Islamabad: Pakistani School Girl Secured 2nd position in the 7th International Environmental Project Olympiad (INEPO Euroasia). Young Student Alvaz Adnan got silver medal by presenting her biology project on removal of dyes from effluent of factories. Alvaz Belongs is student of PakTurk School, Lahore. The Competition was held in Baku, Azerbaijan where students from 47 countries participated. There were 123 projects in which Alvaz remained second.
A Pakistani girl Anum Fatima has been awarded a scholarship to study in Harvard University. Though it is not something very exceptional many Pakistani students have been studying in Harvard University on scholarships but Anum Fatima is an exception as she belongs to a small town, Ismael Jokhio Goth near Bin Qasim. Anum belongs to a very poor family and her parents could not afford to study her in a school but she insisted her parents a lot and studied in a school of TCF (The Citizens Foundation).
LAHORE: Over 1,300 students collaborated in making the world largest painting on the occasion of Pakistan Day. The 42,000 square foot painting which was of the national flag represented the different cultures of Pakistan.
The process started at 9 am at the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore. According to the event management team, the Facebook page for the event had more than 19,000 likes within 6 hours of its launch.
By 4pm the painting was completed. Dr Neelam Naz, head of the architecture department at the University of Engineering and Technology then measured it for the record.
A Pakistani student from Beaconhouse has set a new world record by achieving 28 A’s in the University of Cambridge’s O-level examinations.
Nineteen-year-old Syed Zohaib Asad who belongs to Wah Cantonment in Taxilla aced in subjects like world geography and travel tourism in Pakistan.
He had to gather content all by himself, given the reason that these subjects were unique and are not covered well.
Zohaib expressed his concern for Pakistan and said that he’s worried about the rough phase that Pakistan is going through.
But Zohaib is hopeful and holds a belief that the country can be steered out of crisis through hardwork and honesty.
LAHORE: Dr Umar Saif, a Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums) has just become the first Pakistani to be recognised as one of the top 35 innovators of the world. The MIT Technology Review has named him as one of their 35 ‘World’s Top Young Innovators for the year 2011’.
No surprise, given his background; Saif started out at Aitchison, went on to Lums, did his Doctorate at Cambridge and ended up doing his Post doctorate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The MIT Technology Review (TR35) recognizes the world’s top 35 young innovators that are radically transforming technology as we know and this is the first time in the past decade that a Pakistani has been recognised.
Saif says that he couldn’t have done it without Lums. While talking to The Express Tribune, he said, “It would have been difficult at other universities. There are certain things that Lums has gotten right. The faculty is empowered and hiring and promotion is all done based on how research active you are.”
Today I am going to write about another growing star from Pakistan and another Guinness World Record from Pakistan. He is awarded as the World’s Youngest MCTS , MCP , CIW-A & CWNA. I am talking about Babar Iqbal from Pakistan, he is the 12 year old world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Wireless Network Administrator. His brother Asif Iqbal – has done something like 15 Microsoft certifications as well.
President of Pakistan Asif Zardari presented the world youngest IT professional Babar Iqbal with a cheque of Rs 0.5 million. The president appreciated Iqbal for grabbing four world records in the fields of computer and information technology. He said the nation had high hopes from the young generation, which had ample potential to flourish if they were provided with good opportunities. National Assembly Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi also attended the function.The National Assembly hailed the worldwide achievements of the genius cyber kid, Babar Iqbal, in the field of computers, who was specially invited to a session of the Lower House of Parliament.
Earlier, Babar, generally known as genius cyber kid, had set up three world records including Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) at the age 9 years, Youngest Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) at the age 9 years and Youngest Certified Web Professional Associate (CIWA) at age 10 years.
While, the recent fourth record he made as Youngest Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) at the age 12 in Dubai.
He is the Youngest in the world in the following:
Paper of Engineering/Computer Science/BS Maths of NUST Entrance Test 2011 held on 17 July 2011 will be retaken. New date of entry test for these programmes is given as below;
21 August 2011 (Sunday) - Eng/Computer Science/ BS Math
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