Aga Khan University’s (CIME) Hosts Groundbreaking SIMPACT 2024 Conference

Aga Khan University’s (CIME) Hosts Groundbreaking SIMPACT 2024 Conference

The Aga Khan University Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) launched its first-ever international conference, SIMPACT 2024, in Karachi, Pakistan, and Nairobi, Kenya. SIMPACT 2024 brings together a diverse array of simulation professionals, including doctors, nurses, educators, researchers, engineers, students, expert and industry leaders, to revolutionize healthcare education for  a safer and more skilled…

Pakistan Faces Significant Revenue Loss Due to Illegal Cigarette Sales, NUST Report Reveals
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Pakistan Faces Significant Revenue Loss Due to Illegal Cigarette Sales, NUST Report Reveals

Current excise duty structure on tobacco products had pushed the consumers to down-trade from legally compliant cigarette brands to illegal tax-evaded brands easily available all across Pakistan, because of which the national exchequer was expected to face a revenue loss of around PKR310b annually with illicit cigarette brands having more than 60% of the total…

The Coca-Cola Foundation and charity: water Partner to Bring Clean and Safe Water to Communities in Pakistan

The Coca-Cola Foundation and charity: water Partner to Bring Clean and Safe Water to Communities in Pakistan

charity: water, a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe water to people around the world, has received support from The Coca-Cola Foundation to launch a transformative clean water project in the Balochistan province in Pakistan. The project aims to support 372 new and rehabilitated community water points to ensure access to clean and safe water…

Unleash The Power of Mecha In PUBG MOBILE’S Version 3.2 Update

Unleash The Power of Mecha In PUBG MOBILE’S Version 3.2 Update

PUBG MOBILE, one of the world’s most popular mobile games, reveals new enhancements in its Version 3.2 Update, available until July 9th. Players can explore mechanised marvels in PUBG MOBILE and World of Wonder mode with the new themed mode Mecha Fusion, alongside enhancements to Cycle 6 Season 18 and Metro Royale. Home mode will…

Muzz App Redefines Matchmaking with Empowering ‘MeriBhiSunLo Campaign’
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Muzz App Redefines Matchmaking with Empowering ‘MeriBhiSunLo Campaign’

For generations, the rishta culture in Pakistan has dictated how love and marriage are pursued, often leading to stress, superficial judgments, and unmet emotional needs. The traditional rishta culture in Pakistan, while cherished by many, can sometimes feel restrictive. Family involvement is key, which is wonderful for honouring tradition and our religious values. But it…

Zaitoon Group Secures NOC for Sui Gas and Electric Grid Station in New Lahore City!

Zaitoon Group Secures NOC for Sui Gas and Electric Grid Station in New Lahore City!

In a recent significant development, Zaitoon Group has successfully obtained the NOC for the Sui Gas and Electric Grid Station for its state-of-the-art project, New Lahore City, which is located at the Main Canal Road, Lahore, and is just a few minutes away from the Ring Road SL-3 interchange. These major initiatives will provide a…

BAT GBS Hub Opens in Lahore with $5 Million Investment, Empowering Pakistan’s IT Talent
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BAT GBS Hub Opens in Lahore with $5 Million Investment, Empowering Pakistan’s IT Talent

BAT, one of the world’s largest multi-category consumer goods companies, has officially launched its Global Business Solutions (GBS) hub in Lahore. The grand event ‘Digital Destination Pakistan’ included a ribbon-cutting, a tour of the hub, and presentations by senior leaders of the GBS Pakistan hub where they reiterated Pakistan’s potential as a tech hub. BAT…

USSEC’s Pitch2Fork Spotlights Startups Leading in Protein Innovation

Right to Protein powered by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted its second Pitch2Fork program in Dubai, UAE. With a focus on innovations in the protein industry, this platform provided a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs across Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan to pitch their rising businesses to a panel of investors. Shortlisted companies that leveraged…

Coca-Cola’s Solar-Powered Water Filtration Plant in Megwarh Village near Umerkot Sindh benefits 800 households

Coca-Cola’s Solar-Powered Water Filtration Plant in Megwarh Village near Umerkot Sindh benefits 800 households

With 800 households, Megwarh is a small village near Umerkot Sindh, birth place of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar. Coca-Cola has set up a filtration plant in the village with a maximum capacity of disbursing 1000 liters per hour. The solar-powered pump uses ultrafiltration system to clean water which women of this community earlier fetched…

