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How 5G Will Transform Pakistan’s Economy

How 5G Will Transform Pakistan’s Economy

Having recently introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) framework and cloud-first policy, Pakistan has set off on the path to technological transformation which can receive a significant boost with the launch of 5G technology. These technologies can potentially bring in a much-needed economic revolution as these can be game-changers for a developing country like Pakistan...

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Pakistani-American Dr. Kashif Ansari Receives Pride of Pakistan Award

Pakistani-American Dr. Kashif Ansari Receives Pride of Pakistan Award

A Graduate of Dow Medical College’s 1992 batch, Dr. Ansari moved to the US many years ago and earned name and respect both in the US and Pakistan. A known philanthropist, he has offered free treatment to patients in Pakistan, especially for thalassemia treatment and blood donation. The government of Pakistan has conferred the President’s...

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Credit Suisse Leaks Exposes Mian Mansha’s Alleged Link to “Hidden” London Hotel Sale

Credit Suisse Leaks Exposes Mian Mansha’s Alleged Link to “Hidden” London Hotel Sale

Credit Suisse Leaks have revealed that one of Pakistan’s wealthiest businessmen, Mian Mohammad Mansha, appears to have had a shared bank account with a phantom company that helped finance the sale of a five-star hotel in London, United Kingdom. While Mansha has always maintained that he had no involvement in the purchase of a five-star...

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PM Imran Proves How Electronic Voting Can Change Election Results

PM Imran Proves How Electronic Voting Can Change Election Results

Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Wednesday, revealed that a shocking number of votes were rejected during the first phase of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Local Government (LG) elections in December 2021.“LG elections in KP have again shown problem of rejected votes, because of double stamping, etc.,” the premier said on Twitter. He also shared official...

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Federal Cabinet Approves a Big Increase in Salaries for Pakistan Army

Federal Cabinet Approves a Big Increase in Salaries for Pakistan Army

The cabinet on Tuesday endorsed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement of a 15 percent increment in the salaries of the personnel of civil armed forces, according to Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry. “In line with the announcement [made] by PM Imran Khan, the federal cabinet has approved a 15 percent increase in...

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Cabinet to Approve Historic “Personal Data Protection Bill” Tomorrow

Cabinet to Approve Historic “Personal Data Protection Bill” Tomorrow

The Federal Cabinet is likely to approve the “Personal Data Protection Bill,” proposing up to Rs. 25 million fine for those who process or cause to be processed, disseminates, or discloses personal data in violation of any of the provisions of the proposed legislation, it is learned.The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has finalized...

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SPI Shows Slight Decline on Weekly Basis

SPI Shows Slight Decline on Weekly Basis

The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended February 10, 2022, recorded a decrease of 0.08 percent due to a decline in food items and non-food items, says the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).The year-on-year trend depicts an increase of 18.47 percent mainly due to an increase in tomatoes (289.04 percent), electricity for Q1...

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Remittances Still Above $2 Billion Despite 14.9% Drop in January

Remittances Still Above $2 Billion Despite 14.9% Drop in January

The inflows of remittances suffered a fresh blow as they declined by 5 percent in January 2022 compared to the corresponding period last year, partly reflecting an easing of travel restrictions. Compared to December 2021, the remittances fell by 14.9 percent on a month-on-month basis due to seasonality.Official numbers by the State Bank of Pakistan...

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Punjab Police Bars Use of TikTok and Officially Requests a Ban on PUBG

Punjab Police Bars Use of TikTok and Officially Requests a Ban on PUBG

Punjab police has banned its personnel from posting on TikTok, a Chinese video-sharing platform. According to details, the Punjab police department has barred all cops from using TikTok during duty hours. The police department has warned that if a video of any officer goes viral on any social media platform, strict departmental action will be...

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