Company News

“Indus Motor Undertakes Ramadan Ration Distribution for Underprivileged Communities”

Commerce

ITC launches efforts for SMEs in Pakistan to access international markets

Commerce

CDA asked to withdraw notices and implement CDA Board decision for lease extension

Commerce

PM Imran Khan has Announce to include representatives of (FPCCI) in all advisory committees.

Company News

Mobilink Microfinance Bank  secure ‘Positive Outlook’ PACRA Credit Rating

Company News

Ufone Launches Super Card Max

Banking Sector

Faysal Bank signs agreement with Emaar Karachi to promote Home Financing

ISLAMABAD  ( Web News ) Faysal Bank Limited signed an agreement with the leading Dubai-based real estate development company, Emaar Karachi, to provide

 JazzCash Launches All-New Business App for Business Owners

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Aimed at further developing the digital payments ecosystem, Pakistan’s leading fintech, JazzCash, has launched a Business App for

BoP & Akhuwat  Signed Agreement for Promoting Low-Cost Housing

LAHORE ( Web News ) The Bank of Punjab (BOP) and Akhuwat Islamic Microfinance (AIM), have signed an agreement for promoting Low-Cost Housing

Standard Chartered Pakistan pre-tax profit of Rs 5.9 billion during 1st Q 2021

KARACHI ( Web News ) The country’s largest and oldest bank international bank, Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited has announced financial results for

Telecom

Vice President Public Affairs of Huawei Middle East Visits PTA

  ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Li Xiangyu (Spacelee), Vice President Public Affairs and Communications of Huawei Middle East visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters

DDWP Approves project worth Rs. 651.771 Million

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui chaired the 3rd meeting of the Departmental Development Working Party (DDWP) for FY 2021-22 held

PTA Extends Support to Sri Lankan Telecom For Implementation of MNP

ISLAMABAD (Web News ) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended training and technical support to Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) for the successful implementation of Mobile Number Portability

PM inaugurates Major Projects of SCO under IT in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgt ( Web News ) Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan today on the occasion of his visit to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) inaugurated several important and major projects of SCO

Company News

“Indus Motor Undertakes Ramadan Ration Distribution for Underprivileged Communities”

KARACHI Committed to its resolve to support the Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Zero Hunger, Indus Motor Company (IMC) in partnership with the Saylani Welfare International Trust (SWT) distributed Ramadan food rations to the underprivileged communities under its flagship CSR

Mobilink Microfinance Bank  secure ‘Positive Outlook’ PACRA Credit Rating

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan’s largest digital bank, Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) has registered an extraordinary feat of

Ufone Launches Super Card Max

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistani telecom operator Ufone, has introduced a new member of the Super Card family, Super

Commerce

ITC launches efforts for SMEs in Pakistan to access international markets

 Geneva/Islamabad ( Web News ) A new initiative that will enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan to effectively engage in international markets was launched today. This UK-funded initiative will help enhance Pakistan’s trade diversification and integration into global value chains. The International Trade Centre (ITC) will implement the Revenue mobilization, Investment and Trade Programme (REMIT) programme. The GBP 5 million project will run from 2020-2024. These efforts are part of a larger UK-supported REMIT programme aimed at contributing to sustainable and inclusive

CDA asked to withdraw notices and implement CDA Board decision for lease extension

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Fatma Azim, Acting President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has called upon the CDA to immediately withdraw the

PM Imran Khan has Announce to include representatives of (FPCCI) in all advisory committees.

Banks, pharma industry, import-export, customs matters exempted from Eid holidays ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Prime Minister Imran Khan has Announce to include representatives of

Breaking News

Embassies don’t welcome expats whose remittances rescue Pakistan, says PM

ISLAMABAD (Web News ) Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke Wednesday to all Pakistani diplomatic staff deputed globally to deliberate over issues faced by the diaspora and expatriates, particularly at the

President Alvi has emphasized the need for establishing primary healthcare telemedicine clinics

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need for establishing primary healthcare telemedicine clinics to

Prime Minister Imran Khan meets OIC Ambassadors to discuss combating Islamophobia

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Prime Minister Imran Khan meets OIC Ambassadors to discuss combating Islamophobia and promoting inter-faith harmony

Broadband / Internet

Nokia boosts Ooredoo Kuwait home internet service with 5G Fixed Wireless Access

Nokia’s self-installable 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) gateway incorporates Wi-Fi 6 with self-optimizing mesh technology and advanced antenna designs for better coverage The device is available today from the Ooredoo Kuwait website for residential and business customers Espoo, Finland – Nokia has agreed a deal to supply 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) equipment to Ooredoo Kuwait for the

