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Another corpus under development at the CSaLT lab will pave the way for working on regional languages with little or no written material. Recorded speech in those languages will be sufficient to provide material for speech recognition


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 Raza and his tea…
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لاہور میں پی ایس سی اے کے تحت جدید ٹریفک سسٹم کا آغاز ہو چکا ہے


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کیمرے ٹریفک کی روانی کے دوران خلاف ورزی کو پکڑ کر ای اینڈ ٹی کے تعاون سے وہیکل رجسٹریشن نمبر کے ذریعے ان کا چالان کریں گے۔ اس وقت کیا عالم ہو گا جب اردگرد سے تمام لوگ جم…
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گاڑیوں کی ہیکنگ کے مسلسل خدشے کے پیش نظر ویمو نے حل پیش کیا ہے کہ گاڑی کو آف لائن رکھا جائے۔ 🚗

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سیلف ڈرائیونگ کاروں کو پہیوں پر چلتے پھرتے کمپیوٹر سے تشبیہہ دی جاسکتی ہے۔ اس لئے یہ حیرت کی بات نہیں کہ ڈرائیور سفر کے دوران ان چلتے پھرتے کمپیوٹرز کو سیکورٹی کے نام …
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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to finish geographic information system (GIS) based mapping of all polling stations in the country in time for the next general elections.

Voters will be able to get online walking, driving directions. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to finish geographic information system (GIS) based mapping of all polling stations in the country in time for the next general elections. This will allow voters to use mapping softwares a…
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Should controlled hunting be permitted?

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 we…
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"Those interested in developing an Urdu speech recognition software will now have access to the most basic ingredient needed for the purpose. They will just need a repository of words used in everyday speech to proceed with developing the application." - Dr. Agha Ali Raza, ITU’s Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT)

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 Raza and his tea…
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A team of experts at ITU’s Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT) lab has released for public use a corpus of Urdu sentences that covers all possible distinct sounds, called phoneme by linguists, used in everyday speech.


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 Raza and his tea…
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Social entrepreneurship is gaining momentum in Pakistan while traditional models of charities, social work and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are slowly losing their relevance.

Naeem Zamindar is the country director of Acumen, a nonprofit. He is actively involved in the development of entrepreneurship as the current president of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Lahore and is on the advisory council of the IBA School of Entrepreneurship, MIT Enterprise Forum, Plan9 and Nest…
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یہ کوئی کھلونا نہیں بلکہ سستا ترین طبی آلہ ہے جس کے ذریعے نہ صرف خون کا تجزیہ کیا جاسکتا ہے بلکہ ملیریا جیسی بیماری کی تشخیص بھی کی جاسکتی ہے۔

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کیا یہ کوئی کھلونا ہے جو اتنا سستا مل رہا ہے ؟ نہیں یہ کوئی کھلونا نہیں بلکہ سستا ترین طبی آلہ ہے جس کے ذریعے نہ صرف خون کا تجزیہ کیا جاسکتا ہے بلکہ ملیریا جیسی بیماری …
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Cameras to monitor traffic flow will detect violations and generate challans using information obtained from E&T database through vehicle registration numbers.



Cameras to monitor traffic flow will detect violations and generate challans using information obtained from E&T database through vehicle registration numbers. We’ve all been there. It’s been 15 minutes and your car hasn’t moved an inch. You were already running late when you left home…
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“Milk that is being sold in Pakistan would not pass for milk anywhere else in the world. If you get natural milk from a cow, it would also contain a shot of steroids or some other toxin. Similarly, the water in Pakistan today is not suitable for plants, let alone human consumption.” - Kamran Sheikh, former chairman of the Lahore Restaurant Association.

Experts say ingredients in Pakistani food are balanced in nutritional terms but our cooking technique is archaic Excitement at the prospect of good food is what keeps us going through a long, busy day. A typical Pakistani dining table has dishes rich in flavour. There is the flavorsome aloo keema, a…
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