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3 weeks ago

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Increasing access to communications technology and digital information has played a mammoth role in the economic, social, financial and political development of our world today. The recognition of this significance of access to technology, by the policy makers, has finally translated in means to empower women and ensure their safety. In a recent development, Punjab Safe Cities…

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3 weeks ago

Announcements

This has been a blissfully happening year for the start-up industry in Pakistan. Start-ups, and all the relevant segments of the industry: incubation centers, investors, venture capitals etc, all gained momentum. As observed by industry’s first ever trend watch spear headed by PakWired, the start-up industry’s journey of success through the year, began with Patari‘s win of…

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3 weeks ago

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The NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) has selected Dr. Rashid A Chotani, a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College, as the recipient of the 2016 Scientific Achievement Award, for his contributions in research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Dr. Chotani, a Pakistani-American, is a Senior Fellow of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and…

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3 weeks ago

How-To Guides

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) announced new regulations on Tuesday in order to promote corporate, commercial and economic growth in the country. SECP is the financial regulatory authority whose remit is to develop an efficient corporate sector and a vibrant capital market based on sound principles, in order to encourage investment and…

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3 weeks ago

Incubators

National ICT R&D Fund recently issued a notification regarding the requests for Proposals (RFP) for provision of services to establish and manage new Incubation Centers in the country. Four cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta have been chosen as venues for the new Incubation Centers. The Jazz National Incubation Center launched in July this year and…

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4 weeks ago

Digital Living

As the regular visitors of this place know already, we had shared with you guys in November the speculations that Careem was planing to launch a rickshaw service. The Dubai-based Ride-hailing service has FINALLY, now, confirmed the plans to launch ‘Tezz Rickshaws’ in Lahore and Karachi. The company sees the auto-rickshaw sector as an important contributor to future…

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4 weeks ago

Digital Living

The Government of Punjab has launched a new initiative, Judicial e-Stamping, in collaboration with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) under its program to promote digital reforms in the province. The government has officially introduced the judicial e-Stamp papers on Friday, December 23, in all 36 districts of Punjab. Among the banks, The Bank of Punjab…

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4 weeks ago

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The most coveted advertising award ceremony in Pakistan has a date for this year’s event! That’s right. The PAS Awards 2017 have now been officially announced. Founded in 2011, the awards are an initiative by the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS) in order to celebrate and promote ‘ideas that work’. All year round, brands and agencies…

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4 weeks ago

Business

An executive at Axact, a “fake-diploma mill” scheme, has been charged this Wednesday for Axact’s fake diploma scam that affected millions of consumers. In the latest case, Umair Hamid, 30, an executive at software firm Axact, has been  charged at the Manhattan Federal Court, USA. He faces charges that include wire fraud,  allegedly aggravating identity theft and Axact’s $140…

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4 weeks ago

Business

Even though Donald Trump hasn’t yet taken oath, tremors caused by his impending takeover of the Oval have already been felt all over America. However, the expression of public dismay found a new level of intensity, when a Senior Staffer at Oracle made news by writing an open letter of resignation to his company. The case of…

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