Telecom foundation partners SPRC to support social inclusion of disabled segment

Islamabad: April 02, 2021 Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui presided over signing ceremony of a

USF awards contract worth PKR 2.07 Billion to UFONE in Kech District

ISLAMABAD (Web News ) The Universal Service Fund (USF) has awarded contract worth approximately PKR 2.07 Billion to Ufone for

Social Media

Terrorism, hateful material, 19 thousand 727 social media accounts closed

Terrorism, hateful material, 19 thousand 727 social media accounts closed All Social Media Accounts are closed by Facebook, Twitter and Google, Nica 9 thousand 633 pages were spreading religious profits from blocked accounts ISLAMABAD (Web  News) The National Institute of Counter Terrorism (Nica) has been said that 19,000 727 social media spreads spread terrorism and

YouTube celebrates the success of content creators in Pakistan

KARACHI ( Web News ) Over 2 billion users come to YouTube every month to get their dose of entertainment,

Digital Release-Likee launches its Star Challenge to encourage the creative potential in Pakistan

KARACHI ( Web News ) Likee Pakistan, one of the country’s leading short video platforms, has launched the ‘Likee Star

Handsets & Gadgets

The Gaming Beast realme 8 is Now Available Across Pakistan

The realme 8 is made for gamers as it sports a MediaTekHelio G95 gaming processor and a 5,000 mAhmega battery – all for PKR 39,999/-

TECNO marks new sales records with the new Spark 7 Pro

LAHORE ( Web News ) TECNO Mobile Pakistan goes up in the flames with the launch of Spark 7 Pro. The phone was launched yesterday

The Powerful Gaming phone, realme 8 is here First-ever Gaming Pro Kit

LAHORE ( Web News ) The Powerful Gaming phone, realme 8 is here with MediaTekHelio G95 Chipset and the First-ever Gaming With multiple smartphones landing

Higher Education

A decade of opportunity ahead for the accountancy profession in Pakistan

LAHORE ( Web News ) A decade of opportunity for Generation Z accountancy professionals and their employers is predicted by ACCA (the Association of Chartered

Jubilee Life and Charter for Compassion establish 25 libraries in Karachi

KARACHI ( Web News ) Jubilee Life Insurance, the leading life insurance company in the private sector of Pakistan collaborated with Charter for Compassion Pakistan,

Ministry of Education Signs MoU with Knowledge Platform

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Knowledge Platform, Pakistan’s leading education technology company, has won the Federal Government’s first public sector blended learning project for middle

Jazz and TCF partner to launch ground-breaking digital education project

KARACHI ( Web News ) The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider have

TCF and IDEAS come together to use Research for Education Delivery and Reform

LAHORE ( Web News ) The Citizens Foundation (TCF) and the Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) signed an MoU to collaborate to expand

Pride of Pakistan: 3 Pakistani students make ACCA’s global toppers list

LAHORE ( Web News ) ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has announced the pass rates of its latest exam sitting for March 2021

Cyber Security

Ehsaas will invite hackers to identify digital security vulnerabilities. Sania Nishtar

ISLAMABAD ( STAFF REPORT ) SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the joint meeting of Risk Assurance and Management, and Audit Committees of BISP board today,

Aamir Ibrahim, CEO, Jazz delivers talk on preventing cyber crime

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Aimed at sharing practical experience to help strengthen cybersecurity measures in Pakistan, Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz delivered an engaging presentation to

IT Minister assures all out technical support on reports over the theft of bank account data

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Following the recent news item about cyber-attack on major Pakistani Banks, the Federal Minister for IT & Telecom, Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi

BankIslami responds timely to cyber-attack, keeps customer accounts protected

KARACHI (PRESS RELEASE) BankIslami Pakistan Limited encountered a cyber-attack from unknown hackers on 27th October, 2018, to which the Bank responded immediately by shutting down

Technology

Microsoft Teams unveils additional features to support educators and learners

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace at which technology has driven innovation in teaching and learning in the last one year. KARACHI ( Web News ) Microsoft has announced

MoIT&T and Huawei to provide enhance ICT Trainings to 1000 Government Officials

ISLAMABAD ( Web News )  President Dr Arif Alvi has called for promoting Knowledge-Economy and digitalization of Government organizations to enhance the efficiency of work

Saudi side is ready to play a much stronger role in the economic development of Pakistan. Nawaf Saeed

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan H.E. Mr. Nawaf Saeed A. Al Malkiy called on the Federal