Ahmed bin Saeed opens Arabian Travel Market 2024

Ahmed bin Saeed opens Arabian Travel Market 2024

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, inaugurated Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024, the leading global travel and tourism event being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 6-9 May, The record-breaking edition…

Dubai: Where Food, Music and Art Festivals Collide

Dubai: Where Food, Music and Art Festivals Collide

Dubai is not just a city; it’s an experience waiting to unfold, especially for Pakistanis seeking excitement and entertainment. With a dynamic blend of culture, innovation, and luxury, Dubai has become a hotspot for events and activities that cater to all interests. From world-class shopping festivals to thrilling sports events and vibrant cultural celebrations, Dubai…

Zong 4G Joins Hands with D3 Communications to Ensure Seamless and High-Speed Internet Connectivity
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Zong 4G Joins Hands with D3 Communications to Ensure Seamless and High-Speed Internet Connectivity

Zong 4G, Pakistan’s top telecom operator, has joined hands with D3 Communications to eliminate the digital divide in Pakistan and empower the public through high-speed internet connectivity. D3 Communications stands at the forefront of the industry as a premier supplier of IT infrastructure and network deployment services, specializing in comprehensive support and implementation of voice,…

MOL Pakistan Promotes Education by Donating Academic Books to QAU

MOL Pakistan Promotes Education by Donating Academic Books to QAU

In a bid to bolster educational resources and foster a culture of learning, MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V. donated academic books to the School of Politics and International Relations at Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU). The formal handover ceremony, held at QAU, was attended by Mr. Zsolt Adam Laszlo, CEO of MOL Pakistan, and Prof….

AKU Earns Prestigious Zairi International Award for Research Impact

AKU Earns Prestigious Zairi International Award for Research Impact

The Aga Khan University received the prestigious Zairi International Award of Excellence for Research Impact in Higher Education during the 6th MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum (MENA HELF) held in Dubai, UAE, on April 18, 2024. This forum is as an exclusive gathering of higher education leaders from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)…

‘Dhye Dreams’ Claims Best Short Documentary Title at NEUFF 2024
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‘Dhye Dreams’ Claims Best Short Documentary Title at NEUFF 2024

Shanta Nepali’s captivating short documentary, “Dhye Dreams,” part of the 10-episode documentary series ‘Voices from the Roof of the World (VRW)’ Season 3, has achieved a remarkable feat at the recent 13th Nepal European Union Film Festival (NEUFF) 2024. The film emerged victorious, securing the coveted title of Best Short Documentary Film. NEUFF, an annual…

Kreative Kinder Haus celebrates Autism Awareness Month

Kreative Kinder Haus celebrates Autism Awareness Month

Kreative Kinder Haus, an inclusive school network dedicated to providing educational, as well as non-educational support to differently-abled children in Islamabad, marked the celebration of Autism Awareness Month at their flagship branch this week. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurological and developmental disorder that can impact people’s behavior, communication and/or motor skills. According to the…

Shan Foods unveils new corporate identity amid growing global presence

Shan Foods unveils new corporate identity amid growing global presence

Shan Foods, one of Pakistan’s longstanding food companies, has unveiled its brand new corporate identity under the name of Shan Shares. The culinary giant, which dominates the South Asian cuisine landscape in more than 70 countries worldwide, has been famous for its ‘Taste Happiness’ tagline since its inception from a single-room operation in 1981. The…

WWF-Pakistan’s World Water Day Seminar Highlights Vital Role of Groundwater Recharge Wells

WWF-Pakistan’s World Water Day Seminar Highlights Vital Role of Groundwater Recharge Wells

WWF-Pakistan organized a World Water Day seminar and a field visit to the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore where two groundwater recharge wells have been constructed as part of the Ravi River Restoration Project. The event brought together industry experts, academia, and members from the Ministry of Water Resources to witness the ongoing…

Transform Pakistan’s Finance with Trust Decision’s Rapid Cloud Security Solutions

Transform Pakistan’s Finance with Trust Decision’s Rapid Cloud Security Solutions

TrustDecision is forging a pivotal partnership with Rapid, Pakistan’s leading in-country cloud service provider, to deliver its cutting-edge fraud, credit risk, and compliance solutions. This collaboration will empower commercial banks, Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs), Digital Retail Banks (DRBs), and e-commerce platforms to harness TrustDecision’s comprehensive services within Pakistan, fostering enhanced security and operational efficiency. Leveraging…

