading

Energy Efficient Appliances – Missing Link in Power Sector Regeneration Puzzle

Domestic consumers have overtime become the biggest users of energy supplied through the national grid. Their share in energy consumption has gone up from 10% in 1970 to 43% in 2010. The share of industrial users has gone down in the same …Continue reading

Pakistani Internet Bandwidth to Increase by 24Tbps

Transworld Associates’ second fibre optic cable becomes operational. Internet and voice data service providers in Pakistan using undersea fibre optic infrastructure operated by the Transworld Associates (TWA) can now enhance their bandwidth capacity by up to four times. This will be enabled …Continue reading

Local Tech Companies Impress at Pakistan Innovation Forum

Pakistan’s first Formula Electric Car and an F-16 Flight Simulator, both made by two local companies have recently won awards at Pakistan’s third Annual Innovation Forum 2016 in Islamabad. “One of the three main streams of our work is about recognizing and …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

Nigeria Buys JF-17 Aircraft From Pakistan

Pakistan has agreed to sell three JF-17 Thunder multi-role combat aircraft to Nigeria. The MoU was signed earlier this year and was finalized at the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar in November. Nigeria has turned to Russia and Pakistan for aircrafts to …Continue reading

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