Commerce and Industry

Incoming Government to focus on promoting ease of doing business  – Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh

Breaking News

PDM government obtained $8.4 billion foreign loans.

Breaking News

Imran Khan’s decision to write a letter to the IMF against election rigging

Breaking News

Liaquat Ali Chattha retracts ‘rigging’ accusations against CEC & CJP

Banking Sector

Ericsson strengthen partnership to propel easypaisa financial services

Banking Sector

Mobilink Bank witnesses 72% revenue growth

Banking Sector

Ericsson strengthen partnership to propel easypaisa financial services

TMB, Ericsson strengthen partnership to propel easypaisa financial services Ericsson’s fintech solution, the Ericsson Wallet Platform, will support positioning Telenor Microfinance Bank as

Mobilink Bank witnesses 72% revenue growth

Mobilink Bank witnesses 72% revenue growth, championing inclusive banking for women and SMEs ISLAMABAD  (  Web  News  ) Mobilink Bank achieved multiple financial

The BOP Partners with the BISP

The Bank of Punjab  Partners with the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) LAHORE   (  Web  News  ) The Bank of Punjab (BOP), a

The Bank of Punjab was honored with numerous local and international awards

 LAHORE   ( Web  News ) The Board of Directors of The Bank of Punjab (BOP) convened on February 20, 2024, to review and

Telecom

Zong 4G and Batik have signed a formal agreement encompassing GSM Connectivity

Islamabad ( Web News ) Zong 4G and Batik have signed a formal agreement encompassing GSM Connectivity, Attendance Management Solutions, and Push to Talk devices

PTCL Group’s strong operational performance during 2023

PTCL Group’s strong operational performance during 2023 Posts highest ever revenue Islamabad PTCL Group, Pakistan’s leading telecom and ICT services provider has achieved a double-digit revenue growth of 25.8% during

“The fourth quarter was yet another strong quarter for Telenor,” continues Brekke.

Telenor ended last year strongly with solid top-line growth and strong cash flow both in the fourth quarter and for the full year. KARACHI  (  Web News ) “I am

PTCL launches first neutral Internet Exchange in Pakistan powered by DE-CIX

PTCL launches first neutral Internet Exchange in Pakistanpowered by DE-CIX Frankfurt/Islamabad  ( Web News ) Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the largest integrated Information Communication Technology (ICT) company of Pakistan

Company News

Wavetec Appointed as Channel Partner by NCR

KARACHI ( Web News ) Wavetec, a leading technology company, has been appointed as the Channel Partner in Pakistan of NCR, top provider of banking & self-service solutions globally. With a legacy of over three decades in delivering innovative solutions

MoU between OGDCL and PARCO – New Ventures and Energy Transaction 

ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK) Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and PARCO ink MOU for new projects, as part of

Emirates to offer daily flights to Toronto from 20 April

Emirates to offer daily flights to Toronto from 20 April KARACHI ( Web News ) Following the breakthrough expanded air

Commerce and Industry

Incoming Government to focus on promoting ease of doing business  – Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh

Incoming Government to focus on promoting ease of doing business  – Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh ISLAMABAD  ( Web News  ) Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, newly elected Member National Assembly of PML-N and former Chairperson, NA Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue said that the incoming government would focus on promoting ease of doing business to facilitate the better growth of business and investment activities in the country. He said this while talking to the business community during his visit to the Islamabad

ICCI invites Saudi importers to import agricultural products from Pakistan

ICCI invites Saudi importers to import agricultural products from Pakistan ISLAMABAD  (  Web  News  ) Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Administrator MCI assures to address issues of the business community

Administrator MCI assures to address issues of the business community ISLAMABAD  (  Web  News  ) Rana Waqas Anwar, Administrator, Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI)/Acting Deputy Commissioner

Breaking News

PDM government obtained $8.4 billion foreign loans.

Caretaker govt releases comparison of the debt obtained during PDM govt from 1st Feb 2023 to 16th August 2023 & Caretaker Govt from 17th August 2023 to 31st Jan 2024

Imran Khan’s decision to write a letter to the IMF against election rigging

Imran Khan’s decision to write a letter to the IMF against election rigging If the IMF wants to have any

Liaquat Ali Chattha retracts ‘rigging’ accusations against CEC & CJP

Liaquat Ali Chattha retracts ‘rigging’ accusations against CEC Sikandar Sultan Raja & CJP Qazi Faez Isa Issues a public apology

US expresses reservations over social media restrictions in Pakistan

US expresses reservations over social media restrictions in Pakistan US reiterates call for investigation into Pakistan elections US expresses reservations

The SHC once again ordered to restore internet service and social media

Internet shutdown case, Sindh High Court sought reasons from the federal government Sit in the drawing room and share the

The meeting of the IMF and the World Bank will be held in Washington

The spring annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank will be held in Washington between April 15 and

WB suggests putting place Early Warning System in Pakistan

WB suggests putting place Early Warning System in Pak to save the population from adverse changes in prices & availability

Broadband / Internet

SCO’s Software Technology Park Ignites Innovation, Collaboration & Prosperity

SCO’s Software Technology Park (STP) Ignites Innovation, Collaboration & Prosperity RAWALPINDI   (  Web News  ) Mirpur, the heart of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, is on the brink of a monumental transformation with the imminent inauguration of the region’s inaugural Software Technology Park. This pioneering endeavor, spearheaded by the Special Communications Organization (SCO), heralds a new

Anti-Hezbollah messages replace screens at Beirut airport in cyberattack

Anti-Hezbollah message showing on a terminal screen in Beirut airport after it came under cyberattack on Sunday, January 7, 2024.

