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Economy

In the dusty scrub of the Thar desert, Pakistan has begun to dig up one of the world’s largest deposits of low-grade, brown, dirty coal to fuel new power stations that could revolutionize the country’s economy. The project is one of the most expensive among an array of ambitious energy developments that China is helping…

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Announcements

In what can be termed as a litmus test for the tech industry in Pakistan, Intel Corporation has shut down its direct operations across Pakistan. The move is in line with Intel’s new global strategy to streamline operations focusing on the bigger markets, only. The company is cutting down costs, when it comes to smaller…

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2 weeks ago

Announcements

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced a new complaint management system to ensure better quality of services to the telecom consumers by providing them a complaint lodge facility at the PTA portal. The measure is expected to push the telecom operators to resolve consumer complaints about the quality and operations of mobile communications at the earliest. You…

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2 weeks ago

Banking

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has released a Framework draft for the financial institutions to manage risks and explore strategies associated with the use of latest technology. The draft, issued earlier this week, urges a maintenance of standards that matches international standards for IT governance. The SBP also confirmed that the framework is compliant…

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2 weeks ago

Announcements

Seven Pakistani institutes have been listed in the top 300 educational institutions in Asia, in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) list of the latest Asia University Rankings 2017. The prestigious rankings list compares institutions across a wide range of subjects. While elite Asian institutions continue to remain at the top of THE latest rankings, more Pakistani…

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2 weeks ago

Business

As part of its efforts to attain high revenue target for the current fiscal, the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has collaborated with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), to introduce an invoice monitoring system for beauty parlours running across the province. In addition, the salon service provider sector has been given potential taxpayer status now, aiming…

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2 weeks ago

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Fast-growing Pakistan, estimated to be the sixth-largest country by population, kicked off its first national census in 19 years on Wednesday, a delay caused by a lack of funds, political squabbling and too few available troops to oversee security. Around 118,000 “enumerators” in 63 districts began the 70-day data-gathering campaign, flanked by police and soldiers,…

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2 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

The significance of involving women in formal workforce has been realized by the masses lately which is encouraging since many organizations contribute to this cause. Similar initiative has been taken by Karandaaz Pakistan as it has launched its second Innovation Challenge Fund to support start-ups and women led enterprises in Pakistan. The Senior Manager Knowledge…

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2 weeks ago

Launch

The government of Punjab has introduced a new digital system for all its police stations, investing a colossal amount of Rs990 million. PITB Digitizes All 712 Police Stations On Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif initiated the project to computerize all the 712 police stations of Punjab. Punjab Information and Technology Board (PITB) developed the software for…

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2 weeks ago

News

If the news is to be believed, Amazon is deciding to launch one or more devices powered by Alexa with an additional voice-calling feature, later this year. Amazon might also introduce a new feature through which two people can communicate with each other by using Alexa-powered devices. What is Alexa? Alexa is actually a component…

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