AKU Launches 3.3 MW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

AKU Launches 3.3 MW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

As part of AKDN’s commitment to net zero by 2030, the Aga Khan University (AKU) is installing its largest solar photovoltaic (PV) project to date. To commence the project, a signing ceremony was held with Exide Pakistan Limited, who will be executing the project at AKU’s Stadium Road Campus in Karachi, Pakistan. Renewable energy is…

Explore The Fairy Tale Magic of the Nimbus Islands in PUBG MOBILE’S Version 3.1 Update

Explore The Fairy Tale Magic of the Nimbus Islands in PUBG MOBILE’S Version 3.1 Update

PUBG MOBILE, one of the world’s most popular mobile games, has unveiled  new hidden treasures with the release of its Version 3.1 Update. Until May 12th, players can now experience the new themed mode Skyhigh Spectacle and battle across the Nimbus Islands, a pair of islands offering players unique ways to engage in intense battles…

foodpanda distribute safety kits among delivery riders

foodpanda distribute safety kits among delivery riders

foodpanda, Pakistan’s leading delivery platform, remains steadfast in its commitment to prioritize the health and safety of its riders. Teaming up with prominent healthcare entities, foodpanda has distributed safety kits to its dedicated delivery riders in Punjab. This collaborative effort involves partnerships with reputable companies such as Herbion Pvt Ltd, Martin Dow Market Ltd, Bright…

AKU hosts math games’ showcase by female educators to out-of-school girls

AKU hosts math games’ showcase by female educators to out-of-school girls

The Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) successfully concluded its weeklong celebration of the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) 2024 with a Grand Showcase inspired by this year’s theme: “Playing with Math,” on March 8, 2024. The IDM is a global celebration aimed at promoting the joy of learning mathematics. AKU-IED organized a…

Rizq and Coca Cola longstanding partnership to distribute 8 million meals this year

Rizq and Coca Cola longstanding partnership to distribute 8 million meals this year

Coca-Cola Pakistan with Rizq, a local non-profit organization will continue their shared vision of a hunger-free Pakistan for the fourth consecutive year. Starting from this Ramadan, the partnership aims to distribute over 8 million meals across 9 cities benefitting more than 150,000 people throughout the year. Additionally, through GroRizq- Kissan Dost Program, they are providing seeds to farmers to grow crops. In the previous years, together, the partnership distributed over 6 million meals to those in need, nationwide and helped over 1000 small farmer families and rehabilitated over 500 acres of land that were grappling with the effects of devastating 2022 floods.

realme C67: The Only 108MP Available Under PKR 45,000

realme C67: The Only 108MP Available Under PKR 45,000

In a significant move that’s set to thrill smartphone enthusiasts across Pakistan, realme has announced a price drop for its acclaimed C67 model, now available for an enticing PKR 44,999. This adjustment not only makes the realme C67 more accessible to a broader audience but further cements realme’s position as a brand committed to delivering…

APNS Elects New Leadership Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani President

APNS Elects New Leadership Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani President

The Annual Meeting of the APNS General Council held at APNS House, Karachi unanimously elected Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani as  President, Sarmad Ali as Secretary General, Imtinan Shahid as Senior Vice President, Muhammad Aslam Kazi as Vice President, Syed Muhammad Munir Jilani as Joint Secretary and Shahab Zuberi as Finance Secretary of the Society. The AGM…

Zong 4G announces free of cost services in Gwadar amid Flood Calamity

Zong 4G announces free of cost services in Gwadar amid Flood Calamity

In the wake of the unprecedented floods affecting people in Gwadar and interior Baluchistan, Zong 4G has announced free-of-cost services for all impacted areas. The affected can subscribe by dialing *9090# to avail 20 On net minutes for 1 Day and ensure they remain connected with their loved ones, especially during these testing times. #ZongStandsbyPakistan…

International Baccalaureate Celebrates Educational Excellence in Pakistan

International Baccalaureate Celebrates Educational Excellence in Pakistan

The International Baccalaureate (IB), in collaboration with the Association of IB World Schools in Pakistan (IBPAK), hosted the IB Day Pakistan, an event that marked a significant leap towards advancing high-quality global education in the region. IB’s regional gathering on 24 February 2024 at Avari Hotel, Lahore, introduced Dr Shehzad Jeeva who joined the IB…