European countries agree on rules to protect smart devices from cyber threats

European countries agree on rules to protect smart devices from cyber threats BRUSSELS  ( Web News  ) EU countries and

International News

Saudi Arabia calls for separate Palestinian state, rejects Israeli self-defense claim

Saudi Arabia calls for separate Palestinian state, rejects Israeli self-defense claim. New York    (  Web  News   ) Saudi Arabia calls for the creation of an independent Palestinian state to protect the rights of the Palestinian people, the

Relatives of hostages held by Hamas storm parliament

Relatives of Israelis who have been held hostage by Hamas militants storm a parliamentary committee session demanding that the lawmakers do more to try to free their loved ones, in Jerusalem. Relatives of hostages held

Houthi-fired missile strikes a US-owned vessel off Yemen in Gulf of Aden

Houthi-fired missile strikes a US-owned vessel off Yemen in the Gulf of Aden, raising tensions JERUSALEM  (   Web News  ) A missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck a U.S.-owned ship Monday just off the

Social Media

Social Champ is ensuring that its success has a positive impact on society.

LAHORE ( Web News ) Social Champ, the Martech startup providing social media management solutions, is breaking new ground in corporate social responsibility and setting

60% people spent at least one hour using WhatsApp in past few days: Gallup & Gilani Pakistan

60% people spent at least one hour using WhatsApp in past few days: Gallup & Gilani Pakistan ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) According to a

There are certain things on social media that need to be controlled: Rana Sanaullah

There are certain things on social media that need to be controlled: Rana Sanaullah Decides to consult journalists, stakeholders on social media amendment ISLAMABAD (

Education

Convocation Caps a Historic Year for the Aga Khan University

Convocation Caps a Historic Year for the Aga Khan University KARACHI   (  Web News  ) More than 730 students in four countries graduated from the

Workshop on “Curriculum Development through Outcome Based Education and CDIO”

Workshop on “Curriculum Development through Outcome Based Education and CDIO” ISLAMABAD  (  Web News  ) National and International speakers of an International workshop at International

KSA ENDOWS SPECIAL FUNDING FOR IIUI

KSA ENDOWS SPECIAL FUNDING FOR IIUI ISLAMABAD  ( Web News ) Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, President, International Islamic University continuing his efforts to take university

Low literacy rate was the lack of leadership & preparedness. Dr Alvi

Every university should start virtual education to promote higher & skilled based education across the country: President Alvi Says the reason behind low literacy rate

1,446 graduates receive degrees as IoBM hosts 26th annual Convocation

1,446 graduates receive degrees as IoBM hosts 26th annual Convocation KARACHI  (  Web  News  ) The Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi, held its 26th

The life of the Prophet (PBUH) is the best role model for youth. Aneeq Ahmed

GOVERNMENT OF KAZAKHSTAN CONFERS NATIONAL AWARD UPON DR. HATHAL HOMOUD ALOTAIBI The Islam’s message of love for humanity, and various aspects of the Prophet’s (PBUH)

Health

Digital Healthcare Solutions: EFU Health and Sehat Kahani’s Collaboration

Digital Healthcare Solutions: EFU Health and Sehat Kahani’s Collaboration KARACHI   (  Web  News  ) SehatKahani, Pakistan’s leading digital healthcare platform, is forging a strategic alliance

More Than 6 Million People Have Now Died With Covid

More Than 6 Million People Have Now Died With Covid LONDON ( Web News ) The global death toll from Covid-19 passed 6 million Monday,

Fifth wave of Omicron variant of coronavirus was spreading rapidly in country: NCOC

Fifth wave of Omicron variant of coronavirus was spreading rapidly in country: NCOC ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC)

Cyber Security

European countries agree on rules to protect smart devices from cyber threats

European countries agree on rules to protect smart devices from cyber threats BRUSSELS  ( Web News  ) EU countries and EU lawmakers on Thursday agreed

Dynamic laws and policies a must to cope with cyber-attacks: experts 

Dynamic laws and policies a must to cope with cyber-attacks: experts  ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Over the years, Pakistan has survived numerous cyber-attacks from

Banking malware threats surging as mobile banking increases – Nokia Report

Banking malware threats surging as mobile banking increases – Nokia Threat Intelligence Report Espoo, Finland ( Web News ) The Nokia 2021 Threat Intelligence Report announced today shows that banking malware threats are sharply increasing as cyber criminals target

Hackers Damage Pakistan’s Tax Data By Disrupting FBR Record

FBR experts are retrieving data and working with Microsoft to restore tax-record and online servicess ISLAMABAD  ( Web News ) Website and online services of

Technology

Infinix X5 LED TV series, Prosper into a Fascinating World of Entertainment

Infinix X5 LED TV series, Prosper into a Fascinating World of Entertainment LAHORE  (  Web  News  ) The future of LED TV has now reached Pakistan, where an unmatched filmic experience coupled with an acoustic ecstasy will push the tech-savvy communities into a fascinating world of entertainment. Infinix X5 TV series featuring A 55-inch display,

ICCI and IPO discuss joining hands in sensitizing the business community about IPRs

ICCI and IPO discuss joining hands in sensitizing the business community about IPRs ISLAMABAD  (  Web News ) Farukh Amil, Chairman, the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) visited the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and

EMS system couldn’t perform well on the polling day. Dr. Goodluck

Commonwealth Observer Group head says a major party was deprived of its election symbol which created problems for the ‘illiterate’ voters Dr. Goodluck Jonathan appreciates the performance of the Election Commission of Pakistan ISLAMABAD  (