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Pakistan’s ‘Fitbit for Cows’ wins $10,000 at Pakistan Startup cup 2016

winners of Pakistan StartUp Cup 2016

Pakistani startup Cowlar won the top prize of Rs. 1 million at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016. Cowlar announces to establish a Cowlar Village with prize money Pakistani startup Cowlar, better known as ‘Fitbit for Cows’, has won the top prize of Rs. 1 million (US$100,000) at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016 held in Islamabad. The runner-up  startups are: CricFlex, Snooze Wear, Ghar Par. The Startup Cup ... Read More »

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Representatives from Pakistani businesses traveled to the United States to participate in the 2016 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. The IWF is one of the world’s premier furniture manufacturer, architectural woodwork, custom and general woodworking trade shows, and hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors specializing in all areas of woodworking supply and technology. “Through this trade delegation, Pakistani and American business ... Read More »

Documentary Films promote cultural preservation in Pakistan

Rohtas Fort Pakistan

American Embassy and Walkabout Films promote cultural preservation in Pakistan with 3 Documentaries on World Heritage Sites, namely Taxila Remains, Lahore Fort and Rohtas Fort Jhelum ISLAMABAD – Three documentary films highlighting the archeological and cultural heritage of Pakistan were opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts to promote cultural preservation in Pakistan. American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale ... Read More »

Pakistan’s women police officers get 5 new buses from U.S. Embassy

American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented 5 mini buses to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat

Pakistan’s National Highway & Motorway Police receives 5 buses from United States which will provide transportation to 200 women police officers ISLAMABAD – American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented five mini buses valued at $275,000 to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat for the National Highway & Motorway Police (NH&MP). With this donation, the ... Read More »

More than 100,000 Pakistanis become American citizens in one decade

104,000 Pakistanis have gained US citizenship between 2005 and 2014

104,000 Pakistanis gained American citizenship in 10 years whereas 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the US last year As many as 104,000 Pakistanis have gained American citizenship over the past 10 years between 2005 and 2014, United States (U.S.) consulate official informed during a media tour of the Karachi consulate’s visa section on Friday. Around 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the U.S. last year. ... Read More »

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Team of startup WonderTree made Pakistanis proud by winning third prize at the GIST TECH-I startup competition held at Stanford University WonderTree which develops interactive, augmented reality-based games for children with special needs using Microsoft Kinect technology, with a focus on home-based physical therapy, biofeedback and tracking won the third prize at the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I ... Read More »

China overtakes U.S. by developing world’s fastest supercomputer

China dominates ranking of the world’s 500 fastest supercomputers for the seventh consecutive time. China also surpassed the US for the first time as the country with the most supercomputers in the top 500 China’s Sunway TaihuLight has been declared the world’s fastest supercomputer. The world’s fastest supercomputer uses Chinese-made microprocessor chips instead of chips from Silicon Valley’s Intel. The supercomputer uses ... Read More »

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