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Pakistani Researchers Lay the Foundation for Building Urdu Speech Recognition System

The possibility of some software application developer coming up with an Urdu speech recognition program just got more likely as the most fundamental tool needed for it has just been developed at Lahore’s Information Technology University. Linguistic technology expert Dr. Agha Ali …Continue reading

Changing the Way You Ride

The success story of Pakistan’s first rapid mass transit bus project. Urban transport is a political and not a technical issue,” remarks Enrique Peñalosa, mayor of Bogota, Colombia. “The technical aspects are very simple. The difficult decisions relate to who benefits from …Continue reading

Lahore Cleans up Its Act

A smart city promises quality of life to its residents by effectively and efficiently managing its solid waste. Efficient management of waste—one of the most important byproducts of an urban lifestyle—is an essential element when we talk about smart cities. With growing …Continue reading

Hunting of Houbara Bustards – Separating Facts From Fiction

The Asian Houbara Bustard is a controversial bird in Pakistan – declared endangered by numerous international wildlife conservation organizations but annually hunted by visiting Gulf royalty in different parts of the country. Following a hunting trip where a disproportionate number of birds …Continue reading

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