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Fun-filled opening greets IEEE week at FAST

Fun-filled opening greets IEEE week at FAST

LAHORE – The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) – FAST National University (FAST NU) WEEK 2011 opened yesterday (Monday) at FAST-NU Lahore. IEEE-FAST NU- WEEK is a 6 days long event full of fun filled activities and competitions for engineering students which enable them to polish their creativity and scientific knowledge.
Events spreading over the entire week have been planned in collaboration with National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences

Fast KESC meter, citizens teeter

KARACHI – Power consumers across the city have started receiving inflated electricity bills after the installation of new meters by the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), on claims of the previous ones being faulty, slow, or tampered, etc.
The consumers complain that the newly-installed meters are moving fast and causing the already poverty-stricken people of the city to bear additional charges.
The KESC is replacing the existing meters across the metropolis with new

‘Pakistan must move fast on reforms process’

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will have to move fast on the reforms process after the approval of the nine-month extension of $11.3 billion Stand-By Arrangement programme by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a senior official of the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday.
He said the IMF had only given an extension in the programme but the release of the remaining amount of $3.6 billion would depend on the completion of the fifth review, which would be held only after the

Pakistan fast losing ground in CIS

KARACHI: Pakistani exporters are fast losing ground in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) markets. Sources attribute the decline to the aggressive strategy of competitors in specific product categories and trade policy.
There is a significant fall in Pakistani exports to the states of the former Soviet Union. In Azerbaijan, particularly, Indian rice exporters have successfully displaced Pakistani exporters of basmati rice and assumed a predominant position in the market.