Technology

Pros and Cons of IoT

June 18, 2021

IoT or the Internet of Things is a trending topic today and can be heard on the lips of every techie. It is a common thing that many individuals are using it and their entire day-to-day life is dependent on it.  We are living in the internet era, where everything is[...]
PM vows to enhance info tech industry's worth to $20b

PM vows to enhance info tech industry’s worth to $20b

February 21, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minster Imran Khan has vowed to enhance the worth of the country’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry to $20 billion in order to boost Pakistan’s tech environment. The premier said this during a meeting with Sergi Herrero, co-chief executive officer of VEON – parent company of Jazz[...]
CDA officers being trained in Geographic Information System

CDA officers being trained in Geographic Information System

December 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to increase efficiency and streamline its monitoring process, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is equipping its officers with Geographic Information System (GIS) training. CDA is carrying out the four-week capacity building programme in collaboration with the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) at the GIS[...]
Housing projects among others worth Rs71.66bn cleared by CDWP

Housing projects among others worth Rs71.66bn cleared by CDWP

December 11, 2019

ISLAMABAD: As many as eight projects were approved by the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) at a meeting with the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC), chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan. Besides the approved projects amounting to Rs31.44 billion, the CDWP recommended three others worth[...]
Graana, IIPS land at National Science & Technology Park

Graana, IIPS land at National Science & Technology Park

December 9, 2019

A leading model of digitisation in Pakistan’s real estate sector, Graana Group of Companies along with Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) launched the country’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Innovation Lab at the National Science & Technology Park (NSTP). The birth story of Graana involves a firm will to[...]
Graana, IIPS to launch Innovation Lab at NSTP

Graana, IIPS to launch Innovation Lab at NSTP

December 8, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Aiming to touch new innovative heights in the real estate sector, Graana, along with Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS), is all set to launch Pakistan's first Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Innovation Lab at the National Science & Technology Park (NSTP), which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran[...]
Embracing agri-tech to ensure plentiful food, say experts

Embracing agri-tech to ensure plentiful food, say experts

December 1, 2019

BHURBAN: Agricultural technology – specifically biotechnology – along with responsible agricultural practices has been underpinned as the solution to address the alarming decrease in available farmland as a two-day workshop concluded its proceedings. Speakers at the ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ workshop said that compared to 1950, the global population is projected to[...]
Graana and GIS – the way forward

Graana and GIS – the way forward

November 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE ISLAMABAD: Graana Group of Companies hailed the promising future of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in real estate as the visionary organisation, in collaboration with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), celebrated GIS Day on November 13, 2019. An informative seminar was held to recognise the impact[...]
Chinese and German firms awarded power project by K-Electric

Chinese and German firms awarded power project by K-Electric

October 27, 2019

KARACHI: K-Electric (KE) has signed a contract with a joint venture of Chinese and German firms to build a 900 megawatts dual-fired power plant with an investment of $650 million. The contract was signed in Chinese city Harbin by KE CEO Moonis Alvi, Siemens Executive Vice President Dr Keramat Fakhari[...]
PIAF lauds govt plan to revive 687 sick industrial units

PIAF lauds govt plan to revive 687 sick industrial units

October 17, 2019

LAHORE: The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) has appreciated the plan to revive 687 sick industrial units in 60 days, saying it is crucial to strengthen the industrial base for the revitalising of the economy and industrial growth. PIAF chairman Mian Nauman Kabir called for collaboration with the[...]