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    Human Tracking Devices In Pakistan

  • Sindh govt to make tracking devices compulsory for all motorcycles

    The Sindh government has announced that tracking devices should be installed on all motorcycles across the province, in an attempt they claim will help curb the menace of street crimes...

    The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and attended by tracking companies, motorcycle manufacturers, Sindh police, excise department, Rangers and Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC)...

  • ‘Sindh govt mulling over introducing tracking devices in motorcycles’

    KARACHI: The Sindh government is set to make it mandatory for bikers to install tracking devices in their motorcycles by introducing necessary legislation — a decision which many stakeholders believe is “ambitious” and “technically impossible” for a host of reasons...

    He added the government would make sure that people should not spend heavy sums on the purchase of the tracking device...

  • Sound bytes: Haj pilgrims to have tracking devices

    This year, the federal ministry of religious affairs is already concerned about possible accidents during Haj and is considering various steps, including a digital tracking system, for better coordination with the pilgrims...

    One of them is introduction of a tracking system...

  • Over 4,000 police vehicles to be equipped with tracking devices

    KARACHI: In a move to keep an eye on the movement of official cars and mobile vans of police across the province so that they are not misused, the Sindh police have decided to bring a fleet of more than 4,000 vehicles under a tracking system, it emerged on Sunday...

    A tender seeking bid proposals from different car tracking companies for this project has recently been issued, said an official, adding that the initiative was part of...

  • NON-FICTION: TRACKING BIN LADEN

    It has been more than six years since Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid conducted by the United States Navy Seals on his compound in Pakistan’s garrison city of Abbottabad, just a stone’s throw away from the military academy...

    Post-9/11, along with thousands of Al Qaeda members and their families, Bin Laden dodged American forces and their Afghan allies to cross over into Pakistan...

  • Nasa launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

    CAPE CANAVERAL: Nasa launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital link to astronauts in orbit as well as the Hubble Space Telescope...

    The end of the era came with a morning liftoff of TDRS-M, the 13th satellite in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite network...

  • Tracking extremism

    These attitudes are creating a conducive environment for ultra- and hyper-extremist groups to operate in the vulnerable spaces that exist in every class and institution in Pakistan...

    In Pakistan, radicalism is mainly a family phenomenon...

  • Deal at UN meeting opens way for satellite tracking of jets

    GENEVA: A UN conference agreed on Wednesday to dedicate part of the radio spectrum to a global flight tracking system, to avoid a repeat of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in March last year...

    “The allocation of frequencies for reception of ADS-B signals from aircraft by space stations will enable real-time tracking of aircraft anywhere in the world,” said Franois Rancy, head of the ITU’s Radio­communication...

  • India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam that offers eye on China

    NEW DELHI: India will set up a satellite tracking and imaging centre in southern Vietnam that will give Hanoi access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites that cover the region, including China and the South China Sea, Indian officials said...

    ”The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will fund and set up the satellite tracking and data reception centre in Ho Chi Minh City to monitor Indian satellite...

  • Tracking the footprints: All roads lead to South Punjab

    Apart from a deadly attack on a gathering at the election office of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) legislator Amjad Farooq Khosa in Taunsa near DG Khan in mid-October and a suicide raid in Multan, no other significant incident of violence took place in the southern Punjab that made headlines a year earlier as the hub of nationwide militant activity, especially in Urban Pakistan...

    A spokesman for Jamaatul Ahrar, a splinter group...

  • Internet car tracking

    A GLOBAL news channel showed a documentary recently in which a vehicle fitted with an Internet tracking device was accessed through software by a laptop...

    I feel it is a matter of time before this software will be pirated to Pakistan...

  • Researchers turn to oysters as pollution-tracking sentinels

    ARCACHON: French researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an unlikely ally in a mollusc more often destined for the dinner table...

    Their findings reveal that much like canaries in a coal mine, oysters stationed near offshore oil platforms can detect minute amounts of hydrocarbons as each one constantly filters dozens of gallons of water every day
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