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How Pakistan Turned Around Its Vaccination Program Using Technology

How Pakistan Turned Around Its Vaccination Program Using Technology

It’s the last ball of the match, Bilal’s team needs two runs to win. The captain and the bowler have a discussion and make some last minute changes to the field. The bowler returns to his mark, and starts his run up. …Continue reading

Pakistani Researchers Lay the Foundation for Building Urdu Speech Recognition System

The possibility of some software application developer coming up with an Urdu speech recognition program just got more likely as the most fundamental tool needed for it has just been developed at Lahore’s Information Technology University. Linguistic technology expert Dr. Agha Ali …Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Punjab IT Policy

The Punjab Information Technology (IT) policy draft is not just about IT. Rather, it aspires to be about governance in the age of IT. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has held a public consultation on the draft and is now revising …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

Punjab to Combat Women Harassment Through Technology

Women will soon be able to use a smartphone application to report harassment along with their exact geographic location to the police. An android application is being developed by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) in collaboration with the Punjab Commission on …Continue reading

9th International Defence Exhibition IDEAS 2016 Opens in Karachi

Pakistan’s premier defence exhibition, IDEAS, has gotten underway at the Expo Center in Karachi. The four day event will showcase Pakistan’s latest military hardware and related technology including the battle tank Al Khalid, JF-17 Thunder, Super Mushshak, K-8 aircraft, Fast Attack Craft …Continue reading

US Team Arrives in Pakistan to Explore Startup Landscape

A ten member delegation from the United States has arrived in Lahore as part of an exchange program that exists between Plan9, Pakistan’s largest startup incubator, the US State Department, and the city of Austin, in the US. Known as the ATX+PAK …Continue reading

PITB Opens Public Consultation for Punjab IT Policy 2016

The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has put up the first draft of the Punjab IT Policy 2016 online for public review and discussion. The policy is the result of the 2nd PITB Roundtable Conference held in April 2016, where Dr. Umar …Continue reading

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